Level 1 Spanish (SPAN1621)


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.

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2x2-hr language classes/week


4xshort language tests, of which only the best three marks will be counted (1200wds total) (30%), 1xshort oral task (equivalent to 400wds) (10%), 1xlistening test (equivalent to 400wds) (10%), 1x2hr final language exam (40%), class participation and compl

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HSC: Spanish Beginners, SPAN1601, SPAN1001, SPAN1611, HSC: Spanish Continuers, HSC: Spanish Extension

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