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.
Course Code: LS433
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Duration: 10 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?
The course is based on the tutor’s own resources.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
LBS09 Spanish 4: revision course in summer and any Spanish 4 or 5 course in September. Please enrol on the next module as soon as possible as spaces cannot be guaranteed.