Modern Languages and Cultures

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Title PROFICIENT SPANISH 12
Code SPAN312
Coordinator Dr MJ Moreno Garcia Del Pulgar
Modern Languages and Cultures
Moreno@liverpool.ac.uk
Year CATS Level Semester CATS Value
Session 2021-22 Level 6 FHEQ Second Semester 15

Pre-requisites before taking this module (other modules and/or general educational/academic requirements):

 

Modules for which this module is a pre-requisite:

 

Co-requisite modules:

 

Teaching Schedule

  Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab Practicals Fieldwork Placement Other TOTAL
Study Hours   36

        36
Timetable (if known)              
Private Study 114
TOTAL HOURS 150

Assessment

EXAM Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
Exam There is a resit opportunity. This is an anonymous assessment.  1.5 hours    40       
CONTINUOUS Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
Interpreting test There is a resit opportunity. This is an anonymous assessment.  1 hour    20       
Oral Test There is a resit opportunity. This is not an anonymous assessment.  15 minutes    20       
Essay 1 There is a resit opportunity. Standard UoL penalty applies for late submission. This is an anonymous assessment.  -400 words    10       
Essay 2 There is a resit opportunity. Standard UoL penalty applies for late submission. This is an anonymous assessment.  -400 words    10       

Aims

Students are expected to show ability to assimilate and transmit information through simultaneous and liaison interpreting;

Through writing in a variety of registers (reporting tasks, letters, summaries, dialogues, descriptions) students are expected to consolidate and apply their understanding of Spanish grammar;

Through a weekly class with the Spanish lecturer , students are expected to develop and consolidate advanced oral skills, building particularly on their experience during their year abroad.


Learning Outcomes

(LO1) By the end of the module, students will be expected to be able to speak and write Spanish with near-native fluency and with grammatical correctness.

(LO2) Students will be able to communicate effectively in a variety of different contexts and registers.

(LO3) Students' ability to write in different registers and interpret short interviews/talks will have been enhanced.

(S1) Communication (oral, written and visual) - Presentation skills – oral

(S2) Communication (oral, written and visual) - Presentation skills - written

(S3) Communication (oral, written and visual) - Listening skills

(S4) Communication (oral, written and visual) - Report writing


Teaching and Learning Strategies

Teaching Method 1 - Seminar
Description: Interpreting, written skills and oral classes
Attendance Recorded: Yes


Syllabus

 

Advanced written, oral and aural work in Spanish language;

The Syllabus is to be found in the Module Handbook (accessible through VITAL);

Each student is issued with a detailed Weekly Schedule for the Module at the beginning of the Semester;

A typical syllabus is:

Revisión del examen de HISP300

Crítica textual I: Análisis, estructura y reorganización de los contenidos de un texto. Selección de los materiales: Descripciones I

Ejercicios / Gramática:

Preposiciones

Tiempos del pasado

Crítica textual II: Análisis, estructura y reorganización de los contenidos de un texto: El punto de vista y registros. Descripciones II

Ejercicios / Gramática:

Expresiones de tiempo

Términos de enlace

Grupos semánticos

Exercises / Grammar: Object pronouns

Composición I: La carta / Job Application letter:

Fórmulas y expresiones de cort esía

Ejercicios / Gramática:

Condicional

Subjuntivo

Assignment 1: Descripción ( 400 palabras):

Option A: Un pueblo

Option B: Gente

A entregar no más tarde de las 16.00, del lunes 23 de febrero;

Creación I: Recensión y reseña;

Ejercicios / Gramática:

Pronombres relativos; el cual etc

Traducción de frases (‘to meet’ / ‘to become’)

Acentuación

Creación II: Crónicas y reportajes (I)

Ejercicios / Gramática:

Ser and estar

El comparativo

Creación III: Crónicas y reportajes(II)

Ejercicios / Gramática:

Adjetivos

Conjunciones y marcas del discurso

Assignment 2:Creative writing (400 palabras)

Option A: Crónicas deportivas

Option B: Reseña cinematográfica

Investigación: La disertación Ejercicios / Gramática:

El art ículo. Nominalizadores

El comparativo

Negation, Indefinite adjectives and pronouns


Recommended Texts

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