Faculty of Information Technology, BUT

Course details

Spanish for Beginners 1/2

JS1 Acad. year 2015/2016 Winter semester 3 credits

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. It is a two-semester course and it can be followed by the course JS2.

Guarantor

Borecká Marcela, PhDr. (DFL FEEC BUT)

Language of instruction

Czech

Completion

Credit

Time span

26 hrs exercises

Assessment points

Department

Instructor

Borecká Marcela, PhDr. (DFL FEEC BUT)

Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

Elementary Spanish conversation, basic Spanish grammar.

Learning objectives

Elementary Spanish.

Prerequisite kwnowledge and skills

No requirements.

Study literature

  • Prokopová, L.: Španělština pro samouky, LEDA
  • Coll.: VEN 1, Edelsa, S.A., Madrid, Espana
  • Videokursy Este País, Viaje al Espanol

Fundamental literature

  • Prokopová, L.: Španělština pro samouky, LEDA
  • Coll.: VEN 1, Edelsa, S.A., Madrid, Espana
  • Videokursy Este País, Viaje al Espanol

Syllabus of numerical exercises

  1. Programme of the course, introduction to the language
  2. Pronunciation, how to thank and introduce oneself
  3. Stress, gender and articles
  4. What/who is it?, personal pronouns
  5. Profession, plural, verbs ending -ar
  6. Nationality, prepositions, declension, to be
  7. Intonation, verbs ending -er,-ir and irregular verbs
  8. Family and age, female forms of nouns
  9. Numbers 1 - 10, irreg. verb venir, revision test
  10. Friends, descriptions, adjectives
  11. Possession, obligation, quantification, possessive pronouns
  12. Revision
  13. Autumn semester test written
  14. Revision of lessons 1 - 7
  15. Telephoning, ser vs. estar, negative expressions
  16. Mexico, demonstrative pronouns
  17. Obligation and necessity, hay que x tener que
  18. Transport, irregular verbs, revision test
  19. Imperative, polite asking for things
  20. Telling the time, numbers 11 - 30
  21. Basic technical terminology, irregular verbs
  22. Daily routine, reflexive pronouns
  23. Basic technical terminology, infinitive structures
  24. Infinitive of purpose, numerals, currencies, weights and measures
  25. Revision
  26. Spring semester test written

Progress assessment

Revision tests.

Exam prerequisites

Semester tests.

Course inclusion in study plans

  • Programme IT-BC-3, field BIT, any year of study, Elective
  • Programme IT-BC-3, field BIT, 2nd year of study, Elective
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