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Spanish Module 3


Admission requirements

Only for students within the Bachelor Latin American Studies.


This Spanish language course builds on the intermediate written and oral communication skills developed over the course of Spanish 2. Topics concerning Latin American culture are integrated into language learning through an interactive programme of language acquisition.

Course objectives

This course covers four key skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing, to an intermediate level. Course-book and other additional, including authentic, materials will be used in the development of communication skills through practical written and oral exercises (individual and group-based).
European Framework for Languages:
Listening B1
Reading B1
Spoken Interaction B1
Spoken Production B1
Writing B1


Timetable LAS

Mode of instruction

Tutorial classes: 3 meeting of 2hrs. per week.

Course Load

Total course load: 140 hrs:

  • Amount of contact hours: 42hrs (7 weeks x 6 hrs a week);

  • Homework : 72hs (2hrs per class);

  • Assessments preparation: 32hs (8hrs per assessment);

  • Exams: 3 hrs.

Assessment method

  • Writing assessment (in class): 30%

  • Listening comprehension test (in class): 15%

  • Oral assessment: 20%

  • Grammar , vocabulary and reading comprehension exam: 35%
    The final mark for the course is established by determining the weighted average.
    The resit will be a written exam of two hours, and will test if the students have reached the end level of the course. This exam consists of the following components:

  • Vocabulary and grammar tasks

  • Writing tasks

  • Reading comprehension task


Blackboard will be used for:

  • providing study materials

Reading list

  • Gente hoy 2 – Libro del alumno + CD ISBN 9788415640370

  • Gente hoy 2 – Libro de trabajo
    ISBN 9788415640387

Let op: Studenten die op basis van de inschalingstoets (september) hoger worden geplaatst dan Spaans Module 1, hoeven het boek Gente niet aan te schaffen. Zij zullen het genoemde boek niet gebruiken (ook niet in verdere modulen). Studenten die als beginners in Module 1 worden geplaatst wel, die moeten wel met Gente in Module 3 werken.


Enrolment through uSis is mandatory.

General information about uSis is available in English and Dutch

Registration Studeren à la carte and Contractonderwijs

Registration Studeren à la carte

Registration Contractonderwijs

Not applicable


For questions about the content of the course, you can contact the teacher:
mw. M.V. Alcalde

Coordinator of Studies: M.A.G. van Leeuwen MA

Administrations Office: van Wijkplaats


Attendance is mandatory. Students have to come to a minimum of 80% of the classes.