Study-Unit Description

Study-Unit Description


CODE SPA3020

 
TITLE Aspects of Spanish Language and Grammar 5

 
LEVEL 03 - Years 2, 3, 4 in Modular Undergraduate Course

 
ECTS CREDITS 4

 
DEPARTMENT Spanish and Latin American Studies

 
DESCRIPTION El objetivo de esta asignatura es hacer hincapie en las estructuras especialmente complejas del espanol. Se trataran aspectos gramaticales como la oposicion indicativo-subjuntivo, estructuras pasivas, perifrasis verbales, preposiciones, etc.

The aim of this study0-unit is to focus on particularly complex structures of Spanish. Grammatical aspects to be treated include the indicative, subjunctive opposition, passive structures, verbal paraphrases, prepositions, etc..

Study-unit Aims:

Consolidar y ampliar los conocimientos adquiridos previamente por los estudiantes en las asignaturas Aspects of Spanish Language & Grammar 1- 4 y solucionar lagunas y carencias.

Consolidate and expand the knowledge previously acquired by students in Aspects of Spanish Language & Grammar 1- 4 and attend to lacunae and shortcomings.

Learning Outcomes:

1. Knowledge & Understanding:

By the end of the study-unit the student will be able to:
- enfrentarse a la complejidad de ciertas estructuras del espanol;
- entender los factores que rigen el uso de ciertas estructuras complejas.

- Deal with the complexity of certain structures of Spanish;
- Understand the factors governing the use of certain complex structures.

2. Skills:

By the end of the study-unit the student will be able to:
- utilizar adecuadamente las estructuras complejas analizadas;
- explicar el funcionamiento de esas estructuras.

- Use properly the complex structures analyzed;
- Explain the functioning of these structures.

Main Text/s and any supplementary readings:

- Bosque y Demonte (dirs.), Gramatica Descriptiva de la Lengua Espanola, Espasa, 1999
- Real Academia Española y Asociación de Academias Americanas, Nueva Gramática de la Lengua Española, 2009

 
ADDITIONAL NOTES Pre-requisite Study-unit: SPA2021 or equivalent

 
STUDY-UNIT TYPE Lecture

 
METHOD OF ASSESSMENT
Assessment Component/s Assessment Due Resit Availability Weighting
Classwork SEM1 No 40%
Examination (2 Hours) SEM1 Yes 60%

 
LECTURER/S Elena Soto

 
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