Beginner's Spanish: 3.2 (Level A1) - With Lidia Morejudo Salor

Ref: C3532010

This course is for students of Spanish working at A1 level of the European Framework of Languages or those who have completed the summer beginner course and the autumn courses. On the course you will develop your communication skills in Spanish by learning new vocabulary and ways of putting it practice in conversation, as well as, reading and writing. All students will participate in oral exercises and group work. Students would already have an understanding of how to build basic sentence in Spanish and the three sets of endings for the present tense. On the course, they will continue developing their knowledge of vocabulary and speaking skills by using the present tense in speech and writing, and talking about the future with ir a. This course is a fully online with no physical meeting space, accessing the course through Canvas our virtual learning environment and zoom a video conferencing software.

Course aim

This course is to develop communication skills in the Spanish language for students working at level A1 of the European Framework of Languages. Students will continue to communicate in present tense, regular, irregular & reflexive verbs and ir a.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • You will need your own personal email address so that you’re able to login to the WEA’s digital learning platform: WEA Canvas. You will need to be able to understand how to follow URL links to pages on the internet. If you want to understand more about Canvas please visit: http://bit.ly/WEAonline
  • You will need to be able to follow links to join our WEA live video learning platform: WEA Zoom. If you’d like to understand more about our video learning platform, Zoom please visit: http://bit.ly/WEAonline and http://bit.ly/ZoomSpec
  • This course is for a group of around 15 students studying in a live video-learning platform conference and an online digital learning environment platform from the comfort of your own home.
  • This course is for students working at Level A1 of the European Framework of languages. They should already know the present tense and how to make basic sentences in Spanish about common topics, i.e. talking about your hobbies, descriptions, ask and answer basic questions. Continues from Spanish 3.1

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

  • Use the most common irregular verbs to say basic sentences in Spanish.
  • Use the most common regular verbs to say basic sentences in Spansih.
  • Talk about myself and others in simple sentences.
  • Talk about your plans and the plans of others using ir a.
  • Have a conversation with one or two people about a common topic.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas will be used to provide resources or to support lessons, enable assessment, provide learner feedback and for other activities for individuals away from the course. If you want to understand more about our digital learning platform please visit: http://bit.ly/WEAonline
  • Most of your learning will take place in your class, but one or two sessions will be online using WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas, working by yourself or engaging with other students. If you want to understand more about our digital learning platform please visit: http://bit.ly/WEAonline
  • 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
  • There will be optional tasks to carry out on 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
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions
  • You will be expected to take part in oral exercises, for instance, simple dialogues to practice your Spanish and listen to other students' dialogues.

What else do I need to know?

  • What you need: You will need an internet connection, speakers, a microphone and a webcam so that you can use our video learning platform, Zoom. If you’d like to understand more Zoom please visit: http://bit.ly/ZoomSpec
  • You will also need access to the internet outside of your sessions. You could do this using a smart phone, tablet, laptop or a desktop computer (at home or through a library etc.).
  • You will need a personal email address to join the WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas so that you can receive resources, record your progress and achievement and to work with others and share ideas. If you want to understand more about our digital learning platform please visit: http://bit.ly/WEAonline
  • A basic understanding on how to produce simple sentences in Spanish using the most common irregular and regular verbs in the present tense. This course continues from Spanish 3.1

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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Beginner's Spanish: 3.2 (Level A1) - With Lidia Morejudo Salor

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • 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 2020
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions
  • I declare that the address I have provided is correct and that I will provide evidence of this and my eligibility to live and work in the UK

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