Short Title:Spanish 3
Full Title:Spanish 3
Module Code:SPAN H2018
 
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:6
Field of Study:Marketing and advertising
Module Delivered in 3 programme(s)
Reviewed By:ADRIAN PAYNE
Module Author:Bronach Gollogly
Module Description:This module aims to consolidate and further develop the student's skills and knowledge of the target language in written, spoken and aural forms. The students will continue to be exposed to aspects of culture and society in the country/countries where Spanish is spoken.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Converse and initiate conversation in the target language in selected contexts.
LO2 Read and understand selected texts of a general/business nature in Spanish.
LO3 Comprehend a range of audiovisual materials in Spanish.
LO4 Write short texts of a professional nature.
LO5 Explore aspects of the business culture and society in the country/countries where Spanish is spoken.
Pre-requisite learning
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
 

Module Content & Assessment

Content (The percentage workload breakdown is inidcative and subject to change) %
Functional language
Exposure to, and practice of, general/business language functions in spoken, written and aural forms
50.00%
Grammar in context
Grammatical structures necessary for the production of the target language.
30.00%
Aspects of business culture and society
Introduction to leading Spanish companies and principal industries.
20.00%
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work50.00%
End of Module Formal Examination50.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment In-class tests to assess aspects of grammar and general and business language functions. 2,4,5 30.00 Ongoing
Practical/Skills Evaluation In class roleplays and listening assessments 1,3 20.00 Ongoing
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 2,4,5 50.00 End-of-Semester
Reassessment Requirement
Repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.

IT Tallaght reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Class Based Instruction 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Reading/study 6.00 Every Week 6.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Class Based Instruction 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 2.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Gonzalez, Marisa & Martin, Felipe 2010, Socios 1, Difusion
  • Gonzalez, Marisa & Martin 2010, Socios 1, Cuaderno de ejercicios, Difusion
  • 2008, Schaum’s Outline Spanish Grammar, McGraw Hill
  • 2008, Schaum’s Outline Spanish Vocabulary, McGraw Hill
  • Kattan-Ibarra,J. & Connell, T 2004, Working with Spanish 2, Stanley Thornes
  • Alfredo Gonzalez Hermoso 2011, ECO - A2, Edelsa Madrid
Recommended Article/Paper Resources
  • Authentik
Other Resources
  • Website: www.espanol-extra.co.uk
  • Website: www.elpais.es
  • Website: www.elmundo.es
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_BAMNG_B Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Management 3 Elective
TA_BAMNG_D Bachelor of Business in Management 3 Elective
TA_BADMN_C Higher Certificate in Business in Business Administration 3 Elective