This course is only available for students in the BA International Studies who have passed Spanish 1 and Spanish 2 (B1 Spanish level).
This is a language course for intermediate 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+ *Oral productions (speaking): B1+/B2 ### Timetable
The timetable is available on the BA International Studies website. ### Mode of instruction
Two 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.
This course will be 5 EC
Total course load: 140 hours (5 EC)
Attending classes: 48 hrs (4 hours per week x 12 weeks)
Preparing classes, exams and extra activities: 92 hrs
Midterm exam: 25%
2 Assignments in class: 7.5% each
Listening evaluation: 10% * Final exam: 1st Part: grammar, vocabulary and reading comprehension: 30% 2nd Part: speaking and listening: 20%
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;
Vocabulary and grammar.
• Gente hoy 3. Libro del alumno. Ed. Difusión. 2015
- Gente hoy 3. Libro de trabajo. Ed. Difusión. 2015
• 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 email@example.com