Spanish Language and Culture 1
(CEFR A1.1) This module offers students the opportunity to learn Spanish from beginner’s level. The module will be delivered based on a student-centred active learning approach. The students will develop communicative skills, including oral comprehension and production, written comprehension and production, interaction and mediation. Insofar as is practicable, this module will seek to accommodate students with certified learning disabilities. Upon successful completion of this module, students are deemed to have reached A1.1 Level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
Identify – when people speak slowly and clearly – familiar words/phrases/conversations and concrete information (e.g., about him/herself, family, school, hobbies or surroundings).
Distinguish familiar names, words, notices, and simple sentences in short texts (e.g., visual adverts, social media texts, leaflets).
Interact, ask, and answer basic questions on predictable areas of immediate need and familiar topics (e.g., everyday life, family, school).
Produce short, elementary written sentences, complete easy forms.
Recognise social and cultural aspects of Spain and Spanish-speaking countries introduced in the module