Course syllabus SJP2 - World Language - Spanish Advanced Course 2 (FRDIS - SS 2016/2017)Help

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Course title in Czech: World Language - Spanish Advanced Course 2
Course title in English: World Language - Spanish Advanced Course 2
SS 2016/2017
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (2 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 0/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 0/8 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Level of course:
bachelor; master
Course type: optional
Type of delivery:
usual, consulting
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction: Spanish
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department:
Faculty of Regional Development and International Studies
Prerequisites: World Language - Spanish Advanced Course 1
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The aim of the course is to improve and extend the knowledge of vocabulary, grammar and conversational skills on the upper-intermediate level. Writing skills are developed through exercises, tests and presentations. The emphasis is put on understanding more difficult texts and listening as well as on speaking skills and communication on the upper-intermediate level.
After the completion of the course, the participants should attain the level corresponding to B1-B2 of the Common European Framework for Languages. Students will understand spoken word about current events (TV, film), will be able to converse with native speakers about familiar topics and express their opinion. They will be able to write detailed texts.
Course content:
El mobiliario de la casa, desastres caseros /Furniture, problems at home (allowance 0/4)
subjunctive in subordinate clauses describing feelings
position of adjectives
substantivization of adjectives
d.using the preposition "de"

Descubrimientos - clonación: ventajas y riesgos, alimentos transgénicos/ Discoveries - cloning - advantages and risks, genetically modified food (allowance 0/2)
forming nouns from verbs using the prefixes -ción, -miento

Viajes, las agencias de viajes / Travelling, travel agencies (allowance 0/4)
verb plus infinitive without preposition
b.verb plus infinitive with preposition

Praga, los sitios de interés en Europa y en el mundo / Prague, interesting places in Europe and in the world (allowance 0/2)
passive voice
shortening subordinate clauses using infinitive
c.forming diminutives and augmentatives

Pueblos indígenas, artesanía indígena, organizaciones humanitarias/ Indigenous peoples, crafts of the indigenous peoples, humanitarian (allowance 0/2)
pretérito perfecto - usage

Lugares de leyenda, Machu Picchu, civilizaciones antiguas/ Legendary places, Machu Picchu, oldest civilizations (allowance 0/2)
pretérito indefinido a pretérito pluscuamperfecto - usage

Fiestas y tradiciones del mundo hispano/ Festivals and traditions of Hispanic countries (allowance 0/2)
presente de subjuntivo - use with verbs expressing wish, ban, request, advice, command

El impacto del turismo, turismo alternativo, ecoturismo/ Negative impact of tourism, alternative tourism, ecotourism (allowance 0/2)
pretérito imperfecto - usage

Delincuencia, delitos y castigos, problemas de alcoholismo y drogadicción/ Criminality, criminal offences and punishments, problems of alcoholism and drug addiction (allowance 0/2)
presente de subjuntivo - usage in subordinate clauses

Vida en familia, relaciones familiares, valores y preocupaciones de los jóvenes/ Family life, family relations, values and fears of the young (allowance 0/2)
imperfecto de subjuntivo
unreal conditional clauses in the present

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendanceCombined form
24 h
0 h
4 h
0 h
preparation for exam
14 h
0 h
preparation for regular assessment
7 h
0 h
preparation for regular testing
7 h
0 h
56 h
0 h
Assessment methods:
Requirements: the subject is concluded by an examination consisting of a written test (duration 60 minutes, content lexis, grammar, translation which makes 60% out of the total grade and an oral presentation on a given topic followed by a discussion with the examiner which makes another 40% of the total grade).
Course requirements:
- Compulsory 80% active attendance
- Submission of a seminar paper during the semester
- Final examination; minimum score at both parts of the exam is 60%.
Successful completion of the course includes knowledge of grammar and terminology of studied topics.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Combined form
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Recomended reading and other learning resources:
DE LA FUENTE MARTINEZ, V. -- ALVAREZ MARTINEZ, M A. -- SANZ SANCHEZ, B. Sueña 3: Libro del alumno. Madrid: Grupo Anaya, S.A, 2007. 207 p.

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