Spanish 3 upper: module 2
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
What is the course about?
To develop and extend students knowledge of Spanish through further study of more complex grammatical structures.
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?
Development of the four skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening).
Grammar: prepositions; passive voice, revision of past tenses;different structures with subjunctive.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- extract detailed information from newspaper articles and report it back
- express opinions and ideas by using a wider range of vocabulary
- give advice and express wishes
- extract specific information when listening to dialogues
- be more confident in speaking Spanish.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Stage 3 upper course (upper intermediate). This course is for students who have studied Spanish for about four years recently.
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, subjunctive, main and subordinate clauses.
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 1-3 of "Aula Internacional 4 Plus - Nueva edición: Libro del alumno + ejercicios + MP3 descargable (B2.1)" ISBN: 9788418224461, Publisher: Difusión.
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?
Spanish 3 upper: module 3. Please enrol on the next module 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.