Module Overview

Spanish PLC 1b

This module is designed for students who have studied the language to Leaving Certificate or equivalent. It aims to further develop the four language skills acquired at second level, to introduce additional elements of the language of business and to broaden learners’ knowledge of Spain and the Spanish-speaking countries.

Module Code

BSST H1035

ECTS Credits


*Curricular information is subject to change

The development of Listening and Speaking skills

Understanding and using phrases and sentences related to a range of personal and professional situations.

The development of Reading and Writing skills

Reading and finding information in texts dealing with everyday material such as hotel literature, advertisements, prospectuses, menus, timetables and short, personal letters. Writing simple interconnected text on everyday aspects of the student’s environment. Writing an email to confirm a booking.

Indicative Topics (subject to change depending on course books)

Hobbies and leisure activities Giving / taking instructions and directionsShopping & eating outUnderstanding hotel literatureBooking accommodationMaking travel arrangementsBasic phone skills

Grammar and Structures

GustarDemonstrativesPresent continuousAcabar de + infinitiveIntroduction to past: PreteriteImmediate futureComparatives

Life in contemporary Spanish-speaking countries

Interactive hour with a focus on the target culture: Learning about contemporary culture and society through film

Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown %
Other Assessment(s)50
Formal Examination50