Spanish 2 lower at a gentle pace: module 1
Time: 14:45 - 16:30
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: LS218
Duration: 11 sessions (over 11 weeks)
What is the course about?
The course enables students to communicate in a Spanish-speaking country in everyday situations and to enjoy the language and culture of Spanish-speaking countries.
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?
Plans and intentions, health, shopping for food: quantities and prices, ordering food and drinks, saying what you have done recently.
Grammar: structures to express obligation, plans and intentions in the future, present perfect.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- talk about your plans and intentions
- talk about your health
- buy food and ask for prices
- ask for food in a restaurant
- say what you have or haven' t done recently.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Students should have completed Spanish beginners or have an equivalent knowledge of the language. Please note this course goes at a slower pace than our standard courses.
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?
This course offers a friendly and relaxed atmosphere which will enable you to learn at your own pace. Your tutor will use a range of teaching strategies to ensure that you gradually build up your confidence in speaking and listening. Throughout the course, you will receive learning tips on how to speak in groups more effectively and independently (without relying on your notes). You will practise listening to spoken language in ways that will maximise your understanding. There will be activities and advice to help you retain vocabulary.
Homework is highly recommended to consolidate learning.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Textbook & exercise book: Based on units 1-5 of “Ele Actual A2: Libro del alumno (con licencia digital) + CDs - 2019", ISBN: 9788413180380 and "Ele Actual A2: Cuaderno de ejercicios + CD" ISBN: 9788467547481 by SM Publishers.
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.
State that you are studying with us in order to claim your discount. You might be asked for your student number.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
LS228 Spanish 2 lower at a gentle pace: module 2. Please enrol as soon as possible as spaces cannot be guaranteed.
Adriana holds a qualification to teach adults. She has taught Spanish to adults and teenagers for more than 8 years at different levels ranging from beginners to proficiency, including GCSE exams, in groups and one-to-one lessons -face to face and online-. She has worked as a Spanish tutor in educational institutions such as City Lit; Bishopsgate Institute; Morley College, UK Government departments as DEFRA, and for agencies tutoring private students for well-known organizations namely BBC, Arthur & Gallagher, AON, AHJ, among others. She got a degree in Anthropology from the Central University of Venezuela. A career in which she developed her knowledge and passion about Languages and Culture. Additionally, back in her country she worked in cultural research in the publishing area, events organization and organizational structure.
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.