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SPAN1621: Spanish Level 1

2024 unit information

This unit of study is for absolute beginners or for students who have no substantial prior knowledge of Spanish. It focuses on the basic vocabulary and grammar necessary to introduce and talk about yourself and other people, and communicate successfully in simple everyday situations, both by speaking and in writing. It also introduces elements of the history, society and culture of the Spanish-speaking countries.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Spanish and Latin American Studies

Code SPAN1621
Academic unit Spanish and Latin American Studies
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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SPAN1601 or SPAN1611
Assumed knowledge:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. know how the Spanish language works grammatically at the sentence level
  • LO2. acquire an introductory solid practice of basic language skills such as reading and writing in order to progressively transition to practicing more advanced ones such as listening and speaking.
  • LO3. discover how essential concepts in the Spanish speaking world intersect with your own perceptions of the world
  • LO4. start doing cultural analysis in a second language.

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Intensive December 2024
Block mode Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Intensive July 2024
Block mode Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2021
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2021
Normal day Remote
Semester 1 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2022
Normal day Remote
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Intensive December 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Intensive July 2023
Block mode Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

Modes of attendance (MoA)

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Important enrolment information

Additional advice

Students must not have undertaken any substantial prior study of Spanish.