Spanish for Holidays

Ref: C3841287

This course is a continuation of the previous Beginners' Spanish language course. Come along and enjoy learning in a friendly atmosphere. This course will help you to speak Spanish in a holiday situation and it would enhance your holiday experience when visiting a Spanish speaking country.

Course aim

The main aim of this course is to promote the enjoyment and appreciation of practising and improving the speaking, listening, reading and writing of the Spanish language using a variety of teaching and learning methods.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for improvers
  • If you are a complete beginner, extra work would be needed to be completed at home.

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

  • Order drinks and a tapas in a tapas bar
  • . Ask for and understand directional information
  • Buy items in a shop / market and understand the prices
  • Read and translate Spanish into English and vice versa
  • Join in quizzes to consolidate work

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
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress

What else do I need to know?

  • BBC book Talk Spanish 1 ISBN 978-1-40667-896-3

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

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Spanish for Holidays

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  • 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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