Spanish B1.1


To reach the basis of level B1 of the CEFR.
1. To understand main points and extract some specific details in various texts.
2. To write simple but well constructed texts about current themes or topics
relating to personal, professinal and academic involvement.
3. To exchange information, opinions and arguments in a simple but coherent
way. To express feelings and beliefs, whether to agree or disagree, taking part
in parcially spontaneous conversations.
4. To be aware of his/her own errors and the most persisitent errors, as well as
the differences between the two languages.
5. To be knowledgeable about the history, policital situation and lingusitic
reality of Spain and Latin America.
6. To be able to relate the mother culture with the cultures of Spanish-speaking
countries, and to develop a sense of open-mindeness and interest in cultural
7. To apply what is learned to the fields of Languages, Literature, Culture and
translation .

General characterization





Responsible teacher

Armando Trinidad Aguilar de Leon, Maria Nieves Lagunas Vila


Weekly - 4

Total - 168

Teaching language



Have completed the previous levels (A1 and A2).


1. AAVV, (2017). Bitácora 3. Nueva edición (Español B1). Barcelona: Difusión.
2. Alonso Raya, R. et al (2013). Gramática básica del estudiante de español
(A1-B1). Edición revisada y ampliada. Barcelona: Difusión.
3. Diccionario on line de la Real Academia Española de la Lengua:
4. Chamorro,C., Martínez, M., Murillo, N. & Sáenz, A. (2010). Todas las voces
(B1) Barcelona: Difusión.
5. Carmona, J.C. (2008). Sabor a chocolate. Barcelona/Madrid: Debolsillo.

Teaching method

Inductive and deductive, formal and communicative activities, based on one or
more type of language feature (expression, comprehension, interaction and
mediation), focussing on the students' needs, and emphasising the integration
of skills, intercultural reflection, autonomous learning and the use of digital
Continuous Evaluation. Two tests done in class; oral presentations and written
work. Evaluation will be based on communicative competence, accuracy and
appropriacy, the use of learning strategies, knowledge about sociocultural
aspects of the Hispanic world and an ability for critical cultural reflection.

Minimum attendance: 70% of classes, except worker-students.

Evaluation method

-Oral expression and oral interaction in class (20%). -Written compositions (20%)(40%), -Reading test: commentary of a work (extensive reading)(20%), -Test: linguistic, pragmatic and cultural contents(40%)

Subject matter

1. Expressing information, opinions, feelings and arguments in a simple and
coherent manner concerning topics as: memories, the city, social changes, the
concept of time and spare time.
2. Relating information by means of expressing causes, conditions and
3. Narration of past experiences. Consolidation of the form, use and contrastive
use of past tenses (Various forms of the Preterite , including the Imperfect and
4. Future, Conditional and indirect speech.
5. Revision of ways of addressing people in Spanish.
6. Widening of vocabulary related to daily topics in both the private and public
7. Contrastive features between Spanish and Portuguese .
8. Facts, cultural aspects, behaviours and sociocultural conventions in the
Hispanic world.
9. Develoment of intercultural knowledge and skills.
10. Current events: the relations between the Hispanic world and the own