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Modern Spanish Language III

Module Code: HP301
Module Name: Modern Spanish Language III
Module Convenor: Dr Leticia Villamediana González
Timetable by Group
Module Credits: 30

Module Description

This module seeks:

  • to consolidate and develop your ability to write and speak to a theme confidently and at a level of some intellectual sophistication in correct Spanish;
  • to increase your vocabulary, both general and specialised;
  • to consolidate and develop your awareness of the conventions governing different forms of written Spanish;
  • to improve listening and reading comprehension skills;
  • to consolidate and develop your ability to translate from Spanish into English and English into Spanish;
  • to develop a deeper knowledge of Spanish grammatical and syntactical structures;

The course will use authentic resources from around the Hispanic world, including films, books, articles, newspapers, television and radio podcasts. You will complete a range of self-study grammatical activities through our multimedia VLE (Moodle for HP301).


The module is assessed by three examinations, two written and one oral.

  • Oral Exam (33.3%).
  • Translation Exam (3 hours; 33.3%): one passage from English into Spanish and one passage from Spanish into English.
  • Writing Exam (3 hours; 33.3%).

2019-20 classes:

Terms 1, 2 and 3:

  • Advanced writing (1 hr)
  • Oral and presentation skills (1 hr)
  • Translation (1 hr)