Spanish Language Level B1 - LS300

Location Term Level Credits (ECTS) Current Convenor 2017-18 2018-19
Canterbury
(version 3)
Autumn and Spring
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4 30 (15) DR W Fiorucci

Pre-requisites

A-level in Spanish, equivalent certification or demonstrable CEFR A2 level of Spanish.

Restrictions

None

2017-18

Overview

This module is for Post-A-level students and students who have mastered level A2 but not yet B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). On successfully completing the module students will have mastered level B1. The emphasis in this course is on furthering knowledge of the structure of the language, as well as vocabulary and cultural insights, while further developing the speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.

Details

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Contact hours

This module will be taught by means of three one-hour seminars for twenty weeks.
Total Contact Hours: 60

Method of assessment

100% Coursework

Preliminary reading

Indicative Reading List:

Alonso Raya, Rosario et al. (2013). Gramática básica del estudiante de español. Barcelona: Difusión

Moreno, Concha et al. (2000). Gramática . Madrid: Anayaele.

See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)

See the library reading list for this module (Medway)

Learning outcomes

On successfully completing the module students will be able to:

understand in listening comprehension the main points of clear standard speech on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.;

understand texts that consist mainly of high frequency every day or job-related language and most texts likely to encountered whilst travelling an area where the language is spoken in reading comprehension;

deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken and enter unprepared into conversation on topics that are familiar, of personal interest or pertinent to everyday life (e.g. family, hobbies, work, travel and current events);

write simple connected texts on topics which are familiar or of personal interest, including letters, describing experiences and impressions;

demonstrate knowledge and understanding of Spanish culture;

express themselves, with sufficient grammar, without hesitation and circumlocutions on topics such as family, hobbies and interests, work, travel, and current events;

express themselves, with sufficient vocabulary, without hesitation and circumlocutions on topics such as family, hobbies and interests, work, travel, and current events.

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