Catalan Language and Literature IIA

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

College of Arts and Law


Code 12472

Level of study First Year

Credit value 10

Semester 1

Pre-requisite modules 09 08869, 09 08870 (Catalan Language and Literature 1A and B)

Other pre-requisites 09 12473 (Catalan Language and Literature 2B)

Module description

This module builds on the language skills developed in the Catalan Language and Culture I module. It also provides an introduction to Catalan literature through the study of a range of short stories.
This intermediate Catalan Course focuses on expanding language skills acquired in the first year, and particularly on consolidating grammar knowledge and further developing oral and written skills in Catalan. The course will also provide and introduction to the study of Catalan literature, through and overview of the most important modern and contemporary literary movements.
On the completion of this module the student will be able to: demonstrate higher than threshold ability in the four language skills in Catalan. Show ample understanding of the structures of Catalan in order to function effectively in a Catalanspeaking environment, demonstrate good basic knowledge of Catalan literary culture.