This course is only available for students in the BA International Studies with a B1 Spanish level
This is a language course for advanced students, that it has a communicative approach. Attention will be paid to the use of the language in practical everyday situations. The course is going to be divided into lecture and practical classes. The focus will be on listening, speaking, reading, and writing. For this purpose, vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and the most important standard phrases will be taught as the key elements of this course.
(Audio)visual reception (reading): B1/ B2
Written production (writing): B1/ B2
Listening: B1/ B2
Oral productions (speaking): B1/ B2
The timetable is available on the BA International Studies website
Mode of instruction
Three two hour tutorials every week
Attending lectures and tutorials is compulsory. If you are not able to attend a lecture or tutorial, please inform the tutor of the course. Being absent without notification can result in a lower grade or exclusion from the final exam or essay.
Total course load for the course 10 EC: 280 hours
Hours spent on attending lectures and seminars: 6 hours per week x 12 weeks = 72 hours
Time for studying and preparation of the course: 5 hours per week x 12 week = 60 hours
Time to write an assignment in other language (including reading / research): 4 assignments: 148 hours
Midterm exam: 25%
- 2 Assignments in class: 7.5% each
- Listening evaluation: 10%
1st Part: grammar, vocabulary and reading comprehension: 35%,
2nd Part: speaking and listening: 15%
The resit will be a written exam of two hours, and will test if the students have reached the end level of this semester. This exam consists of the following components:
• Reading and writing;
• Written dialogue;
• Vocabulary and grammar.
AULA INTERNACIONAL 4 Nueva Edición B2.1, AAVV. Editorial: DIFUSIÓN- INTERTAAL – ISBN: 978-84-8443-234-0
AULA INTERNACIONAL 5 Nueva Edición B2.2, AAVV. Editorial: DIFUSIÓN- INTERTAAL ISBN: 9789462931350
- The Oxford Essential Spanish Dictionary; Ed. Oxford University Press. 2010
Students are requested to register through uSis, the registration system of Leiden University for this course.
Registration Studeren à la carte and Contractonderwijs
- M. V. Alcalde, email firstname.lastname@example.org
85% attendance in class is required.
Passing this course is an additional requirement for a positive Study Recommendation at the end of the year.