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JUNIOR FRESH (JF)

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The first-year course is designed primarily to establish and consolidate competence in understanding and using the Spanish language.
The program also comprises a course on Introduction to Modern Spain and one on
Introduction to Spanish and Spanish-American Literature.



SPU1101Y Non-beginners- 10 ECTS (MT-HT) are expected to attend four language classes each week, including one in spoken Spanish.
(Ms Virginia Segura and Ms Nuria Cos de Lara)

SPU1100Y Beginners- 10 ECTS (MT & HT) are expectedto attend five language classes each week, including one in Spoken Spanish. Beginners
will need (inside and outside cocommitment to language study and preparation; by the time of the examinations in May it is expected that they will
have reached the same level as non-beginners.
(Ms Patricia Gonzalez and Ms Nuria Cos de Lara)

Prescribed texts
  • Juan Kattán-Ibarra & Christopher J. Pountain. Modern Spanish Grammar: A Practical Guide
    (Routledge, 2003)
  • Spanish Grammar Booklet
  • A copy of a good bilingual dictionary

SPU1102Y  Introduction to Modern Spain - 10 ECTS (Dr Mourenza)

All Junior Fresh (JH) are expected to attend one lecture each week on the course Introduction to Modern Spain.

SPU11031 Introduction to Spanish & Spanish American Cinema - 5 ECTS (Dr Mourenza)

All Junior Fresh (JF) are expected to attend one lecture each week - students will study a selection of Spanish and Latin American films.

SPU11032 Introduction to Spanish & Spanish American Literature - 5 ECTS (Professor Garcia, Dr O'Hagan, Dr Brewer)

Junior Fresh (JF) also attend one seminar each week on the course Spanish& Spanish American Literature.

Prescribed texts
  • Julio Cortázar. Todos los fuegos el fuego (any print or digital edition)
  • F. García Lorca. Bodas de sangre (any modern critical edition)
  • A selection of poems



 

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