Spanish

Level courses

Lecture number
042067h
Semester
Autumn semester 2022
Type
Language course
Registration deadline
09/15/22
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

Day Time Frequency Duration Room
Mon. 4 - 8 pm weekly 12.09.2022 - 09.01.2023 Trondheim 2 - TRO 204

Description

Language of instruction: German

The language course Spanish A1 is suitable for learners with no previous knowledge. The aim is to impart the first basic knowledge of the Spanish language.

Based on everyday conversation topics and situations (greetings and introductions, nationality and language, addresses and numbers, etc.), basic knowledge of Spanish grammar and vocabulary will be taught.

The main topics covered in the vocabulary are: the Spanish alphabet, character traits and hobbies, tourism and holidays, means of transport and the seasons, colours, clothes and objects.

Grammar focuses on: numbers, the forms of the subject pronoun, the definite article, the demonstrative pronoun, the noun, genus and numerus, the possessive pronoun, describing holiday habits, present indicative, the direct and indirect object pronoun.

The course takes place with 4 SWS during the semester and is designed in such a way that the participants complete level A1 according to the European Framework of Reference in one semester.

Regular and active participation is a prerequisite for successful completion of the course. Homework is also required in order to practise and consolidate what has been learned.

The course consists of 60 attendance hours. Attendance is compulsory. If you want to have a certificate of achievement, you may not be absent for more than 12 lessons (20%). The final grade is made up of 30% class participation and 70% final exam.

Literature

Please acquire the following text book before the start of the course:

Gente hoy 1. Level A1+A2. (Libro del alumno)
ISBN: 978-3-12-515710-1

Registration

Unfortunately this course is already booked out. Registration is not possible anymore.
Lecture number
042068h
Semester
Autumn semester 2022
Type
Language course
Registration deadline
09/15/22
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

Day Time Frequency Duration Room
Tue. 4 - 8 pm weekly 13.09.2022 - 10.01.2023 Gebäude Oslo - OSL 231

Description

Language of instruction: German

The language course Spanish A1 is suitable for learners with no previous knowledge. The aim is to impart the first basic knowledge of the Spanish language.

Based on everyday conversation topics and situations (greetings and introductions, nationality and language, addresses and numbers, etc.), basic knowledge of Spanish grammar and vocabulary will be taught.

The main topics covered in the vocabulary are: the Spanish alphabet, character traits and hobbies, tourism and holidays, means of transport and the seasons, colours, clothes and objects.

Grammar focuses on: numbers, the forms of the subject pronoun, the definite article, the demonstrative pronoun, the noun, genus and numerus, the possessive pronoun, describing holiday habits, present indicative, the direct and indirect object pronoun.

The course takes place with 4 SWS during the semester and is designed in such a way that the participants complete level A1 according to the European Framework of Reference in one semester.

Regular and active participation is a prerequisite for successful completion of the course. Homework is also required in order to practise and consolidate what has been learned.

The course consists of 60 attendance hours. Attendance is compulsory. If you want to have a certificate of achievement, you may not be absent for more than 12 lessons (20%). The final grade is made up of 30% class participation and 70% final exam.

Literature

Please acquire the following text book before the start of the course:

Gente hoy 1. Level A1+A2. (Libro del alumno)
ISBN: 978-3-12-515710-1

Registration

Unfortunately this course is already booked out. Registration is not possible anymore.
Lecture number
042069h
Semester
Autumn semester 2022
Type
Language course
Registration deadline
09/15/22
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

Day Time Frequency Duration Room
Mon. 12 - 4 pm weekly 12.09.2022 - 09.01.2023 Gebäude Madrid - MAD 099

Description

Language of instruction: German and Spanish

The Spanish course A2 is suitable for learners with beginner level. The course builds on the A1 course.

Using everyday conversation topics and situations, advanced beginner level Spanish grammar and vocabulary will be developed. The main topics covered in the course are: learning, health, food, professions: Learning, health, food, professions, the diary, city, historical data, home and travel.

