Short Title:Spanish 4
Full Title:Spanish 4
Module Code:SPAN H2019
 
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:6
Field of Study:Marketing and advertising
Module Delivered in 3 programme(s)
Reviewed By:ADRIAN PAYNE
Module Author:Mary Thornton
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 further in a range of general and business situations in the target language.
LO2 Read, understand and translate selected business texts in the target language.
LO3 Comprehend a range of audio visual materials in the target language.
LO4 Write texts of a business and 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
Further exposure to, and practice of, general and 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. 2,3,4,5 30.00 Ongoing
Oral Examination/Interview Oral assessment to test communicative skills. 1 20.00 Sem 2 End
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

Required Book Resources
  • Gonzalez, Marisa & Martin, Felipe 2010, Socios 1, Difusion
  • Gonzalez, Marisa & Martin, Felipe 2010, Socios 1, Cuaderno de ejercicios, Difusion
Recommended Book Resources
  • 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
  • Gonzalez Hermoso y Romero Duenas 2011, ECO A2, Edelsa
Recommended Article/Paper Resources
  • Authentik
Other Resources
  • n/a: OtherVideos, language laboratory, computer-aided language learning materials, language games
  • 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 4 Elective
TA_BAMNG_D Bachelor of Business in Management 4 Elective
TA_BADMN_C Higher Certificate in Business in Business Administration 4 Elective