SPAN08012 2021 Spanish Language, Culture and Contemporary Media 4.2

General Details

Full Title
Spanish Language, Culture and Contemporary Media 4.2
Transcript Title
Spanish Language, Culture and
Code
SPAN08012
Attendance
75 %
Subject Area
SPAN - Spanish
Department
MKTS - Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Level
08 - NFQ Level 8
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2021 - Full Academic Year 2021-22
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Mr. John Kelleher, Clare Kelly-Lahon, Juan Manuel Real Espinosa
Programme Membership
SG_BTOUR_H08 202200 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Tourism with Event Management SG_BMARK_H08 202000 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Marketing SG_BBUSI_H08 202100 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business L8 (Ab-initio) SG_BFINA_H08 202100 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business in Finance and Investment SG_BTOUR_H08 202100 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business in Tourism with Event Management SG_BBMTS_K08 202100 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business L8 (Add-on) DoMTS SG_BFINV_K08 202100 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business in Finance and Investment Stream(Add-on) SG_BGENE_K08 202100 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business in General Stream (Add-on) SG_BHRMS_K08 202100 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business in HRM Stream (Add-on)
Description

This Module as in the previous Semester consolidates skills at CEFR B1 and in addition initiates progression towards CEFR Level B2. The level of linguistic and cultural knowledge acquired will enable confident interaction with native speakers of the language in everyday and in basic professional situations. In addition, the student should feel enabled to further her/his language skills after graduation from this programme whether through travel, work or further studies.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Perform confidently at CEFR Level B1 (independent user) and begin to progress towards CEFR Level B2. Students who have spent a semester / year in a Spanish-speaking environment will be encouraged to continue progression towards CEFR Level B2.

2.

OVERALL READING COMPREHENSION Can read with a large degree of independence, adapting style and speed of reading to different texts and purposes, and using appropriate reference sources selectively. Has a broad active reading vocabulary, but may experience some difficulty with low-frequency idioms.

3.

OVERALL SPOKEN PRODUCTION Can give clear, detailed descriptions and presentations on a wide range of subjects related to his/her field of interest, expanding and supporting ideas with subsidiary points and relevant examples.

4.

OVERALL WRITTEN PRODUCTION Can write clear, detailed texts on a variety of subjects related to his field of interest, synthesising and evaluating information and arguments from a number of sources.

5.

AUDIO-VISUAL RECEPTION: Can understand most TV news and current affairs programmes. Can understand documentaries, live interviews, talk shows, plays and the majority of films in the standard form of the language.

Teaching and Learning Strategies

Language seminars

Listening and comprehension

Cultural/business project work

Audio-visual and Modern Media materials

 

Module Assessment Strategies

Roleplays

Oral interviews

Project: written and oral presentation

Written tests

Written letters

Translations

Portfolio assessment

Voice and video recordings

Repeat Assessments

All elements of the assessments may be repeated accordingly

Indicative Syllabus

Understand the main ideas of complex texts on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussion in his/her field of specialisation

Interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity (higher in those who have lived in a country in which the target language is spoken) which makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party

Self-correct when speaking/writing in the target language

Understand and appreciate various historical, political and social issues relevant to the main country in which the target language is spoken and start to acquire an awareness of other countries across the globe where the target language is spoken

Carry out personal research in the target language using appropriate resources.

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Aural, written reports/project, essays. Continuous Assessment Assessment 50 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5
2 Oral exams, presentations. Continuous Assessment Assessment 50 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Flat Classroom Lecture 4 Weekly 4.00
Independent Learning Not Specified Independent learning 3 Weekly 3.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Required & Recommended Book List

Required Reading
2015-10-27 Gente Hoy: Libro del alumno + CD 3 (B2) Difusion Centro de Publicacion y Publicaciones de Idiomas, S.L.
ISBN 8415640404 ISBN-13 9788415640400

Rare book

Module Resources

URL Resources

https://marcoele.com/gramatica-a/

https://marcoele.com/gramatica-b/