Full Title:Spanish 6
Module Code:SPAN B7Z06
 
Credits: 5
Valid From:Semester 2 - 2012/13 ( February 2013 )
Module Delivered in 3 programme(s)
Module Description:To equip the student with the necessary communicative skills for working in a Spanish speaking environment and to broaden the students' understanding of Spanish speaking cultures and society.
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Make a 20-minute presentation in Spanish on a topic related to their course
  2. Lead and engage in discussion on a wide range of course-related topics
  3. Identify his / her grammatical weaknesses and apply strategies to eliminate them
  4. Answer questions on material from audiovisual sources
  5. Demonstrate understanding of course-related articles from the Spanish media
  6. Analyse aspects of Spanish and Latin American culture using written and oral competences
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Fundamentals of Grammar will be taught in context
Subjunctive Mood
Fundamentals of Grammar will be taught in context
Relative Clauses
Fundamentals of Grammar will be taught in context
Pluperfect Tense
Fundamentals of Grammar will be taught in context
Passive Voice
Fundamentals of Grammar will be taught in context
Grammar covered during previous semesters will be revised and concolidated as part fo the coursework on an on-going basis
Spanish for General Purposes
The world of work: CVs / Covering Letters / Advertisements / Interviews
Spanish for General Purposes
Current Affairs in the Spanish speaking World (using a wide range of media sources)
Spanish for General Purposes
Study of a Spanish / Latin American film
Spanish for General Purposes
Evaluate and reflect on progress and product in the form of a learning journal
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work70.00%
End of Module Formal Examination30.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Oral Examination/Interview Oral test 1,2,3 30.00 0 0 n/a 0
Continuous Assessment Aural Test 4 10.00 0 0 n/a 0
Continuous Assessment Integrated Intercultural Project 1,2,3,5,6 30.00 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 5,6 30.00 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 Reading as directed by lecturer 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Study Self Directed learning 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 10.00
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
  • Pilar Muñoz / Mike Thacker 2001, A Spanish Learning Grammar, Arnold GB
  • Livia Healy / Ciara Rock 2007, La Pluma, Folens Dublin 24
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Jarvis, A. C. et al., ¿ Cómo se dice ? 8th ed., Houghton Mifflin, 2005
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • n/a: Spanish-English/English-Spanish dictionary
  • n/a: Teleste/Divace/SANAKO language-learning software
  • n/a: Film material on DVD
  • Link: Library Catalogue
  • Link: Library Catalogue
  • Website: www.elpais.com
  • Website: http://dublin.cervantes.es/en/default.sh tm
  • Website: www.bbc.co.uk/mundo

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
DK_BEVNT_7 Bachelor of Arts in Event Management 6 Elective
DK_BHPMG_7 Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality Management 6 Elective
DK_BBSMA_D Bachelor of Business in Business and Management 6 Elective