Undergraduate Course: Spanish 3 Language (ELCH09016)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 9 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||There are two contact hours per week, practising written and spoken Spanish: Spanish Language Paper 1 and Spanish Oral. Normally, Spanish 3 Language students will be taught together with Spanish 4 students in these classes but they will be assessed at third year level (SCQF level 9). Similarly, most students are also required to take a literature course of 2 hours per week for one semester.
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Entry to any language course above introductory level is subject to a language test by the relevant subject area on arrival and at the discretion of the course organiser.
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 66,
Summative Assessment Hours 3,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Assessment is by class work (40%) and degree examination (60%). Class work is composed of the best two marks of a total of four language assessments (two per semester) and a mark each semester for course performance . Degree examination is one listening exam, one oral and a centrally arranged exam.
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||2:00|
|Resit Exam Diet (August)||2:00|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate a broad palette of Spanish vocabulary with a good degree of grammatical accuracy, to participate actively in extended conversation on most general and many abstract topics, supported by a well-rounded understanding of Spanish culture.
- Engage successfully with all kinds of speech on familiar matters, as well as long and complex factual and literary texts, with figurative or specialised language.
- Produce clear, complex reports, articles and essays, which develop arguments both critically and systematically with the use of relevant emphases, subsidiary points, and examples.
- Demonstrate well-honed communication, presentation and interaction skills across a wide range of media and circumstances.
- Exercise autonomy and initiative, taking responsibility for the work of others and for a range of resources.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Miss Elena Sanz Ortega
Tel: (0131 6)50 3746
|Course secretary||Miss Kat Zabecka
Tel: (0131 6)50 4026