Language 1 - Spanish
 

Syllabus


 


Wesleyan University-Philippines                                                                                              Language 1 - Spanish
College of Arts and Sciences                                                                                                             Credit: 3 units
 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

 An introductory course on the Spanish language designed for Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management students.
 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of the course, the students are expected to:
 Cognitive
gain an understanding of the Spanish language.
 Affective
realize the value of the Spanish language in the hotel and tourism industries..
 Psychomotor
apply the knowledge gained from the course in writing and talking  in simple Spanish.


METHODOLOGY

Lectures
Oral exercises
Written exercises
Listening sessions


COURSE OUTLINE

                   Topic                                                                                  Timeline 
 COURSE ORIENTATION                                                                   1 week
 THE SPANISH ALPHABET                                                               1 week

 COMMMON SPANISH POLITE EXPRESSIONS                                 2 weeks

 SPANISH CARDINAL AND ORDINAL NUMBERS                               2 weeks

ARTICLES, NOUNS AND ADJECTIVES: AGREEMENT IN
NUMBER AND GENDER                                                                   2 weeks

 VERBS

  Principle of Conjugation                                                         2 weeks
  Simple Present Tense                                                           2 weeks
  Simple Past Tense                                                                2 weeks
  Simple Future Tense                                                             2 weeks
  Imperative Mood                                                                    2 weeks
                                                                                           ________
                                                                                           18 weeks
CONSULTATION HOURS
 Monday to Friday  2:00-3:00 PM


GRADING SYSTEM

Periodical Examinations-------------------------- 40%

Academic Exercises:

Quizzes/Homework/Reports---------- 40%
Class Participation----------------------- 10%
Attendance---------------------------------- 10%
REFERENCES
Spanish Learning Resources (2006). Learn Spanish: A Free Online Tutorial. http://www. studyspanish.com/tutorial.htm.

Lingolex.com (2006). Learn Spanish. http://www.lingolex.com/spanish.htm.

Schwartz, I.A. and Stanger, Jennie A. (1963) Espanol Conversado. New York. Oxford Book Company.




 


INTERNET READINGS

NUMBERS / DATE / TIME: 
Cardinal Numbers: 1-10

Cardinal Numbers 11-30

Cardinal Numbers 31-1000

Ordinal Numbers

Days of the Week

Months, Seasons and Dates

Telling Time

ARTICLES / ADJECTIVES: 
Definite and Indefinite Articles: Part I

The Definite Article: Part II

Adjectives: Part I

Adjectives: Part II

Comparisons of Inequality

Comparisons of Equality

Superlatives

Possessive Adjectives

Irregular Comparatives

Demonstratives

NOUNS: 

Gender of Nouns: Part I

Gender of Nouns: Part II

Plural Forms of Nouns

PRONOUNS: 
Subject Pronouns

Pronouns as Objects of Prepositions

Direct Object Pronouns: Part I

Direct Object Pronouns: Part II

Direct Object Pronouns: Part III

Indirect Object Pronouns: Part I

Indirect Object Pronouns: Part II

Indirect Object Pronouns: Part III

Direct and Indirect Object Pronouns Used Together

Possessive Pronouns

VERBS: 
Regular Verbs: Part I

Regular Verbs: Part II

Regular Verbs: Part III

Ser and Estar: Part I

Ser and Estar: Part II

Ser and Estar: Part III

Ser and Estar: Part IV

Irregular Verbs: Tener and Venir

Tener que, Hay que

The Verb Form "hay"

Idiomatic Expressions with "tener"

Weather Expressions

Time Expressions with "hacer"

The Personal "a"

Stem-Changing Verbs: o:ue

Stem-Changing Verbs: e:ie

Stem-Changing Verbs: e:i

Irregular Verbs: Estar, Ir, Dar

Ir a + infinitive

Acabar de + Infinitive

Volver a + infinitive

Verbs Like Gustar

Verbs with Irregular First Persons

Saber vs Conocer / Pedir vs. Preguntar

Reflexive Verbs: Part I

Reflexive Verbs: Part II

Preterite (Past Tense): Part I

Preterite (Past Tense): Part II

Preterite (Past Tense): Part III

Preterite (Past Tense): Part IV

Preterite (Past Tense): Part V

Preterite (Past Tense): Part VI

Present Progressive

Future Tense

Formal Commands

Informal Commands ("tú")

Irregular Commands ("tú")

Informal Commands ("vosotros")

First Person Commands ("nosotros")

Negation

Questions

 PREPOSITIONS: 
Contractions

"Por" and "Para"

Prepositions of Place

ADVERBS: 
Formation of Adverbs
OTHER USEFUL STUFF: 

Common Spanish Words

The 100 Most Used Verbs in Spanish

Automatic Spanish Verb Conjugator

Spanish Verb Forms Reference Chart

Words to Describe Physical Appearance

Spanish-English Bilingual Food Glossary

Things You Will Find in the House

Shops and Public Places

Parts of the Human Body

List of Jobs and Professions


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