What is the course about?
This course aims to enable you to develop their listening and comprehension skills, to gain more fluency, to revise and reinforce their use of grammar and to broaden your understanding of Spanish and Latin-American cultures.
What will we cover?
Different topics about Spain and Latin-American cultures such as cinema, literature, the environment, the world of employment and immigration.
Grammar: consolidation and further practice of Spanish grammar at an advanced level.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
The learning outcomes will be negotiated with the tutor at the beginning of the course.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Stage 5 course - You should have an advanced level of spoken and written Spanish equivalent to at least a good post A-level/degree standard.
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.
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.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Listening to recordings; audio-visual methods; pair and group work, role-plays.
Some homework required.
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?
Any Spanish 5 courses in September.
General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details