Foreign Language 1 (Spanish)
FEKT-HSP1Acad. year: 2019/2020
This new communicative course - Spanish for Beginners - will offer practising pronunciation,basic grammar,conversation in everyday situations,reading and listening.Original Spanish textbooks,audio- and videocourses will be used in classes.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The student will get knowledge of basic Spanish grammar. The student will be able to use basic vocabulary. The student will be able to understand simple statements in Spanish and communicate Spanish in everyday life.
The student will be able to understand simple written texts with use of dictionary.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
Králová + kol.: Fiesta 1, Fraus
videokursy Apartamento para dos, Este país
kolektiv: Ven 1, Edelsa
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 , active participation at classes, fulfilment of given assignments and a classified credit unit in written form ( pass mark 50%).
Language of instruction
1. introduction, greetings, stress
2. tener, pronunciation, question words
3. genders, articles, ser
4. personal pronouns, -ar verbs
5. plural, -er and –ir verbs
6. declinations, prepositions, irregular verbs
7. family members, numerals 0-1000
8. adjectives, comparison,structures with prepositions
9. possessive pronouns I., reflexive verbs
10. telling the time, mucho, bastante, demasiado
11. ir+inf., ser x estar
The students will acquire knowledge of elementary Spanish and they will be able to have conversation in past, present and future tenses. They will able to communicate in shops, restaurants and in other everyday situations. This will be practised via audiovisual recordings or role play in class. The students will learn how to react to Spanish speakers.
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.
Type of course unit
26 hours, compulsory
Teacher / Lecturer