ALS225 - Introduction to the Spanish-Speaking World Through Its Arts, Histories and Cultures


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Online

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125

Students must have completed units ALS100 and ALS150 at Deakin or equivalent level of proficiency demonstrated by sitting a language placement test



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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

 1 x 1-hour class per week, 1 x 2-hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 1-hour class per week (recordings provided), 1 x 2-hour online seminar per week


This unit explores the contemporary Spanish-speaking world through literary texts, films, historical documents, and cultural artefacts. It will provide an overview of the richness, heterogeneity and complexity of Spain and Latin America through authentic texts in Spanish. Students will engage with and comment on key moments, characters and cultural texts in the Spanish-speaking world in both English and Spanish.

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