Spanish Advanced A (B) (R4031B)

15 credits, Level 5

Autumn teaching

You can study this Stage 5 module if you are at level B1 (Independent User) of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for Languages.

You will:

  • understand the main ideas within extended discourse and communicate effectively in Spanish, with increasing fluency, confidence and spontaneity, in different contexts
  • practise your understanding and communication using your advanced listening, reading, speaking and writing skills in Spanish
  • consolidate and develop the range of complex Spanish language structures, syntax, and specialised vocabulary to allow further accuracy and control in use of Spanish
  • analyse aspects of the general social and cultural background of the language through activities and materials in a range of media

You'll develop your:

  • practical skills in all four communicative competencies and use Spanish independently
  • knowledge and understanding of Spanish-speaking countries, society, and community through texts and audio-visual materials.

This module is at level B1-B1+ (Independent User) of the CEFR for Languages.


100%: Seminar (Class, Seminar)


100%: Coursework (Presentation, Report)

Contact hours and workload

This module is 150 hours of work. This breaks down into 36 hours of contact time and 114 hours of independent study.

This module is running in the academic year 2017/18. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.


This module is offered on the following courses: