Course detail

Spanish Pre-Intermediate - Part 1

FAST-BYS2Acad. year: 2020/2021

The content of this course is the use of Spanish past tenses, mainly during the description of past events. The use of impersonal verbs and verb phrases to express obligation. The use of adjectives that describe moods. Related to people the description of physical aspect and parts of the human body is learnt. Basic vocabulary related to weather and forecast. Adjectives and vocabulary related to sports. The course focuses fairly in the use of past tenses to describe events of Spanish speaking countries.


Institute of Social Sciences (SPV)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Student is able to understand basic information if they are produced in a standard manner. Students lear to produce basic coherent texts that cover basic topics. The level acquired is A2+ (according to EFR)


Students should have knowledge of the level A1 of CEFR that corresponds to the previous courses BYS1 Spanish - Elementary Part 1 and BYS12 Spanish - Elementary Part 2 so they can take profit of this course.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

F. Castro et al.: Nuevo Ven 1 - libro del alumno (lekce 11 - 15). Edelsa, 2006.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


The aim of this course is to teach the Spanish language and the basic communicative skills that are necessary to achieve the level A2+ according to the EFR (European Frame of Reference).

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

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Type of course unit



26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer