Spanish - CEF - B1 (lektorat) - 2018/2019

Course description
General information
Lecturer:mgr Aleksandra Murat-Bednarz
Organising unit:Studium Praktycznej Nauki Języków Obcych - Studium Praktycznej Nauki Języków Obcych
Number of hours (week/semester): 2/30
Language of instruction:Język polski
Course objective
1. – to familiarize students with proper Spanish pronunciation, intonation and accent
2. – to introduce basic vocabulary and grammatical structures to communicate in everyday situations
3. – to develop all language skills (reading, listening, speaking and writing) at B2 level
4. – to introduce basic information concerning the culture of Spanish-speaking countries
5 – to make students aware of the importance of self-study
Prerequisites
1 – knowledge of general English at a communicative level
2 – knowledge of Spanish at A1 level according to CEFR
3 – ability to cooperate and interest in the subject
Learning outcomes
KNOWLEDGE
The Student:
1. knows Spanish phonetic system
2. identifies words and expressions connected with areas of most immediate personal relevance (family, everyday life, work, surroundings, travelling, home and environment, media, education, culture and customs, entertainment, work environment, climate, civilization threats);
3. identifies grammatical structures at B2 level;
4. presents basic information connected with the geography and culture of Spanish-speaking countries;


SKILLS
1LISTENING
1. identifies phrases and the highest frequency vocabulary related to areas of most immediate personal relevance (place of living, family, work, education, leisure time, health etc) when the speaker speaks fairly quickly and when the message is disrupted;
2. understands main points in discussions, radio and television announcements and programmes about current events, understands lectures and discussions in specialist language if they concern topics the student is familiarized with;
3. identifies meaning of new words and expressions on the basis of the context;
4. identifies the main idea of lectures concerning the field the student is familiarized with;
5. interprets complex statements and argumentation concerning the field the student is familiarized with;

READING:
1. understands the main message of texts related to areas of the students interests;
2. finds necessary information in texts concerning the field the student is familiarized with; ;

SPEAKING:
1. comments fairly fluently on different subjects;
2. speaks fairy fluently in most of everyday life situations;
3. takes part in discussions about known topics without preparation;
4. justifies his/her ideas, believes and plans;
5. formulates clear and correct expressions on subjects of his/her interest;
6. delivers fluently and correctly prepared presentation concerning the studied field;
7. uses basic specialist terminology concerning the studied field;
8. communicates in work environment;

WRITING
1. writes comprehensible and correct texts and messages related to various areas;
2. notes down most important information included in a lecture concerning the studied field ;

SOCIAL COMPETENCES
1. evaluates their language skills and is aware of how important they are for professional development; 
2. initiates and participates in different activities that aim at improving their language skills; 
3. is aware of their national heritage and cultural diversity and can interact with members of different cultural background
Teaching method
Direct method, audio-lingual method, expository method;
classes based on the textbook/multimedia/copyright materials
Course content description
Vocabulary related to:
1. Family and social life
2. Place of living: house and its surroundings
3. Food: meals and shopping
4. Travelling, leisure time, weather
5. Holidays, customs and traditions in Poland and Spanish-speaking countries
6. Health
7. Education and future plans
8. Appearance and fashion
9. Work and leisure time
10. Media
11. Countries and nationalities
12. Personal experience
13. Ecology
14. Expressing opinions, making appointments
15. E-mails, letters, postcards
16. Advertisements

Grammar content:
1. Spanish graphic and phonetic system
2. Personal pronouns
3. Definite and indefinite articles
4. Masculine and feminine gender of nouns and adjectives
5. The singular and plural of nouns and adjectives
6. Present tense, regular and irregular verbs
7. Pronouns: personal, interrogative, relative, possessive
8. Comparison of adjectives
9. Verbs: ser/estar/haber
10. Past tenses (Preterito perfecto, Indefinido, Imperfecto, pluscuamperfecto)
11. Future tense (Futuro imperfecto) and „Ir+ a+infinitivo” structure
12. Imperative
13. Structures: estar + gerundio, llevar + gerundio
14. Conditionals
15. Reported Speach
16. Passive Voice
17. Subjunctive
Forms of assessment
Students are assessed on the basis of:
- class participation
- homework
- tests

Fail (2) 
- does not know the vocabulary and grammatical structures described in the course content,
- cannot understand written or spoken texts at B1 level,
- cannot communicate in simple and routine tasks and produce short written texts at B1 level,
- is not able to take any part in group or pair work. 

Satisfactory(3) 
- has a limited knowledge of the vocabulary and grammatical structures described in the course content,
- partly understands written or spoken texts at B1 level,
- finds it difficult to communicate in simple and routine tasks and produce short written texts at B1 level, 
- understands the need for self-study and group work.
Good (4) 
- knows most of the vocabulary and grammatical structures described in the course content,
- understands most information in written or spoken texts at B1 level,
- communicates quite well in simple and routine tasks and produces short written texts at B1 level,
- can work on their own and cooperate in a group. 

Very good (5) 
- knows all the vocabulary and grammatical structures described in the course content, 
- can easily understand written or spoken texts at B1 level,
- communicates well and easily in simple and routine tasks and produces short written texts at B1 level,
- actively engages in class discussions, group or pair work, and is aware of the importance of self-study.
Required reading list
1. „Embarque 1”, “Embarque 2” textbook, Montserrat Alonso Cuenca, Rocío Prieto Prieto, publ. Edelsa
2. “ELExprés. Curso intensivo de español A1-A2-B1”, Raquel Pinilla, Alicia San Mateo, wyg. sgel

3. On-line resources: www.edelsa.es
4. Dialogues and texts with exercises.
5. Videos with exercises.
6. Press releases.
7.Grammar and vocabulary copyright materials.
8. Supplementary materials from:
a) Compañeros A1, SGEL
b) Redes Nivel 1, eLeSM
c) Uso junior elemntal, Edelsa
d) El bloc español en imagenes, Edinumen
e) Dual pretextos para hablar, Edelsa
f) Uso de la gramática española – elemental, Edelsa
g) Actúa, actividades y ejercicios de refuerzo, Edelsa
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