Spanish Intermediate - Term 1

Learn Spanish in 10 weeks at Portslade Adult Learning

SPANISH INTERMEDIATE 2018-2019 During this term we will be looking at past tenses in greater detail. We will use the pretérito indefinido to learn and talk about famous figures in Spanish history, sport, and cinema. We will revise regular verbs and learn some more irregular verbs. We will also practise the pretérito perfecto to talk about past experiences, and will learn about the different uses of these two past tenses.

START DATE AND TIME:
Tue, 25th September 2018
1900 - 2100
DURATION:
10 weeks
Code:
CL075
Full fee:
£105
Concessionary fee:*
£90

TUTOR:

Vicky Balmforth

Address

PACA Adult learning, Chalky Road
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SPANISH INTERMEDIATE 2018-2019
During this term we will be looking at past tenses in greater detail. We will use the pretérito indefinido to learn and talk about famous figures in Spanish history, sport, and cinema. We will revise regular verbs and learn some more irregular verbs. We will also practise the pretérito perfecto to talk about past experiences, and will learn about the different uses of these two past tenses.

COURSE CONTENT

The main aim of the course is to consolidate prior learning and to build up confidence in speaking. We will deal with new grammar points as they arise, but the focus will be on developing conversational skills. We will discuss topics such as the environment, current affairs and topics of cultural interest. Further topics for discussion will be decided by the group.

COURSE AIMS/OBJECTIVES

  • To consolidate prior learning
  • To build up confidence in conversational skills
  • To be able to discuss topics of general interest
  • To develop listening skills
  • To expand and develop knowledge of vocabulary
  • To learn new grammar points as they arise

TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS

Teaching and learning will be conducted through the medium of whole class work, pair and group work, role play, songs and listening activities and interactive activities.


COURSE LEVEL/ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

You will need to have completed at least 1 year of prior study and will be able to use the present tense confidently. You will also need to be familiar with the future and main past tenses.


HOW PROGRESS IS CHECKED DURING COURSE

Progress will be checked informally throughout the course through question and answer sessions in class, feedback, and the marking and assessing of homework.

There will be no formal accreditation for this course, but a certificate of attendance may be issued at the end of the course for those who wish it.


EXTRA STUDY OR PRACTICE REQUIRED AT HOME

You will gain more from the course if you are able to spend at least 1 hour of private study between each session.


MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED TO BRING TO THE COURSE

The tutor will advise students on textbooks and other resources on the first session.


WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?

There will be a follow- on course in January. Your tutor will advise you of this.

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