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I.- Grammar contents for level A1

Nouns
Gender and number of nouns.
Masculine/ feminine.
Plural forms.
Kinds of nouns: proper nouns, place names, common nouns.

Nominal syntagm
Agreement in gender and number of the determinative, substantive and adjective.
Order of nominal syntagm.
Agreement with the noun.
Vocative.

Adjectives
Gender and number of adjectives.
Masculine/ feminine.
Plural forms.
Position of adjectives.
Comparatives. Degree of adjective: más que, menos que, tan / tanto como.
Superlative.
Shortened forms: grande / gran.
Adjective classes: qualifying adjectives, names.

Adjectival syntagms
Modifiers: muy, poco, bastante.
The exclamatory pronoun qué + adjective.

Articles
Definite articles: el / la / los / las.
Indefinite articles: un / una / unos / unas.
Masculine and feminine.
Gender and number of articles.
Articles with days of the week.
Absence of article.
Contracted forms: al / del.

Pronouns
Personal subject pronouns
Difference between and usted.
Accusative pronouns (DO): lo, la, los, las.
Dative pronouns (IO): le, les.
Double construction of dative / accusative: se + lo(s) / la(s).
Presence/ absence of pronouns.
Interrogative pronouns: ¿cómo?, ¿dónde?, ¿de dónde?, ¿cuánto?
Interrogative pronouns: ¿qué?, ¿cuál, ¿cuáles?
Exclamative pronouns.
Impersonal form se.

Possessives
Determinant possessive pronouns: mi / tu / su.
Possessive pronouns.
Demonstratives.
Demonstratives determinants: este / ese / aquel.
Demonstrative pronouns.
Quantifiers.
Cardinal numbers.
Ordinal numbers up to the tenth.
Muy / Mucho.
Quantitatives: mucho, poco, algo, nada,…
Indefinite: algo / algún / alguien, nada / ningún / nadie.

Prepositions
Simple prepositions.
Compound prepositions: detrás de, al lado de, delante…

Adverbs and adverbial locutions
Location adverbs: aquí, allí, cerca, lejos…
Distance: a 20 km, a 10 minutos.
Time adverbs: hoy, mañana, ayer,…
Quantity adverbs: poco, mucho,…
Frequency adverbs: generalmente, frecuentemente,…
Adverbs ending in -mente. General rule.
Qué + adverb.
también / tampoco.
Expressions of frequency: todos los días,…
Temporal expressions: a las… por la mañana…

Interjections
Interjections: ¡ah! ¡oh!, ¡eh!

Verbs
Present indicative. The three conjugations.
Regular verbs.
Irregular verbs.
– irregularities of ser, estar, haber;
– irregularities of saber and dar;
– vowel and consonant irregularities.

Defective verbs
Pronominal verbs: llamarse.
Reflexive verbs: levantarse, acostarse, despertarse,…
Difference between reflexive verbs / non reflexive: quedar / se, ir / se.
Present with future value.
Preferences between habitual present and the current present.

Differences between the use of haber / tener.
The verb haber.
– in its impersonal form hay;
– As the auxiliary for perfect forms.

Attributive verbs: ser, estar y parecer.
Differences between ser / estar.
ser + profession / ser + de + country / city;
ser + adjective / estar + en + place;
ser / estar + bueno / malo, bien / mal;
ser de + material.

Intransitive verbs: ir, venir, llegar,…
The functioning of the type of verbs with dative similar to gustar.
Future Simple: its form and its uses.
Indicative present perfect: its form and its uses.

Imperatives.
The structure and use of some basic forms of the imperative.

Expressions
Hay que / tener que + Infinitive.
Estar + gerund.
Ir a + Infinitive.

Impersonal forms of the verb
Simple infinitive in the three conjugations.
Simple gerund in the three conjugations.
Regular participles (and some irregular ones) in the three conjugations
Participle with attributive value.
Participle in perfect tense.

