Course: Spanish Conversation 1

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Course title Spanish Conversation 1
Course code OJA/SPK1
Organizational form of instruction no contact
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Spanish
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Zbudilová Helena, doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Dialogues and discussions over selected topics focused on specific branches of study (or on summarizing topics dealing with current social, religious and cultural reality). Listening to audio materials (or video recordings) and activation exercises as a supplement.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Activating (simulations, games, drama)
Learning outcomes
The objective of this intensive course is an active development of communication skills and students ´ competences. Modern methods of language teaching will apart from controlled conversation include work with magazine and newspaper articles, audio and video recordings and additional exercises. The emphasis will be put on the elimination of initial psychological barrier during the use of a foreign language. Students will systematically enrich their vocabulary in application to the acquired grammar and develop their ability to react naturally, articulate and reveal their attitudes and views on their field of study and its subject matter (or on summarizing topics concerning current social, religious and cultural reality). Students´ language level will be taken into consideration.
Ability to use communication skills and competences actively, extension of vocabulary in application to obtained grammar essentials, ability to react adequately to the issues of the field of study.
Basic knowledge of Spanish.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Analysis of student's language skills

Active participation, attendance, presentation, individual activation work developing a particular situation communication, homework aimed at audio and video-recordings and work with them.
Recommended literature
  • Borja Moll Casanovas, Fr. de. Curso breve de espaňol para extranjeros. Palma de Mallorca: Moll, 1991.
  • Kattan-Ibarra, J. Enjoy Spanish.. London: Hodder, 2015.
  • Montaner Montana, M. A. Juegos y actividades para enriquecer el vocabulario. Madrid: Areo, 1999.
  • Rosa López, M. Hablemos en clase. Madrid: Edinumen, 1999.
  • VV. AA. La conversación en pequeňos grupos en el aula. Barcelona: Grao, 2009.

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 - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter