"La palabra no es una etimología sino un puro milagro." Ramón Gómez de la Serna

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For a registration from level A1.2 a placement test is required if you have not yet written an exam with us.

Spanish

Level courses

Spanish A1 Gr. 1 - ON CAMPUS

Lecture number
042061f
Semester
Autumn semester 2021
Type
Language course
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

DayTimeFrequencyDurationRoom
Thu.6 - 8 pmweekly30.09.2021 - 20. 01. 2022HEL 165

Lecturers

  • Luis Guillermo Ortega Mendez

Description

Language of instruction: Spanish and 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 two lessons weekly 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.

Literature

Please have the following textbook available from the first session:
Gente hoy 1. Level A1+A2. (Libro del alumno)
ISBN: 978-3-12-515710-1

Registration

Spanish A1 Gr. 2 - ON CAMPUS

Lecture number
0420105f
Semester
Autumn semester 2021
Type
Language course
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

DayTimeFrequencyDurationRoom
Wed.4 - 6 pmweekly29.09.2021 - 19.01.2022TRO 107

Lecturers

  • Esther Almendarez

Description

Language of instruction: Spanish and 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 two lessons weekly 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.

Literature

Please have the following textbook available from the first session:
Gente hoy 1. Level A1+A2. (Libro del alumno)
ISBN: 978-3-12-515710-1

Registration

Spanish A2.1 - ON CAMPUS

Lecture number
0420107f
Semester
Autumn semester 2021
Type
Language course
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

DayTimeFrequencyDurationRoom
Wed.6 - 8 pmweekly29.09.2021 - 19.01.2022TRO 107

Lecturers

  • Esther Almendarez

Description

Language of instruction: Spanish and German

The Spanish course A2.1 is suitable for learners with the 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.

In grammar, the following will be covered, among others: The present indicative of regular verbs, irregular verbs, reflexive verbs, frequency ("siempre, todos los días, muchas veces"), adverbs of quantity, adjectives, genus of nouns, impersonal forms with "se", the perfect tense (formation and use), irregular participles, evaluation, the time and dates, future indications, interrogatives.

The course takes place with 2 SWS during the lecture period and is designed so that the participants complete the first partial level (A2.1) 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 practice and consolidate what has been learned.

Literature

Please have the following textbook available from the first session:
Gente hoy 1. Level A1+A2. (Libro del alumno)
ISBN: 978-3-12-515710-1

Registration

Spanish A2, Gr. 1 - ON CAMPUS

Lecture number
0420108f
Semester
Autumn semester 2021
Type
Language course
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

DayTimeFrequencyDurationRoom
Mon.4 - 8 pmweekly27.09.2021 - 17.01.2022TRO 107

Lecturers

  • Esther Almendarez

Description

Language of instruction: Spanish and German

The Spanish course A2 is suitable for learners with first previous knowledge. The course builds on the A1 course.

Using everyday conversation topics and situations, the basic knowledge of Spanish grammar and vocabulary will be developed. The following topics are mainly dealt with in the development of word fields: 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. Afterwards, the focus is on understanding a radio report, giving a mini-presentation, writing and correcting a story, describing a picture, talking about proverbs, etc.

In grammar, among other things, the following are covered: Comparisons, "más/menos...que, mejor, peor" superiority, equality, relative clauses, The "Indefinido" of regular verbs, differences in the use of perfect and "Indefinido", past tense words, Questions about the past ("cuándo, en que año, cuánto tiempo"), locatives, the affirmative imperative, differences in the use of "Indefinido" and Imperfect, differences in the use of "Indefinido", Perfect and Imperfect.

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).

Literature

Please have the following textbook available from the first session:
Gente hoy 1. Level A1+A2. (Libro del alumno)
ISBN: 978-3-12-515710-1

Registration

Spanish A2, Gr. 2 - ON CAMPUS

Lecture number
0420109f
Semester
Autumn semester 2021
Type
Language course
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

DayTimeFrequencyDurationRoom
Mon.4 - 8 pmweekly27.09.2021 - 17.01.2022TRO 105

Lecturers

Description

Language of instruction: German and Spanish

The Spanish course A2 is suitable for learners with first previous knowledge. The course builds on the A1 course.

Using everyday conversation topics and situations, the basic knowledge of Spanish grammar and vocabulary will be developed. The following topics are mainly dealt with in the development of word fields: 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. Afterwards, the focus is on understanding a radio report, giving a mini-presentation, writing and correcting a story, describing a picture, talking about proverbs, etc.

In grammar, among other things, the following are covered: Comparisons, "más/menos...que, mejor, peor" superiority, equality, relative clauses, The "Indefinido" of regular verbs, differences in the use of perfect and "Indefinido", past tense words, Questions about the past ("cuándo, en que año, cuánto tiempo"), locatives, the affirmative imperative, differences in the use of "Indefinido" and Imperfect, differences in the use of "Indefinido", Perfect and Imperfect.

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).

