Spanish De Paseo (Intermediate)

Ref: C3674674

Improve your previous knowledge of the Spanish language; build up your confidence practising your speaking and listening skills in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. Consolidate your knowledge of the Spanish language learning how to describe places whilst discovering important cities in the Spanish speaking world. Improve your accuracy when using the past tense reading and speaking about the influence of the Arabic culture in the Spanish history. Develop your familiarity with useful expressions when giving your opinion about places/events and become more confident when using comparatives and superlatives. Enjoy learning and talking about the Spanish speaking world whilst building up your vocabulary and developing your understanding of the Spanish grammar.

Course aim

To expand vocabulary and improve understanding of the Spanish language when talking about places and culture, consolidate the present and the past tense, and the usage of the comparatives and superlatives to become more fluent speaking Spanish.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for improvers

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

  • Be more confident to describe to describe places, say where they are, what they are like and their main attractions.
  • Have a wider knowledge of some important cities in the Spanish speaking world and some of the important events in their past.
  • Have an initial understanding of the influence of the Arabic culture in the Spanish history.
  • Be more confident when using the comparatives and the superlatives.
  • Use a variety of useful expressions to give your opinion about places/events.

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

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.)
  • You need to bring: a notebook, pen & folder for hand-outs and work. The tutor will give you information on books, dictionaries and resources that can support your learning, and suggest how to use any resources you may already have.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful
  • http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/spanish/ https://www.123teachme.com/ http://studyspanish.com/ http://www.rtve.es/alacarta/ http://www.bbc.com/mundo http://elpais.com/

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider

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Spanish De Paseo (Intermediate)

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • 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 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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