Module Details

Module Code: SPAN B8012
Full Title Spanish 7
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2013/14 ( September 2013 )
Language of Instruction: 
Duration: 1 Semester
Credits: 5
Module Author  
Departments: Unknown
Module Description: To improve communicative competence through discussion of selected works of Spanish and Latin America literature and cinema. Foster an understanding of how culture and society are reflected in Spanish literature and cinema.To improve linguistic skills and cultural awareness.
 
Module Learning Outcome
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
# Module Learning Outcome Description
MLO1 Conduct research and present findings on an aspect of entrepreneurship or sustainability in Spanish economy or contemporary life in Spain and Latin America.
MLO2 Explore and interact with employment opportunities in Spain and Latin America
MLO3 Interact fluently with native speakers on a range of subjects.
MLO4 Compare, contrast and critically comment on aspects of Spanish, Latin American and Irish society.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named DkIT module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).
No recommendations listed
 
Indicative Content
The world of work I
CV, cover letters, advertisements and interviews.
Current affairs I
Radio, television recordings and print articles
Contemporary Spanish and Latin American cinema
n/a
Grammar
Advanced aspects of Spanish grammar
Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work70.00%
Final Examination30.00%
Special Regulation
 

Assessments

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Project % of Total Mark 30
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing n/a Learning Outcome 1,3,4
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Project
Assessment Type Oral Examination/Interview % of Total Mark 30
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing n/a Learning Outcome 2,3
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Oral test
Assessment Type Continuous Assessment % of Total Mark 10
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing n/a Learning Outcome 2,4
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Aural examination
No Project
No Practical
Final Examination
Assessment Type Formal Exam % of Total Mark 30
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing End-of-Semester Learning Outcome 1,3,4
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
End-of-Semester Final Examination
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 Contact Type Workload Description Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload Hours
Lecture Contact in class contact Every Week 4.00 4
Directed Reading Non Contact No Description Every Week 2.00 2
Independent Study Non Contact No Description Every Week 3.00 3
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
This module has no Part Time workload.
 
Resources
Recommended Book Resources
  • Schmitt, C.J.. (2008), Schaums Outlines: Spanish Grammar, 5th ed. McGraw Hill.
Recommended Article/Paper Resources
  • www.elpais.com.
Other Resources
  • [Website], www.dublin.cervantes.es.
 
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