Course syllabus SJA2-1 - Spanish A2 Level - Module 1 (ŠAVŠ - SS 2015/2016)

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Course title: Spanish A2 Level - Module 1
Semester: SS 2015/2016
Course supervisor: Mgr. Eva Švejdarová, Ph.D., M.A.
Supervising department: Department of Languages and Intercultural Competences (ŠAVŠ)
Prerequisites for registration: not Bachelor state examination
Time allowance: full-time, 0/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Type of study: usual
Form of teaching: seminar
Mode of completion and credits: Classified fulfillment of requirements (3 credits)
Course objective:
The aim of this subject is managing basic spanish grammar and general vocabulary.
Course methods: seminar
Course content:
1.0. Antes de empezar (allowance 0/1)
a.1. communication:
-ask about the meaning of words
-numerals 0-10
- international words
Pronunciation and accent
-things, places and people related to the Spanish-speaking countries

2.1. El primer día (1A ME LLAMO ANNA Y SOY CHECA, 1B ¿PUEDES REPETIR, POR FAVOR?) (allowance 0/3)
- Hello and goodbye
- Introduce yourself and others
- Ask for the name, nationality and answer questions
- What languages you speak
- Thank, apologize, ask if you do not understand
- greetings
- Some European countries, nationalities and languages
- Personal pronouns
- Verb ser
- Verbs llamarse hablar in singular
- Negative in a sentence
- Interrogative pronouns ¿Qué? ¿Quién? ¿¿De dónde? ¿Cómo?
- Nationality
- The official languages of Spain

3.2. Mi clase de espaňol (2A EN LA CLASE HAY MUCHAS COSAS, 2B LA ESCUELA TAMBIÉN ES DIVERTIDA) (allowance 0/3)
- Name the things in the classroom
- To say what they are and what color are they
- To express what is located where
- Say what you do during the Spanish class
- To express that something you love or hate (Introduction)
- To express why you are learning Spanish
- Objects in the classroom
- Adjectives to describe objects
- colors
- Activities for Spanish lessons
- Definite and indefinite article
- Gender and number of nouns
- - Impersonal verb form hay
- Regular. verbs in present
- Tener and ver
- Interrogative pronouns ¿cuánto? Por ¿Qué?
- para + infinitive
- Spanish in the world

4.3. De campo y playa (3A ESTÁ CERCA DE LA COSTA, 3B PREFIERO VACACIONES ACTIVAS) (allowance 0/3)
- Say what you do during the holidays
- Describe a day of your holidays
- Describe the place where you spend your holidays
- Compare different places
- To say that something is better or worse
- To express location of the people, places and things
-to express an opinion (Creo que ...)
- Holiday and leisure activities
- Part of the day and daily activities
- Nouns related to holidays and holiday
- Places in the countryside and in the city
- Nouns and adjectives to describe places
- verb estar, ir, hacer, decir
- Change the verb stem (e> ie, o> ue)
- Reflexive pronouns, reflexive verbs
- Use of verbs ser-estar-hay
- Prepositions de (del) en, and (al)
- Adjectives buen (o), mal (o)
- comparing
- Alhambra
- Granada

5.4. Del trabajo a casa ( 4A SOY MÉDICO Y TRABAJO EN UN HOSPITAL, 4B ¿CUÁL ES TU NÚMERO DE TELÉFONO?) (allowance 0/3)
a.5. communication:
- Answer questions about the profession
- To tell who is doing what in different professions
- Say what you want to be and why
- Ask for the address, e-mail and phone number
- formal way
- Talk about the weather
- Occupation and place of occupation
- Personal data
- Numbers 10-100
- Cardinal
- Seasons, weather
- Nouns. determining occupational names
- Use of the article with nouns. determining occupational names
- Pronouns usted, ustedes
- Interrogative pronoun ¿Cuál?
- Irregular verbs in 1st person singular (conocerte, traducir)
- Addresses in Spain
- Usted
- An autonomous region of Spain
- Weather and nature in Spain

Learning outcomes and competences:
After completing the course, student will be able to:
-Will communicate about situations from every day Spanish and on required topics
-Will manage listening of a slower rate and well-pronounced texts
-Will understand basic grammar, irregular verbs in particular
-Will understand short texts based on every day Spanish based on the content of the module
-Will write short piece of writing based on the content of the module

Teaching methods and workload (hours of workload):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     Attendance of courses/seminars/tutorials28 h
     Consultations with teacher (part-time form of study)0 h
     Course reading and ongoing preparation14 h
     Composing of individual (seminar) work28 h
     Preparation for final test14 h
Total84 h
Assessment methods:
Requirement typeDaily attendance
Active lecture/seminar/workshop/tutorial participation5 %
Presentation10 %
Mid-term test(s)10 %
Final test75 %
Total100 %
Course completion:
To get the credits the student has to participate for 65% at the seminars and complete sucessfully the final written test.
Support for combined/distance forms of study:
Free sources and original handouts of the Department of Languages ŠAVŠ available on the document server in the AIS in the form of e-support.
Reading list:
PEŇARANDA, C F. -- BROŽOVÁ, K. Aventura 1 - španělština pro střední a jazykové školy. Praha: Klett, 2009. 221 p. ISBN 978-80-7397-022-2.

Study plans:
B-EM-BAL Business Administration and Operations, Logistics and Quality Management, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2015/2016
B-EM-BAS Business Administration and Sales, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2015/2016
B-EM-FAM Business Administration and Financial Management, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2015/2016
B-EM-PERLZ Business Administration and Human Resources Management, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2015/2016
Run in the period of: SS 2018/2019, WS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, SS 2016/2017, WS 2015/2016, SS 2014/2015   (and older)
Course tutor: Mgr. Michaela Odložilíková (examiner, instructor)
Mgr. Eva Švejdarová, Ph.D., M.A. (supervisor)
Teaching language: Czech
Room: Mladá Boleslav

Last modification made by Ing. Zuzana Hejhalová on 01/08/2016.

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