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Spaans Module 7 (Academic Spanish)

Vak 2017-2018

Admission requirements

Spanish 6 or equivalent recommended.

Description

This language course builds further on skills acquired in Spanish module 6 and aims to develop students’ confident oral and written communication skills to an advanced level. The class provides students an opportunity to improve their writing skills as well as their critical reading, critical thinking, discussion and presentation skills. This is an interactive course in which a variety of authentic materials is used.

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Course objectives

This course covers four key skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Authentic materials will be used in the development of communication skills through practical written and oral exercises (individual and group-based).
European Framework for Languages: C1

Timetable

Timetable LAS

Mode of instruction

  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Oral presentation

Course Load

Total course load for a course of 5 EC is 140 hours

  • Attending classes: 42 hours (6 hours x 7 weeks)
  • Preparing classes and assingments: 98 hours

Assessment method

Assessment

  • Final Written paper: 30%;
  • Final Oral presentation: 30%;
  • Weekly written contributions: 20%;
  • Weekly oral presentations: 20%.

The final mark for the course is established by determining the weighted average.

Weighing

  • Final Written paper: 30%;
  • Final Oral presentation: 30%;
  • Weekly written contributions: 20%;
  • Weekly oral presentations: 20%.

The final mark for the course is established by determining the weighted average.

Resit

for all components (project rewriting and oral presentation): 100% of final mark.

Exam review

How and when an exam review will take place will be disclosed together with the publication of the exam results at the latest. If a student requests a review within 30 days after publication of the exam results, an exam review will have to be organized.

Blackboard

Blackboard will be used for:

  • Discussion and contribution about articles: Forum
  • Presentations final paper: Turnitin

Reading list

Reading and discussing material will be provided via Blackboard.

Registration

Enrolment through uSis is mandatory.

General information about uSis is available in English and Dutch

Registration Studeren à la carte and Contractonderwijs

Not applicable

Contact

For questions about the content of the course, you can contact the teacher:
Dr. A.I. Churampi Ramirez

Coordinator of Studies: A.C. Wapenaar MA

Administrations Office: van Wijkplaats

Remarks

Minimum 80% attendance required. No make-up assignments will be provided for missed classes or huiswork. Missed presentations will result in an insufficient.