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SPN2040 - Spanish Studies 4

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Dr Stewart King


Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


As for SPN1040


On completion of this subject, students will be able to:

  1. Converse in Spanish for approximately 25 minutes about past, present and future activities.
  2. Use the following tenses and moods: the present habitual, the present progressive, the present perfect, preterite and imperfect, the informal and formal future, the present and imperfect subjunctive, and the imperative.
  3. Write compositions of up to 1500 words in Spanish, with the help of a Spanish-English dictionary and a reference grammar.
  4. Engage in complex conversations and discussions in Spanish, about themselves and political and social issues.
  5. Read and comprehend articles and narrative and descriptive literary texts of up to 2000 words in Spanish.
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of key aspects of Hispanic cultures and societies.


1 oral test (450 words): 10%; 2 Compositions (900 words): 20%; Mid-term test (700 words): 15%; Culture compositions (1350 words): 30%;
Final language exam (1100 words): 25%

Contact hours

1x1 hour cultural tutorial, 3x1 hour language tutorials