Knowledge: After completing the course, students should have knowledge of
basic language structures in the Spanish language
basic analysis of key language structures
the individual language sounds in Spanish and their articulation
different language learning strategies
Skills: After completing the course, students should be able to
understand the main content of written and oral texts in Spanish
master basic language structures in Spanish
master different communication situations both in writing and orally
communicate with understandable pronunciation and intonation in Spanish
use a varied vocabulary adapted to different communication situations
write short academic texts in different genres in Spanish
analysing basic language structures
General competence: After completing the course, the students should be able to
orient themselves in academic literature related to the subject
critically evaluate sources
reflect on intercultural competence
describe and evaluate own work on learning languages in general and Spanish in particular
Based on the students' basic prior knowledge, the course provides a theoretical and practical introduction to central topics in Spanish grammar and phonetics. Furthermore, the focus is on applying the language structures in different contexts in order to be able to master different communication situations both in writing and orally.
Lectures, seminars, workshops and group work. Student-active forms of work and the use of digital resources for increased learning. For students in teacher education for grades 8-13, practice is included. The students' active participation in practical exercises is necessary to develop good language skills, therefore participation in parts of the course is mandatory. The scope of work is estimated at 270 hours.
Portfolio with mandatory tasks. Further details will be given when the semester starts. The mandatory attendance requirements must be met (70%).
Students in the teacher education: Professional supervised training must be completed and approved. All other students: A project work must be completed and approved.
Assessment methods and criteria
4-hour written examination. Graded assessment.
The person responsible for the course decides, in cooperation with student representative, the form of student evaluation and whether the course is to have a midway or end of course evaluation in accordance with the quality system for education, chapter 4.1.