Short Title:Spanish
Full Title:Spanish
Module Code:SPAN H2012
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Combined
Module Delivered in 14 programme(s)
Reviewed By:GLENN MEHTA
Module Author:Bronach Gollogly
Module Description:The aim of this module is to build on the student's knowledge of the grammatical structures and appropriate vocabulary necessary to comprehend, communicate and function with ease in Spanish and to understand the socio-cultural, professional and academic environment of Spain and other Spanish countries consistent with Level A1/A1+ of the Common European Framework for Language Learning.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Converse in Spanish on both general and specific topics pertaining to the social and professional environment
LO2 Read and demonstrate an understanding of selected articles of both a general and semi-specialised nature
LO3 Assess and discuss selected materials in the social media domain, including audiovisual materials,
LO4 Write accurately in Spanish on a range of topics of a general and semi-specialised nature
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Reflective Journal May take the form of written online reflection/report based on meetings with Tandem or International partner students. 1,4 10.00 Ongoing
Assignment May take the form of In-class and online written assignments 2,4 25.00 Ongoing
Continuous Assessment May take the form of In-class listening & functional spoken tasks 3 15.00 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 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 Self-directed learning based on social media content 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Class based instruction 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Self-directed learning based on social media content 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Collins, Collins Bilingual Dictionary, Latest Edition Ed., Collins
  • John Butt & Carmen Benjamin, A New Reference Grammar of Modern Spanish, 2013 Ed., Routledge London
Recommended Book Resources
  • Schmitt, Conrad 2014, Schaum's Outline of Spanish Grammar, 6th Ed., McGraw Hill Professional New York
  • Neus Sans Baulena 2013, Gente Joven 2, Difusión Spain
  • Rojas & Curry, Gramática Esencial, L/Edition Ed., Houghton Mifflin London
  • Daniel Kehlmann 2013, Aula Internacional 2, Difusión Spain
  • Alvárez, Myriam 2011, Ejercicios de escritura, Nivel Elemental, Latest Edition Ed., Anaya Spain
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • Website: www.elpais.es
  • Website: www.espanol-extra.co.uk
  • Website: www.rtve.es
  • Website: www.colby.edu/~bknelson
  • Website: www.cvc.cervantes.es
  • Website: www.rsgo.eu
  • Website: www.languagesonline.org.uk
  • Website: www.marcoele.com
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_HAVAB_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Digital Media 4 Elective
TA_HHOTM_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) International Hospitality & Tourism Management 4 Elective
TA_BMKDM_D Bachelor of Arts in Digital Marketing 4 Elective
TA_BAMNG_B Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Management 3 Elective
TA_BAMKT_B Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Marketing 3 Elective
TA_BMKTG_B (1 year add on) Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Marketing Management 4 Elective
TA_BITNL_B Bachelor of Business (Hons) International Business 3 Elective
TA_BAMNG_D Bachelor of Business in Management 3 Elective
TA_BAMKT_D Bachelor of Business in Marketing 4 Elective
TA_BMKTG_D (1 year add on) Bachelor of Business in Marketing 4 Elective
TA_BITNL_D Bachelor of Business International Business 3 Elective
TA_KACOI_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing with Language (French/ German/ Spanish) 3 Elective
TA_BADMN_C Higher Certificate in Business in Business Administration 3 Mandatory
TA_BMKTG_C Higher Certificate in Business in Marketing 4 Elective