Final year other Iberian language modules

Advanced Basque Language (20 Credits)

This module builds on the Level 2 Basque Language module, and aims to consolidate students’ linguistic competence in Basque and to expand their knowledge of specific areas of grammar, with the objective of achieving 1B/2A Level Competence, as defined by the HABE. Classes cover grammar, translation, stylistics, and oral and written production, and emphasis is placed on oral and written competence, in the assumption that reading and listening competence are already well established.

Advanced Catalan Language (20 Credits)

This module builds on the Level 2 Catalan Language module, and aims to consolidate students’ linguistic competence and to expand their knowledge of specific areas of grammar in Catalan, with the objective of achieving Advanced Level Competence, as defined by the CIC. Emphasis is placed on oral and written competence, in the assumption that reading and listening competence are already well established.

Intermediate Portuguese Language (20 Credits)

This module consolidates and builds on the language skills acquired in the Beginners’ Portuguese Language module, through exercises in direct and inverse translation, writing essays and commentaries in Portuguese, video and aural comprehension work, and work on socio-linguistics and text analysis. Particular attention is paid to modes of address and the language of advertising.

Advanced Portuguese Language (20 Credits)

This module consolidates and builds on the language skills acquired in the level-2 Portuguese Language module. On completing the module students should be skilled communicators, able to speak Portuguese fluently, to understand spoken standard Portuguese, to write Portuguese correctly, and to translate a range of registers with accuracy and flair. Activities undertaken include direct and inverse translation, writing essays and commentaries in Portuguese, doing video and aural comprehension work, and work on socio-linguistics and text analysis. Particular attention is paid to modes of address and the language of advertising.