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Spanish Beginners 4 (A1)

$246 Limited GST free / $221
Spanish Beginners 4 (A1)

This is a continuation course from lower levels of Spanish Beginners study, open to anyone wishing to develop their language skills. It is also designed for people working in the local tourist

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This is a continuation course from lower levels of Spanish Beginners study, open to anyone wishing to develop their language skills. It is also designed for people working in the local tourist industry who wish to improve their customer service for tourists, but also caters for those wishing to develop their Spanish language skills for everyday use. Students will develop enhanced basic skills in communication, reading, listening, and writing. This course is recommended for people working in the general travel sector, who need to communicate effectively with Spanish tourists.


TEXT: ELE actual: A1: Curso de Español para Extranjeros, Virgilio Borobio, Ch 13-15.


CLASS PLAN
Nine Sessions that aim to build general elementary comprehension and communication skills in Spanish.


CONTENT
Conversational Spanish and an introduction to cultural practices, with a focus on clear explanation of basic language principles.


Topics (as related to textbook)
Lesson 13: El trabajo (pages 140–149)

  • Hablar del trabajo: condiciones de trabajo y aspectos positivos y negativos
  • Hablar de medios de transporte
  • Expresar frecuencia

Lesson 14: ¿Sabes nadar? (pages 150–159)

  • Hablar de habilidades: deportes y actividades de tiempo libre
  • Expresar conocimiento
  • Exponer opiniones y valoraciones

Lesson 15: ¿Qué hiciste ayer? (pages 160–173)

  • Hablar del pasado y expresar lo que hicimos ayer

Grammar (as covered in textbook topics)
Lesson 13: El trabajo (pages 140–149)

  • Expresiones de frecuencia
  • Cuantificadores
  • Verbo venir
  • Preposiciones

Lesson 14: ¿Sabes nadar? (pages 150–159)

  • Saber + infinitivo/nombre
  • Conocer + nombre
  • También, tampoco, sí, no
  • Verbo creer
  • Ser + bueno/malo

Lesson 15: ¿Qué hiciste ayer? (pages 160–173)

  • Pretérito indefinido
  • Verbos regulares e irregulares
  1. 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 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.