MPJ_JII1Sa Foreign Language II/1 - Spanish

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Veronika De Azevedo Camacho, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Mgr. Blanka Pojslová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Veronika De Azevedo Camacho, Ph.D.
Language Centre, Faculty of Economics and Administration Division - Faculty Branches of University Departments - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Mgr. Lucie Jurková
Supplier department: Language Centre, Faculty of Economics and Administration Division - Faculty Branches of University Departments - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Timetable of Seminar Groups
MPJ_JII1Sa/01: Wed 12:00–13:50 S402, V. De Azevedo Camacho
The prerequisite for active involvement in this course is mastering the language skills practised in the preparatory courses JII/A and JII/B.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 70 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 14/70, only registered: 1/70, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/70
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
Language II/1 extends the knowledge of general language gained in the preparatory courses Language II/A and Language II/B and pays particular attention to the specialized language of economics seen as a basis of successful and effective communication.
In the course students practise their ability to understand specialized texts,
identify and interpret their main ideas and translate them into the mother tongue with the use of a dictionary.
Students learn to role-play conversations in business situations and master basic types of business correspondence.
Knowledge acquired in this course will serve as a basis for the follow-up course in the summer term which is finished by an exam at the B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference.
Learning outcomes
Students will become familiar with the study of business Spanish, a main stress will be put on the work with authentic material.
  • Probíraná odborná a obchodní témata:
  • Introducción, España, los españoles,¿Cómo negociar con los españoles?;
  • Compañeros de trabajo, departamentos en una empresa;
  • Correos electrónicos, comunicación comercial;
  • Viajes de empresa (medios de transporte, el equipaje, postales);
  • Productos con historia, productos de hoy (publirreportajes);
  • Dinero, bancos, clientes, presupuesto personal;
  • Normas en la empresa (normas de seguiridad), cultura corporativa, ambiente de trabajo);
  • Salones y ferias;
  • Internet y los negocios ;
  • Gramática: repaso de pronombres personales (objeto directo/indirecto, sin preposición),los tiempos del pasado (p.imperfecto, p.indefinido, p.pluscuamperfecto),futuro simple y condicional, estilo directo x estilo indirecto, correlación de los tiempos, imperativo afirmativo, imperativo negativo, el presente del subjuntivo (formas verbales), ser x estar
    required literature
  • CORPAS, JAIME, Martínez, Lola and SABATER, MARÍA LLUISA. Socios 2. Curso de espanol orientado al mundo del trabajo. Cuaderno de ejercicios. Barcelona: Difusión, 2008. ISBN 978-84-9848-141-9. info
    recommended literature
  • MACÍKOVÁ, OLGA and MLÝNKOVÁ, LUDMILA. Gramática completa de la lengua espanola.Velká španělská gramatika. první. Brno: C Press, 2010. ISBN 978-80-251-2293-8. info
  • MARTÍNEZ, LOLA, Sabater, María Luisa. Socios 2. Curso de espanol orientado al mundo de trabajo. Libro de alumno. Barcelona: Difusión, 2009. ISBN 978-84-8443-418-4. info
  • CASTRO, FRANCISCA. uso de la gramática espanola. Nivel intermedio. Madrid: Edelsa, 2008. ISBN 978-84-7711-134-4. info
  • MACÍKOVÁ, Olga and Ludmila MLÝNKOVÁ. Español comercial. Vyd. 1. Brno: CP Books, 2005. 342 s. ISBN 8025106527. info
  • MACÍKOVÁ, Olga, Vlasta HLAVIČKOVÁ and Věra ŠPÍGLOVÁ. Španělsko-český a česko-španělský hospodářský slovník. 1. vyd. Plzeň: Fraus, 2003. 426 s. ISBN 80-7238-261-6. info
Teaching methods
The course is taught in the form of seminars.
Assessment methods
The course is concluded by a credit test. Students are allowed to sit the credit test if they meet the following requirements:
1. 80% attendance in seminars
2. Active participation - continuous preparation, homework
3. Translation from Spanish into Czech (half a standard page)
A credit test is considered successful if a student reaches at least 60% of points
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020, Spring 2021.
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