See below for reading lists.

First Year Required Reading List
(All textbooks can be purchased in John Smith's Bookshop)
 
Core Modules
 
Beginners:
HS1101 First Year Spanish Language
Vía Rápida A1-B1 (M. C. Ainciburu, V. González, A. Navas, E. Tayefeh, G. Vázquez), published by DIFUSION
Vía Rápida A1-B1 WORKBOOK (M. C. Ainciburu, V. González, A. Navas, E. Tayefeh, G. Vázquez), published by DIFUSION
 
Non-Beginners:
HS1102 First Year Spanish Language
Vía Rápida A1-B1 (M. C. Ainciburu, V. González, A. Navas, E. Tayefeh, G. Vázquez), published by DIFUSION
Vía Rápida A1-B1 WORKBOOK (M. C. Ainciburu, V. González, A. Navas, E. Tayefeh, G. Vázquez), published by DIFUSION
 

 

CORE MODULES

HS2101 Second Year Spanish Language (Ex-Beginners)

  • Students' Basic Grammar of Spanish (Version for English speaking market)
  • Las Claves DELE B1
  • AVE (Aula Virtual de Español) - This is a virtual classroom facility accessible online using a personal access code. Your individual progress will be monitored by staff throughout the year.  In order to set each student up on the system with an account, a charge of €20 will apply, payable to the Secretary's Office

HS2102 Second Year Spanish Language (Ex-Non-Beginners):

  • Aula 5  B2.1 (Jaime Corpas, Agustín Garmendia, Nuria Sánchez, Carmen Soriano, Coordinado por Neus Sans), published by DIFUSION
  • AVE (Aula Virtual de Español) - This is a virtual classroom facility accessible online using a personal access code. Your individual progress will be monitored by staff throughout the year.  In order to set each student up on the system with an account, a charge of €20 will apply, payable to the Secretary's Office .

Recommended:

Students' Basic Grammar of Spanish (Rosario Alonso Raya)

Las Claves DELE B1

**RECOMMENDED FOR ALL SECOND YEARS: 501 Spanish Verbs (Barron’s)

OPTIONS

Please note: It is recommended that students do not purchase texts for elective modules until the beginning of term, after registration of these modules has been approved by the Department. Please then refer to the individual lecturer(s) concerned, if not already listed here.

HS2006 An Introduction to Golden-Age Literature

  •  Lope de Vega, Peribáñez y el Comendador de Ocaña (Cátedra)
  • Cuéllar, Francisco de, Carta de uno que fue en la Armada de Inglaterra (to be purchased from the Secretary's Office )
  • Anthology of Golden Age Poetry (to be purchased from the Secretary's Office )

HS2011 Contemporary Hispanic Theatre

 

*Federico García Lorca, La casa de Bernarda Alba

 

Egon Wolff, Los invasores (copies will be made available)

Maruxa Vilalta, Esta noche juntos, amándonos tanto (copies will be made available)

 

*Lluïsa Cunillé, Barcelona, mapa de sombras

 

 

*You will need to get hold of your own copy of the starred texts, as these are essential reading for the course.

HS2046 US Hispanic Fiction: Latino Writers in Focus 

  • Rivera, Tomás, Y no se lo tragó la tierra
  • Handout - available from secretarial office

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CORE MODULES

HS3001 Final Year Spanish Language

  • AVE (Aula Virtual de Español) - This is a virtual classroom facility accessible online using a personal access code. Your individual progress will be monitored by staff throughout the year. In order to set each student up on the system with an account, a charge of €20 will apply, payable to the Secretary's Office .

Recommended -

  • Selection of Spanish-English & Monolingual Dictionaries: Oxford/Larousse etc.

Grammar books:

  • John Butt and Carmen Benjamin, A New Reference Grammar of Modern Spanish (London: Arnold, 1994)
  • Christopher Pountain and Tersa de Carlos, Practising Spanish Grammar (London: Arnold, 2000)
  • Devney Richmond, M. Dorothy, Spanish Vocabulary (Practice Makes Perfect)
  • Conrad J. Schmitt, Schaum's Outline of Spanish Vocabulary (Schaum's Outline); Schaum's Outline of Spanish Grammar (Schaum's Outline).

HS3004 Culture and Society in the Hispanic World - (Commerce students only)

  • España contemporánea - Cristina López Morena.
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