Faculty of Information Technology, BUT

Course details

Spanish for Lower-Intermediate Students 2/2

JS2 Acad. year 2010/2011 Summer semester 3 credits

Current academic year

This course is a follow-up course to JS1 course. It develops communicative abilities, vocabulary and grammar, it offers listening with the use of more advanced audio- and video-courses. In the summer semester, basic terminology in technical Spanish will be offered. Students will be lent original Spanish textbooks for work in class.

Guarantor

Borecká Marcela, PhDr. (DFL FEEC BUT)

Language of instruction

Czech

Completion

Credit+Examination (written+oral)

Time span

26 hrs exercises

Assessment points

100 exam

Department

Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

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

Learning objectives

To develop language skills acquired in JS1 course.

Prerequisites

Prerequisite kwnowledge and skills

Successful passing the course JS2/1.

Study literature

According to teacher hints.

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. Introduction and programme of the course
  2. Revision of some points from JS1 course
  3. Plans, future tenses
  4. Date, ordinal numbers
  5. How long...? Fractions and decimal fractions
  6. Articles used with names of days, irregular verbs, exclamations
  7. Weather, comparison of adjectives
  8. In a café, the verbs: decir, traer
  9. My holidays, past imperfect tense
  10. Cinema, present conditional, dependent pronouns
  11. Smoking, how to introduce oneself, prohibitions, advice
  12. Revision
  13. Autumn semester test written
  14. Revision of the autumn/winter semester, conversation
  15. Shopping,i nterrogative and relative pronouns, adverbs
  16. Travelling, past simple tense, conjunctions e, u 
  17. Money exchange, past simple of irregular verbs
  18. Arrival, technical text 1
  19. Accomodation, prepositional structures
  20. Post office, gerund
  21. Progressive tenses, technical text 2
  22. La América Latina, past participle, haber, compound infinitive
  23. Letter Writing, present perfect tense
  24. Passive voice, technical text 3
  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
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