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KK-ESP201 Intermediate Spanish 1 (CEFR A2), 3 cr 
Code KK-ESP201  Validity 01.08.2019 -
Name Intermediate Spanish 1 (CEFR A2)  Abbreviation Intermediate Sp 
Scope3 cr   
TypeLanguage studies
    Can be taken more than onceno
Unit Language Centre 

Target group 

Students of all faculties, students with a JOO flexible study right

Learning outcomes 

•    Reinforcing basic grammar skills (e.g., tenses, “to be” verbs)
•    Ability to describe past events and studies
•    Increased knowledge of the Hispanic world
•    Ability to look for information related to studying in a Hispanic country
•    Increasingly effortless self-expression

Completion methods 

Course or self-learning. See Other information.

•    Regular and active participation in classroom work
•    Final examination
•    44 hours of contact teaching and 37 hours of independent study
•    Minimum attendance 75%


Initial level: CEFR A1-A2 (pdf). Spanish for beginners 1 and 2 at the Language Centre or corresponding skills.


Topics include working and studying abroad, contemporary society and food culture

Skills to be practiced: all areas of language skills

Study methods: work in pairs and small groups, listening and writing assignments

Study materials and literature 

Español Dos (Kontturi, Kuokkanen-Kekki, Palmujoki), 2017, 9th Rev. ed., FinnLectura, chapters 1-7

Assessment practices and criteria 

Assessment is based on the factors listed in the learning outcomes and methods of completion.

Grade: pass/fail

Other information 

The course can also be completed as a self-learning course. In these cases, registration is completed through the tutor for Spanish. Contact details for the tutor can be found here.

Relations to other study units 

Should be taken before the Speaking Spanish! -courses.


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has ended Intermediate Spanish 1 (CEFR A2), I-II period  Lecture Course  Minna Intke-Hernandez  02.09.20 -09.12.20
registration period has not begun Intermediate Spanish 1 (CEFR A2), III-IV period  Course  Minna Intke-Hernandez  21.01.21 -06.05.21

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