Course Title: Spanish 3

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3197

Course Title: Spanish 3

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 144.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng


Term1 2008,
Term1 2009,
Term1 2010,
Term2 2010

Course Contact: Dr. Glenda Meja

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 3732

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This certificate is completed in one year Through closed and then open-ended learning activities students establish a basis for development of communicative skills in the spoken and written language, emphasizing the former, and practical knowledge of the culture, in a wider range of personal and social situations and contexts. Student-centred drilling, practical and communicative activities and tasks encourage learners to be responsible for their own learning, to be creative and critical in their application of knowledge of the language in order to communicate with people of a different cultural tradition.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Certificate II in Language (Spanish)/216 hours or equivalent

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LOTE 331 Spanish 3

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course it is expected that students will be able to:

1. Provied information and advice
2. Participate in a casual conversation with customers or colleagues
3. Negotiate a problematic exchange
4. Demonstrate understanding of spoken information, explanations and instructions
5. Write routine workplace instructions
6. Complete standard forms and routine workplace documents
7. Demonstrate understanding of a limited range of workplace texts

Overview of Assessment

Language skills will be assessed via written exams or assignments, oral/speaking and aural/listening exams, as well as end-of-semester oral, aural and writing exams.