Spanish Beginners 1 - F2F (A1) WEA Sydney

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This course is an introduction to Spanish for any student wishing to learn the language for business, travel or everyday use with no prior knowledge of Spanish required. Students will develop skills to use in conversation, reading, listening and writing. This course aims to build general basic comprehension and communication skills in beginners Spanish and an introduction to cultural practices, with a focus on clear explanation of basic language principles.


  • Face-to-Face


  • ELE Actual A1 Libro del Alumno (SM Ediciones: 2019), ISBN: 9788413180373

Supplier: Abbey's Language Book Centre
Please note that textbook cost is not included in the course fee. In the event of a course being cancelled, WEA Sydney cannot be held responsible for the purchase of any textbooks. Language courses will be confirmed or cancelled at least 7 days prior to their starting date.


Chapter 1

  • Greetings
  • Name
  • Alphabet
  • Questions to facilitate communication in the class
  • Farewells
  • Personal pronouns
  • Indicative present
  • Verbs: llamarse / apellidarse (to be called by name and last name)

Chapter 2

  • Countries and nationalities
  • Languages
  • Questions to facilitate communication in the class
  • Numbers 0-20
  • Personal pronouns
  • Indicative present: verbs ser/hablar
  • Gender
  • Nationality
  • Interrogatives: ¿Dónde? ¿Qué? (where/ what)

Chapter 3

  • Professions
  • Places of work
  • Studies
  • Numbers 21-100
  • Address
  • Phone number
  • Ordinal numbers
  • Gender
  • Determinate articles
  • Indicative present: verbs to work, to study, to live, to have)
  • Interrogatives: ¿Qué? / ¿Cuál?

Chapter 4

  • Greetings
  • Presenting a third person
  • Formal or informal speech
  • Determinate articles: el/la
  • Presence/ absence of the determinate article
  • Article al
  • Demonstrative pronouns: este/ esta
  • Verbs ser, estar, llamarse, hablar, trabajar, estudiar, vivir, tener


By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type.
  2. Introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has.
  3. Interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.
  4. Demonstrate the skills, language and attitudes required for further study of Spanish.


If you are a new WEA Student and enrol into a language class and subsequently find that you are at the wrong level (whether too high or too low), you are permitted to transfer into another more suitable class at no additional cost, provided that the request is made within the first two classes and is in writing from your tutor directly to the Education Manager. After that point, an administration fee of $30 will apply.

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