During this programme, you will specialize in the Spanish language and various cultures of Spanish-speaking areas (Latin-America and Spain). The programme consists of the parts of Language skills, Culture and History and Cross Cultural Management.
This programme is set up for students without any knowledge of the Spanish language. Language skills (reading, listening, writing, speaking) are the main items of the course; circa 80% of the study load. The aim is quickly attaining a high level via a highly intensive language course: level A1/A2 after period 1, and level A2/B1 after period 2 (Common European Framework of Reference).
There are several classes a week, which involve practical/skill training. The part of Culture and History aims to get a good picture of Spanish and Latin-American cultures and especially of the variety of cultures that can be found in Spanish-speaking areas. Moreover, this programme part aims to get an overview of the main events in the history of Spain and several Latin-American countries.
There are weekly lectures, which involve talking about and discussing texts. Another part of this programme part involves individual contribution and projects.
- The programme offers a total number of 8 exams, which take place every two weeks during the semester. Four of these are written exams and four are oral exams.
- Attendance of 80% is compulsory. If the student doesn’t adhere to this rule he cannot take part in the first set of exams and has to wait for the resits.