Spanish 2 upper: module 1
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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What is the course about?
To enable students to communicate more fully and fluently in a wider range of everyday situations and conversations. The course will also give insight into cultural aspects of Spanish-speaking countries.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
Talking about the present, talking about the past, identify people and explain similarities and resemblances, expressing likes and dislikes about types of housing, Spain and Latin America.
Grammar: present tense (regular and irregular verbs), comparatives, present continuous, simple past.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- Talk about your daily activities
- Talk about past events (biographies)
- Physical description and character of a person
- Resemblances in the family
- Describe and compare types of living.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This course is intended for students who have completed Spanish 2 lower or have an equivalent knowledge of the language.
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.
It is also essential that you have some knowledge of basic grammar terminology such as: a verb, a noun and conjugation. It would be helpful if you had knowledge of more intermediate grammar terminology such as: prepositions, direct and indirect pronouns, adjectives, and adverbs.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Our courses are characterised by spoken interaction and communication. Typical activities include pair work, group work, role plays and games. A range of resources will be used to support your learning including presentations, hand-outs, and audio-visual material.
Homework is highly recommended to consolidate learning.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Based on units 1-4 of "Aula Internacional A2 Plus - Nueva edición: Libro del alumno + ejercicios + Mp3, ISBN: 9788418032202, Publisher: Difusión.
Note: you might not cover all the activities in the book during the course.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Spanish 2 upper: module 2. Please enrol on the next module as soon as possible as spaces cannot be guaranteed.
Maria Isalt has a BA in Economic Studies from Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona and a Postgraduate in Education from OU. She has been teaching general and business Spanish for more than twelve years. She has a special interest in dyslexia and also delivers courses for the DELE official exams of Instituto Cervantes.
Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.