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Spanish 2

Spanish 2

Code: SPA8LF102
Scope: 5 ECTS
Timing: semesters 1 - 7
Language: English and Spanish
Curriculum: GLOBBA16
Level: Basic Studies
Type: compulsory/free-choice

Starting level and linkage with other courses
Prerequisite: Spanish 1 or equivalent competence (5 credits of earlier studies).

Learning outcomes
After completing the course, your capacity to talk has further developed, your command of the elementary structures has expanded and your vocabulary for everyday and working life situations has broadened. You are able to read and write texts in the language. You have gained language and culture basic skills to the extent that you are ready to start further developing your skills in the language toward working life purposes. Your target level on the Common European Framework of Reference for languages is A1–A2.


  • vocabulary for basic every day and working life situations
  • central structures of the language in the past tense
  • spoken skills in Spanish
  • reading, writing and comprehensive skills
  • cultural knowledge in Spanish and Latin American contexts

Recognising and validating prior learning (RPL)
No RPL at this level.

Cooperation with the business community
Real business based examples and cases, guest speakers, or company visits as appropriate.

International and global business approach to course themes and topics, contributions by multicultural student groups and company cooperation.

Course formats
Contact sessions.

Students' performance is graded on the following scale: Excellent (5), Very good (4), Good (3), Satisfactory (2), Fair (1), Fail (0).
Link to the joint assessment grid. The assessment of one’s own learning.

Course teacher(s)
Pekka Savinainen

Course Materials
Materials to be announced in the implementation plan.