This course is only available for students in the BA International Studies with a A2 Spanish level. You will need to contact your coordinator of studies in order to check your level and to do a Dialang exam.
This is a language course for pre- intermediate students, that it has a communicative approach. Attention will be paid to the use of the language in practical everyday situations. The course is going to be divided into lecture and practical classes. The focus will be on listening, speaking, reading, and writing. For this purpose, vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and the most important standard phrases will be taught as the key elements of this course.
Audio-visual reception (reading): B1
Written production (writing): A2+; B1
Listening: A2+; B1
Oral productions (speaking): B1
The timetable is available on the BA International Studies website.
Mode of instruction
Three two hour tutorials every week
Attending lectures and tutorials is compulsory. If you are not able to attend a lecture or tutorial, please inform the tutor of the course. Being absent without notification can result in a lower grade or exclusion from the final exam or essay.
Total course load for the course = 280 hours.
Attending classes = 72 hrs (6 hrs per week over 12 weeks)
Preparing classes, exams and extra activities = 208 hrs
Midterm exam: 20%
4 Assignments in class: 5% each
Listening evaluation: 10%
1st Part: grammar, vocabulary and reading comprehension: 30%
2nd Part: speaking and listening: 20%
The resit will be a written exam of two hours, and will test if the students have reached the end level of this semester. This exam consists of the following components:
Reading and writing;
Vocabulary and grammar.
Blackboard will be used. For tutorial groups: please enroll in blackboard after your enrolment in uSis
Students are requested to register on Blackboard for this course.
Gente hoy 2. Libro del alumno. Ed. Difusión. 2013
Gente hoy 2. Libro de trabajo. Ed. Difusión. 2013
Gramática básica del estudiante de español. Rosario Alonso Raya,, Alejandro Castañeda Castro, Pablo Martínez Gila. Editorial Difusión.
The Oxford Essential Spanish Dictionary; Ed. Oxford University Press. 2010
Palabras, Methode woordenschatverwerving Spaans; Ed. Coutinho. 2011
Enrolment through uSis is mandatory.
Registration Studeren à la carte and Contractonderwijs
Passing this course is an additional requirement for a positive Study Recommendation at the end of the year.
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