Intensive Intermediate Spanish

Subject SPAN20020 (2010)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.

Credit Points: 25
Level: 2 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:

Summer Term, Parkville - 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: 72
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: Completion of first-year Spanish Beginners Language and Culture 1A and 1B (25 points). Spanish Beginners Language and Culture A and B
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Corequisites: none
Recommended Background Knowledge: none
Non Allowed Subjects: 116170 and 670243 Spanish Intermediate Language & Culture A, and 116171 and 670244 Spanish Intermediate Language & Culture B. Students who have completed any of the following subjects are not allowed to enrol in this subject
Core Participation Requirements: For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry.

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Dr Mara Favoretto


Subject Overview:

This subject is available at level two for students who completed subject requirements for the beginners stream of Spanish at level one.

  • have developed good aural comprehension skills (of different Spanish and Latin American accents).
  • have continued to improve their skills in spoken, reading and written Spanish.
  • have improved their understanding of aspects of Hispanic Culture and Society.
Assessment: Continuous aural, oral and written assessment 50% (2,000 words), final written examination of 2,000 words 50% (2 hours).
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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:

This subject emphasises Spanish speaking and listening skills, while also attending to the development of reading and writing skills. The student will be involved in a wide range of language acquisition activities and will be exposed to the Spanish language and Hispanic culture through written language, radio, music and film.

Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: Spanish

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