In grammar, the following is covered, among others: The present indicative of regular verbs, irregular verbs, the reflexive verbs, frequency ("siempre, todos los días, muchas veces"), adverbs of quantity, the adjectives, genus of nouns, the impersonal forms with "se", the perfect tense (formation and use), irregular participles, evaluation, the time and dates, indications with reference to the future, question words. The course then focuses on understanding a radio report, giving a mini-presentation, writing and correcting a story, describing a picture, talking about proverbs etc.

The course takes place with 4 SWS during the lecture period and is designed so that the participants complete level A2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).

Regular and active participation is a prerequisite for successful completion of the course. This also requires the completion of homework in order to further practise and consolidate what has been learned.

The course consists of 60 attendance hours. Attendance is compulsory. If you want to have a certificate of achievement, you may not be absent for more than 12 lessons (20%). The final grade is made up of 30% class participation and 70% final exam.

Literature

Please acquire the following text book before the start of the course:

Gente hoy 1. Level A1+A2. (Libro del alumno)
ISBN: 978-3-12-515710-1

Registration

Unfortunately this course is already booked out. Registration is not possible anymore.
Lecture number
042070h
Semester
Autumn semester 2022
Type
Language course
Registration deadline
09/12/22
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

Day Time Frequency Duration Room
Tue. 5 - 9 pm weekly 13.09.2022 - 10.01.2023 Gebäude Madrid - MAD 130

Description

Language of instruction: German and Spanish

The Spanish course A2 is suitable for learners with beginner level. The course builds on the A1 course.

Using everyday conversation topics and situations, advanced beginner level Spanish grammar and vocabulary will be developed. The main topics covered in the course are: learning, health, food, professions: Learning, health, food, professions, the diary, city, historical data, home and travel.

In grammar, the following is covered, among others: The present indicative of regular verbs, irregular verbs, the reflexive verbs, frequency ("siempre, todos los días, muchas veces"), adverbs of quantity, the adjectives, genus of nouns, the impersonal forms with "se", the perfect tense (formation and use), irregular participles, evaluation, the time and dates, indications with reference to the future, question words. The course then focuses on understanding a radio report, giving a mini-presentation, writing and correcting a story, describing a picture, talking about proverbs etc.

The course takes place with 4 SWS during the lecture period and is designed so that the participants complete level A2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).

Regular and active participation is a prerequisite for successful completion of the course. This also requires the completion of homework in order to further practise and consolidate what has been learned.

The course consists of 60 attendance hours. Attendance is compulsory. If you want to have a certificate of achievement, you may not be absent for more than 12 lessons (20%). The final grade is made up of 30% class participation and 70% final exam.

Literature

Please acquire the following text book before the start of the course:

Gente hoy 1. Level A1+A2. (Libro del alumno)
ISBN: 978-3-12-515710-1

Registration

Unfortunately this course is already booked out. Registration is not possible anymore.
Lecture number
042071h
Semester
Autumn semester 2022
Type
Language course
Registration deadline
09/15/22
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

Day Time Frequency Duration Room
Mon. 4 - 8 weekly 12.09.2022 - 09.01.2023 Trondheim 2 - TRO 201

Description

Descripción del curso:

Este curso se dirige a estudiantes o miembros de la universidad que ya hayan cumplido previamente un nivel A2. Orientándose en temas comunes y situaciones de charlas cotidianas (por ejemplo, en el trabajo, en la universidad, discusiones con amigos, u otras), este curso tiene el alcance de conocimientos del B1 como objetivo principal. Al elaborar las diferentes áreas del vocabulario, se tocarán varios temas de las unidades 11-18 del libro correspondiente (véase abajo).

