Course detail

Spanish for Beginners 2/2

FIT-JS2Acad. year: 2021/2022

This communicative course - Spanish for Beginners - will offer practising pronunciation, basic grammar, conversation in everyday situations, reading and listening. Original Spanish textbooks, audio and videocourses will be used in classes. It is a two-semester course and it is a following part of the successful JS1/1-WS.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Elementary Spanish conversation, basic Spanish grammar.


Successful passing the course JS1/1-WS.


Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods combine active participation in classes (conversation, role play, practising grammar and vocabulary,use of audiovisual means, and regular testing of previous knowledge) with homework - self-study.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Revision tests.

Course curriculum

Not applicable.

Work placements

Not applicable.


Elementary Spanish.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Final examination 30 points min./60 points max.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Basic literature

Not applicable.

Recommended reading

Prokopová, L.: Španělština pro samouky, LEDA
Videokursy Este País, Viaje al Espanol
Králová+kol.: Fiesta 1, neueva edición, vyd. Fraus, 2010
Kolektiv: VEN 1, Edelsa, S.A., Madrid, Espana

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BIT Bachelor's, 2. year of study, summer semester, elective

  • Programme IT-BC-3 Bachelor's

    branch BIT , 2. year of study, summer semester, elective

Type of course unit


Fundamentals seminar

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


  1. Programme of the course, introduction to the language
  2. Pronunciation, how to thank and introduce oneself
  3. Stress, gender and articles
  4. What/who is it?, personal pronouns
  5. Profession, plural, verbs ending -ar
  6. Nationality, prepositions, declension, to be
  7. Intonation, verbs ending -er,-ir and irregular verbs
  8. Family and age, female forms of nouns
  9. Numbers 1 - 10, irreg. verb venir, revision test
  10. Friends, descriptions, adjectives
  11. Possession, obligation, quantification, possessive pronouns
  12. Revision
  13. Autumn semester test written
  14. Revision of lessons 1 - 7
  15. Telephoning, ser vs. estar, negative expressions
  16. Mexico, demonstrative pronouns
  17. Obligation and necessity, hay que x tener que
  18. Transport, irregular verbs, revision test
  19. Imperative, polite asking for things
  20. Telling the time, numbers 11 - 30
  21. Basic technical terminology, irregular verbs
  22. Daily routine, reflexive pronouns
  23. Basic technical terminology, infinitive structures
  24. Infinitive of purpose, numerals, currencies, weights and measures
  25. Revision
  26. Spring semester test written