Compulsory core language courses
Spanish language 1 (SL1018)
Competence in the main grammatical structures of Spanish; narration and description; listening comprehension and descriptive oral presentation.
Assessment: one three-hour unseen written paper 50%; listening comprehension test 25% plus an oral presentation 25%.
Spanish language 2 (SL2019)
Reading and writing of journalistic texts; elementary translation; listening comprehension; analytical oral presentation.
Assessment: one three-hour unseen written paper 50%; listening comprehension test 25% plus oral presentation 25%.
Spanish language 3 (SL3020)
Use of Spanish in different contexts; intermediate translation (non-literary); guided composition.
Assessment:, one three-hour unseen written paper 70% plus aural examination 30%. The Concise Oxford Spanish Dictionary will be provided for use during the written paper. Students are advised that they will not be permitted to take their own copy of this dictionary into the examination.