OJZ 703 - Spanish 3


Course description:

Code: OJZ 703

Title: Spanish 3

Abbreviation: SP3

Length: 1 semester

Level: A1 – A2⁻

Credits: 3

Target student group: All students who have an interest in the study of Spanish and Spanish culture.

Entry requirements/level of course: A1 - the course is meant as a continuation of Spanish

Target: To consolidate the knowledge acquired in the previous course, Spanish 2. To widen knowledge of both Spanish grammar and Hispano-American culture.

 Course content and characteristics: The course is focused on practical skills, i.e. learning to use basic phrases and commonly used expressions in the spheres of shopping and health. The students have the chance to encounter for the first time the grammatical phenomena known as the subjunctive, which at this level serves as an expression of instruction/order. The recommended primary material is the Fiesta I classbook, lessons 7-8 Similarly to in the previous course, classes in Spanish 3 are supplemented by additional material which aid intensity of language practice. In addition to the already mentioned secondary materials, see Spanish 2, material is also drawn from Dual, Aprende, Curso intensivo de español, etc.

Assessment/credits/preparation:

  • The course ends with a written exam with a pass grade of 70%.
  • Students are assessed on active work in class, fulfilment of homework, and regular attendance (3 permitted absences).

Materials: The recommended primary material is the Fiesta I classbook, lessons 7-8, (Králová, Jana a kol.: Fiesta I, španělština pro střední a jazykové školy, Fraus, Plzeň, 2000).

Further requirements:

  • All students participating in the course are required to register on STAG.