Syllabus query

Academic Year/course: 2017/18

427 - Degree in Spanish

28070 - Second Language I(English)

Syllabus Information

Academic Year:
28070 - Second Language I(English)
Faculty / School:
103 - Facultad de Filosofía y Letras
427 - Degree in Spanish
First semester
Subject Type:
Basic Education

5.1. Methodological overview

See "Learning activities " and "Syllabus".

More information will be provided on the first day of class.

5.2. Learning tasks

  • Theoretical lectures.
  • Practical lectures.
  • Individual work.
  • Personal study.
  • Assessment activities.

5.3. Syllabus


1. A. Mood Food:  Food and cooking; present simple and continuous, action and non-action verbs; short and long vowel sounds.

B. Family Life: Family, adjectives of personality; future forms: present continuous, going to, will/won’t; sentence stress, word stress.

2. A. Spend or save? : Money; Present perfect and past simple.

B. Changing Lives: strong adjectives (exhaustedamazed); sentence stress, stress on strong adjectives.

3. A. Race across London: Transport; comparative and superlatives.

B. Stereotypes; Collocation: verbs/ adjectives + prepositions; articles: a/an, the,  no article.

4. A. Failure or Success; -ed/-ing adjectives; can, could, be able to; reflexive pronouns.

B. B. Modern manners: Phone language; modals of obligation: must, have to, should.

5.4. Course planning and calendar

See the academic calendar of the University of Zaragoza ( and the website of the Faculty of Philosophy and Arts (Schedule of classes:; Examination schedule:

More information will be provided on the first day of class.