Faculty of Arts

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedNot offered in 2012
Coordinator(s)Dr Marisa Cordella


This unit is offered in Colombia as part of the Spanish Incountry Program. It allows students without previous experience with the Spanish language to undertake an intensive summer language course in the University of La Sabana, Bogota, Colombia.

On completion students should have acquired understanding and knowledge about the Spanish language and culture in Latin America.


At the end of this unit students should:

  1. have gained a basic understanding of the Spanish language and mastered simple grammatical structures;
  2. be able to hold short conversations in Spanish;
  3. have developed a basic understanding of the culture or cultures of Spain and/or Latin America.


+ Written assessment (4500 words): 100%

Contact hours

Intensive summer course. Equivalent to a Monash University 6 credit points

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Spanish and Latin American studies


No previous knowledge of the language


ATS1191, ATS1201, ATS2191 and ATS1204