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)
Course Language Spanish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Distance
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;
  • read for the general idea in short texts, read for specific information,
  • give personal information, talk about daily activities,
  • find the main point of the listening texts, identify use of Spanish and pronunciation through listening,
  • complete the dialogues and answer the related questions, write mini texts for different purposes.
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 General information about the Spanish language The alphabet Basic rules in reading and writing in Spanish Greeting Unidad 1, 8-14
2 Meeting “-ar”, “-er” and“-ir” Countries Unidad 1, p. 15-19
3 Conjugation of regular and irregular verbs in the tense (trabajar, comer, vivir, ser, tener) The verb to be (ser y estar) Numbers (0-20), giving and requesting phone numbers Communication and culture: Tú y usted (formal-informal) distinction Unidad 1, Page 20-24
4 Introducing the family, providing personal information Plural of nouns and adjectives Use of possessive and sign adjectives Indicating the location of objects, place prepositions Unidad 2, Page 25-29
5 Time: asking and telling the time Numbers: 21-5000 Communication and culture: Spanish family Unidad 2, Page 30-34
6 Talking about daily routines Prepositions of time: a, de, por Conjugation of irregular verbs: empezar, volver, ir, salir Reflexive verbs (verbos reflexivos): levantarse, acostarse, ducharse Unidad 3, Page 35-37
7 Talking about professions Days of the week Unidad 3, Page 38-39
9 Ordering breakfast Communication and culture: habits and programs of the Spaniards Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner Unidad 3, Page 40-44
10 House: describing parts of the house, Certain prepositions (el, la, los las,) Ordinal numbers (números ordinales: 1. ° al 10. °) Unidad 4, Page 46-47
11 House: names of furniture and electronics Place and presence: Differences between the verbs "hay" and "estar" Indefinite prepositions (un, una, unos, unas) Unidad 4, Page 48-49
12 A trip: Córdoba Booking a hotel Communication and culture: types of housing in Spain Unidad 4, Page 50-54
13 Eating out: ordering food at a restaurant Talking about tastes: the verb "Gustar" Free time activities Unidad 5, Page 55-59
14 A recipe Imperative modes (el imperativo afirmativo) Pronunciation and spelling: b / v Communication and culture: Spanish and Latin American food Unidad 5, Page 60-64
15 Revision


Course Book 1. Nuevo Español en Marcha 1, SGEL, Madrid, 2014

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 of mathematics, science, and engineering.
2 An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyse and interpret data.
3 An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs.
4 An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.
5 An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
6 An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
7 An ability to communicate effectively.
8 The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context.
9 Mühendislik çözümlerinin küresel ve toplumsal boyutlarda etkisini anlamak için gereken kapsamlı eğitim.
10 A knowledge of contemporary issues.
11 An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
12 Skills in project management and recognition of international standards and methodologies.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 14 3 42
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 3 48
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
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