Spanish 3: Spanish pronunciation in action
Time: 13:00 - 16:00
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: LSW21
Duration: 1 session
What is the course about?
The aim of this course is to help you improve and gain confidence in pronunciation, intonation and rhythm in the Spanish language. This workshop also aims to stimulate students' interaction in order to enable you to practise Spanish in an active way in which the involvement of body, gesture, creativity and games will play an important part.
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?
Pronunciation, intonation and breathing techniques which will help you to better articulate your message.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- Identify and reproduce different and difficult sounds in Spanish
- Use appropriate intonation to express yourself
- Be more confident with Spanish pronunciation and get your message across.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Students should have studied Spanish for 3-4 years recently. Suitable if you are currently studying Spanish 3 lower or Spanish 3 upper.
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, 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?
All materials provided by the tutor.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
This is a workshop which complements any Spanish level 3 course.
Diego is a Spanish teacher from Argentina with a passion for languages, arts and travelling. He has lived and taught in many cities including Buenos Aires, Madrid, Moscow and London. He has experience teaching all levels at a variety of institutions including universities, adult education colleges and government organisations. Diego has a degree in Social Communication and a postgraduate degree in Politics. He has also completed studies in drama and is a drama practitioner currently delivering workshops in community theatre. As well as drama, he enjoys reading and travelling.
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.