LaTrobe-Post Intermediate Spanish A

Subject 673-331 (2009)

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Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 3 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Two hours of practical language classes and a 2-hour culture seminar per week. Classes will be offered at the University of Melbourne subject to minimum enrolments
Total Time Commitment: Not available

60% or higher in first or second-year intermediate Spanish.

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:


Ana Maria Ducasse

Subject Overview:

This subject combines the further development of language skills through a variety of activities with the study of aspects of Spanish and Latin American cultural texts. Grammatical study is complemented by advanced practical oral work.

Objectives: .

Written work comprising of 2000 words 40%, three listening comprehension tests 20%, a 15 minute oral exam 10% and a 1.5-hour test 30% (due at the end of semester). Students must pass the end of semester written test in order to pass the subject.

Prescribed Texts:

Prescribed Texts:

  • Curso de español para extranjeros. Nuevo ele avanzado. Libro del alumno. (Virgilio Borobio y Ramón Palencia), Madrid, SMEE, 2003
  • Curso de español para extranjeros. Nuevo ele avanzado. Cuaderno de ejercicios. (Virgilio Borobio y Ramón Palencia), Madrid, SMEE, 2003
Breadth Options:

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

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Generic Skills:
  • enhanced analytical skills;

  • enhanced observational skills;

  • enhanced communication skills.

  • enhanced critical skills.


Special enrolment arrangements apply. Students must contact the Faculty of Arts Office for application forms and further details. Students who have completed 922-007 La Trobe - Spanish Intermediate 2A 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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