SPA1100 - Spanish Language 1


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours F

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. KNOWLEDGE

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.

Students will complete three mandatory assignments during the semester, of which at least one is an oral presentation.

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

  • 3 exercises

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.

Course materials

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

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SPA1002 7.5 AUTUMN 2014
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: Spanish

Location: Trondheim

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 F 2023-11-28 15:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL410 orange sone Sluppenvegen 14 22
SL238 Sluppenvegen 14 1
SL111 grønn sone Sluppenvegen 14 14
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 F 2024-03-05 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL415 Sluppenvegen 14 1
  • * 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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