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SPAN132 Introductory Spanish 2

A continuation of SPAN 131, further developing skills in reading, writing, listening to, and speaking Spanish for students with some basic knowledge of the language.

Are you interested in building upon previous basic Spanish skills while also learning about Hispanic culture? With over 400 million native speakers worldwide Spanish is truly a world language and the ability to communicate in a second language will distinguish you from other graduates. As an advanced beginners course, all you need is your interest, enthusiasm, and energy, we can do the rest. Some previous knowledge required.

Paper title Introductory Spanish 2
Paper code SPAN132
Subject Spanish
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
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Prerequisite
SPAN 131 or SPAN 101. You may be able to take this paper without the prerequisite if you can demonstrate the required ability. Use the special permission process to apply to do this; please proceed through the application process to reach the window for Special Permission. This request together with any documentation you provide or request for the transfer of credit(s) will then be submitted for approval.
Restriction
SPAN 102 or SPAN 231 or any other more advanced Spanish language paper
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
Students should choose the level of paper appropriate to their knowledge of the language. Students may be moved to a higher or lower level of language paper at the discretion of the Programme Co-ordinator.
More information link
View further information about SPAN 132
Teaching staff
Paper Convenors: Dr Tiffany Trotman and Mr Francisco Araya
Paper Structure
This course is divided into five units each of which introduces aspects of Spanish language and Hispanic culture.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, interdisciplinary perspective, lifelong learning, communication, critical thinking, information literacy, self-motivation. View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Textbooks
Required: Aula Internacional 1, Libro del alumno. Difusión. 2005.
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge-based outcomes
  • Demonstrate knowledge of introductory Spanish grammatical structures
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the varied cultural perspectives within the Hispanic world
Skills-based outcomes
  • Demonstrate an ability to perform basic linguistic tasks (reading, writing, listening and speaking in the target language)
  • Demonstrate increased self-confidence and risk taking with basic linguistic tasks
  • Demonstrate an ability to express oneself creatively in simple written and oral tasks in the target language
Contact
languages@otago.ac.nz
Eligibility
Students with previous Spanish language experience should contact the Spanish Programme to determine the appropriate level for their studies.

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Seminar

Weeks: 28-34,36-41 Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs : 09:00-09:50
or Mon, Wed : 11:00-12:50
Tues : 10:00-11:50
or Tues, Thurs : 16:00-17:50
Thurs : 11:00-12:50