20 credits at level HE5
This module is designed to build upon the students' existing skills and knowledge. It will develop competence in a wide range of language tasks performed in a variety of contexts, in particular business and management related.
The module will also equip students with a set of transferable skills associated with language learning and intercultural knowledge.
1.Language range: Giving information, expressing ideas, opinions and values;personal interests. Facts and data about the organisation and its products and services; requests for information and action. Records of actions. Proposals and supporting arguments. Requesting, making hypotheses, describing.
2. Language knowledge: recognition and use of a wide range of sentence structures in various combinations;sufficient vocabulary to understand most factual statements and current colloquialisms. Recognition and use of registers. Revision of tenses and verbal morphology. Expressions for requirements, opinions and instructions. Pragmatic features of language.
2. Intercultural knowledge
Class contact time will be used for presentation and practice of language with an emphasis on speaking and listening skills. Students will be required to make an active commitment to group and pair work. Reading and writing skills will be taught too but further developed in self-study time. Learning and teaching will also aim to develop transferable skills and intercultural competence.
The learning outcomes will be assessed by coursework and an end-of module in-class assessment. Coursework will consist of a portfolio of tasks including a needs analysis and a self-evaluation. This is designed to encourage students to plan and organise their independent learning. The end of module assessment will comprise class tests assessing the skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing in the target language.
Portfolio work and assessment preparation 80
Personal study 78
TOTAL = 200 hours
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||-be able to perform a broad range of complex language tasks in a variety of contexts, manipulate language elements with a greater degree of independence and confidence and gain further knowledge of contemporary aspects of the target country.||
-be able to obtain general and specific information, ideas by listening to a variety of sources which differ in complexity
-exchange information, ideas and opinions on a range of topics, in varied situations, with a good confident grasp of everyday social and work vocabulary, adequate pronunciation and fluency.
|2.||-be able to extract and process information, select and apply language, respond to messages and overcome information gaps.||
-be able to identify, retrieve and utilise detailed information from aural and written sources varying in complexity. use scanning and skimming techniques
-process messages (understand, memorise and recall information)
-produce writing of varying length and complexity for different purposes; write with grammatical accuracy and adapt style to different audiences.
|3.||-be able to generalise about language patterns||-be able to generalise learning by applying appropriately language patterns|
|4.||-be able to set own learning objectives evaluate own learning||-be able to set realistic objectives and critically evaluate own progress|
|5.||-develop intercultural knowledge||-be sensitive to intercultural differences|
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
|Description||Portfolio of work (LSRW)||Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing tasks|
Before taking this module you must have successfully completed the following:
No restrictions apply.
María Utrera Cejudo
Access Spanish 2
An Intermediate Language Course
María Utrera Cejudo
Hodder & Stoughton 2004
García del Río, Carmen
Hodder Arnold, 2005
Collins Spanish-English English-Spanish
Harper Collins 2002
|Host Subject Group:||Management|
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