Spanish for Beginners

Ref: C2523490

The course is for beginners and those have an interest in Spanish culture. There will be plenty of opportunities to practice different scenarios e.g. ordering food or listening and responding to directions. The course is ideal for those planning a holiday to Spain or South America and also those who want to learn one of the most widely spoken languages in the world i.e. Spanish Will also look at currrent issues like the mediterrenean diet and health benefits

Course aim

The course will provide basic skills to communicate in Spanish. It will enable you to have a more enjoyable experience whilst visiting Spain or develop your interest and build your confidence.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners

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

  • Introduce my family
  • Order three tapas
  • Order three drinks
  • Talk about mediterrenean diet
  • Book double room

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning
  • You will be expected to carry out a range of activities in your own time

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • There will be a number of tasks appropriate to your course such as written work, creating art or craft, video, photography or small projects. Some of these may be marked to help you progress

What else do I need to know?

  • It would be helpful if you had access to the internet (Mobile phone, tablet or computer at home or through a library etc.)
  • A dictionary or phrasebook Espana ?Viva from BBC desirable

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

Download full course outline

Spanish for Beginners Course Outline

Enrolment Conditions

You can enrol online 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 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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