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 Adequate knowledge of mathematics, physical sciences and the subjects specific to engineering disciplines; the ability to apply theoretical and practical knowledge of these areas in the solution of complex engineering problems.
2 The ability to define, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; the ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose.
3 The ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions in such a way as to meet the specific requirements; the ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose.
4 The ability to select, and use modern techniques and tools needed to analyze and solve complex problems encountered in engineering practices; the ability to use information technologies effectively.
5 The ability to design experiments, conduct experiments, gather data, and analyze and interpret results for investigating complex engineering problems or research areas specific to engineering disciplines.
6 The ability to work efficiently in inter-, intra-, and multi-disciplinary teams; the ability to work individually.
7 (a) Sözlü ve yazılı etkin iletişim kurma becerisi; etkin rapor yazma ve yazılı raporları anlama, tasarım ve üretim raporları hazırlayabilme, etkin sunum yapabilme, açık ve anlaşılır talimat verme ve alma becerisi. (b) En az bir yabancı dil bilgisi; bu yabancı dilde etkin rapor yazma ve yazılı raporları anlama, tasarım ve üretim raporları hazırlayabilme, etkin sunum yapabilme, açık ve anlaşılır talimat verme ve alma becerisi.
8 Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; the ability to access information, follow developments in science and technology, and adapt and excel oneself continuously.
9 Acting in conformity with the ethical principles; professional and ethical responsibility and knowledge of the standards employed in engineering applications.
10 Knowledge of business practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness of entrepreneurship and innovation; knowledge of sustainable development.
11 Knowledge of the global and social effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety issues, and knowledge of the contemporary issues in engineering areas; awareness of the possible legal consequences of engineering practices.
12 (a) Knowledge of (i) fluid mechanics, (ii) heat transfer, (iii) manufacturing process, (iv) electronics and control, (v) vehicle components design, (vi) vehicle dynamics, (vii) vehicle propulsion/drive and power systems, (viii) technical laws and regulations in automotive engineering field, and (ix) vehicle verification tests. (b) The ability to merge and apply these knowledge in solving multi-disciplinary automotive problems.
13 The ability to make use of theoretical, experimental, and simulation methods, and computer aided design techniques in automotive engineering field.
14 The ability to work in the field of vehicle design and manufacturing.

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