Spanish 2 upper at a gentle pace: module 1
Time: 14:00 - 15:45
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: LS2218
Duration: 12 sessions (over 12 weeks)
What is the course about?
To enable students to communicate more fully and fluently in a wider range of everyday situations and conversations. The course will also give insight into cultural aspects 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?
Talking about the present, talking about the past, identify people and explain similarities and resemblances, expressing likes and dislikes about types of housing, Spain and Latin America.
Grammar: present, comparatives, present continuous, simple past.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- Talk about your daily activities
- Talk about past events (biographies)
- Physical description and character of a person
- Resemblances in the family
- Describe and compare types of living.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This course is intended for students who have completed Spanish 2 lower or have an equivalent knowledge of the language.
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.
It is also essential that you have some knowledge of basic grammar terminology such as: a verb, a noun and conjugation. It would be helpful if you had knowledge of more intermediate grammar terminology such as: prepositions, direct and indirect pronouns, adjectives, and adverbs.
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 1-4 of "Aula Internacional A2 Plus - Nueva edición: Libro del alumno + ejercicios + Mp3, ISBN: 9788418032202, Publisher: Difusión.
Please note that you might not cover all the activities in the book during the course.
Please try: The European Bookshop www.europeanbookshop.com (020 7734 5259) or Grant and Cutler at Foyles-www.foyles.co.uk/languages (020 7440 3248).
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?
LS2228, LS226, LQS25, LS227, LS1008 Spanish 2 upper: module 2. Please enrol on the next module as soon as possible as spaces cannot be guaranteed.
Roberto was born and grew up in Madrid. He decided to become a language teacher because he is passionate about his language and culture. He has a Post-graduate Diploma in Teaching Spanish from the University of Barcelona and a Certificate in Advanced Methodology moderated by the University of Cambridge. He is also a DELE examiner and a qualified teacher trainer. As well as teaching at City Lit, Roberto teaches at London universities and Spanish schools. He has been teaching adults at all levels for many years, which he finds motivating as they share their knowledge, experiences and points of view. When he is not teaching, he enjoys reading historical novels, gardening and cooking.
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.