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KK-ESP202 Intermediate Spanish 1 + 2, intensive course (CEFR A2), 7 cr 
Code KK-ESP202  Validity 01.08.2019 -
Name Intermediate Spanish 1 + 2, intensive course (CEFR A2)  Abbreviation Intermediate Sp 
Scope7 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

The course is a quickly progressing intermediate course in Spanish particularly suitable to students proficient in or studying other Romance languages. The course examines the material included in intermediate courses 1 + 2, partly in abridged form. Successful completion of the course and fulfilment of its learning outcomes requires strong commitment, i.e. readiness to complete many home assignments and attend classes.

Learning outcomes 

•    Ability to understand non-technical fact-based texts
•    Ability to discuss several topics, including expressing opinions
•    Ability to understand even spontaneous speech relatively well
•    An increasingly extensive and diverse vocabulary
•    Increased knowledge of the Hispanic world
•    Ability to describe past events and studies
•    Familiarity with all tenses and modes
•    Proficiency in conjugation

Completion methods 

•    Regular and active participation in classroom work
•    Home assignments, including written pieces (5–7)
•    Interim (5–6) review examinations or review assignments and a final examination
•    84 hours of contact teaching and 105 hours of independent work
•    Minimum attendance 75%
•    Assignments and other duties completed in a timely manner


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


Topics include contemporary society, family, food culture, health, free time and hobbies, cultural life, the environment, etc.

Skills to be practised: all areas of language skills

Study methods: work in pairs and groups, written home assignments. The course progresses very quickly and requires active participation in classroom work.

Study materials and literature 

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

Assessment practices and criteria 

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

Grade: pass/fail

Relations to other study units 

Concurrently with, for example, Practical Spanish with a focus on culture - activación oral 2

Responsible person 

Katri Palmujoki / Mirjami Matilainen


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has ended Intermediate Spanish 1 + 2, intensive course (CEFR A2), I-II period  Lecture Course  Katri Palmujoki  02.09.20 -11.12.20
registration period has not begun Intermediate Spanish 1 + 2, intensive course (CEFR A2), III-IV period  Course  Mirjami Matilainen  18.01.21 -05.05.21

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