Spanish 1 rápidamente: module 2
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Location: Keeley Street
Course Code: LS051
Duration: 11 sessions (over 11 weeks)
What is the course about?
This intensive course introduces you to the basic aspects of the Spanish language and will enable you to take part in simple conversations.
What will we cover?
Shopping for clothes, colours. Family, physical description, hobbies, likes and dislikes, daily routine, telling the time.
Grammar: quantifiers, demonstratives, verb "gustar", regular, irregular and reflexives verbs in the present tense, frequency adverbs.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- buy items in a shop
- ask for prices, sizes
- express preferences
- talk about family
- describe and identify people
- ask and tell the time
- describe your daily routine.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
The course is suitable for learners who already speak a romance language or who would like to learn at a much faster pace.
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?
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?
Based on units 4-6 of "Aula Internacional 1 Plus- Nueva edición: Libro del alumno + ejercicios + CD", ISBN: 9788418032189, Publisher: Difusión. There is also an online version if you prefer at https://campus.difusion.com/
Note: you might not cover all the activities in the book during the course.
Please try the European Bookshop by selecting 'City Lit' and the language you are studying at this web page or call them at 020 7734 5259. If you state on the website, by phone or in the shop that you are studying with us, you can claim a 10% discount. You might be asked for your student number.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
LS061 Spanish 1 rápidamente: module 3. Please enrol as soon as possible as spaces cannot be guaranteed.
Amaia is a Spanish teacher from the Basque country in Spain. She grew up in Mondragón and studied in San Sebastián and Bilbao where she completed a teaching degree at university. She has always been interested in teaching and, as well as her work in adult education, she has experience teaching at universities and companies. Amaia has Qualified Teacher Status in England and has taught Spanish at all levels. She has a keen interest in exploring those areas of the language that her students find difficult. She takes great pleasure in seeing how her students progress in the language, in their motivation and dedication, and in the dialogue that takes place among adults in the context of the classroom.
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.