Spanish beginners: module 1A

Course Dates: 02/05/19 - 30/05/19
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Location: EC Euston
Tutor: Ximo Folch

Learn to speak Spanish on this short course for complete beginners. You will be able to continue by joining module 1B (LS019) if you want more than just an introduction.


What is the course about?

The course aims to enable students to communicate in Spanish in everyday situations.

What will we cover?

Greetings, asking about meaning and pronunciation of words, spelling, asking for repetition, personal information.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- introduce yourself, say hello and goodbye

- ask about meaning of words

- spell words

- give and ask for basic information about yourself and others

- numbers.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

No previous knowledge required, suitable for complete beginners.

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
You will also need to be able to respond to simple instructions and explanations, as well as read course documents, in English. You will need to be at ease with the use of numbers for daily activities (e.g. using money, telling the time, using the 24 hour clock, reading timetables). It would also be helpful if you had some knowledge of basic grammar terminology such as: a verb, a noun and conjugation.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

The course is based on the communicative approach:

- active students’ interaction
- emphasis on speaking and listening skills
- pair and group work
- role plays
- use of realia, pictures and authentic material
- use of audio-visual techniques when appropriate

Please note, students are expected to participate in oral classroom activities and to do some homework as and when required.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

If any book is advised, please try: The European Bookshop (020 7734 5259) or Grant and Cutler at (020 7440 3248).

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

LS019 Spanish beginners: module 1B. Please enrol as soon as possible as spaces cannot be guaranteed.

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


Customer Reviews 4 item(s)

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Highly recommend, the sessions made it enjoyable to learn a new language
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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 06/03/2019)
Great to get you off the ground to start start speaking and learning the necessary basics
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Review by Eva / (Posted on 22/02/2019)
It’s a good course basic but a good grounding.
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Review by JP / (Posted on 21/02/2019)
Very good starting point for learning Spanish and gaining your 'first steps'. Small intimate classroom setting.Would highly recommend.
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Review by Anon / (Posted on 12/02/2019)

Book your place

Course Code: LS018

Thu, eve, 02 May - 30 May '19

Duration: 5 sessions (over 5 weeks)

Full fee: £89.00
Senior fee: £89.00
Concession: £54.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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