Spanish Language 4 (Intermediate)

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Spanish Language 4 (Intermediate)

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Spanish, Spanish Culture

  • Language Level


  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This module aims to build on students' existing knowledge of Spanish with particular emphasis on oral and written skills. It seeks to develop students' ability to express their opinions and feelings, and to foster their confidence and competence in spoken and written interaction through the medium of Spanish. It also focuses on the critical understanding of authentic visual materials in order to enhance (inter) cultural understanding.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Show intercultural awareness by contrasting cultural behaviours and values across diverse cultural contexts.
    2. Engage with visual artefacts using lexical and grammatical features that are adequate to express thoughts about cultural topics and to describe experiences, feelings and events in some details.
    3. Express personal opinions on a cultural related topic using suitable language register and structures.
    4. Produce reviews of cultural artefacts related to Spanish-speaking cultures.
    5. Participate in group discussion adequately.
    6. Prepare, discuss and deliver in an interactive manner a creative cultural production in the target language.
    7. Reflect on his/her learning experience, language and competences development, and learning outcomes.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.