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Spanish Module 6


Admission requirements

Not applicable


This language course aims to develop students’ confident oral and written communication skills to an advanced level, with an emphasis on writing skills of longer academic essays as well as oral skills mindful of issues of presentation, cultural awareness, attention to register, etc. This is an interactive course in which a variety of authentic materials are used.

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: B2+


Time and date on which the course is offered or a link to the website.

Mode of instruction

3× 2hs per week.
Oral Presentations

Assessment method

Written assessment 1: 30% (due in week 4)
Written assessment 2: 40% (due in week 6)
Oral presentation assessment: 30% (week 5)

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


Yes: Blackboard

Reading list

Materials TBA on blackboard


Registration in uSis


Minimum 80% attendance required to complete the module. Missing an oral presentation or a paper deadline means a grade of 0 for that part.

Until 2013-2014, this course was called: Spaans Module 4


Dr. M. Parafita Couto