In this Spanish studies 1-language and culture of the Spanish-speaking world module from The Open University UK you will develop your confidence in listening, reading, writing, speaking and interacting in Spanish, as well as your knowledge and understanding of Spanish-speaking societies and cultures. In addition, the module is designed to expand your academic, digital and employability skills in Spanish contexts. You will have the option to study most activities in a book or as interactive online activities on the module website. The website uses authentic online resources in support of independent and collaborative learning.Modules count towards OU qualifications
OU qualifications are modular in structure; the credits from this undergraduate-level module could count towards a certificate of higher education, diploma of higher education, foundation degree or honours degree.
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This module is based around six themes: Leisure and culture; Geography; Work, employment and unemployment; History; Celebrations, customs and traditions; and Society. Through each theme, you will gradually develop your Spanish knowledge and skills by:
The study materials are carefully structured and graded, and provide ample opportunities to practise the language in realistic contexts.
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
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You must apply for financial support by 08/08/13
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