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KK-ESP209 Understanding spoken Spanish - Online Course (CEFR A2), 2 cr 
Code KK-ESP209  Validity 01.08.2019 -
Name Understanding spoken Spanish - Online Course (CEFR A2)  Abbreviation Understanding s 
Scope2 cr   
TypeLanguage studies
    Can be taken more than onceno
Unit Language Centre 

Target group 

Students of all faculties, students in the flexible study rights scheme (JOO)

Learning outcomes 
  • To improve listening comprehension skills
  • To become accustomed to the fast tempo of speech typical of Spanish
  • To learn to listen to fast speech
  • To make out the key content of, e.g., current news topics
Completion methods 
  • Listening to the listening comprehensions and answering to related questions in Moodle
  • Communicating in written form with other students and the teacher in Moodle
  • Minimum completion of exercises: 75%
  • 54 hours
  • Assignments completed by their deadline; adherence to the given schedules.

Starting level: CEFR A2 (pdf), Intermediate Spanish 2 arranged by the Language Centre, or equivalent skills.


Online course

Topics: history, geography, society, lifestyles, festivities, studies, film, etc.

Skills practised: listening comprehension, presenting one’s opinion based on the information heard

Forms of activities: Students work individually with recordings found online and answer to related questions in Moodle. Students communicate in writing form with other students and the teacher in Moodle. 

Study materials and literature 

Material provided by the teacher. Students can participate in selecting material themes.

Assessment practices and criteria 

Evaluation is based on the aspects mentioned under the course objectives and completion.

Grade: pass/fail

Other information 

Recommended for outgoing exchange students.


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has ended Understanding spoken Spanish - Online Course (CEFR A2), I-II periodi  Online Course    01.09.20 -11.12.20
registration period has not begun Understanding spoken Spanish - Online Course (CEFR A2), III-IV periodi  Online Course    18.01.21 -07.05.21

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