Portuguese Beginners - Modular Course - B | The North School, Ashford

Portuguese Beginners - Modular Course - B at The North School, Ashford

Portuguese Beginners - Modular Course - B at The North School, Ashford

Price: £169.00 Starts: 06/02/2020 Time: 18:30 - 20:45
Tutor: Fatima Melo Moore Ends: 07/05/2020 Location: The North School, Ashford
Level: Level 1 Day of Week: THU Duration: 10 weeks

About this course

This is course module B
Do you want to be able to speak Portuguese at the basic level when visiting Portuguese speaking countries? This classroom based Beginners Modular course is for you because we know that it is difficult to learn a language on your own.
Exchanging face to face with your tutor and other students will give you the opportunity to practice speaking in Portuguese with other learners and develop your language skills further.
We want to give you a flexibility of choice so you can join at the start of each module or complete the three modules A, B and C . Each module will have an introductory session.

Module A:
- Introductory session
- Give and receive personal information
- Use numbers (prices- time)
- Order and pay for food and drink in a restaurant or cafe
Module B
- Introductory session
- Ask for use direction and travelling information
- Shop for items around the place you visit/live

Module C
- Introductory session
- Extend vocabulary for the topics above
- Improve accuracy and pronunciation
- Oral practise of the topics in Modules A-B

At the end of the 3 modules, successful students will be able to:
• Introduce yourself
• Order food and drink
• Describe places and give simple directions
• Use key phrases for shopping
• Start to express an opinion
• Listen and respond to simple information from a range of sources (telephone messages, instructions)
• Grasp general meaning of written material (simple e-mails, mobile text messages, letters, notices)

Grammar will be studied. You will learn to use expressions and forms appropriate to the language using the present tense, gender, prepositions, adjectives. You will be given small amounts of homework (1 hour max) each week to reinforce classroom learning.

How will I be taught?

The focus will be on oral communication (speaking and listening) and some reading and writing will also be included. Pronunciation and Portuguese culture are an integral part of the course. The course will be conducted mainly in the foreign appropriate language to your level. 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?

After completing module A you can continue with Module B and C.
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

Module B
This course is for students with no previous knowledge of the language or those with a little basic knowledge or vocabulary who want to consolidate at a Beginners pace. If you are unsure carry out our self-assessment test available on www.kentadulteducation.co.uk. The assessment provides a score to help you chose the best course for you. If still unsure, speak to us or to a Curriculum Leader.

New version Module B
This Beginners course is for students who have some little knowledge of the language, have studied other languages in the past, travelled to the country where the language is spoken and thus can greet and introduce themselves at basic level and want to keep learning at a Beginners level. If you are unsure please .........

About the Tutor: Fatima Melo Moore

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The North School
Essella Road
TN24 8AL

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code ASH/78023/H/LC.
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