Literature

Please have the following textbook available from the first session:
Gente hoy 1. Level A1+A2. (Libro del alumno)
ISBN: 978-3-12-515710-1

Registration

Spanish B1.1 - ON CAMPUS

Lecture number
0420110f
Semester
Autumn semester 2021
Type
Language course
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

DayTimeFrequencyDurationRoom
Thu. 4 - 6 pmweekly30.09.2021 - 20.01.2022MAD 098

Lecturers

  • Kristopher Müller-Greve

Description

Language of instruction: Spanish

The B1.1 Spanish course is suitable for learners with an advanced beginner level. The course builds on the A2 course.

Using everyday conversation topics and situations, advanced basic knowledge of Spanish grammar and vocabulary will be developed. The main topics covered in the development of vocabulary are as follows:

- understanding the main points in conversations about everyday topics; the main information radio or television broadcasts; coping with most situations encountered while traveling; participating without preparation in conversations about everyday topics; describing experiences, events, or desires in simple coherent sentences; briefly explaining and justifying opinions and plans; tell a story or recount the plot of a book or movie and describe your reactions; understand texts in common everyday or professional language; understand private letters recounting events, feelings, and desires; write coherent simple texts on topics that are familiar and of interest to you; write personal letters recounting experiences and impressions;

The course takes place with 2 SWS during the lecture period and is designed so that participants complete level B1.1 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 practice and consolidate what has been learned.

Literature

Please have the following textbook available from the first session

Gente hoy 2. Level B1. (libro del alumno)

ISBN: 978-3-12-515715-6

Registration

Spanish B1 - ON CAMPUS

Lecture number
042067f
Semester
Autumn semester 2021
Type
Language course
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

DayTimeFrequencyDurationRoom
Mon.4 - 8 pmweekly27.09.2021 - 17.01.2022TRO 204

Lecturers

  • Daniel Goetze

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
    11.  

Literature

Please have the following textbook available from the first online session:

 

Campus Sur A1-B1, Kursbuch + Audios und Videos, A1 - B1

ISBN: 978-3-12-515121-5

Registration

Spanish B2.1 - ON CAMPUS

Lecture number
042068f
Semester
Autumn semester 2021
Type
Language course
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

DayTimeFrequencyDurationRoom
Tue.6 - 8 pmweekly28.09.2021 - 18.01.2022TRO 101

Lecturers

Description

Language of instruction: Spanish

Course description:

This course is aimed at students or university members who have previously completed a B1 level. Focusing on more special and professional topics as well as more in-depth conversational situations (e.g. at work, at university, in public or private discussions, etc.), this course has the scope of knowledge of B2.1 as its main objective. In elaborating the different areas of vocabulary, knowledge of the Spanish-speaking world and students' own interests, various topics of Hispanic people, B2 grammar and contemporary Latin American literature will be touched upon (see below).

Grammatical focus of B2.1
     

  1.     The use of the simple conditional and the present subjunctive.
  2.     Different uses of the past indicative (especially indefinite, imperfect and pluperfect).
  3.     Complex uses of (in)direct objects in the passive voice.
  4.     Using phrasal verbs to extend and enrich vocabulary
  5.     Understanding other cultures and values in different work, legal and social environments.
  6.     Prohibiting acts with imperatives with varying degrees of formality
  7.     Relative phrases (possessive and/or prepositional)
  8.     Future and past of desires or unknowns (perfect subjunctive compound).


Literature

Please have the following textbook available from the first session:

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

Registration

Spanish B2.2 - ON CAMPUS

Lecture number
042069f
Semester
Autumn semester 2021
Type
Language course
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

DayTimeFrequencyDurationRoom
Tue.4 - 6 pmweekly28.09.2021 - 18.01.2022TRO 103

Lecturers

  • Daniel Goetze

Description

Language of instruction: Spanish

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

Using everyday conversation topics and situations, advanced levels of Spanish grammar and vocabulary will be developed. The following topics will be the main focus of the course:- understand longer speeches and lectures and also follow complex argumentation; understand most news broadcasts, 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 various 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 is 4 SWS during the lecture period and is designed to enable participants to 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 practice and consolidate what has been learned.

Literature

Please have the following textbook available from the first online session:

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

Registration

Spanish B2 - ON CAMPUS

Lecture number
042070f
Semester
Autumn semester 2021
Type
Language course
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

DayTimeFrequencyDurationRoom
Thu.4 - 8 pmweekly30.09.2021 - 20.01.2022HEL 065

Lecturers

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, advanced levels of Spanish grammar and vocabulary will be developed. The main topics covered in the course are:

- understand longer speeches and lectures and also follow complex argumentation; understand most news broadcasts, 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 various 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 is 4 SWS during the lecture period and is designed to enable participants to 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 practice and consolidate what has been learned.

Literature

Please have the following textbook available from the first online session:

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

Registration

Supplementary courses

Curso de Debate y Argumentación - ON CAMPUS

Lecture number
042072f
Semester
Autumn semester 2021
Type
Language course
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

DayTimeFrequencyDurationRoom
Wed.6 - 8 pm weekly29.09.2021 - 19.01.2022HEL 162

Lecturers

  • Luis Guillermo Ortega Mendez

Description

Für Teilnehmende mit Kenntnissen auf B1-Niveau oder höher

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.