Simple clauses
Agreement subject- verb.
Subject, object, verb order.
Enunciative clauses (affirmative and negative).
Interrogative direct clauses.
Impersonal with the verbs haber y hacer.
Linking clauses. The attributive.
Transitive and intransitive verbs.
Reflexive clauses.
Impersonal form with verbs related to atmospheric phenomena.
Simple clauses joined by juxtaposition.

Compound clauses
Linking words: y, ni.
Disjunctive words: o.
Appositive words: pero.

Subordinate Clauses
1. Substantive subordinate clauses
Subordinate substantive clauses in the infinitive
– subject function : Me gusta estudiar español;
– DO function: Quiero aprender español.
Subordinate substantive clause (with two conjugated verbs)
– DO function: Creo que mi profesora es buena.
2. Adjectival subordinate clauses
The relative pronoun que.
3. Adverbial subordinate clauses
Para in final clauses.
Porque in causal clauses.

II- Conversation contents for level A1

1. Give and ask for information
Give and ask for very basic personal information.
Give and ask for information about the time.
Give and ask for information about directions.
Give and ask for information about distances.
Give and ask for information about food.
Give and ask for information about products and objects.
Give and ask for information about the weather.
Give and ask for information about prices
Give and ask for information about reasons and causes
Ask for words.
Spell out loud.

Describe and narrate
Express existence.
Identify objects. Point something out.
Describe and compare countries/ cities.
Description of landscapes.
Describe and locate objects
Describe yourself.
Physically describe people.
Describe personality.
Compare people.
Compare objects.
Speak about a moment in which an action took place.
Describe actions which are taking place in the present.
Describe daily routine.
Describe habits.
Narrate in the past.
Speak about the future.

2. Express opinions, attitudes and knowledge
Express opinion.
Value.
Express agreement or disagreement.
Speak about skills, aptitudes and abilities
Express lack of awareness.
Generalise.

3. Express likes, desires and feelings
Speak about passions.
Express and ask about personal taste.
Express and ask about preferences.
Express and ask about plans and intentions.
Express and ask about desires.
Express surprise or admiration.
Show interest in an object.

4. Influence the interlocutor
Ask permission in basic situations.
Give basic orders.
Give instructions.
Ask for help.
Ask for objects and products.

5. Socialise
Greetings and farewells.
Introduce yourself.
Introduce someone else (formal and informal).
Excuse yourself.
Suggest a meeting/ activity.
Agree to/ turn down an appointment
Congratulate.
Invite.
Welcome.

6. Structuring the speech
Establishing communication and response.
Asking a questions for someone and responding on their behalf.

III.-Phonetic and orthographic contents for level A1

Phonetic
Spanish phonetic system.
Ways of articulating vowels and consonants.
Recognition of diphthongs.
Recognition of stressed syllables.
Link between phonemes and letters.
Sounds /r/ and /rr/.
Sounds /b, d, g/ vs. /p, t, k/.
Recognitions of the sound /ñ/.
Intonation of enunciative, interrogative and exclamatory speech.

Orthographic
The alphabet.
Spanish graphics: ñ.
Basic spelling.
Accent.
Use of basic punctuation signs: full stop, commas, colon, ellipses, parentheses, question marks and exclamation marks.

I.- Grammar contents for level A2

Nouns
Personal nouns. Collective nouns.
Gender and number of nouns.
Masculine / feminine.
Plural forms. Dual plurals.
The nominal syntagm.
Agreement of the gender and number of the determinative, noun, and adjective.
Order of the nominal syntagm

Adjectives

Qualifying adjectives.
Shortened form: bueno/buen, malo/mal, grande/gran, primero/primer…
Degrees of adjectives.

Adjectival syntagms

Modifiers: adverbs and the exclamatory qué + adjective.

Articles
Definite/indefinite values.
El in front of a – tone: el aula / las aulas; un aula / unas aulas.
Absence of articles.

Pronouns

The absence of the subject in Spanish.
Difference between tú / usted.
Pronoun se / reflexive se / impersonal se.
The use of the impersonal second person.
Review of the pronouns DO.
Review of the pronouns IO.
Positioning of the pronouns DO and IO.
Relative pronouns: que, el que, la que.
Review of interrogative pronouns.
Review of exclamatory pronouns.

Possessive pronouns

Review of possessives: mi / mío / el mío.
Combining possessives with other elements.

Demonstratives
Review of demonstratives: este / ese / aquel.

Quantifiers
Review of the cardinal numbers.
Ordinal numbers up to the tenth.
Indefinites: algo / algún / alguien; nada / ningún / nadie.
Quantifiers: tanto / tan; mucho / muy.
Universal quantifier: todo.

Prepositions
Review of simple prepositions.
Review of compound prepositions.

Adverbs and adverbial locutions
Place adverbs.
Time adverbs.
Terms for ordering a story: primero, después, finalmente…
Quantity adverbs.
Ya no / todavía no / aún no.

Interjections
Interjections like ¡ah! ¡oh! ¡eh!
The interjection ¡Ojalá!

Verbs
Present of the indicative with special attention to the irregular forms.
Review of reflexive verbs.
Uses of the present.
Habitual present.
Present in the past: the historic present.
Present with future value.

Review of the Present Perfect
Time markers.
Simple past: regulars and irregulars
Uses. Time markers.
Imperfect Indicative.
Uses. Time markers.

Use of the past tenses
Contrasts between the Present Perfect, the Imperfect and the Indefinite.

Regular and irregular imperatives
Imperative with reflexive verbs.
Imperative with the pronouns OD and OI.
Negative imperative.
Imperative in independent phrases: venga, oiga, ten, tenga…
Uses of the Imperative.

Introduction to the simple Conditional: deberías + infinitive, sería conveniente + infinitive

Differences in the use of ser / estar

Verbal periphrases
Aspectual verbal periphrases:
Review of estar + gerund. Estar (in the past) + gerund; seguir + gerund., dejar de + infinitive; volver a + infinitive. Estar a punto de + infinitive, ponerse a + infinitive; llevar + time quantity + gerund.
Review of ir a + infinitive.

Modal verbal periphrases:
Se puede / no se puede + infinitive, hay que / tener que / deber + infinitive poner, ponerse + adjetive / sustantive, ponerse a + infinitive

Impersonal forms
Infinitive in the function of the subject: Lo mejor es + infinitive.
Infinitive in the function of the DO: Prohibido + infinitive.
Infinitive with an imperative value.
Gerund in periphrases constructions.
Past participle with attributive value.
Past participle in compound times.

Simple clauses
Variation in the SV order.
Detailing the use of the type of the verbs like gustar and defective verbs like doler.
Desiderative clauses with ¡ojalá!
Impersonal clauses with se.
Compound clauses.
Copulatories and disjunctives.

Subordinate clauses
1. Subordinate noun clauses.
1.1. Subordinate noun clauses in the Infinitive.
Querer + infinitive / Querer + sustantive.
1.1. Subordinate noun clauses (with two conjugated verbs).
OD function: Quiero que + subjunctive.
2. Relative subordinate clauses.
Introduced by relative pronouns: el que, la que…
3. Adverbial subordinate clauses.
– Only in the indicative mode –
Temporal clauses: antes de, después de, cuando.
Causal clauses: porque, por, como.
Final clauses: para.
Conditionals: si (in the Indicative present).
Consecutive phrases: por lo tanto, por eso.
Comparative phrases: tan…como; menos…que, mayor…que.

II.- Functional contents for Level A2

1. Give and ask for information

Give and ask for personal information.
Give and ask for information about the time.
Give and ask for food information.
Give and ask for product and object information.
Give and ask for pricing information.
Give and ask for information about reasons and causes.
Give and ask for information about purposes.

Describe and narrate

Locate objects in a space.
Identify people.
Talk about other people.
Describe connections and similarities.
Describe the development of an action.
Narrate present events.
Narrate a daily routine.
Narrate historical events.
Narrate developing actions in the past.
Describe and compare objects.
Describe and physically compare people.
Describe and compare personalities.
Describe situations in the past.
Locate actions in time.
Relate and connect past events.
Relate our academic and professional life.
Compare past events with the present.

