Spanish 2 lower at a gentle pace: module 1
Time: 14:45 - 16:30
Location: Keeley Street
This course has now started
Course Code: LS218
Duration: 11 sessions (over 11 weeks)
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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.
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.
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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.
Elisabet is a native speaker from Spain who obtained her degree in Spanish Philology in 2015 at the Universidad de Almería and a MA in Teaching Spanish as a Foreigner Language at the University of Granada in 2017. She is also qualified as a DELE A1/A2 examiner from Instituto Cervantes in London. Elisabet has five years of teaching experience in the UK in several language schools and language centres where she has delivered Spanish lessons for all levels. Her main goal is to make the learning experience enjoyable and practical. Apart from teaching she is passionate about knowing different cultures, traveling and history.
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.