SPAN3406 Spanish Studies 6

6 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Level 3 core unit in the SPNHB Spanish Studies major sequence
  • The area of knowledge for this unit is Society and Culture
Students further develop proficiency in spoken and written Spanish to become independent users of the language, and deepen their understanding of Spanish society and culture.

Students attain a level between Level B1 and B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
Students are able to (1) read and write in Spanish with accuracy and fluency at B1-B2 Level 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 deeper intercultural understanding; (5) demonstrate an enhanced awareness of the structures and use of the English language; and (6) engage effectively in interpersonal communication.
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)
Ms Raquel Bra Nunez
Unit rules
SPAN3405 Spanish Studies 5
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, presentations)
  • 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 via the Booktopia Textbook Finder, which has the functionality to search by course code, course, ISBN and title, and may also be posted or available at the appropriate school's administrative offices. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.