This is a beginner's course designed for people who have never studied Spanish before or may have a little knowledge of the language. The course will focus on developing core skills in reading, writing and speaking in Spanish so you can communicate on everyday issues such as food/drink, travel, weather, accommodation, time, colours, numbers, dates and describing people and places. The course takes place for one evening a week over 30 weeks.
What can I do next?
After this course you may wish to progress to the Intermediate Spanish course.
What will I be doing?
You will have many opportunities to read, write, speak and listen to Spanish. Your tutor will be a native Spanish speaker and will conduct the lesson in Spanish wherever possible. You will learn the correct tenses and grammar for the Spanish language and have lots of opportunities to develop your spoken ability in Spanish as well as learning how to read and write in Spanish.
How will I be assessed?
There is no formal assessment for this course; however you may agree some individual learning goals with your tutor and keep a learning plan to monitor your progress.
There are no entry requirements for this course - except for a love of or an interest in Spain or South America or the Spanish language.
What do I need to bring?
Enthusiasm and some time to do homework; a sense of humour and willingness to do group work. You will be expected to attend every week or notify your tutor for reason of absence. You may be at risk of withdrawal if your attendance is low.
The college will provide Spanish dictionaries and worksheets as necessary but you will be expected to buy a Spanish work book as directed by your tutor.
£315.Please note, refunds will not be issued for personal reasons or change in circumstances once the course has commenced.
These fees are indicative of the 2019-20 costs and may be subject to change