Time: 18:00 - 19:30
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: LS521
Duration: 12 sessions (over 12 weeks)
What is the course about?
To enable students to improve their fluency and comprehension through discussions on a wide variety of topics and to expand their vocabulary and to broaden students' knowledge of Spanish and Latin American cultures.
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?
Discussion of different topics: media, leisure, environment, literature, Spanish/Latin American cultures.
The course will follow news in the Spanish media. There will be debates, role-play and discussions on topics of special interest to the students (cultural, social and political).
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 at least 5 years of Spanish.
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?
Tutor's own material.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
LS531 Spanish 5: module 3. Please enrol on the next module as soon as possible as spaces cannot be guaranteed.