Module Overview

Spanish for Business 2b

This module is designed to develop the student’s language proficiency in particular in the area of advertising, marketing and product presentation. It also explores themes relating to culture and society in the Spanish-speaking world.

Module Code

BSST H2039

ECTS Credits


*Curricular information is subject to change

The development of Listening and Speaking skills

Identifying specific information in TV and Internet advertisements. Expressing and giving reasons for opinions. Preparing a product/company presentation in the target-language.Developing oral and aural skills through practising the language of telephone conversations.

The development of Reading and Writing skills

Reading more challenging texts consisting mainly of high frequency every day and job-related language. Identifying specific information in text-based advertisements. Writing simple emails.

Business Language

Advertising and marketing products in the Spanish-speaking marketProduct and company presentations Making contact with a companyTelephone skills: making and changing appointments, giving excuses

Grammar and Structures

Imperfect tensePrepositions Introduction to the subjunctive (examine conjunctions)ImperativesThe future (and conditional) tensesRevise Interrogatives

Life in contemporary Spanish-speaking countries

Aspects of Spanish culture and society, to include important dates throughout the year, will be studied through the use of written text, film and Internet resources.

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