Spanish 1 rápidamente: module 3
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: LS061
Duration: 12 sessions (over 12 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. The three modules of Rápidamente (1, 2 and 3) cover Spanish 1 and Spanish 2 lower.
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?
Shopping for food, at the restaurant, describing cities and towns, directions, say what you have done recently, life experiences.
Grammar: impersonal form, direct pronouns, indefinite pronous, place prepositions, present perfect.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- ask for food at the café/restaurant
- talk about food habits
- describe your town/neighbourhood
- ask and give directions
- speak about past experiences
- describe people's characters.
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?
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 on units 7-9 of "Aula Internacional 1- Nueva edición: Libro del alumno + ejercicios + CD", ISBN: 9788415640097,Publisher: Difusión.
Please note that you might not cover all the activities in the book during the course.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
LBS08 Spanish 2 revision course in summer. Please enrol as soon as possible as spaces cannot be guaranteed.
LS212 Spanish 2 rápidamente: module 1 in September.
Maria Isalt has a BA in Economic Studies from Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona and a Postgraduate in Education from OU. She has been teaching general and business Spanish for more than twelve years. She has a special interest in dyslexia and also delivers courses for the DELE official exams of Instituto Cervantes.
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.