Spanish 5: estudios literarios hispánicos
Time: 13:15 - 14:45
Location: Keeley Street
This course has now started
What is the course about?
To give students a general knowledge of Spanish and Latin American literature and history and to enable students to discuss literary texts in Spanish.
What will we cover?
We will cover different aspects of the chosen book such as historical and social background, characters and style.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- have a better knowledge of the author/s and his/her work
- place the text studied in its historical and cultural contexts
- feel more confident reading and speaking Spanish.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This course is for students with an advanced level of Spanish. Students should also be able to read literary texts in Spanish and to participate in discussions in 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?
Our courses are characterised by spoken interaction and communication. Typical activities include pair work, group work, role plays and games. A range of resources will be used to support your learning including presentations, hand-outs, and audio-visual material.
Homework is highly recommended to consolidate learning.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Book: "Volver a dónde" by Antonio Muñoz Molina, ISBN: 9788432239045
You will be expected to read around 30 pages per week.
Please try the European Bookshop by selecting 'City Lit' and the language you are studying at this web page or call them at 020 7734 5259. If you state on the website, by phone or in the shop that you are studying with us, you can claim a 10% discount. You might be asked for your student number.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
LS533 or LS503 Spanish 5: estudios literarios hispánicos in April. Please enrol on the next module as soon as possible as spaces cannot be guaranteed.