Time: 12:30 - 14:30
Term 1: 14 Oct, 28 Oct, 11 Nov, 25 Nov, 9 Dec 2021
Term 2: 20 Jan, 3 Feb, 17 Feb, 3 Mar, 17 Mar, 31 Mar 2022
Term 3: 28 Apr, 12 May, 26 May, 9 Jun, 23 Jun, 7 July 2022.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: LSW64
Duration: 17 sessions (over 39 weeks)
What is the course about?
The Spanish club provides a relaxed and animated environment to practise the language. We will discuss literature, history and current affairs, the arts, etc. Ideas and suggestions from students are welcome.
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?
Topics to include: society, the arts and key events of the Spanish Speaking World.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- Improve your listening, reading and conversational skills.
- Further your knowledge of literature, history and current affairs, the arts, etc
- Increase your vocabulary and consolidate your grammar.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Stage 5. Students should have completed stage 4 or be at an advanced level. They should be fluent and have a solid grasp of grammatical structures and vocabulary.
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 provided by the tutor, but do bring a pen and paper to take additional notes.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
LBS10 Spanish 5: revision course in summer and LS611 Spanish 6 in September.