Short Title:Spanish
Full Title:Spanish
Module Code:SPAN H2013
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Combined
Module Delivered in 11 programme(s)
Reviewed By:GLENN MEHTA
Module Author:Bronach Gollogly
Module Description:The aim of this module is to consolidate the student's knowledge of the grammatical structures and relevant vocabulary necessary to comprehend, communicate and function with greater ease and accuracy in Spanish and to understand the socio-cultural, professional and academic environment of Spain and Spanish speaking 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 more competently in Spanish on topics of a general, specific and professional nature
LO2 Read and demonstrate an understanding of articles of both a general and subject-specific nature
LO3 Illustrate a comprehension of selected audiovisual materials of a general and subject-specific nature
LO4 Write accurately in Spanish on a range of topics
LO5 Present and discuss materials relating to the socio-cultural and/or social media domain
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Assignment May take the form of in-class and online written assignments 2,3,4 20.00 Ongoing
Reflective Journal May take the form of online reports based on meetings with Tandem partner 2,4 10.00 Ongoing
Oral Examination/Interview Oral examination and/or functional style tasks 1 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 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, online listening, speaking, writing and reading tasks and activities 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, online listening, speaking, writing and reading tasks and activities 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Bilingual Spanish Dictionary, Dictionary, latest edition Ed., Collins
  • Butt & Benjamin 2013, A New Reference Grammar of Modern Spanish, 2013 Ed., Routledge UK
Recommended Book Resources
  • Daniel Kehlmann 2013, Aula Internacional 2, Difusión Spain
  • Ernesto Martin et al 2013, Gente Hoy 2, Difusión Spain
  • Alvárez, Myriam 2011, Ejercicios de escritura, Nivel Medio, Latest Edition Ed., Anaya Spain
  • Schmitt, Conrad 2013, Schaum's Outline of Spanish Grammar, 6th Ed., McGraw Hill professional New York
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • Website: www.elpais.es
  • Website: www.rtve.es
  • Website: www.espanol-extra.co.uk
  • Website: www.colby.edu/~bknelson
  • Website: www.cvc.cervantes.es
  • Website: www.rsgo.eu
  • Website: www.languagesonline.org.uk
  • Website: www.marocele.com
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
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TA_BAMNG_B Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Management 4 Elective
TA_BAMKT_B Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Marketing 4 Elective
TA_BMKTG_B (1 year add on) Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Marketing Management 3 Elective
TA_BITNL_B Bachelor of Business (Hons) International Business 4 Elective
TA_BAMNG_D Bachelor of Business in Management 4 Elective
TA_BAMKT_D Bachelor of Business in Marketing 3 Elective
TA_BMKTG_D (1 year add on) Bachelor of Business in Marketing 3 Elective
TA_BITNL_D Bachelor of Business International Business 4 Elective
TA_KACOI_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing with Language (French/ German/ Spanish) 4 Elective
TA_BMKTG_C Higher Certificate in Business in Marketing 3 Elective