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    Consolidates and further develops students’ written, oral and aural skills at an advanced level using authentic written and spoken texts with an emphasis on registers and regional variation in Spanish.

    Consolidates and further develops students' written, oral and aural skills at an advanced level in Spanish. Course material provides Hispanic cultural content and topics, such as current issues as well as its classics and contemporary literature, allowing the students to explore the different variations in Spanish.

    This paper engages students with all four language skills - speaking, reading, listening and writing - at an advanced level, consolidating their proficiency in the use of Spanish language.

    About this paper

    Paper title Advanced Spanish 2
    Subject Spanish
    EFTS 0.15
    Points 18 points
    Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $981.75
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    SPAN 331
    Schedule C
    Arts and Music
    If you have previous knowledge of the language you can still enrol in this paper via Special Permission by proceeding with your application process to the Review and Submit page or email for assistance.
    Suitable for undergraduate students who have an intermediate level of Spanish, and are interested in acquiring an advanced proficiency in Spanish.
    Teaching staff

    Convenor: Dr Moira Fortin

    Paper Structure
    This paper explores advanced-level, communicative and grammatical content.
    Teaching Arrangements
    There are three lectures per week.

    Blitt, Mary Ann and Margarita Casas. Exploraciones Intermedio (bundled with MindTap), 2nd edition (2019).

    Course outline

    Please contact the Languages and Cultures programme for a short course outline.

    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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    Learning Outcomes

    Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to:

    • Demonstrate advanced-level communicative and linguistic proficiency
    • Demonstrate ability to communicate at an advanced level using the appropriate register in a spoken or written context


    Semester 2

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system


    Stream Days Times Weeks
    A1 Monday 14:00-14:50 29-35, 37-42
    Tuesday 15:00-15:50 29-35, 37-42
    Wednesday 12:00-12:50 29-35, 37-42
    Thursday 15:00-15:50 29-35, 37-42
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