Course detail

Spanish for Beginners 1/2

FIT-JS1Acad. year: 2021/2022

This communicative course - Spanish for Beginners - will offer to practice pronunciation, basic grammar, conversation in everyday situations, reading and listening. Original Spanish textbooks, audio and video courses will be used in classes. It is a two-semester course and it can be followed by the course JS1/2-SS.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Elementary Spanish conversation, basic Spanish grammar.


No requirements.


Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

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

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Basic literature

Not applicable.

Recommended reading

Not applicable.

Classification of course in study plans

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

  • Programme IT-BC-3 Bachelor's

    branch BIT , 2. year of study, winter 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 is written