Spanish: jump into year 2 upper

Course Dates: 08/09/20 - 17/09/20
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Location: Online
Tutors:

This intensive course is suitable if you have studied Spanish 1 fast track: module 2 or learnt the language for about 2 years in the past but are not sure whether you are ready to join the third year. You will revise the whole year 2 in two weeks, and will be ready for "Spanish 2 upper: module 1" this September.

This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.

Description

What is the course about?

This intensive course helps you get ready for the second upper year of Spanish. It will help you revise the whole content of the second year.

This is a live online course. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

Buying and talking about clothes, comparing things, saying what you are doing, food and drink, past tense, asking for permission and favours, invitations, means of transport, directions, saying what you did last weekend, describing people and places in the past, describing objects, talking about habits in the past.

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

- buy clothes and say what somebody else is wearing
- compare things
- say what you are doing
- offer food and drinks (accept or refuse)
- talk about the past
- ask for permission and favours
- invite people to go out (accept and refuse)
- ask for information about transport
- ask for and give directions
- say what you did last weekend
- describe objects
- describe people, places and things in the past
- talk about habits in the past

Please note that the above outcomes are flexible as the pace of the lessons will depend on the achievements of the group of students.

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

This course is intended for students who have completed Spanish 1 fast-track: modules 1 & 2 or who have an equivalent level 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.
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?

Based in tutor's own material.

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

You can join any Spanish 2 upper courses starting in September.

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its a good course to improve one's confidence in speaking Spanish and improving grammar, however its not possible to cover all the topics listed in the course description during this short time.
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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 12/09/2019)
Tutor Biographies
Diego Iudicissa

Diego is a Spanish teacher from Argentina with a passion for languages, arts and travelling. He has lived and taught in many cities including Buenos Aires, Madrid, Moscow and London. He has experience teaching all levels at a variety of institutions including universities, adult education colleges and government organisations. Diego has a degree in Social Communication and a postgraduate degree in Politics. He has also completed studies in drama and is a drama practitioner currently delivering workshops in community theatre. As well as drama, he enjoys reading and travelling.

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.

Book your place

Course Code: LS202

Tue+Thu, eve, 08 Sep - 17 Sep '20

Duration: 4 sessions (over 2 weeks)

Full fee: £139.00
Senior fee: £139.00
Concession: £85.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

Any questions? languages@citylit.ac.uk
or call 020 7492 2644

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