Spanish 3 lower: module 1

Course Dates: 03/10/23 - 12/12/23
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Location: Keeley Street
Improve your intermediate Spanish on this lively course, with the emphasis on speaking, listening and acquiring a greater understanding of Spanish grammar. Suitable if you have completed 'Spanish 2: upper' or equivalent. Based on Aula Internacional 3 Plus (Difusión Publishers).
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  • Course Code: LS312
  • Dates: 03/10/23 - 12/12/23
  • Time: 18:00 - 19:30
  • Taught: Tue, Evening
  • Duration: 11 sessions (over 11 weeks)
  • Location: Keeley Street
  • Tutor: Óscar Salgado Suárez

Course Code: LS312

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Started Tue, eve, 03 Oct - 12 Dec '23

Duration: 11 sessions (over 11 weeks)

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What is the course about?

This course aims to give students an opportunity to consolidate the basic structures of Spanish and then to extend their knowledge to include more complex grammatical structures and functions. It will also give an insight into cultural aspects of Spanish-speaking countries.

What will we cover?

Topics: work; biographies and CVs; cities of the future, environment, current affairs, customs and habits at work.
Grammar: quantifiers, impersonals, structures to express obligation, prohibition, simple past, imperfect, phrasal verbs (empezar a, acabar de, volver a, etc.), simple future.

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

- Express obligation or prohibition
- Talk about customs and habits at work
- Give opinions about the future of cities, environment, education
- Talk about facts and events in your life with increased fluency.

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

Students should have completed Spanish 2 upper, studied Spanish for 3 years recently or have an equivalent level.

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
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, subjunctive, main and subordinate clauses.

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 1-3 of Aula Internacional 3 Plus - Nueva edición: Libro del alumno + ejercicios + MP3 descargable
ISBN: 9788418032226, 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 3 lower: module 2. Please enrol on the next module as soon as possible as spaces cannot be guaranteed.

Óscar Salgado Suárez

Dr. Óscar Salgado-Suárez teaches Spanish language and cultural courses at Birkbeck, University of London; Imperial College and City Lit. His cultural research interests are 20th and 21st Century Spanish and Latin American visual and literary representations with a focus on storytelling, affects and humour studies in relation to historiography, national identities and power formations.

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.