Catalan Language and Culture IA

Languages & Cultures, School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music

College of Arts and Law

Details

Code 08869

Level of study First Year

Credit value 10

Semester 1

Module description

On completion of this module the student will be able to demonstrate above threshold level communication skills in Catalan: read, comprehend, interpret and translate cultural texts and placing them within the wider context of the language and culture of the Catalan-speaking territories.
Semester 1: The three weekly hours are distributed between communicative language and grammar classes (2 hours per week) and a parallel culture hour to develop comprehension skills and to provide an introduction to Catalan literature and culture.
Semester 2: The three weekly hours are distributed between communicative language and grammar classes (2 hours per week) and a text reception and production hour to develop reading and writing skills and promote the development of independent responses to Catalan literature and culture.