Cod: 51182
Department: DH
Scientific area: Language
Total working hours: 150
Total contact time: 45

This subject aims for the student to get in contact for the first time with the Spanish language. The teaching methodology will focus on the specific difficultuies encountered by Portuguese Speaking students.

Portuguese Speakers

Along this course, the student will acquire the knowledege relative to the A.1 level  (Basic user) of the CEFR
Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type. Can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has. Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

•Personal presentation.
•Identify people, places and objects.
•Compare people, objects, 0places, situations and actions.
•Justify one’s actions.
•alk about daily routine and the present time.
•Identify communicaton mistakes.
•Ask for basic information.

VERDÍA, E.; GONZÁLEZ, M.; MARTÍN, F.; MOLINA, I.; RODRIGO, C. (2005) En Acción 1 curso de español, Madrid, enCLAVE ELE. (Libro del alumno – Unidades 1-6) [ISBN 978-84-935792-9-6]



Continuous assessment is privileged: 2 or 3 digital written documents (e-folios) during the semester (40%) and a presence-based final exam (p-folio) in the end of the semester (60%). In due time, students can alternatively choose to perform one final presence-based exam (100%).