Spanish 4: lengua y literatura: module 2

Course Dates: 13/01/20 - 30/03/20
Time: 12:05 - 14:05
Location: KS - Keeley Street

Este curso es para aquellos estudiantes que han estudiado unos cinco años de español y desean obtener un conocimiento más profundo de la lengua y cultura del mundo hispanohablante.

Description

What is the course about?

Este curso es para aquellos estudiantes que han estudiado unos cinco años de español y desean obtener un conocimiento más profundo de la lengua y cultura del mundo hispanohablante. En este módulo se leerá y analizará un libro dentro de su contexto histórico.

What will we cover?

Revision of different tenses (indicative and subjunctive).
Discussion of different topics: media, leisure, environment, literature, Spanish/Latin American culture/s.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- be more confident in speaking Spanish

- express opinions and ideas by using a wider range of vocabulary

- extract specific information when listening to dialogues

- extract detailed information from newspaper articles and literature contexts.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

Students should have completed 4/5 years of Spanish.

For further details of the specific foreign language skills required for this level, please see the languages self-assessment chart at the start of the languages section of our course guide or at http://www.citylit.ac.uk/self-assess-your-level.
It is also essential that you have knowledge of more complex grammar terminology such as: conditional, indirect and direct pronouns, hypothetical sentences, subjunctive, subordinate clauses and more complex conjunctions.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Student-centred, communicative/functional approach with a wide range of activities to involve students in an active use of the language.
Homework and reading of literature required.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Book: Réquiem por un campesino español by Raúl J. Sender (ISBN 9788423342396)

Please try: The European Bookshop www.europeanbookshop.com (020 7734 5259) or Grant and Cutler at Foyles-www.foyles.co.uk/languages (020 7440 3248).

Extra materials will be provided by the tutor.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

LS431 Spanish 4: lengua y literatura: module 2. Please enrol on the next module as soon as possible as spaces cannot be guaranteed.

Reviews
Tutor Biographies
Óscar Salgado Suárez

Dr. Óscar Salgado-Suárez teaches Spanish language and cultural courses at Birkbeck, University of London; Imperial College and City Lit. His cultural research interests are 20th and 21st Century Spanish and Latin American visual and literary representations with a focus on storytelling, affects and humour studies in relation to historiography, national identities and power formations.

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.

Book your place

Course Code: LS421

Mon, day, 13 Jan - 30 Mar '20

Duration: 12 sessions (over 12 weeks)

Full fee: £229.00
Senior fee: £183.00
Concession: £140.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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