Full Title:Spanish 5
Module Code:SPAN B7Z05
 
Credits: 5
Valid From:Semester 2 - 2012/13 ( February 2013 )
Module Delivered in 5 programme(s)
Module Description:The focus of this module is to equip the learner with the high-level communicative skills necessary for working in a Spanish-speaking environment and to develop a sensitivity to, and appreciation of, cultural differences in the Hispanic business world.
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Design and give a presentation in Spanish from an article in the Spanish media
  2. Lead and engage in discussion on a wide range of contemporary topics in Spanish
  3. Identify his/her grammatical weaknesses and apply strategies to eliminate them
  4. Answer questions in Spanish on material from audiovisual sources in Spanish
  5. Demonstrate understanding of authentic articles from Spanish and Latin American media sources
  6. Compare and contrast aspects of Spanish / Latin American and Irish society and culture both through written and oral competences
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Fundamentals of Grammar
Grammar covered during previous semesters will be revised and consolidated as part of coursework and on an on-going basis
Fundamentals of Grammar
Subjunctive Mood
Fundamentals of Grammar
Imperative Mood
Fundamentals of Grammar
Present Perfect Tense
Spanish for General Purposes
Current Affairs (using media sources from the Spanish speaking world)
Spanish for General Purposes
Study of a film from Spain / Latin America
Spanish for General Purposes
Evaluate and reflect on progress and product in the form of a learning journal
Intercultural Project
n/a
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
Continuous Assessment Aural Test 4 10.00 0 0 n/a 0
Oral Examination/Interview Oral Test 1,2,3,6 30.00 0 0 n/a 0
Continuous Assessment 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 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
  • Jarvis, A. C. et al 2005, ¿ Cómo se dice ?, 8th Edition Ed., Houghton Mifflin
  • Pilar Muñoz / Mike Thacker 2001, A Spanish Learning Grammar, Arnold UK
  • Collins Spanish / English Bi-Lingual Dictionary, n/a
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Schmitt, C. J. 1998, Schaum’s Outlines: Spanish Grammar, 4th Edition Ed., McGraw Hill
  • Sol Garson, Sonia Asli, Rosa Martinez 2005, Español Mundial, III Ed., Hodder Murray London UK
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: Internet
  • 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

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DK_BBSTY_7 Bachelor of Business in Business and Technology 5 Elective