Short Title:Spanish 2
Full Title:Spanish 2
Module Code:SPAN H1020
NFQ Level:6
ECTS Credits:5
Description:Module Aims: This module aims to consolidate the students’ skills and knowledge of the target language in written, spoken and aural forms. The students will also be exposed to aspects of culture and society in the countries where the target language is spoken.
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to
  1. Communicate effectively in the target language in a number of social and business contexts.
  2. Read and understand a range of written material in the target language.
  3. Comprehend a range of audio and video materials in the target language.
  4. Describe aspects of the culture and society of the country/countries where the target language is spoken.

Module Content & Assessment

Content (The percentage workload breakdown is inidcative and subject to change)
  • Functional language (50%)
    Focus on exposure to, and practice of, general and business language functions in spoken written and aural forms
  • Grammar and Pronunciation (30%)
    Grammatical structures necessary for the production of the target language. Practice of pronunciation.
  • Aspects of culture and societ (20%)
    Contemporary issues, traditions, food, wine, music.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work50%
End of Semester Formal Examination50%
 Outcome addressed% of totalAssessment Date
Formal End-of-Semester Examination1,2,3,450%Semester End
Coursework Breakdown
TypeDescriptionOutcome addressed% of totalAssessment Date
Continuous Assessmentn/a50n/a

IT Tallaght reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload & Resources

TypeDescriptionHoursFrequencyAverage Weekly Learner Workload
LectureClass Based Instruction3Every Week3.00
Independent LearningReading/Study6Every Week6.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours3.00
Required Book Resources
  • Gonzalez, Marisa & Martin, Felipe, 2006, Socios 1, Difusion 2006, Socios 1, Difusion
  • Gonzalez, Marisa & Martin, Felipe 6, Socios 1, Cuaderno de ejercicios, Difusion
Recommended Book Resources
  • 2005, Schaum’s Outline Spanish Grammar, McGraw Hill
  • 2005, Schaum’s Outline Spanish Vocabulary, McGraw Hill.
  • Kattan-Ibarra,J. & Connell, T 2004, Working with Spanish 1, Stanley Thornes
  • Miguel, L 1991, Como Suena 1, Difusion