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.