Registration

Emprendimiento (Social) en el Mundo Hispanohablante - ON CAMPUS

Lecture number
042073f
Semester
Autumn semester 2021
Type
Language course
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

DayTimeDurationFrequencyRoom
Tue.6 - 8 pmweekly28.09.2021 - 18.01.2022HEL 163

Lecturers

  • Daniel Goetze

Description

En este curso creamos una jornada íntegra a lo largo de un semestre: desde el punto de partida en Alemania hasta la solución de un desafío (elegido) a los que te quieres enfrentar sol@ o en un equipo en el Mundo Hispanohablante. ¿Te preocupa la educación infantil en aldeas andinas? ¿Quieres construir un centro de salud en Costa Rica? ¿Te importa fomentar una agricultura sustentable en Chile?

La idea es crear un proyecto de emprendimiento (social) para abordar problemas locales del Mundo Hispanohablante. A través de un viaje virtual, entregas de conocimientos y herramientas necesarios y sesiones de intercambio, queremos elaborar un proyecto emprendedor hasta el final del semestre. Todas las carreras están bienvenidas.

¿Y lo mejor de todo? Adquirirás nuevos conceptos (lingüísticos, teóricos y emprendedores) y practicarás automáticamente español con un enfoque amplio y pragmático. ¿Nos acompañas? ¡Aborda la nave y partamos!

Conocimiento previo: A partir del nivel B2 (B2, C1, C2)

Registration

Spanish Vocabulary Course from B1 - ON CAMPUS

Lecture number
042076f
Semester
Autumn semester 2021
Type
Language course
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

DayTimeFrequencyDurationRoom
Wed. 8 - 10 pm weekly29.09.2021 - 19.01.2022TRO 103

Lecturers

Description

Language of instruction: Spanish

Vocabulary course from B1: "Curso sobre técnicas y metodología para aprender vocabulario"

Target group: Suitable from level B1/B2Content: An excellent opportunity to expand your Spanish vocabulary with interactive games, mnemonic and didactic exercises.During the course we will also present different strategies to independently diversify our vocabulary, to use dictionaries more efficiently or even to learn how to use our native language as a source of vocabulary for a foreign language.

Registration

Spanish Conversation Course from B2 - ON CAMPUS

Lecture number
042077f
Semester
Autumn semester 2021
Type
Language course
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

DayTimeFrequencyDurationRoom
Wed.2 - 4 pm weekly29.09.2021 - 19.01.2022TRO 107

Lecturers

Description

 "Introducción a Latinoamérica"

Main topic this semester: "Poetas, guerreros y locos: Las grandes figuras latinoamericanas que tienes que conocer."

Registration

Spanish Grammar Course from B2

Lecture number
042079f
Semester
Autumn semester 2021
Type
Language course
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

DayTimeFrequencyDurationRoom
Wed.10 am - 12 pmweekly29.09.2021 - 19.01.2022HEL 163

Lecturers

Description

“Gramática básica de nivel B1/B2”

Un curso para comprender y practicar el uso de las formas del pasado y del subjuntivo, además de otros temas complejos de la gramática española de nivel intermedio-alto.

Durante las clases vamos a repasar la teoría, pero sobre todo, vamos a realizar diferentes tipos de ejercicios, tanto individuales como de grupo.

Además, vamos a observar y discutir el uso de la gramática en contextos reales, como cuentos, canciones o películas.

Si has comprendido esta descripción, entonces tienes el nivel adecuado para asistir al curso.

Te esperamos!

Registration

Workshops

Workshop from B2 "Creative Spanish"

Lecture number
042074f
Semester
Autumn semester 2021
Type
Language course
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

DayTimeFrequencyDurationRoom
Fri.10 am - 4 pmone time05.11.2021TRO 104
Sat.12 - 6 pmone time06.11.2021HEL 161

Lecturers

Description

"Creative Spanish"

Main topic this semester: "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

Materials will be provided by the instructor.

Registration

Workshop from B2 “Español de supervivencia”

Lecture number
042075f
Semester
Autumn semester 2021
Type
Language course
Maximum number of participants
18

Events

DayTimeFrequencyDurationRoom
Fri.10 am - 4 pmone time10.12.2021TRO 104
Sat.12 am - 6 pmone time 11.12.2021HEL 163

Lecturers

Description

Main theme this semester: "Scolding and Cursing!"

Reclamar, quejarse, protestar... y maldecir.

Todo la anterior es importante en cualquier idioma, pero no siempre es sencillo.

Además, por tabú o por cuestiones de moral, es algo que no se enseña en las escuelas.

En nuestro workshop vamos practicar diferentes formas de protestar, tanto oralmente como por escrito.

El ejercicio final será muy divertido... y contra una compañía famosa!

Literature

Materials will be provided by the instructor.

Registration