2. Express opinions, attitudes and knowledge

Argue.
Justify an opinion.
Express an opinion, agree, disagree.
Evaluate an idea.
Evaluate a fact.
Assess relationships.
Express the cause, consequence and purpose.
Express difficulty.
Express and defend our abilities.
Generalize.

3. Express tastes, desires and emotions
Talk about tastes and preferences.
Talk about feelings.
Express interest.
Express surprise, disgust and gratefulness.
Expression of physical sensations.
Express pain or annoyance.
Talk about intentions and projects.

4. Influence the interlocutor
Invite.
Get someone’s attention.
Make recommendations.
Give instructions.
Give advice.
Make recommendations.
Express prohibition.

5. Socialise
Greet, say hello, say goodbye.
Introduce yourself to someone (formal and informal).
Apologise.
Congratulate someone.

6. Organise a discussion
Establish communication and react.
Ask for a person and respond.
Ask to start a story.
Introduce a story topic.
Organize information.
Interrupt.

III.- Phonetic and orthographic contents for Level A2

Phonetic
Sounds that are the most difficult to pronounce: /r/, /x/, etc.
Intonation according to different communicative functions.
Intonation and irony.
Intense accent.
Recognising the characteristic pronunciation of speakers of the same language.

Orthographic
Use of the accent in Spanish.
Diacritical accent.
Restrictions on double consonants in Spanish: ll, rr, cc.
Consonants that can be worded in Spanish: r, s, l, n, d, z.
Links between spellings and sounds: b, v, w.
Links between spellings and sounds: z, c, k,q.
Links between spellings and sounds: h.
Links between spellings and sounds: y, ll.
Links between spellings and sounds: r, rr.
Use of capital letters.
Use of punctuation marks: semicolon, ellipsis, slash, quotes.
Acronyms and abbreviations.

I. Grammar contents for level B1

Nouns
The gender of nouns. Epicene nouns.
The number of nouns. Invariable nouns.
Singularia tantum. Pluralia tantum.
The number of family names/ surnames.

Nominal syntagm
Complement: explanatory appositives and prepositional phrases.
Agreement of SN with the verb.

Adjectives
Adjective modifiers: excesivamente, demasiado
Review of comparatives and superlatives.
Nouns of adjectives by means of determinant el.

Adjectival syntagms
Adverbial complements.
Modifiers.

Articles
Definite and indefinite articles.
Restrictions due to the presence of modifying determinants.

Pronouns
Absence / presence of subject pronouns.
Pronouns DO. Double presence.
Placement and order with the infinitive and gerund forms.
Review of the pronouns IO with verbs.
/ usted.
Relative pronouns que / quien.
¡Qué + adjective!
¡Qué + noun + tan/más + adjective!

Possessives
Opposite stressed and unstressed forms.
Combined with other elements.

Demonstratives
Possibility to combine with other elements.

Quantifiers
Todo el mundo / la mayoría de / algunos…

Prepositions
Revising prepositions
A + the direct object
Por / para.

Adverbs and adverbial phrases
Past and future time markers.
Connectors: de repente, de pronto, (y) entonces…
Ya no / Todavía no.
Probablemente / Seguramente / Posiblemente + Future.
Quizás, tal vez, a lo mejor.

Interjections
The interjection ¡vaya!
The interjection ¡ojalá!

Verbs
Revision of the indicative present, paying special attention to the irregularities.
Revision of the present perfect, paying special attention to the irregularities.
Revision of the past simple, paying special attention to the irregularities
Revision of the imperfect, paying special attention to the irregularities
Pto. Pluperfect indicative
Differences between past tenses.
Present subjunctive: regular and irregular.
Imperfect subjunctive.
Conditional.
Revision of the imperative; positive and negative.

Revision of ser and estar
Ser and estar with changes of meaning.

Revision of the future simple
Compound future.

Verbal periphrasis
Review of verbal periphrasis.
Conditional modal periphrasis: deberíamos / habría que + Infinitive.

