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This subject focuses on a variety of authentic materials ranging from literary and non-literary texts to audio-visual activities as a stimulus for discussion, writing and conversation practice. Each student will present an assessable class paper on a topic to be agreed with the lecturer. On completion of this subject, students should have acquired the ability to comprehend, analyse and interpret complex texts, both literary and non-literary, and the ability to use actively a variety of contemporary and historical registers and styles in Spanish.
Intended learning outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students should:
- be able to comprehend, analyse and interpret complex texts, both literary and non-literary;
- have developed the ability to understand and use actively a variety of registers and styles in Spanish;
- be able to to understand and use applied research literary methods in old and contemporary Spanish texts.
At the completion of this subject, students should:
- have obtained an understanding of social, political, historical and cultural contexts and international awareness/openness to the contemporary and historical Hispanic world through the contextualisation of judgements and knowledge, developing a critical self-awareness, being open to new ideas and new aspects of Spanish culture and literature, and by formulating own arguments;
- be able to communicate knowledge intelligibly and economically through written essay and writing assignments, tutorial discussions and class presentations;
- have gained skills in public speaking and confidence in self-expression through tutorial participation and class presentations.
Last updated: 3 November 2022