Languages: Spanish Total Beginners (A1.1)

Ref: C3533470

This is a course for those who want to start learning Spanish and would like to work toward A1 level. In the course, you will be developing your speaking and listening skills. You will be speaking and participating in lessons using the present tense from the first lesson. A typical lesson will consist of an introductory chat in Spanish (once you learn some basic words and questions), followed by other activities, which could include communicative activities, reading and/or writing, grammar revision or introduction, exercises. The aim of the course is help the student to learn and practice the communicative aspects of Spanish whilst maintaining the right balance of oral and listening practice and grammar exercises.

Course aim

Spanish course for total beginners. You will be working towards A1 of the European Framework of Languages. This course is a follow up from Languages: Spanish Total Beginners (A1.0)

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for improvers
  • An interest in learning a new language and open to learn grammar as well as practicing oral communication.

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • initiate a simple conversation with at least one other person in Spanish.
  • understand simple questions and words in a conversation with one person
  • start using the present tense to formulate some phrases and questions independently
  • talk about myself and my family in simple sentences
  • find out basic information from others using basic questions and vocabulary

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

We do a lot of screen sharing, so it´s best if you can use a device with a screen that will allow you to see the materials properly, small screens might be an issue. Ability to use "Zoom chat" and be able to click on links to access Google documents is useful.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Languages: Spanish Total Beginners (A1.1)

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As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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