Please note: there may be some adjustments to the teaching arrangements published in the course catalogue for 2020-21. Given current circumstances related to the Covid-19 pandemic it is anticipated that some usual arrangements for teaching on campus will be modified to ensure the safety and wellbeing of students and staff on campus; further adjustments may also be necessary, or beneficial, during the course of the academic year as national requirements relating to management of the pandemic are revised.

Medes Spanish Stage 2 MFL2012

  • Academic Session: 2022-23
  • School: School of Modern Languages and Cultures
  • Credits: 20
  • Level: Level 2 (SCQF level 8)
  • Typically Offered: Semester 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: No
  • Available to Erasmus Students: No

Short Description

This course is designed to enable students to revive already existing skills in their target language and to extend the scope of their communicative competence both in a social and professional context.

Timetable

Four days per week, 9.00 am - 1.00 pm, over four weeks from mid April.

Requirements of Entry

This course is only available to GSA Product Design students

Excluded Courses

None

Co-requisites

None

Assessment

Various Language Exercises - 40%

Oral assessment and Presentation (1 x 20 minutes) - 10%

Written Examination (2 hours) - 50%

Main Assessment In: April/May

Course Aims

This course will provide the opportunity to:

■ consolidate and enhance language skills in areas related to students' studies and work;

■ deepen students' awareness of the customs, culture and society of the countries in which the language is spoken

■ develop the ability to use the target language in a professional context

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

By the end of this course students will be able to:

■ understand and put forward advice and opinions, both orally and in writing, as appropriate to some specific socio-cultural contexts;

■ understand fairly lengthy reading and listening materials in their field of study;

■ understand and use intermediate grammar structures of the target language, including imperfect, future and past perfect indicative;

■ perform tasks described in level A2 of the Common European Framework and some described as B1.

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.