Spanish 1: daily life conversation

Course Dates: 03/08/20 - 07/08/20
Time: 10:30 - 13:30
Location: Online
Tutors:
Adriana Itriago Gavidia

Revise, consolidate and improve your listening and speaking skills. Communicate more confidently in daily life situations. Ideal if you have studied Spanish for one year or have an equivalent level.

This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.

Description

What is the course about?

The course aims to enable students to reinforce and consolidate the ability to communicate in Spanish in everyday situations.

What will we cover?

Complain about accommodation, directions, the tourism office, the restaurant, shopping, prices and quantities.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- make a hotel booking
- ask for information at the tourism office
- give and ask for directions
- order food and drink at the restaurant
- buy items in shops.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

Ideal if you are doing Spanish 1 or have an equivalent level (near beginner).

You will also need to be able to respond to simple instructions and explanations, as well as read course documents, in English. You will need to be at ease with the use of numbers for daily activities (e.g. using money, telling the time, using the 24 hour clock, reading timetables). It would also be helpful if you had some knowledge of basic grammar terminology such as: a verb, a noun and conjugation.
For further details of the specific foreign language skills required for this level, please see the languages self-assessment chart at the start of the languages section of our course guide or at http://www.citylit.ac.uk/self-assess-your-level.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

The course is based on the communicative approach:

- active students’ interaction
- emphasis on speaking and listening skills
- pair and group work
- role plays
- use of realia, pictures and authentic material
- use of audio-visual techniques when appropriate

Please note, students are expected to participate in oral classroom activities and to do some homework as and when required.

This course will be delivered online, and will involve tutor presentation and class discussion. Student preparation and homework outside class times is strongly encouraged. To fully participate in this online class you will need:
- An email address
- A reliable internet connection
- A computer/laptop/tablet with a fully updated browser (preferably google chrome). Your device will need a microphone, and preferably a camera.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Based on the tutor's own materials.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

LS100 Spanish revision course or Spanish 2 lower: module 1 in September.

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Great environment within which to learn new skills, reinvigorate old ones and to meet new people
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Review by mandy phillips / (Posted on 06/08/2019)
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Course Code: LBS16

Mon-Fri, day, 03 Aug - 07 Aug '20

Duration: 5 sessions

Full fee: £159.00
Senior fee: £127.00
Concession: £97.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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