Spanish Beginners 3 - Online (A1)

This course is a continuation from Spanish Beginners 2 and is for any student wishing to learn the language for business, travel or everyday use with approximately 40 hours 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.

DELIVERY MODE

  • Online

TEXTBOOK

  • 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 cannot be held responsible for the purchase of any textbooks. We therefore suggest you purchase your textbooks closer to the time of the course commencing.

COURSE OUTLINE

Chapter 9

  • Sports and free time activities
  • Likes
  • Verbs: gustar, encantar, forms and uses
  • Indirect object pronouns
  • Adverbs: también, tampoco, si, no

Chapter 10

  • Neighbourhood
  • Public spaces
  • The time
  • Days of the week
  • Public schedules
  • Months, seasons of the year
  • Climate and weather
  • Es, está, hay, tiene (is, there is, there are, has, have)
  • Cuantifiers: mucho, bastante, poco (a lot, quite a lot, a few)
  • Prepositions and adverbs to talk about location: por, en, cerca, lejos (by, in, close, far)
  • Interrogatives: ¿Cuántos?, ¿Dónde?, ¿Cómo?, ¿Por qué?, ¿Cuál?

Chapter 11

  • A normal day
  • Everyday actions
  • Indicative present: regular verbs, irregular verbs, ir, empezar, volver, acostarse, hacer, salir
  • Reflexive pronouns: me, te, se

Chapter 12

  • On the weekend
  • Sports and free time activities
  • House work
  • Ai-ei
  • Tonic accent

LEARNING OUTCOMES

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.

LANGUAGE CLASS TRANSFER POLICY

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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