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Module Code: SPA902
Module Title: Spanish Language ALA Stage 2
Module Level: Level 4
Module Credits: 0.00
Academic Year: 2019/20
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: Modern Languages Center
Pre-requisites: N/A
This module aims to equip students linguistically and culturally to communicate successfully in Spanish, and help them to meet the requirements for CEFR A1 equivalence.
Learning outcomes 
A understand oral messages on everyday life situations in the target country so as to react appropriately demonstrating a basic insight into the most common aspects of the culture.

B make himself/herself understood orally in simple, routine, predictable situations and coping with unexpected responses by asking for repetition or clarification.

C read aloud and extract key information from short, simple texts and written documents (messages, notices, instructions, brochures, etc.);

D write simple notes, messages and short personal letters or emails (e.g. write a postcard to a friend, book a hotel room by email, and fill in a simple form).

Method of teaching and learning 
Communicative language teaching involves a high level of interaction between teacher and students. Teaching and assessment will revolve around the setting and completion of specified language tasks.

This module includes 3 seminar hours for 12 weeks, plus 2 hours lectures in weeks 5 and another 2 in week 9. Students will have 60 hours of self-study to support their learnings.

In order to submit their coursework tasks, the students must attend at least 8 weeks of seminars hours out of the 12 total weeks.

The syllabus will develop the four language skills of listening, reading, speaking and writing. Students will acquire a general knowledge of the basic grammar along with a socio cultural view of Spanish-speaking countries; they will also achieve basic receptive skills in both oral and written language.

Content will typically include:

 Overview

 Introduction

 Learning a language

 Lesson 6 In town

 Lesson 7 In the future

 Lesson 8 Summer job

 Lesson 9 Where were you yesterday

 Lesson 10 Consolidation
Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 4  36        60  100 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Speaking Coursework 70.00
2 Writing Coursework 30.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 12/8/2019 2:43:06 AM