Spanish Intermediate Language/Culture B

Subject SPAN20003 (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 2 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2011.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 4 hours of practical language classes per week
Total Time Commitment: 4 contact hours/week, 4 additional hours/week. Total of 8 hours per week.
Prerequisites: Spanish Intermediate Language Culture A. This subject is available at level two for the beginners stream of Spanish.
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Corequisites: none
Recommended Background Knowledge: none
Non Allowed Subjects: Previously available as 116-222 Intermediate Spanish B. Students who have completed 116-222 or Spanish Intermediate Language/Culture B at Level 1 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.
Core Participation Requirements: For the purposes of considering request 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 of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website:
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.

Continuous aural, oral and written assessment 50% (2,000 words). final written examination of 2,000 words 50 % (2 hours).

This subject has the following hurdle requirements:

  • Regular participation in tutorials is required with a minimum of 75% attendance.
  • All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.
Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day and in-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked.

Prescribed Texts:
  • AULA INTERNACIONAL 3, Corpas, Garmendia & Soriano, Ed Difusion 2006
  • Subject Reader (Available from MU Bookshop)
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.
Related Course(s): Diploma in Modern Languages (Spanish)
Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: Spanish
Spanish Major
Related Breadth Track(s): Spanish

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