Beginners' Spanish 1

Please note: this is archived course information from 2022 for SPANISH 104.


Provides a solid grounding in the basic grammar and vocabulary of Spanish for beginners or near beginners, emphasising communicative competence in the present tense. Develops speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, and prepares students at the A1 Level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for SPANISH 104.

Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.

Availability 2022

Semester 1




Prescribed Textbook: Nuevo Ven 1. Libro del Alumno (Unidades 1-8). It comes with two CDs for audio practice.

Prescribed Workbook: Nuevo Ven 1. Workbook (Unidades 1-8). It comes with one CD for listening exercises. The answers to the questions are provided on pages 62-64 so that you can check the accuracy of your work.

The textbook and workbook for Nuevo Ven 1 are required texts and are used regularly in class. These texts are available at the Ubiq university bookshop.

Course Website: Available for this course is a website, which you may access via Canvas. The SPANISH 104 website is a rich repository of electronic materials that will help you study and practise your Spanish.


Coursework + exam


SPANISH 104: 15 points


SPANISH 107. May not be taken if a more advanced language acquisition course in this subject has previously been passed