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://bildutrapagaran.info/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?
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?
LBS09 Spanish 4: revision course in summer and any Spanish 4 or 5 in September. Please enrol on the next module as soon as possible as spaces cannot be guaranteed.
General information and advice on courses at Build is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details