Accessibility Skip to Global Navigation Skip to Local Navigation Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Site Map Menu

SPAN232 Intermediate Spanish 2

A continuation of SPAN 231, further developing intermediate-level skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing and in the grammatical analysis of Spanish.

Are you interested in expanding your knowledge of Spanish? Do you want to better appreciate Hispanic cultural contributions? This course, a continuation of SPAN 231, will give students skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing and in the grammatical analysis of Spanish.

Paper title Intermediate Spanish 2
Paper code SPAN232
Subject Spanish
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $810.90
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,390.00

^ Top of page

SPAN 231 or SPAN 201. 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. Please list any qualifications you have gained e.g. NCEA, and years studied, as well as a note of any other exposure to this language. This request together with any documentation you provide or request for the transfer of credit(s) will then be submitted for approval.
SPAN 202 or SPAN 331 or any other more advanced Spanish language paper
Schedule C
Arts and Music
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 232
Teaching staff
Paper Convenor: Dr Rogelio Guedea
Paper Structure
SPAN 232 emphasises an understanding of intermediate level grammar, the oral practice of the language and reading comprehension. The teaching methodology used in SPAN 232 is student-centred, with the lecturer/tutor acting as facilitator, and the ultimate goal is to make the students independent users of the Spanish language. The lecturer/tutor will conduct the class in Spanish and students are expected to communicate with classmates and their lecturer/tutor in Spanish.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, teamwork, lifelong learning, critical thinking, self-motivation, global perspective, teamwork. View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
The required textbook is: AULA Internacional 2, libro del alumno by Jaime Corpas, Agustín Garmendia, Carmen Soriano.
Coordinación pedagógica a cargo de Neus Sans. Difusión, S.L Barcelona 2005.
In addition to the required text, all students must have a Spanish/English dictionary. (Available from the University Bookshop).
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course students should be able to:
  • Maintain a conversation in Spanish of 15-20 minutes
  • Write compositions of up to 500 words, with the help of a Spanish-English dictionary
  • Read and comprehend texts in Spanish of up to 1,200 words
Suitable for undergraduate students interested in learning Spanish language and culture with previous experience.

^ Top of page


Second Semester

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Weeks: 28-34,36-41 Mon, Wed : 13:00-14:50
Tues : 14:00-15:50
Thurs : 15:00-16:50