Spanish 4: module 3
Time: 18:00 - 19:40
In light of the extra bank holiday on the 8th May, all sessions for this term will be 10 minutes longer.
Este curso es ideal si has completado 'Spanish 3 upper' o 'Spanish consolidation' o has estudiado unos cinco años de español y desean obtener un conocimiento más profundo de la lengua y cultura del mundo hispanohablante. En este curso consolidarás aspectos gramaticales de la lengua con noticias y temas de actualidad a un nivel B2.2.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
This course has now started
Course Code: LS432
Duration: 9 sessions (over 12 weeks)
Please note: We offer a wide variety of financial support to make courses affordable. Just visit our online Help Center for more information on a range of topics including fees, online learning and FAQs.
What is the course about?
To consolidate Spanish grammatical structures and vocabulary, and to broaden students' knowledge of Spanish and Latin American cultures.
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?
Discussion of different topics: media, leisure, environment, literature, Spanish/Latin American cultures.
Grammar: Concessive clauses, expressions to rephrase, linking words, pluperfect preterite of subjunctive.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- be more confident in speaking Spanish
- express opinions and ideas by using a wider range of vocabulary
- understand complex grammar structures
- extract specific information when listening to dialogues
- extract detailed information from newspaper articles.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Students should have completed 4/5 years of Spanish or have a B2.1 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 http://www.citylit.ac.uk/self-assess-your-level.
It is also essential that you have knowledge of more complex grammar terminology such as: conditional, indirect and direct pronouns, hypothetical sentences, subjunctive, subordinate clauses and more complex conjunctions.
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 ed on units 5-6 of "Aula Internacional 5 Plus- ISBN: 978-8418224898, Publisher: Difusión.
Note: you might not cover all the activities in the book during the course.
Please try the European Bookshop by selecting 'City Lit' and the language you are studying at this web page or call them at 020 7734 5259. If you state on the website, by phone or in the shop that you are studying with us, you can claim a 10% discount. You might be asked for your student number.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
LBS09 Spanish 4 revision course in summer or LSW64 Spanish 4: conversation club or LS511 Spanish 5 in September. Please enrol on the next module as soon as possible as spaces cannot be guaranteed.