Spanish Beginners - Term 2

Learning Spanish in 10 weeks at Portslade Adult Learning

During Term 2 you will learn how to ask and say where places are; describe places; ask for and give directions; ask about places in town; booking an hotel room; ask about hotel facilities; learn days, dates and months; describe your home, including its rooms and furniture; differences between SER and ESTAR, adjectives, prepositions and expressions of place. This course is ideal if you are planning a holiday to Spain or if you are interested in the language.

START DATE AND TIME:
Thu, 11th January 2018
1900 - 2100
DURATION:
10 Weeks
Code:
CL036B
Full fee:
£105
Concessionary fee:*
£90

TUTOR:

Vicky Balmforth

Address

PACA Adult learning, Chalky Road
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During Term 2 you will learn how to ask and say where places are; describe places; ask for and give directions; ask about places in town; booking an hotel room; ask about hotel facilities; learn days, dates and months; describe your home, including its rooms and furniture; differences between SER and ESTAR, adjectives, prepositions and expressions of place. This course is ideal if you are planning a holiday to Spain or if you are interested in the language.

COURSE CONTENT

You will learn how to communicate on a basic level, using simple phases, in order to build up confidence and get the most out of your stay in Spain. This course will give you an introduction to this beautiful language.

COURSE AIMS/OBJECTIVES

  • Ask for and give directions.
  • Ask about places in town.
  • Book an hotel room and ask about hotel facilities.
  • Learn days, months and dates.
  • Differentiate between SER and ESTAR.
  • Learn adjectives, prepositions and expressions of place.

TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS

The emphasis will be on learning through communication, though grammar points will also be taught as appropriate. Teaching will be done through whole class work, individual work and small group and pair work. Methods of learning include role play, listening activities, games, music and interactive activities.


COURSE LEVEL/ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

This course is for those who have completed Term 1, or for learners who know some words and phrases and who would like to build on their knowledge. No qualifications needed – just a willingness to learn!


HOW PROGRESS IS CHECKED DURING COURSE

Progress will be checked informally throughout the course, by question and answer sessions during the class, observation by the tutor, and by games and quizzes. Homework will also be given as a means of assessing progress.


EXTRA STUDY OR PRACTICE REQUIRED AT HOME

You will gain more from the course if you are able to do at least one hour of study at home in between the classes!


MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED TO BRING TO THE COURSE

We will be using PASOS Book 1 (Student’s book). These are sometimes available in secondhand bookshops. The tutor will be able to advise further during the first lesson.


WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?

Spanish Beginners Term 3 will follow-on in April. Your tutor will be able to advise you further.

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