Spanish Intermediate 3 (B1)

This course is a continuation from Spanish Intermediate 2 and is for any student wishing to learn the language for business, travel or everyday use with approximately 240 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 7-9

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Talking on the phone
  • Reporting messages (me ha dicho que... / me ha preguntado si...)
  • Notifying orders, requests and advice
  • Types of messages: letter, text, email...
  • Resources for sharing an anecdote
  • Resources for showing interest when listening to an anecdote
  • Talking about causes and consequences
  • Vocabulary about travels and types of tourism
  • Expressing interest and feelings: me fascina / me encanta / odio / no aguanto...
  • Talking about personal relationships
  • Showing disagreement in different registers
  • Moderating an expression of disagreement
  • Stating the opposing view
  • Adjectives to describe people’s character

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.

TEXTBOOK SUPPLIER

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

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.

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

<p>This course is a continuation from Spanish Intermediate 2 and is for any student wishing to learn the language for business, travel or everyday use with approximately 240 hours of Spanish required.

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27 Jan
$275 Limited / $248

<p>This course is a continuation from Spanish Intermediate 2 and is for any student wishing to learn the language for business, travel or everyday use with approximately 240 hours of Spanish required.

...
29 Jan

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