Academic year
2016/2017 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title
Course code
LT005Q (AF:232697 AR:117687)
On campus classes
ECTS credits
Degree level
Bachelor's Degree Programme
Educational sector code
2nd Semester
Course year
The course aims at providing students with a metalinguistic and self-conscious knowledge through a description of the Spanish language system.
It is recommended a A2 level according to CEFR.
The exam consists of two parts: practical language lessons (laboratory) to be carried out by readers throughout the academic year and a theoretical course to be held by the professor during the second semester.

Theoretical contents: Spanish phonetics and phonology; Spanish morphology and word-formation; Spanish semantics and lexical relations.
Antonio Quilis, Principios de fonología y fonología española, Madrid, Arco/Libros, 1997.
Antonio Fábregas, La morfología, Madrid, Síntesis, 2013.
M. Victoria Escandell Vidal, Apuntes de semántica léxica, Madrid, UNED, 2007.
Florencio del Barrio, Ejercicios de lexicología del español, Múnich, Lincom, 2014.

Further references will be handed out along the lectures.

VV.AA, En acción, 1-2, Madrid, EnClave ELE.
VV.AA, Gramática básica del estudiante de español, Madrid, Difusión, 2005.
The course consists of linguistic lessons and a communication practical part (Spanish Language with CEL).
An advanced language level (CEFR, B1) is required to access the exam. The practical part permits the achievement of the required level.
The verification includes a written and an oral part. The written part includes a grammar test and a composition.
The student in possession of a DELE (B1) certification can access directly to exam. No other linguistic certifications are valid.
Exam will be written.
Other language
Final examination will test both the students' linguistic competence, as well as the acquisition of the concepts developed during the theoretical course.

The theoretical course will be held during the second semester.
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