ALS250 - Spanish in Diverse Contexts: Language and Societies in the Spanish Speaking World

Year:

2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

Students must have completed units ALS100, ALS150 and ALS200 at Deakin or equivalent level of proficiency demonstrated by sitting a language placement test

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

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

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 2-hour combined online class and seminar per week, 1 x 1-hour online seminar per week

Content

This unit will continue to develop students’ knowledge of, and competency in, Spanish. The Unit will further expose students to the sociolinguistic and sociocultural aspects of Spanish communication at a continuing intermediate level. In addition, this unit will present about, and encourage students to critically engage with, the diversity of the Hispanic world through the study of the histories, societies and cultures of Spanish-speaking countries. This unit assumes 1.5-years of prior knowledge or study of the language – ALS100, ALS150, ALS200 or equivalent.

Unit Fee Information

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