Short Title:Spanish 2
Full Title:Spanish 2
Module Code:SPAN H1020
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:6
Field of Study:Management and administration
Module Delivered in no programmes
Module Author:MARTIN NOLAN
Module Description:Module Aims: This module aims to consolidate the students’ skills and knowledge of the target language in written, spoken and aural forms. The students will also be exposed to aspects of culture and society in the countries where the target language is spoken.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Communicate effectively in the target language in a number of social and business contexts.
LO2 Read and understand a range of written material in the target language.
LO3 Comprehend a range of audio and video materials in the target language.
LO4 Describe aspects of the culture and society of the country/countries where the target language 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 (50%)
Focus on exposure to, and practice of, general and business language functions in spoken written and aural forms
Grammar and Pronunciation (30%)
Grammatical structures necessary for the production of the target language. Practice of pronunciation.
Aspects of culture and societ (20%)
Contemporary issues, traditions, food, wine, music.
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 n/a   50.00 n/a
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4 50.00 End-of-Semester

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
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Gonzalez, Marisa & Martin, Felipe, 2006, Socios 1, Difusion 2006, Socios 1, Difusion
  • Gonzalez, Marisa & Martin, Felipe 6, Socios 1, Cuaderno de ejercicios, Difusion
Recommended Book Resources
  • 2005, Schaum’s Outline Spanish Grammar, McGraw Hill
  • 2005, Schaum’s Outline Spanish Vocabulary, McGraw Hill.
  • Kattan-Ibarra,J. & Connell, T 2004, Working with Spanish 1, Stanley Thornes
  • Miguel, L 1991, Como Suena 1, Difusion
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources