Build Your Vocabulary

Universidad de Salamanca

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Build Your Vocabulary

    Course Required
  • Host University

    Universidad de Salamanca

  • Location

    Salamanca, Spain

  • Area of Study

    Composition, Grammar, Linguistics, Modern Languages, Phonetics and Phonology, Spanish

  • Language Level

    Beginning

    Hours & Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    1
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    1
  • Overview

    General Objectives:
    To build the basic vocabulary for use in everyday conversations.
    To give the student the resources of vocabulary introduction, and practice the new vocabulary learned.
    To build the vocabulary that would be used in basic communicative situations.

    Contents
    The vocabulary, communication and linguistics is articulated through the themes below.

    A. Greetings

    B. Practical vocabulary for conversation.

    C. The house and the city:
    a. Urban vocabulary. Directions, ¿Hay?? ¿Dónde está?? ¿Qué es esto??

    D. The human body.
    a. Physical descriptions
    b. ¿Qué le pasa? At the doctor?s office.

    E. The Character. ¿Cómo soy? ¿Cómo son?

    F. Numbers. The bought product and shopping.
    a. Clothes. At the store.
    b. Public hours.

    G. Outside the house: café or restaurant.

    H. Atmospheric temperature.

    I. The family. Familial relationships.

    J. Professions: work and study.

    K. Free time: distractions and spectacles: tv, movies, music.

    L. Social life: Birthdays, weddings?

    M. Expressing sentiments and courtesy.

    N. Luck. The lottery, games, etc.

    O. Transportation. Travel and vacations.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.