SPA1201 - Spanish Proficiency


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written exam with oral examination
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Written exam with oral examination 100/100 4 hours F

Course content

Students will acquire basic written and oral proficiency in Spanish at level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Learning outcome


The candidate:

  • has knowledge of everyday culture in the Spanish-speaking communities
  • has knowledge of different types of text
  • has knowledge of the different parts of speech and can apply these according to the grammatical system
  • has knowledge of Spanish sentence structures


The candidate:

  • can understand and communicate in written and oral Spanish at level B1 with high degree of grammatical correctness
  • can participate in conversations on familiar subjects in Spanish
  • can make efficient use of reference books
  • can read, understand and talk about Spanish texts about common everyday topics
  • can use Spanish sentence structure correctly
  • can make conversations about events in past tense, present tense and future tense, with correct use of the Spanish verbal system


The candidate:

  • can plan and carry out comprehensive linguistics tasks
  • is able to reflect critically on his/her own academic practice and adjust this practice under supervision
  • can make efficient use of relevant professional tools

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and seminars focusing on proficiency training in Spanish. Students must work in study groups and write logs throughout the semester.

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

  • 4 exercises

Further on evaluation


- Written exam, 4 hours. The exam must be answered in Spanish. Information about which dictionaries, if any, you are allowed to consult during the written exam will be available in the reading list at the beginning of the semester.

- The final assessment is adjusted through an oral examination (duration: 10 minutes). The oral exam will be held in Spanish. The oral examination will be cancelled if the written exam has been failed by the examiners.

Students who fail the exam must retake both parts.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

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

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SPA1002 4.5 AUTUMN 2014
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2022

Language of instruction: Spanish

Location: Trondheim

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature


Examination arrangement: Written exam with oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Written exam with oral examination 100/100 F 2022-12-12 15:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Written exam with oral examination 100/100 F INSPERA
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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