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Las 50 Espaňas

Duration 20 weekly meetings
Tutor Susanna Echaves
Course code SPA20A5407A
Fee £331
Concessionary fee £264 (find out about eligibility and funding options)
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Este curso está orientado para estudiantes de nivel avanzado que quieren seguir practicando sus destrezas auditivas y orales además de adquirir nuevos conocimientos históricos y culturales.

En este curso recorreremos las diferentes provincias de España con su cultura, tradiciones, idiomas y dialectos e instituciones. Además estudiaremos varios de sus escritores, artistas, políticos y científicos. Para cubrir estos temas se utilizará una gran variedad de recursos como noticias actuales, presentaciones, documentales, documentos de televisión y lecturas.

Los estudiantes tendrán la oportunidad de practicar sus destrezas orales y escritas mediante discusiones, debates y presentaciones cortas.  También podrán practicar y mejorar sus conocimientos léxicos y gramaticales a través de comentarios de texto, redacciones y actividades de gramática y vocabulario.

Who is this course for?

This course is for students with advanced language skills (A-level or above) who have the ability to hold a general conversation in Spanish. The course will be taught through the medium of Spanish.

Learning and teaching

The emphasis of the course is on participation and students are encouraged to actively participate in class through various non-threatening forms of activities designed to stimulate communication.

Coursework and assessment

Coursework portfolio and class participation. Our assessments are flexible to suit the course and the student.

The most important element of assessment is that it should enhance your learning. Our methods are designed to increase your confidence and we try very hard to devise ways of assessing you that are enjoyable and suitable for adults with busy lives.

Reading suggestions

Materials will be provided – handouts and resources on learning central.

Film Suggestions

Todo sobre mi Madre – Pedro Almodóvar

Barrio – Fernando León de Aranoa

Ocho apellidos Vascos – Emilio Martínez Lázaro

Library and computing facilities

As a student on this course you are entitled to join and use the University’s library and computing facilities. Find out more about using these facilities.

Accessibility

Our aim is access for all. We aim to provide a confidential advice and support service for any student with a long term medical condition, disability or specific learning difficulty. We are able to offer one-to-one advice about disability, pre-enrolment visits, liaison with tutors and co-ordinating lecturers, material in alternative formats, arrangements for accessible courses, assessment arrangements, loan equipment and dyslexia screening.

Location

21-23 Senghennydd Road
Cathays
Cardiff
CF24 4AG