Spanish 4: lengua y cultura
Time: 10:45 - 12:45
Location: Keeley Street
Course Code: LS414
Available start dates
Duration: 11 sessions (over 11 weeks)
What is the course about?
To consolidate Spanish grammatical structures and vocabulary, and to broaden students' knowledge of Spanish and Latin American cultures.
What will we cover?
Revision of different tenses (indicative and subjunctive)
Discussion of different topics: media, leisure, environment, literature, Spanish/Latin American cultures.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- be more confident in speaking Spanish
- express opinions and ideas by using a wider range of vocabulary
- extract specific information when listening to dialogues
- extract detailed information from newspaper articles.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Students should have completed 4/5 years of Spanish.
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 knowledge of more complex grammar terminology such as: conditional, indirect and direct pronouns, hypothetical sentences, subjunctive, subordinate clauses and more complex conjunctions.
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?
Book (short stories): tbc
Grammar book: "Competencia gramatical En Uso: Libro + audio descargable B2" (ISBN 9788490816134) & "Competencia gramatical En Uso: Claves B2" (ISBN 9788477115045)
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When I've finished, what course can I do next?
LS424 Spanish 4: lengua y cultura. Please enrol on the next module as soon as possible as spaces cannot be guaranteed.