Books, DVD and a dedicated module website which will be the focal point of your study, with access to a range of electronic tools including real-time conferencing and asynchronous tools such as forums.
You will need
A headset with a microphone and earphones to take part in online tutorials, complete the speaking activities on the module website, record spoken tutor-marked assignments (TMAs) and to take part in the online speaking test at the end of the module.
To be able to play DVD-video.
Please also check the Computer requirements and Assessment sections.
You will need a computer with internet access to study this module as it includes online activities, which you can access using a web browser.
If you have purchased a new desktop or laptop computer since 2008 you should have no problems completing the online activities.
If you’ve got a netbook, tablet or other mobile device check our Technical requirements section.
If you use an Apple Mac you will need OS X 10.7 or later.
You can also visit the Technical requirements section for further computing information (including details of the support we provide).
Materials to buy
- Butt, J & Benjamin, C A New Reference Grammar of Modern Spanish (5th edn) Hodder Education £24.99 - ISBN 9781444137699
In addition to the above set book students also need access to a good bilingual dictionary, and a monolingual dictionary such as either Diccionario Esencial de la Lengua Española , ISBN 9788467023145, £37.50, or Diccionario Salamanca de la lengua española, ISBN 9788493453749, £49.50.
If you have a disability
Please note that this module makes substantial use of audio and visual materials. Full transcripts of audio and video materials are provided. The written and spoken elements you will be asked to complete as part of your assessment may use audio and possibly visual stimuli. The printed study materials are available in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF). Some Adobe PDF components may not be available or fully accessible using a screen reader and mathematical, scientific, and foreign language materials may be particularly difficult to read in this way. Comb-bound versions of the written study materials can be provided on request. You are advised to discuss your individual requirements with a regional adviser before you register.
You’ll need to make extensive use of a personal computer throughout the module as most of the study materials are delivered online. If you use specialist hardware or software to assist you in operating a computer or the internet and have any concerns about accessing this type of material, you are advised to talk to the Student Registration & Enquiry Service about support which can be given to meet your needs.
If you have particular study requirements please tell us as soon as possible, as some of our support services may take several weeks to arrange. Find out more about our services for disabled students.