Spanish Intermediate 2 (B1)

This course is a continuation from Spanish Intermediate 1 and is for any student wishing to learn the language for business, travel or everyday use with approximately 220 hours of Spanish required. Students will develop skills to use in conversation, reading, listening and writing. This course aims to build higher level comprehension and communication skills in intermediate Spanish and a review of cultural practices, with a focus on clear explanation of higher level language principles.


This class will be delivered online via the online platform Zoom. Enrolling students need to ensure they have an email, a reliable internet connection, microphone/speakers and access to a tablet, smartphone or computer. Classes will consist of a minimum of 1.5 hours virtual class time, together with 30 minutes worth of work to be completed independently. You will be able to contact your tutor by email or phone to ask for guidance and feedback on this work. In addition tutors may set additional homework.


TEXTBOOK

  • Aula Internacional 3 (B1), Jaime Corpas, Eva García and Agustín Garmendia (Difusión, Spain 2014), Chapters 4-6


COURSE OUTLINE

  • Narrating in present: porque, como, aunque, sin embargo
  • Summarising the story line of a book/film: entonces, en aquel momento, al final...
  • Sharing an anecdote (direct and indirect objects)
  • Telling a joke
  • Vocabulary about movies and TV
  • Making a suggestion (DO, IO and reflexive pronouns)
  • Giving instructions (imperative)
  • Describing an advertisement
  • Vocabulary about advertisement and housework
  • Expressing desire, complaint and need (presente de subjuntivo)
  • Suggesting solutions: debemos, tenemos que, se debe, deberían...
  • Writing an open letter to report a problem
  • Vocabulary about politics, society and education


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

  1. Communicate in fluent Spanish in social situations.
  2. Exhibit the skills, vocabulary and study attitude required for continued study of Spanish.
  3. Demonstrate the skills, language and attitudes required for further study of Spanish.


IMPORTANT: 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.


TEXTBOOK SUPPLIER
Abbey’s Language Book Centre, 131 York Street Sydney, Ph: 9267 1397 | www.languagebooks.com.au


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.

$275 Limited / $248

This course is a continuation from Spanish Intermediate 1 and is for any student wishing to learn the language for business, travel or everyday use with approximately 220 hours of Spanish required.

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14 Oct
$275 Limited / $248

This course is a continuation from Spanish Intermediate 1 and is for any student wishing to learn the language for business, travel or everyday use with approximately 220 hours of Spanish required.

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16 Oct

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