LANG06066 2016 Spanish Beginners Level 1 Semester 1
This module aims to introduce students to the target language covering a range of every day and work situations relevant to the nature of the course. It also provides the students with an introduction to the culture and civilisation of the target language.
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;
Progress towards achieving level A1 (Basic User) within the Common European Framework for Language Learning (Council of Europe Guidelines).
Understand and use familiar every day expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type.
Introduce onself and others; ask and answer questions about personal details e.g. where he/she lives; people he/she knows; things he/she has.
Interact in a simple way provided the other person speaks slowly and clearly, and is prepared to help.
Teaching and Learning Strategies
- Language seminars
- Listening and comprehension
- Cultural project work
- Language Lab
Module Assessment Strategies
- Role plays.
- Oral interviews.
- Written test.
- Listening test.
All elements of the assessments may be repeated accordingly.
Listening: Can recognise familiar words and very basic phrases concerning self, family, and immediate concrete surroundings when people speak slowly and clearly.
Reading: Can understand familiar names, words and very simple sentences, for example: on notices and posters or in catalogues.
Spoken Interaction: Can interact in a simple way provided the other person is prepared to repeat or rephrase things at a slower rate of speach and help formulate what the student wishes to express; can ask and answer simple questions in areas of immediate need or on very familiar topics.
Spoken Production: Can independently use simple phrases and sentences to describe where she/he lives and people he/she knows.
Writing: Can write a short simple postcard for example sending holiday greetings; can fill in forms with personal details, for example, entering name, nationality, address in a hotel registration form.
Cultural Awareness: Can understand simple texts about the geography of the Spanish speaking world.
Coursework & Assessment Breakdown
|Title||Type||Form||Percent||Week||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|1||Continuous Assessment Written Assessments||Continuous Assessment||UNKNOWN||50 %||OnGoing||1,2,3|
|2||Continuous Assessment Oral Assessments||Continuous Assessment||UNKNOWN||50 %||OnGoing||1,2,3,4|
Full Time Mode Workload
Required & Recommended Book List
2011-05-15 Pasos 1 Spanish Beginners Course 3rd Edition Revised: Coursebook Hodder Education Publishers
ISBN 1444133217 ISBN-13 9781444133219
Pasos is the course for anyone wishing to learn Spanish. Whether learning for work or pleasure, Pasos gives a thorough grounding in the language enabling learners to speak, read, write and understand a language.
Pasos 1, the first part of the course, introduces the key structures of the language over 14 thematic lessons with the emphasis placed firmly on communication. Authentic reading and listening materials are used extensively for a wide range of lively activities based on everyday situations in Spain and Latin America. Clear examples and explanations make the grammar easy to absorb, and emphasis is placed on the acquisition of a wide range of essential vocabulary from an early stage. This edition takes account of developments in modern life, such as new technology and practical communication. Audio track references on a page-by-page basis ensure that listening activities are easly identified and new online resources are a useful addition to this highly successful course.
2007-05-30 Prisma B1 Progresa: Student Book + CD (Spanish Edition) Editorial Edinumen
ISBN 8498480027 ISBN-13 9788498480023
Progress Student workbook with exercises for Advanced Spanish lessons
Pasos 1, 3rd edition,Rosa Maria Martin and Martyn Ellis, Hodder Education, 2007.
(Or any other textbook considered appropriate to this level)
CD and Activity Book for Pasos 1.