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Archived Version 2009 - 2010

Module Title Spanish Language 2 (Intermediate)
Module Code SP104
School SALIS

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Module Co-ordinatorDr. Ciaran DunneOffice NumberC1106
Level 1 Credit Rating 5
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Module Aims
  • To express orally and in writing one's point of view
  • To develop information-gathering skills
  •  To develop the students' economic, social & cultural knowledge of the target country.

Learning Outcomes
  • Increase competence in the use of the target language
  • To extract and reproduce the main points of written and oral discourse
  • Enhanced intercultural awareness, i.e. knowing how to behave in a variety of everyday and business situations
  • To analyse and synthesize information.

Indicative Time Allowances
Independent Learning Time 75

Total 75
Assume that a 5 credit module load represents approximately 75 hours' work, which includes all teaching, in-course assignments, laboratory work or other specialised training and an estimated private learning time associated with the module.

Indicative Syllabus
· Authentic materials(newspaper articles, extracts of TV news and radio programmes/reports) on a variety of themes (economic, social and business topics, which are of particular relevance to the students degree programme) · Language learning (meta-cognitive) strategies: setting goals/planning language activities/ self-evaluation/ monitoring Teaching Methods:· Groups with a maximum of 20 students. · Collaborative classes/sessions. Learning Methods:· Learner-centered. · Team Work. · Use of multi-media facilities.
Continuous Assessment100% Examination Weight0%
Indicative Reading List
Essential:In-house materials,dictionary, grammar materials( books, computer software), audio and video cassettes.Supplementary: Newspapers and journals to be specified by the language co-ordinators.
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