Basque language level 2 

  • Credits 20
  • Semester 1 and 2
  • Codes M213 09 18388
  • Status Optional, but must have passed Beginners’ Basque
  • Not open to students already taking 3 languages
  • Teaching methods 3 language classes per week


The module uses the communicative functions methodological approach and provides a continuation of the Basque language and culture for those students who took Beginners’ Basque. 

Learning outcomes

By the end of the module the student should be able to:

  • produce grammatically accurate short texts in Basque
  • interact with speakers of Basque at a basic level while employing a variety of complex cases and tenses
  • understand a range of basic written and oral texts in Basque
  • understand a range of cases and the difference between them


  • Oral exam: 30%
  • Coursework: 30%
  • 3 hour exam: 40%

Learning resources

Language Material available from the Central Library and the Media and Language Resource Centre.

Core texts

Contemporary journalistic and literary texts provided by the teacher.


Ira Ortigosa Pascual