Impersonal form
Infinitive: Uses. Subject functions and direct object.
Gerund: verbal and adverbial value.
Participle: predictive value.

Simple clauses
Indicative doubts introduced by a lo mejor, quizás, probablemente…
Clauses expressing desire with ¡ojalá!

Coordinated clauses
The linking word sin embargo.
Consecutive phrases with entonces, o sea que, así (es) que.

Subordinate clauses
1. Subordinate substantive clauses
1.1. Subordinate substantive infinitive clauses
– Subject function
Me cuesta / me resulta difícil + Infinitive.
Me da miedo + Infinitive.
(No) es lógico, (no) es difícil, (no) es normal… + Infinitive.
– Function DO
Querer / Esperar + Infinitive.
Te prohíbo + Infinitive.

1.2. Subordinate substantive clauses (with two conjugated verbs)
– Subject function
Me gusta + que + Subjunctive; Me gustaría que + Imperfect subjunctive.
Me cuesta / resulta difícil + que + Subjunctive.
Me da miedo + que + Subjunctive.
Me da vergüenza + que + Subjunctive.
Me encanta(n)/ Me fascina(n) + que + Present subjunctive.
(No) es lógico, (no) es difícil, (no) es normal… + que + Subjunctive.
(No) está claro, (no) es obvio, (no) es cierto.. + que + Ind. / Subjunctive.
Es probable que, tal vez, puede que + Ind. / Subjunctive.
Choosing the Subjunctive or Indicative mood
– DO object
With volitional verbs: Querer + que + Subjunctive.
With thinking verbs: Creo / pienso que + Indicative; No creo / no pienso + que + Subjunctive.
With verbs of influence: Pedir / exigir / recomendar / prohibir que + Indicative.
With verbs: Decir + que + Subjunctive / Indicative; Preguntar + si + Indicative.
Structures for indirect speech.

2. Relative clauses
Relative clause with prepositions
Differences between que / quien.
Uses of Subjunctive and Indicative in relative clauses.

3. Subordinate adverbial clauses

3.1. Time clauses
Introduced by cuando + Indicative / Subjunctive
Introduced by antes / después de + Infinitive.
Introduced by hasta + Infinitive.
Introduced by mientras + Indicative.

3.2. Place clauses
Introduced by donde. In the Indicative and with an antecedent.

3.3. How clauses
Introduced by como. In the Indicative

3.4. Causal clauses
Introduced by como and por. In the Indicative.

3.5. Consecutive clauses
Introduced by o sea que, así (es) que.

3.6. Concessive clauses
Concessive clause. aunque + Indicative/ Subjunctive.

3.7. Comparative clauses
Introduced by igual de… que, más / menos… que.
Differences between más que / más de.

3.8. Final clauses
Introduced by para. In the Indicative.
Differences between para / para que / para qué.

3.9. Conditional clauses
Si + Present + Present.
Si + Presente + Future.
Si + Present + Imperative.
Si + Imperfect subjunctive + Conditional.

II.- Conversation contents for level B1

1. Give and ask for information
Give and ask for personal information.
Give and ask for information about products and objects.
Give and ask for information about reasons and causes.
Give and ask for information about objectives.
Communicate messages.
Communicate orders, requests and advice.
Give and leave messages by phone.
Refer to what others have said in the past.
Tell and describe.
Identify objects and people.
Describe the characteristics and the functioning of something.
Speak about present habits.
Speak about past habits.
Speak about present circumstances.
Speak about past circumstances.
Speak about future actions and situations.
Speak about the beginning and the duration of an action.
Locate an action in time.
Tell past events.
Locate actions in the past and in the present.
Order actions in sequence.
Tell anecdotes.
Tell stories in the present.
Tell stories of past experiences.
Speak about past experiences and evaluate them.
Tell stories of your academic and professional life.
Summarise an argument.
Speak about relationships between people.

2. Express opinions, attitudes and knowledge
Debate.
Defend a position.
Justify opinions.
Express confidance.
Give excuses and justify them.
Show agreement and disagreement.
Counter argue.
Give opinions about objects.
Give opinions about actions and behaviours.