SPA1100 - Spanish Language 1


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours HJELPEMIDD

Course content

The course provides a thorough introduction to Spanish grammar, with emphasis on the differences between Spanish and Norwegian.

Learning outcome

A candidate who has passed this course is expected to have obtained the following learning outcome in accordance with the course description, defined as knowledge, skills and general qualifications.


The candidate
-is familiar with the Spanish sound system and the parts of speech
-is familiar with basic Spanish morphology and syntax
-is familiar with tense in the Spanish verb system
-familiar with concordance


The candidate
- can conjugate verbs in indicative, and recognize and apply the parts of Speech
- can carry out a syntactic analysis of simple sentences in Spanish.
- can apply the pronunciation rules of Spanish language
- can make efficient use of Spanish grammar to improve his/her own language proficiency
- is expected to master relevant academic tools


The candidate
- can plan and carry out comprehensive linguistics tasks and projects
- is able to convey key subject matters such as theories, problems and solutions
- is able to reflect critically on his/her own academic practice and adjust this practice under supervision

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and group sessions. The students are expected to participate in grammar exercises in pairs and in groups. A good progression depends on the students' degree of participation in lectures and group sessions. The course is taught in Spanish.

Approved obligatory assignments are valid for 2 semesters (the semester in which the approval is given, plus the following semester). All obligatory assignments must be completed in the same semester.

Compulsory assignments

  • 2 written assignments
  • 1 oral exercise

Further on evaluation

The exam must be answered in Spanish. Information about which dictionaries or other aids students are allowed to consult during the exam will be made available at the beginning of the semester.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Required previous knowledge


Course materials

The reading list will be announced at the beginning of the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SPA1002 7.5 01.09.2014
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Language of instruction: Spanish

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Foreign Language
  • Spanish
  • Language and Literature
  • Language Studies
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature



Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 HJELPEMIDD
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Written examination 100/100 HJELPEMIDD
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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