Spaans

Spanish at ITAV (2022-2023)

Lecturer: Drs. Eva Rutten e.m.rutten-garcia@tudelft.nl

If you speak Spanish, you can communicate with more than 500 million people in the world! Spanish is the second most used language in international communication and is the mother tongue of 21 countries. The Latin American and Spanish culture have a large contribution to art, music and world literature. The student that visits a Spanish-spoken country for internship, work, or as a tourist after following the courses, has acquired sufficient skills to deal with everyday situations. The aim of the courses is to acquire the skills of understanding, speaking, reading and writing in Spanish.

Enrollment

Enrollment via Brightspace twice a year in August, 17th for Q1 and January, 19th for Q3 Students must submit via Brightspace (Content -“Group enroll”). Enroll in Brightspace and choose “ Group” to register in the right group

Course Contents

The student develops his/her productive speaking and written skills in practical situations. These situations involve a stay in Spain or in Latin America as part of an educational exchange or an internship in a company or institution. Attention is also given to knowledge of Spanish culture.

Education form

The course takes place two times per year and covers 2 quarters: from September to December and from February to May. The course consists of 13 tutorials(1 for examination) once a week on campus– The course requires quite some self-study. You to take in to account at least 4 or 5 hours of self-study per week, in addition to weekly tutorials. If is your first Romance language at least 7/8 hours of self -study per week.

The course is given on the basis of a reader: Each week you prepare a chapter of the reader through self-study, by studying the theory of grammar & the new words of each chapter

Compulsory literature

Reader. A dictionary is strongly recommended

All students are required to have the printed reader and a dictionary for the tutorials.

Method of testing: ="Continuous evaluation"

The final grade will be announced via Brightspace and determined by the weighted average of the oral test ,a writing text and the 3 tests. When the student has been present and actively involved at a minimum of 80 % of the classes and has passed the different assessment activities with an average of minimum 6. (not 5,8, not 5,9 ) = 4 Ects.

If the result is enough be credited 4 ECTS. (Granting of ECTS is under the judgment of the faculty to which students have been applied).

Further information about the evaluation and oral test is given during the first college and through Brightspace.

Required Level

  • WM-ITAV-1020
    The Spanish course 1 is only available for student with no prior knowledge of Spanish. We assume that you have NEVER studied Spanish. If after enrolment it is shown that the student had knowledge of the language, his/her enrolment is cancelled and the payment is non-refundable.
  • WM-ITAV-1021
    Participants must have successfully completed WM-ITAV-1020 Spanish 1 (with a minimum of 6.6). Alternatively they must have done a placement test (At first read the information on Brightspace and only after that it is possible to requested the placement test via the email: e.m.rutten-garcia@tudelft.nl) Please do not send emails for general information. Everything is on Brightspace and the information is updated as soon as there is news. Mail is not answered if the information is on Brightspace. Thank you
  • WM-ITAV-1022
    Participants must have successfully completed WM-ITAV-1021 Spanish 2. (with a minimum of 6.6) Alternatively they must have done a placement test (At first read the information on Brightspace and only after that it is possible to requested the placement test via the email: e.m.rutten-garcia@tudelft.nl) Please do not send emails for general information. Everything is on Brightspace and the information is updated as soon as there is news. Mail is not answered if the information is on Brightspace. Thank you

Remarks

For more information and updates information on the course consult Brightspace: 2022-20213Q1 (available in August 2022) en Q3 (available in December 2022).

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