Spanish 4: tertulia y conversación
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Ven a debatir temas y noticias de actualidad de España y Latinoamérica utilizando artículos de periódicos, textos y noticias televisivas. Desarrollarás diferentes registros lingüísticos en función de las circunstancias y el contexto en el que te encuentres.
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: LS413
Duration: 12 sessions (over 12 weeks)
What is the course about?
To consolidate Spanish 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 culture/s.
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
- 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.
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?
All materials will be provided by the tutor.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
LS423 Spanish 4: tertulia y conversación in January. Please enrol on the next module as soon as possible as spaces cannot be guaranteed.