SPAN3405 Spanish Studies 5

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Level 3 core unit in the Spanish Studies major sequence
  • The area of knowledge for this unit is Society and Culture
Content
This unit follows on from SPAN2404 Spanish Studies 4. Students develop proficiency in spoken and written Spanish and deepen their understanding of Spanish society and culture attaining and increasing their proficiency at Level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference of Languages. This unit leads to SPAN3406 Spanish Studies 6.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) read and write in Spanish with accuracy and fluency, to become an independent user at Level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR); (2) converse in Spanish with fluency and accuracy on contemporary themes; (3) read and understand modern Spanish texts, and relate them to their social and historical context; (4) demonstrate a deep intercultural understanding; (5) demonstrate an enhanced awareness of the structures and use of the English language; and (6) engage effectively in interpersonal communication.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) in-class presentations; (2) in-class and online tests; and (3) class contribution and participation. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit except in the case of a bachelor's pass degree student who has obtained a mark of 45 to 49 overall and is currently enrolled in this unit, and it is the only remaining unit that the student must pass in order to complete their course.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Raquel Bra Nunez
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
SPAN2404 Spanish Studies 4
Contact hours
language classes: 3 hours per week (over 12 weeks, involves a mix of formal instruction by the tutor, class discussions, group work on linguistic and cultural topics, and presentations)
Unit Outline
Semester 1_2019 [SEM-1_2019]
  • The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
  • All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
  • Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.