Undergraduate Course: Spanish 3 Language (ELCH09016)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|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 2021/22, 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)
Written work 1: 7.5%
Written work 2: 7.5%
Written work 3: 7.5%
Written work 4: 7.5%
Grammar test: 6%
Test 1: 6%
Test 2: 6%
Course performance (S1): 6%
Course performance (S2): 6%
Official exam: 20%
Listening test: 5%
Oral exam: 15%
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||9:00|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Speak and to write in Spanish with a good degree of grammatical accuracy and a broad palette of vocabulary
- Produce clear, complex written works in Spanish, which develop arguments critically and creatively using a clear structure for different audiences, also through a spontaneous written exercise.
- Understand spoken Spanish in its various accents and registers.
- Spontaneously analyse and discuss a range of issues including culture and current affairs in Spanish-speaking countries.
- Organise, summarise, and defend a line of reasoning within the framework of a structured and reasoned argument.
|Developing Writing Skills in Spanish, by Javier Muñoz-Basols (Author), Yolanda Pérez Sinusía (Author), Marianne David (Author)|
Paperback: 320 pages
Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (27 July 2011)
|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