Course detail

Spanish for Lower-Intermediate Students

FEKT-XJS2Acad. year: 2017/2018

This course is a follow-up course to XJS1.The students will develop communicative abilities,vocabulary and grammar, they will improve their listening with the use of more advanced audio- and video-courses .In the summer semester basic terminology in technical Spanish will be studied.Short semi-technical texts in Spanish will be analysed.This is a two semestre course.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Language skills and grammar in Spanish at a lower-intermediate level.

Prerequisites

A completed XJS1course for beginners or equivalent knowledge is requested, i.e. U 1-9 from the textbook Fiesta 1

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Videokursy: Este país a Apartamento para dos
kolektiv: VEN díl 1 i 2, EDELSA, Madrid,Espana
Králová + kol.: Fiesta 1

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods combine active participation in classes (conversation, role play, practising grammar and vocabulary,use of audiovisual means, and regular testing of previous knowledge) with homework - self-study.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

75% attendance and active participation at classes, fulfilment of given assignments.
Two semester tests ( one after the winter semestre, another after the summer semestre) form 40% of the course evaluation showing how students managed to use the learnt vocabulary, grammar and use of Spanish structures, each test is worth 20 points maximum and 10 points minimum.
The final examination has two parts:
- reading with tasks - evaluates and asseses the abilities to work with a written text, abilities to analyze, synthetize, paraphrase, organize and reproduce information from the text The reading of two short Spanish texts with use of dictionaries is worth 30 points maximum and 15 points minimum
- listening with tasks- evaluates and asseses the abilities to understand spoken Spanish, abilities to analyze, synthetize, paraphrase, organize and reproduce information from the listening (30 points maximum and 15 points minimum)

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Winter semestre
1.Introduction, programme of the course
2.Revision of XJS1
3.Future simple, reflexive passive
4.Time expressions, ordinal numbers
5.Real conditional, decimals, fractions
6.Imperfectum
7.Gerund, negative expressions
8.Past perfect
9.Sequence of tenses, reported speech
10.Periphrases I., volver + infinitive
11.Conditional I.
12.Revision
13.Semestre test

Summer semestre
1.Revision of winter semestre
2.More about articles, interrogative and relative pronouns
3.Passive
4.Periphrases II., technical text No.1
5.Subjuntive I.
6.Subjuntive II., technical text No. 2
7.Ir + gerund structure
8.Past simple I.
9.Past simple II., technical text No. 3
10.Infinitive structures
11.Condicional II.
12. Revision
13. Semestre test

Aims

The students will develop their Spanish language skills acquired in XJS1 to a higher level..

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme AUDIO-J Bachelor's

    branch J-AUD , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme BTBIO-A Bachelor's

    branch A-BTB , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EEKR-B Bachelor's

    branch B-AMT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch B-EST , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch B-MET , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch B-SEE , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch B-TLI , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme AUDIO-J Bachelor's

    branch J-AUD , 3. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme BTBIO-A Bachelor's

    branch A-BTB , 3. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EEKR-B Bachelor's

    branch B-AMT , 3. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch B-EST , 3. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch B-MET , 3. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch B-SEE , 3. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch B-TLI , 3. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme BTBIO-F Master's

    branch F-BTB , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EEKR-M1 Master's

    branch M1-BEI , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch M1-TIT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch M1-KAM , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch M1-EVM , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch M1-EST , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch M1-MEL , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch M1-SVE , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch M1-EEN , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme BTBIO-F Master's

    branch F-BTB , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EEKR-M1 Master's

    branch M1-BEI , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch M1-TIT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch M1-KAM , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch M1-EVM , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch M1-EST , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch M1-MEL , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch M1-SVE , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch M1-EEN , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

Type of course unit

 

Language exercise

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer