Units of Study

SPAN1621 - Level 1 Spanish

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6


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.


4x short language tests, of which only the best three marks will be counted (1200wds total) (30%), 1x short oral task (equivalent to 400wds) (10%), 1x listening test (equivalent to 400wds) (10%), 1x2hr final language exam (40%), class participation and completion of online practice tasks (10%)


2x2-hr language classes/week


SPAN1601, SPAN1611

Additional Information

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

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