Spanish Beginners - Basics in 2 Days | Virtual / Distance Learning

Spanish Beginners - Basics in 2 Days at Virtual / Distance Learning

Spanish Beginners - Basics in 2 Days at Virtual / Distance Learning

Price: £68.00 Starts: 02/04/2020 Time: 10:30 - 15:30
Tutor: Helen Cecilia Matthews Ends: 03/04/2020 Location: Virtual / Distance Learning
Level: Level 1 Day of Week: VAR Duration: 1 weeks

About this course

This course will be delivered online for now and will resume in the classroom as soon as possible. Planning a holiday to Spain or a Spanish speaking country soon or need Basics Spanish in your job? If you are visiting Spain or a Spanish speaking country in the near future or need to grasp a little Spanish lingo this 2 days Spanish Basics course in Canterbury is the course for you.This course aims to give students enough essential travel phrases to get by on a visit or when interacting wish Spanish speaking people but will remain fairly basic. By the end of the course successful students should be able to:- give and receive basic greetings and personal information- tell the time and use numbers and currency- order and pay for food and drink in a restaurant or cafe- purchase items in shops asking for price, weight etc - ask for and use directions- request and understand basic travel informationBasic Spanish grammar will be taught and students will also gain an insight into the culture.You will be given small amounts of homework each week (max 1hr) to reinforce classroom learning.There is limited parking on site, but there is a public car park nearby and on-street parking.

How will I be taught?

This course will be delivered online. Students will join the class from home and be able to exchange and in interact with other learners as they would in the classroom (speaking, listening, writing in the chat box). This measure is dictated by circumstances and the course will be delivered back in the classroom as soon as possible. The focus will be on oral communication (speaking and listening) and some reading and writing will also be included. Pronunciation and Spanish 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 and opportunity for self study including the use of on-line resources.Initial assessment will be carried out at the beginning of the course to assess individual skill level. Each student's starting point will be recorded on an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and targets will be set. This will be revisited from time to time during the course to monitor and record progress. Tutors will mark homework and give written or verbal feedback.

What do I need to bring with me?

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 can I do next?

The appropriate follow-on course is a longer Beginners course. The tutor or the Curriculum Leader will be able to advise or check

What do I need to join the course

No prior knowledge is required.For anybody who has little or no previous knowledge of Spanish and wants to prepare for a trip to Spain or a Spanish speaking country in order to get by. Also for anybody who needs to interact with Spanish speaking visitors at a basic level or who has missed the start of a longer Beginners course and wants to learn basic Spanish. If you are unsure please carry out our self-assessment test available on or speak to a Curriculum Leader.You can access the class from your computer equipped with a camera and a microphone, from a laptop (where the camera and microphone should be built-in), a tablet or a smartphone. Before each lesson, the tutor may send you by email essential lesson information/handouts for you to consult in advance, and before the class starts, the tutor will have sent you by email an invitation to join, which will be a simple weblink to click. The system is free, secure and easy to use. Should you have questions about the required equipment, please do not hesitate to contact us by telephone or by email. Instructions are also available on our website

About the Tutor: Helen Cecilia Matthews

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If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code CAN/76307/H/LC.
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