Spanish for Professional Purposes 2B (R4036)

15 credits, Level 5

Spring teaching

You can study this module if you're an advanced learner who has completed the Advanced for Professional Purposes 2A module.

You will:

  • understand the main ideas within extended discourse and communicate effectively in Spanish, with fluency, confidence and spontaneity, in different contexts
  • practise your understanding and communication using your proficient listening, reading, speaking and writing skills in Spanish
  • consolidate and develop the range of complex Spanish language structures, syntax, and specialised vocabulary to allow consistent accuracy and control in use of Spanish
  • analyse aspects of the general social and cultural background of the language in a professional context, 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 B2 (Independent User) of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for Languages.

Teaching

100%: Seminar (Class, Seminar)

Assessment

60%: Coursework (Portfolio)
40%: Examination (Distance examination)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 33 hours of contact time and about 117 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2021/22. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to COVID-19, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.

Courses

This module is offered on the following courses: