Spanish creative writing
Time: 15:00 - 17:00
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: LS700
Duration: 4 sessions (over 4 weeks)
What is the course about?
Enhance your understanding of Spanish language and culture and develop your writing style by doing and discussing original texts.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
This is primarily a practical writing course with a focus on literature, although there will be opportunities to work with other forms of writing, depending on student interest. We will also look at short extracts from published Spanish originals.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- recognise a range of different writing styles in Spanish
- interpret Spanish writing with greater subtlety, and with enhanced knowledge of Spanish-speaking cultures.
There may be other outcomes, depending on the needs and interests of the group of students.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This class involves reading passages from a range of Spanish texts and teasing out their subtleties in order to expand your knwoledge and understanding of the language. Students should have at least a strong level B2 in Spanish, be comfortable reading Spanish literature and have a good knowledge of Spanish language and culture.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
This is a practical, participative course in which students will be required to prepare translations for discussion in class. Homework will be set every week, which students should be willing and able to do in order to benefit fully from the course.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Based on tutor's material.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
To be discussed with your tutor. You could also do another course related to Spanish, creative writing, literature, etc.