This course will be taught at St Faiths Maidstone if at all possible. If things change or we will be in another lockdown, it will be taught online.
Do you want to be able to speak Spanish at a basic level when visiting Spain or a Spanish speaking country?This classroom based Beginners Modular course will help you to speak Spanish at a basic level. You can start with either Module A or B. Module C will reinforces the language covered in the other modules.
This is an opportunity to practise speaking Spanish and develop your language and vocabulary face to face with your tutor and other students.
By the end of the course, you should be able to
- Give and receive personal information
- Use numbers (to talk about prices)
- Order and pay for food and drink in a restaurant/café
- Use basic expressions to facilitate communicationBasic grammar will be studied. You will learn to use expressions and forms appropriate to the language using verbs at present tense, gender, prepositions and adjectives.You may be given homework (1 hr max) each week to reinforce classroom learning.
How will I be taught?
The course book will be discussed at the first session if appropriate. Students will need to bring a pen and paper and an A4 ring binder for handouts, although we advise students not to buy anything until after the first session.
What do I need to bring with me?
The focus will be on speaking and listening. Some reading and writing will also be included. Pronunciation and Hispanic culture are an integral part of the course. The course will be conducted mainly in the foreign language. Learners will work through different activities individually, in pairs and in small groups, using a variety of learning methods and resources (role-play and games etc). Homework set will provide an opportunity for self-study.
Initial assessment will be carried out at the beginning of the course to assess individual skill level. Each student' starting point will be recorded on an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) to set targets. This will be revisited regularly during the course to monitor and record your progress. Tutors will give written or verbal feedback.
What can I do next?
After completing module A you can continue with Module B.
The appropriate follow-on course after completion of at least two modules is a Beginners Plus course. The tutor will be able to advise or check www.kentadulteducation.co.uk
What do I need to join the course
This course is for students with no previous knowledge or those with a little basic knowledge or vocabulary who want to consolidate at a Beginners’ pace. If you are unsure please carry out our self-assessment test available on www.kentadulteducation.co.uk. This provides a score to help you chose the best course for you. If still unsure, speak to us or to a Curriculum Leader.
Getting to your course
St Faiths Adult Education Centre
St Faiths Street
If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code MAI/109006/K/NC.
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