Spanish Intermediate Revision (B1)

This course is a continuation from Spanish Intermediate 4 and is for any student wishing to learn the language for business, travel or everyday use with approximately 280 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.


TEXTBOOK

  • Nuevo Sueña 3: Español Lengua Extranjera, ANAYA (2016) Ch 1-2.


COURSE OUTLINE

  • Vocabulary about attributes
  • Expressing optimism, happiness, content, joy
  • Expressing pessimism, sadness, pity, pain
  • Revision of SER vs. ESTAR
  • Impersonality
  • Passive Voice
  • Ways of travelling: typical and topical
  • Vocabulary about furniture and transport
  • Contrast of the 4 Past Tenses
  • Verbs to express state or repetitive actions
  • Pluscuamperfecto tense
  • Expressing different time relations
  • Verbal Groups: for actions that starts, for finished actions and for repetitive actions
  • Expressing disappointment and annoyance
  • The new Spanish cuisine


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

  1. Communicate in fluent Spanish.
  2. Use advanced Spanish skills in conversation in both social and business settings.
  3. Exhibit the skills, vocabulary and study attitude required for continued study of Spanish.
  4. 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.

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.