Full Title:Spanish 1
Module Code:SPAN B7Z01
 
Credits: 5
Valid From:Semester 2 - 2012/13 ( February 2013 )
Module Delivered in 11 programme(s)
Module Description:To develop communicative competence and language awareness which will enable the student to deal with a range of everyday conversational situations, and to develop reading comprehension and written communication skills
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Communicate both face to face and electronically, with native speakers on topics such as personal circumstances and interests
  2. Understand the main points of clear, standard speech on a range of familiar topics
  3. Translate short and simple authentic texts
  4. Plan, structure and produce a short piece of writing in Spanish
  5. Explain the principles of syllabic equality in Spanish pronunciation
  6. Describe aspects of contemporary Spanish and Latin American society
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Fundamentals of Grammar
Present Indicative
Fundamentals of Grammar
Articles, Nouns, Adjectives
Fundamentals of Grammar
Negation and Question
Fundamentals of Grammar
Prepositions
Fundamentals of Grammar
Ser / Estar
Fundamentals of Grammar
Personal Pronouns
Spanish for General Purposes
Greetings and Introductions
Spanish for General Purposes
Talking about yourself / Hobbies
Spanish for General Purposes
Describing where you live
Spanish for General Purposes
Weather
Spanish for General Purposes
Dates / Times / Numbers
Intercultural Competence
Introduction to the Geography of Spain and Latin America
Intercultural Competence
Customs and Celebrations of Spain and Latin America
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work60.00%
End of Module Formal Examination40.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Other Aural test 1,2,5 20.00 0 0 n/a 0
Oral Examination/Interview Oral test 1,5,6 30.00 0 0 n/a 0
Continuous Assessment Intercultural Project 1,2,3,4,6 10.00 0 0 n/a 0
No Project
No Practical
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 3,4,6 40.00 0 0 End-of-Semester 0
Reassessment Requirement
A repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture In class contact 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Directed Reading Readings as directed by lecturer 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Study Self directed learning 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Directed Reading No Description 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Independent Study No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
Resources
Recommended Book Resources
  • Sol Garson, Sonia Asli, Rosa Martinez 2005, Español Mundial, III Ed., Hodder Murray London UK
  • Jarvis Lebredo Mena-Ayllon 2009, ¿Cómo se Dice?, 9 Ed., Heinle Boston USA
  • Collins, Spanish / English Bi-Lingual Dictionary
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • Link: Library Catalogue
  • Website: www.elpais.com
  • Website: http://dublin.cervantes.es/en/default.sh tm
  • Website: www.bbc.co.uk/mundo

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