10 Credits AUTUMN

Pre-requisites: Should be able to cope at C1 CEFR level of competence

Aims/Description: This module is designed to develop students' advanced language and critical skills. The unit explores the complexities of Spanish and its evolution and current trends. Students consider aspects of high and popular culture investigating how they are reported and discussed in a range of multinational corporations and institutional media organisations. They compare and contrast the ideological stance and consider the language used to express particular views or bias. They analyse programmes such as: political journalism, adverts, interviews, tabloid talk shows, reviews, etc. Students discuss the programmes in Spanish with their tutor and peers. Online MOLE resources complements classroom learning.

Staff Contact: Jackie Butt
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work, Presentation (10 minutes)

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