Spanish 3

Academic year
Subject Area
Spanish Language
Language of Instruction
Mode of Delivery
ECTS Credits
1st Cycle Studies

Recommended Prerequisites

Spanish A2+.

Teaching Methods

Text, image and film analysis, commentary and debate; oral presentations; written individual assignments; and group work.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this semester it is expected that the student will be able to comprehend the language in a clear and standardized manner within the topics that he/she is familiar with (topics related to the work environment, school and spare time activities, etc.), to be able to cope with the majority of situations within the studied language framework; to be able to produce a consistent discourse on familiar matters or those that are of personal interest to the student; to narrate experiences and events, dreams, hopes and be able to justify and argument his/her opinions and ideas

Work Placement(s)



Grammatical contents

- Verbal tenses (Indicative and subjunctive, regular and irregular)

- Positive and negative imperative

- Pronominal and phrasal verbs

- Conjunctions and connecting words

- Main verbal periphrases

- Subordinate clauses

- Meanings of “se”


Lexical contents

- Exchange verbs

- Idiomatic expressions with SER - ESTAR

- Marketing and housing lexikon

- Lexikon for feelings and states of the mind


Functional contents


- How to talk about Jobs and work

- How to talk about present, past, future and probable events

– How to give orders and suggestions

- How to express ant to talk about wishes, feelings, likes and preferences

- How to express condition, hypothesis, probability, doubt; action beginning, end and repetition.


Phonetic and graphematic contents

- Punctuation


Cultural contents

- Spanish cultural diversity: music, paintings, spanish and spanish-american literature

Head Lecturer(s)

Susana Salvo Castro

Assessment Methods

Final Assessment
Exam: 100.0%

Periodic Assessment
Mini Tests: 50.0%
Frequency: 50.0%


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Borrego, J. & otros (2013). Gramática de referencia para la enseñanza de español. Salamanca: Ediciones Universidad de Salamanca.

Gómez Torrego, L. (2011). Gramática didáctica del español. Maddrid: SM.

Instituto Cervantes (2006). Plan curricular del Instituto Cervantes. Niveles de referencia para el español. Madrid:Instituto Cervantes.

Matte Bon, F. (1996). Gramática comunicativa del español. Madrid: Edelsa.

Martí Sánchez, M.; Penadés Martínez, I.; Ruiz Martínez, A. M. (2008). Gramática española por niveles. Madrid: Edinumen.

Martín Peris, E. & otros (2008). Diccionario de términos CLAVE de ELE. Madrid: SGEL.

Real Academia de la Lengua Española y Asocación de Academias de la Lengua Española (2010). Nueva Gramática de la Lengua Española. Manual. Madrid: Espasa Calpe.

Romero Dueñas, C.; González Hermoso, A. (2011). Gramática del español lerngua extranjera. Madrid: Edelsa.