Spanish I (SPAN201) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Spanish I SPAN201 3 0 0 3 4
Pre-requisite Course(s)
N/A
Course Language Spanish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice, Problem Solving, Team/Group, Brain Storming, Role Play, Project Design/Management.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Instructor MDB Diğer Diller Öğr.Gör.
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The general aim of the course is to help students gain basic Spanish language skills in order to communicate in level A1* (Basic User) as stated in Common European Framework of Reference.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Reading: students can recognize the alphabet, find the main idea in short texts, detect specific information in a text,
  • Speaking: students can give personal information, talk about their daily activities,
  • Listening: students can find the main idea in listening texts, make determinations about the use and pronunciation of Spanish through listening,
  • Writing: students can complete dialogues and answer relevant questions, write short texts for different purposes.
  • Use of technology: taking responsibility by doing the necessary technological activities on their own time,
Course Content Vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at beginners level; various topics such as countries, nationalities, jobs, family, feelings, food and drink, colors and clothes and daily routines.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Course introduction / Spanish alphabet; writing, pronunciation, spelling and intonation / Meeting, greeting and saying goodbye / Words and sentences that can be used in the classroom / Numbers (1-10) Unidad 0, pp 10-13
2 Personal information, mutual questions and answers / Countries, nationalities and occupations / Numbers (11-100) Unidad 1, pp 14-19
3 Gender in nouns and adjectives (masculine/feminine distinction) / Personal pronouns / Verbs in the present tense (ser, tener, llamarse) Unidad 1, pp 20- 23
4 Practice and communication: Talking about students and others in class / Video work: "A Fun at Home" Unidad 1, pp 24- 27
5 Talking about leisure activities and languages; statements of intention, motivation, and plan / Certain descriptive prepositions (el, la, los las,) / Conjugation of regular verbs ending in “-ar”, “-er” and “-ir” in the present tense (hablar, comprender, vivir) Unidad 2, pp 28-33
6 Indefinite prepositions (un, una, unos, unas) / Plural form of nouns and adjectives / Use of the verbs “querer” and “hacer” Unidad 2, pp 34-37
7 Communication and culture: A Country, Spanish and Me / Video work: “Tourists in Madrid” Unidad 2, pp 38-41
8 MIDTERM
9 Identification of places, people and objects; countries and cities / The verb to be “ser” and “estar” / Indication of place and presence: Differences between the verbs “hay” and “estar” / Using “muy” and “mucho” Unidad 3, pp 42-47
10 Weather, climate, geography and directions / Question words: “dónde, cómo, qué, cuál/cuáles, cuántos/as” / Seasons of the year / Superlative adjective (superlativos) Unidad 3, pp 48-51
11 Communication and culture: interesting facts from Spain and Latin America / Video work: "Interesting Features of Venezuela" Unidad 3, pp 52-55
12 Identifying objects, shopping conversations and questions in stores / Colors and clothes Unidad 4, pp 56-61
13 Talking about needs and preferences / Use of some irregular verbs: “llevar”, “tener que + infinitivo” and “preferir + ir” patterns / Colors, everyday accessories and clothes / Use of the verb “llevar” Unidad 4, pp 62-66
14 Demonstrative adjectives / Numbers (100-1,000,000) / Communication and culture: “The Market of the Class” / Video work: “My Favorite Stores” Unidad 4, pp 67-69
15 Revision
16 FINAL EXAM

Sources

Course Book 1. Aula Internacional Plus 1, Curso de Español. Difusión, Barcelona, 2020.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 2 30
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 4 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 An ability to apply knowledge in mathematics and basic sciences and computational skills to solve manufacturing engineering problems
2 An ability to define and analyze issues related with manufacturing technologies
3 An ability to develop a solution based approach and a model for an engineering problem and design and manage an experiment
4 An ability to design a comprehensive manufacturing system based on creative utilization of fundamental engineering principles while fulfilling sustainability in environment and manufacturability and economic constraints
5 An ability to chose and use modern technologies and engineering tools for manufacturing engineering applications
6 An ability to utilize information technologies efficiently to acquire datum and analyze critically, articulate the outcome and make decision accordingly
7 An ability to attain self-confidence and necessary organizational work skills to participate in multi-diciplinary and interdiciplinary teams as well as act individually
8 An ability to attain efficient communication skills in Turkish and English both verbally and orally
9 An ability to reach knowledge and to attain life-long learning and self-improvement skills, to follow recent advances in science and technology
10 An awareness and responsibility about professional, legal, ethical and social issues in manufacturing engineering
11 An awareness about solution focused project and risk management, enterpreneurship, innovative and sustainable development
12 An understanding on the effects of engineering applications on health, social and legal aspects at universal and local level during decision making process

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 14 3 42
Laboratory
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 3 48
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments 2 2 4
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 2 2
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 4 4
Total Workload 100