Enfoque gramatical del B1

    1. El uso del condicional simple y del presente de subjuntivo
    2. Especular sobre diferentes constelaciones a futuro o expresar deseos y pedidos
    3. Diferentes usos del pasado de indicativo (especialmente, indefinido, imperfecto y pluscuamperfecto)
    4. Usos complejos de objetos (in)directos y preposicionales
    5. Emplear perífrasis para un estilo creativo y variable
    6. Expresar gustos, sentimientos, preferencias, valores y dar opiniones para contrastarlas
    7. Comparar elementos y evaluarlos
    8. Formas impersonales e involuntarias y describir procesos con el pasivo
    9. Oraciones interrogativas e indirectas
    10. Ampliar el vocabulario en ámbitos de la cultura, sociedad, educación y economía

Descripción del curso:

Este curso se dirige a estudiantes o miembros de la universidad que ya hayan cumplido previamente un nivel A2. Orientándose en temas comunes y situaciones de charlas cotidianas (por ejemplo, en el trabajo, en la universidad, discusiones con amigos, u otras), este curso tiene el alcance de conocimientos del B1 como objetivo principal. Al elaborar las diferentes áreas del vocabulario, se tocarán varios temas de las unidades 11-18 del libro correspondiente (véase abajo).

Enfoque gramatical del B1

    1. El uso del condicional simple y del presente de subjuntivo
    2. Especular sobre diferentes constelaciones a futuro o expresar deseos y pedidos
    3. Diferentes usos del pasado de indicativo (especialmente, indefinido, imperfecto y pluscuamperfecto)
    4. Usos complejos de objetos (in)directos y preposicionales
    5. Emplear perífrasis para un estilo creativo y variable
    6. Expresar gustos, sentimientos, preferencias, valores y dar opiniones para contrastarlas
    7. Comparar elementos y evaluarlos
    8. Formas impersonales e involuntarias y describir procesos con el pasivo
    9. Oraciones interrogativas e indirectas
    10. Ampliar el vocabulario en ámbitos de la cultura, sociedad, educación y economía

Regular and active participation is a prerequisite for successful completion of the course. This also requires the completion of homework to further practise and consolidate what has been learned.

The course consists of 60 attendance hours. Attendance is compulsory. If you want to have a certificate of achievement, you may not be absent for more than 12 lessons (20%). The final grade is made up of 30% class participation and 70% final exam.

Literature

Please acquire the following course book before the course starts:
Gente hoy 2. Level B1. (libro del alumno)
ISBN: 978-3-12-515715-6

Registration

Unfortunately this course is already booked out. Registration is not possible anymore.
Lecture number
042072h
Semester
Autumn semester 2022
Type
Language course
Registration deadline
09/15/22
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

Day Time Frequency Duration Room
Fri. 10 am - 12 pm weekly 16.09.2022 - 13.01.2023 Trondheim 2 - TRO 201

Description

Language of instruction: Spanish

The Spanish course B2.1 is suitable for learners with advanced basic knowledge. The course builds on the B1 course.

Using everyday conversation topics and situations, the aim is to develop advanced levels of Spanish grammar and vocabulary. The main topics covered in the course are:

- understanding longer speeches and lectures; understanding most news programmes, current affairs reports and feature films; communicating somewhat spontaneously and somewhat fluently and thus having an almost normal conversation with a native speaker; actively participating in a discussion in familiar situations, justifying and defending views; giving an almost clear and somewhat detailed account of many topics from your areas of interest; explaining a point of view on a current issue; reading and understanding articles and reports on contemporary problems; writing clear and detailed texts on several topics; writing discussions and arguments for and against a point of view.

The course takes place with 2 SWS during the lecture period and is designed so that participants complete level B2.1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).

Regular and active participation is a prerequisite for successful completion of the course. This also requires the completion of homework in order to further practise and consolidate what has been learned.

The course consists of 30 attendance hours. Attendance is compulsory. If you want to have a certificate of achievement, you may not be absent for more than 6 lessons (20%). The final grade is made up of 30% class participation and 70% final exam.

Literature

Please acquire the following text book before the start of the course:

Gente hoy 3. Level B2. (libro del alumno)
ISBN: 978-3-12-515720-0

Registration

Unfortunately this course is already booked out. Registration is not possible anymore.
Lecture number
042073h
Semester
Autumn semester 2022
Type
Language course
Registration deadline
09/12/22
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

Day Time Frequency Duration Room
Thu. 4 - 6 pm weekly 15.09.2022 - 12.01.2023 Gebäude Madrid - MAD 225

Description

Language of instruction: Spanish

The Spanish course B2.2 is suitable for learners with advanced basic knowledge. The course builds on the B2.1 course.

Using everyday conversation topics and situations, the aim is to develop advanced levels of Spanish grammar and vocabulary. The following topics are mainly dealt with in the development of word fields:

- understand longer speeches and lectures and also follow complex argumentation; understand most news programmes, current reports and feature films; communicate spontaneously and fluently and thus hold a normal conversation with a native speaker; actively participate in a discussion in familiar situations, justify and defend views; give a clear and detailed account on many topics from your areas of interest; explain a point of view on a current issue and give advantages and disadvantages of different possibilities; read and understand articles and reports on contemporary problems; understand contemporary literary prose texts; write clear and detailed texts on many topics; write discussions and arguments for and against a point of view; present in letters the meaning of events and experiences for you.

The course takes place with 4 SWS during the lecture period and is designed so that participants complete level B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).

Regular and active participation is a prerequisite for successful completion of the course. This also requires the completion of homework in order to further practise and consolidate what has been learned.

The course consists of 30 attendance hours. Attendance is compulsory. If you want to have a certificate of achievement, you may not be absent for more than 6 lessons (20%). The final grade is made up of 30% class participation and 70% final exam.

Literature

Please acquire the following text book before the start of the course:

Gente hoy 3. Level B2. (libro del alumno)
ISBN: 978-3-12-515720-0

Registration

Unfortunately this course is already booked out. Registration is not possible anymore.
Lecture number
042074h
Semester
Autumn semester 2022
Type
Language course
Registration deadline
09/12/22
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

Day Time Frequency Duration Room
Wed. 5 - 9 pm weekly 14.09.2022 - 11.01.2023 Trondheim 1 - TRO 103

Description

Language of instruction: Spanish

The B2 Spanish course is suitable for learners with advanced basic knowledge. The course builds on the B1 course.

Using everyday conversation topics and situations, the aim is to develop advanced levels of Spanish grammar and vocabulary. The following topics are mainly dealt with in the development of word fields:

- understand longer speeches and lectures and also follow complex argumentation; understand most news programmes, current reports and feature films; communicate spontaneously and fluently and thus hold a normal conversation with a native speaker; actively participate in a discussion in familiar situations, justify and defend views; give a clear and detailed account on many topics from your areas of interest; explain a point of view on a current issue and give advantages and disadvantages of different possibilities; read and understand articles and reports on contemporary problems; understand contemporary literary prose texts; write clear and detailed texts on many topics; write discussions and arguments for and against a point of view; present in letters the meaning of events and experiences for you.

The course takes place with 4 SWS during the lecture period and is designed so that participants complete level B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).

Regular and active participation is a prerequisite for successful completion of the course. This also requires the completion of homework in order to further practise and consolidate what has been learned.

The course consists of 60 attendance hours. Attendance is compulsory. If you want to have a certificate of achievement, you may not be absent for more than 12 lessons (20%). The final grade is made up of 30% class participation and 70% final exam.

Literature

Please acquire the following text book before the start of the course:

Gente hoy 3. Level B2. (libro del alumno)
ISBN: 978-3-12-515720-0

Registration

Unfortunately this course is already booked out. Registration is not possible anymore.

Supplementary courses

Lecture number
042075h
Semester
Autumn semester 2022
Type
Language course
Registration deadline
09/15/22
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

Day Time Frequency Duration Room
Mon. 2 - 4 pm weekly 12.09.2022 - 09.01.2023 Trondheim 2 - TRO 204

Description

Language of instruction: Spanish

For participants with knowledge at B1 level or higher.

Teoría básica de debate y argumentación.

Cómo construir un argumento y cómo identificar falacias, investigación continua de temas modernos, políticos y de la sociedad.

El curso es ideal para las personas que deseen practicar el idioma español y mejorar su gramática, vocabulario y conocimiento de diversos temas relevantes a nivel mundial.

De momento se está explorando la posibilidad de invitar hispanohablantes a referir y participar en diversos temas.

Regular and active participation are prerequisites for successful completion of the course. This also requires the completion of homework to further practise and consolidate what has been learned.

The course consists of 30 attendance hours. Attendance is compulsory. If you want to have a certificate of achievement, you may not be absent for more than 6 lessons (20%).

Literature

Course materials will be provided by the lecturer.

Registration

Unfortunately this course is already booked out. Registration is not possible anymore.
Lecture number
042076h
Semester
Autumn semester 2022
Type
Language course
Registration deadline
09/12/22
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

Day Time Frequency Duration Room
Wed. 5 - 7 pm weekly 14.09.2022 - 11.01.2023 Gebäude Madrid - MAD 130

Description

Revisión de los contenidos de la gramática desde el nivel A1 hasta el nivel B2. Conocer todos los elementos críticos para el correcto uso del idioma en un entorno académico.

Literature

Course materials will be provided by the lecturer.

Registration

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Lecture number
042079h
Semester
Autumn semester 2022
Type
Language course
Registration deadline
09/12/22
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

Day Time Frequency Duration Room
Wed. 4 - 6 pm weekly 14.09.2022 - 11.01.2023 Gebäude Madrid - MAD 126

Description

Uso de recursos lingüisticos, gramática y expresiones comunes en entornos academicos, cotidianos, sociales y laborales. Entrenamiento del intercambio de ideas y opiniones sobre temas de interes común: política, negocios, cultura, sociedad y economia.

Literature

Course materials will be provided by the lecturer.

Registration

Unfortunately this course is already booked out. Registration is not possible anymore.

Short courses

Lecture number
042077h
Semester
Autumn semester 2022
Type
Language course
Registration deadline
09/12/22
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

Day Time Frequency Duration Room
Tue. 7- 9 pm weekly 13.09.2022 - 10.01.2023 Gebäude Helsinki - HEL 161

Description

"Creative Spanish"

The major topic of the course: "Terrible subtitles!"

"Todo lo que siempre quisiste saber sobre las (horribles) traducciones aleman-español en el mundo del cine y la televisión.

Un curso divertido e interesante con informaciones básicas sobre del uso de la lengua en el mundo del cine y del arte en general, con mucho material audiovisual y un ejercicio final muy creativo (!!)".

Literature

Course materials will be provided by the lecturer.

Registration

Unfortunately this course is already booked out. Registration is not possible anymore.
Lecture number
042078h
Semester
Autumn semester 2022
Type
Language course
Registration deadline
09/12/22
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

Day Time Frequency Duration Room
Wed. 2 - 6 pm weekly 14.09.2022 - 11.01.2023 Gebäude Madrid - MAD 126

Description

Titel: Música latinoamericana
La música latinoamericana es mucho más diversa y con una historia mucho más compleja de lo que probablemente piensas. Además de la Salsa, la Cumbia y el Reguetón (¿se escribe así?) hay una importante tradición de Rock, Jazz, Bossa, Trova, Son, Electro... Vamos a (re)descubrir juntos los ritmos más diversos, veremos muchos video-clips y al final... ¡vamos a cantar juntos! 

Literature

Course materials will be provided by the lecturer.

Registration

Unfortunately this course is already booked out. Registration is not possible anymore.

Placement Test

placement test is required for enrollment at level A1.2 and above if you have not yet taken and successfully completed any courses with us.