Spanish 3, 5 cr

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    03.08.2020 - 17.12.2020
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    Rajakatu 35, Jyväskylä
    Spanish level A2.1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) (

For example, Spanish 1 and Spanish 2 courses successfully completed at JAMK UAS (10 ECTS), or successfully completed Spanish courses 1–6 in a Finnish high school as a B3-language (2 years)
    You will develop your linguistic competencies in listening and reading as well as your performance in speaking and writing Spanish. The objective is to attain language skills corresponding to level A2.2–B1.1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

After completing this course, you can understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, studies and leisure.

You can understand texts that consist mainly of typical everyday or job-related language. You can understand the description of events, feelings and wishes in personal letters.

You can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where Spanish is spoken. You can enter unprepared into conversation on topics that are familiar, of personal interest or pertinent to everyday life (e.g. family, hobbies, studies, work, travel and current events).

You can connect phrases in a simple way in order to talk about experiences and events, your dreams, hopes and ambitions. You can briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans. You can narrate a story or relate the plot of a book or film and describe your reactions.

You can write simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest. You can write personal letters describing experiences and impressions.
    Communication: everyday expressions in familiar situations, for example describing one’s own background, studies and work, plans for the future, giving opinions and how to give instructions and orders.

Central grammar: the future and past tenses (perfect, preterite and imperfect), the imperative and the subjunctive mood (present tense).

Reading and listening comprehension: study-, leisure- and work-related texts, audios and videos.

Culture: communication culture, customs and traditions of the Spanish-speaking world.
    Lectures, exercises/learning assignments, tests, exam.
    Corpas J., Garmendia A., & Soriano C. 2014. Aula 3 Curso de español. Nueva Edición (B1.1). Difusión. Barcelona, Spain.
    As of 1 January 2020, courses at JAMK open UAS are free for unemployed jobseekers and asylum seekers. This is a trial that will last until the end of 2021. Therefore, registrations made between January 1st 2020 and December 31st 2021 are free-of-charge.
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    Contact teaching: Tuesdays and Thursdays 7.9.-18.12.2020 at 16:00-17:30 (excluding week 42)

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