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Spanish 4

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Spanish 4
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2023
Module code: DFBME-408
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
P610-0343, P610-0628
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
2VU (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Written exam (50%) + presentation (25%) + tests (25%)

[updated 08.01.2024]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

DFBEES-412 (P610-0077, P610-0625) Electrical Engineering - Renewable Energy and System Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019 , optional course
DFBME-408 (P610-0343, P610-0628) Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019 , mandatory course
DFBME-408 (P610-0343, P610-0628) Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2023 , semester 4, optional course
DFITM-409 (P620-0635) International Tourism Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020 , semester 4, optional course
DFIW-406 (P610-0627) Computer Science and Web Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019 , semester 4, optional course
DFILM-418 (P620-0633) International Logistics Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2022 , semester 4, optional course
DFIM-416 (P620-0631) German-French and International Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019 , semester 4, optional course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 120 hours (equivalent to 4 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 97.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Dr. Julia Frisch
Dozierende des Studiengangs

[updated 28.03.2024]
Learning outcomes:
The initial level is A2+/B1, the targeted level B1+.
After successfully completing this module, students will:
•        be able to reproduce content from films, articles and interviews
•        be able to understand and make suggestions for organizing their leisure time and work and will be able to reject and accept them
•        be able to create their own graphics and tables
•        be able to extract arguments and justifications from discussions (audio/video/simulations) and use them in pro/con arguments to express their own position
•        be able to write their own short fictional texts

[updated 08.01.2024]
Module content:
The content builds on that of Spanish 3.
•        Consolidating the subjunctive + using subjunctive tenses
•        Indirect speech
•        Conditional sentences with si, relative pronouns
•        Reciprocal verbs
•        Formulating descriptions, content renditions, interpretations
•        The ability to extract meaning from simple fictional texts, newspaper articles and factual texts
•        Regional studies: The history of Spain and the Spanish-speaking world

[updated 08.01.2024]
Teaching methods/Media:
•        The learning content is developed in a communicative and action-oriented manner with targeted listening, reading and speaking exercises in individual, partner and group work. A subject-related presentation on the course content is obligatory.
•        Short written or oral progress tests are a component of the course.

[updated 08.01.2024]
Recommended or required reading:
Multimedia-supported teaching and learning material to intensify teaching will be provided in the course and via Moodle.

[updated 08.01.2024]
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