Course: The Spanish Language 2

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Course title The Spanish Language 2
Course code OJA/KJSP2
Organizational form of instruction no contact
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 2
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction Spanish
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Zbudilová Helena, doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Introduction to the course content. Revision of selected grammatical terms. Repaso I, II. 2.-3. Fiestas. Grammar: phrase soler + infinitive.; subjunctive in present tense, the use of subjunktive. Communication: birthdays, celebrations, presents, congratulations. Vocabulary. Life and Institutions: Christmas and other holidays in the Spanish-speaking countries. 4.-5. Relaciones interpersonales. Grammar: conditional mood and its use. Selected verbs. Communication: qualities of character, interpersonal relationships. Vocabulary. Life and Institutions: Spanish magazines, Latin American novellas. 6.-7. Salud humana. Grammar: Imperative (summary) , reflexive pronouns (summary). Communication: parts of human body, diseases, cure, prevention. Vocabulary. Life and Institutions: salsa. 8.-9. Narración. Grammar: sequence of tenses, subjunctive, article (summary). Communication: literary forms, ways of expressing. Vocabulary. Life and Institutions: the conquest of Mexico. 10.-11. Descripción. Grammar: estar in imperfect + gerund, conditional mood, indirect speech. Communication: literary forms, the way of expressing. Vocabulary. Life and Institutions: Inhabitants of Latin America. 12.-13. Mis experiencias con el espaňol. Grammar: absolute superlative, formation of diminutives. Communication: the study of a foreign language, information about courses. Life and Institutions: Spanglish, Latin American population in the USA. 14. Repaso.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Work with text (with textbook, with book)
Learning outcomes
The main objective of the subject The Spanish Language 2 (OJA/JSP2) is to follow the current language skills of students, push them forward and branch out to a more comprehensive grammar, vocabulary and basic professional terminology in their subject field and enable them to be able to understand professional texts and communicate in the Spanish-speaking countries.
Students will improve their language skills and abilities by means of self-study: grammar, reading, listening, writing, conversation and broaden their professional vocabulary.
Intermediate knowledge of Spanish, ability to develop language skills steadily on the level of course level.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination

Written test (minimum of 50%). Final exam consists of: 1. simple presentation of any specialized topis close to the studied subject in Spanish in Powerpoint in the course of 10 minutes; 2. conversation on supplementary topics.
Recommended literature
  • Arenas Olleta, J. et al. Cvičebnice španělštiny. Brno: CP, 2006.
  • Brožová, K. et al. Aventura 2. Plzeň: Klett, 2010.
  • Castro, F. et al. Ven Nuevo 2. Madrid: Edelsa, 2004.
  • Houštecká, E. Španělština v testech s gramatickým minimem. Praha: Leda, 1997.
  • Kattan-Ibarra, J. Perfect Your Spanish. London: Hodder, 2015.
  • Králová, J. a kol. Fiesta 2. Plzeň: Fraus, 2001.
  • Krbcová, M. Španělština pro samouky. Praha: Fragment, 2010.
  • Macíková, O. Španělština pro samouky a věčné začátečníky. Brno: Edika, 2012.
  • Prokopová, L. Španělština (nejen) pro samouky. Praha: Leda, 2008.
  • Zbudilová, H., García, Ó. Introducción al Mundo Hispano (Espaňa). Č, Budějovice: PF JU, 2002.
  • Zbudilová, H., Jaraquemada, L. Introducción al Mundo Hispano (América Hispana). Č. Budějovice: PF JU, 2004.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Free Time Education (2016) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Theology (2012) Category: Philosophy, theology 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Social and Charity Work (2016) Category: Social sciences 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer