Spanish Intermediate Language/Culture B

Subject 116-171 (2009)

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Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 1 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Four hours of practical language classes per week, including one laboratory class
Total Time Commitment: 4 contact hours/week , 4 additional hours/week. Total of 8 hours per week.
Prerequisites: Spanish Intermediate Language Culture A
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Dr Mara Favoretto


Mara Rogers

Subject Overview: This subject emphasises performance in the skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing, but on a more advanced level than Intermediate Spanish A, which it builds on. It contains elements related to practical language acquisition and the study of Spanish and Latin American culture through film and text.
  • be able to understand, speak and write Spanish at a more advanced level;
  • have broadened their knowledge of key grammatical structures in Spanish;
  • be familiar with basic regional variants and informal registers of Spanish; and
  • be able to read and analyse a literary text in Spanish.
Assessment: Continuous aural, oral and written assessment 50% (2,000 words); final written examination of 2,000 words 50 % (2 hours).
Prescribed Texts: Rumbos
Breadth Options:

This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:

You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • enhanced analytical skills;
  • enhanced observational skills;
  • enhanced communication skills.
  • enhanced critical skills.
Notes: This subject is available at level one for the intermediate stream of Spanish. It is only available at level two for students who completed subject requirements for the beginners stream of Spanish at level one. Previously available as 116-222 Intermediate Spanish B. Students who have completed 116-222 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.
Related Course(s): Diploma in Modern Languages (Spanish)
Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: Spanish
Spanish Major

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