Spanish Moving On

Ref: C3674678

The course is aimed at learners who have completed a beginners' course in Spanish or who have substantial experience of speaking the language. We will develop structures and vocabulary through detailed study of a variety of themes with current relevance to Spanish culture and society. Learners will have an opportunity to express wishes, emotions, impersonal expressions, recommendations, doubts/denials and hopes in topics such as traditions, media, publicity, art, literature and current affairs.

Course aim

The purpose of the course is to give intermediate level learners of Spanish the opportunity to consolidate and build on the Spanish they have studied while building on a shared knowledge of Spanish and Spanish speaking cultures and societies.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for improvers

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

  • Read articles about various topics and express opinions or hypothesis.
  • Understand and discuss short radio, TV clips and articles which deal with publicity and current affairs,
  • Speak about familiar topics and take part in discussions with some spontaneity while enhancing knowledge of Spanish speaking countries.
  • Develop language skills including subjunctive tenses and modal verbs.
  • Increase Spanish vocabulary.

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
  • We will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and you and the group will be actively involved in your learning. You will be encouraged to discuss your own experiences of Spanish speaking culture and countries.

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
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you
  • It would be helpful if you had access to the internet (Mobile phone, tablet or computer at home or through a library etc.)
  • The majority of materials are provided but you will be encouraged to purchase a Spanish course book.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

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

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Spanish Moving On

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

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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