2023/24 Undergraduate Module Catalogue
FLTU1823 Lower Intermediate Spanish
20 creditsClass Size: 17
Module manager: Ricardo Michue-Bendezu
Taught: Semesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun) View Timetable
Year running 2023/24
Pre-requisite qualificationsSuccessful completion of FLTU1813, GCSE, A2 (CEFR) or equivalent
This module is mutually exclusive with
|Lower Intermediate Spanish
|Lower Intermediate Spanish 10 Credits Semester 2
This module is approved as a discovery module
This module is approved as a skills discovery module
Module summaryThis module is for students who already have a GCSE in Spanish, A2 (CEF) or equivalent and wish to take their Spanish to the next level.The emphasis is on achieving a good level of communication and accuracy in speaking, listening, reading and writing.Communication skills which will be developed include discussion, interview techniques, presentation skills and reporting skills.
ObjectivesTo consolidate knowledge of Spanish at GCSE level and develop skills and competence up to AS level or B1 (CEF).
On completion of the module, students should be able to deal with information of a general nature in a familiar context and identify and note main points and opinions; sustain longer conversations in Spanish and handle familiar and unfamiliar situations with some ease; exchange opinions and ideas on a range of topics.
Students should be able to report facts and opinions with accuracy.
On completion of the module students should be able to:
- Make themselves understood by a sympathetic native speaker on the everyday topics covered
- Understand the main points of standard speech on familiar topics and be able to understand the main points from TV news broadcasts
- Demonstrate awareness of cultural and linguistic differences between the use of Spanish and English
- Demonstrate greater understanding and knowledge of key grammar points with appropriate usage
- Demonstrate proficiency in listening through accurately extracting key information from audio sources
- Read and understand short newspaper articles
- Write short pieces with a good degree of accuracy using a range of vocabulary and Spanish expression appropriately.
- Talking about oneself and others in detail
- Describing home and family in greater depth
- Applying for a job and attending an interview
- Giving and asking for opinions
- Evaluating opinions and drawing conclusions; agreeing and disagreeing
- Collating information and presenting it in a presentation or report
- Talking about culture and customs
- Current affairs: environment, globalisation.
|Private study hours
|Total Contact hours
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)
Private studyGuided independent study each week, review of the lesson and preparation for the weekly classes and for the assessments.
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackPortfolio, class participation and Project
Methods of assessment
|% of formal assessment
|Practical Exam / OSCE
|0 hr 10 mins
|Online Time-Limited assessment
|2 hr 30 mins
|Total percentage (Assessment Exams)
Resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated.
Reading listThere is no reading list for this module
Last updated: 22/08/2023
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