Hola - Spanish for beginners -Part 2

Ref: C3670447

Learn a new skill. Come and learn the basics of the Spanish language and culture: for pleasure, for work, to help your children or for your own health and wellbeing. Understand and use key phrases when meeting people, introducing yourself and others. Talk about where you live/work and learn some useful vocabulary and expressions to say what you need/want when shopping for food and start getting familiar with numbers.Understand and use Me gusta ( I like) when talking about what you like/like doing. Develop your confidence practising your speaking skills in a friendly and supportive atmosphere.

Additional information about this course

Learn a new skill, learn basic phrases in Spanish : for pleasure, for work, to help your children or for your own health and wellbeing. Develop your confidence practising your speaking skills in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. Learn a useful vocabulary and helpful expressions to get by

Course aim

To introduce students to the basics of the Spanish language and culture when dealing with personal information, talking about a town and buying food. To provide the key phrases and vocabulary to express what they need/ want and understand numbers. Special emphasis is given to develop their speaking and listening skills.

Who is the course for?

The course is for students who do not know any Spanish or just very few words /phrases and who are interested in learning basic key expressions in the Spanish Language.

What topics will this course cover

This course will consolidate your previous knowledge of the Spanish language when Meeting people and understanding and giving basic personal information about yourself and others. It will introduce you to the main vocabulary and expression to use when talking about what you do, where you live, what you like/like doing. Finally it will give you the opportunity to learn basic vocabulary to say what you need/want when going shopping for food and get familiar with numbers.

What will it be like?

WEA classes are friendly and supportive. You will be encouraged to work together with your fellow students and tutor. You will be asked to share your ideas and views in the class and work with the group to give and accept feedback in a supportive environment. The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you to be actively involved in your learning. You may be asked to undertake work to support your course outside of your class.

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

Give and gather personal information when meeting people, (name, nationality, occupation, family, telephone number ). Talk about where you live/work/study. Say what your home town/ a town is like and what there is there. Talk about what you like/like doing. Say what you need/ want when shopping for food and understand numbers.

How will I know I'm making progress?

Regular support and feedback will be given to the students considering the learning outcomes for the different topics included. Every class will provide for opportunity to practice and for self and peer assessment.

What else do I need to know, do or bring?

A notebook and pen/pencil to take notes. A dictionary and book (to be discussed with group). Some information about a few useful websites will be provided in class.

Reading and information sources

No. It's not essential. Some information about a few useful websites will be provided in class.

What could the course lead to?

Students will benefit from the opportunity to learn and develop the pronunciation of key sounds in Spanish and build up vocabulary. Learning basic phrases will lead to an understanding of Spanish grammar, which will facilitate further study. At the end of the course the students could progress to a higher level course for the same topics or a similar level course for different topics i.e. shopping, hobbies and interests, travelling, etc

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Hola - Spanish for beginners -Part 2 Course Outline

Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2016
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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