This course will take place online. We are running an introductory offer on all beginners' language sessions, with 25% off this course at £136 / Conc. £102
The course covers the four skills (speaking, reading, listening, and writing). It is taught through tutor-led activities, pair and group work, role-playing, and independent research as part of homework.
Who is this course for?
This course is suitable for absolute beginners.
Will I need any equipment or materials?
This course will be held via Zoom. You need a computer/laptop or mobile phone to access the Zoom website, and a reliable internet connection. For further information on how to join a Zoom meeting, you can watch the joining video here.
You may be asked to purchase a textbook: Nuevo Ele Actual A1 Libro del Alumno by Virgilio Borobio (ISBN 9788413180373). This will be confirmed in the first session.
Are there any follow-on courses I can take?
Where possible, we will always aim to offer students the opportunity to progress in their learning. The next level after this course is Spanish Level 1: Module B.
Will I be assessed?
There is no formal assessment for courses at Bishopsgate Institute. However, to monitor your learning and progress, tutors will assess your participation in classroom activities.
You will learn
By the end of this course, you would have covered:
- Greetings. How to introduce people
- The alphabet and pronunciation
- Countries. Nationalities. Verb “Ser”
- Numbers. Days of the week and months of the year
- Interrogatives. Personal information. Verb “Tener”
- Conjugation of verbs. Present tense
- Difference between Tú/ Usted
- Family. Description of people. Possessives adjectives
- Vocabulary of different objects. How to buy in a shop
- How to describe a city (location, population...)
Meet the Tutor
Carolina hails from Madrid, and has been teaching Spanish for over 15 years to students from around the world. She holds a degree in English Studies, and a PGCE (CAP Certificate). Carolina’s classes are dynamic and entertaining, and her love of the language is infectious. Her aim as a teacher is to empower the individual to communicate with confidence.
Useful sentences for the lessons. The alphabet/ pronunciation.
How to introduce people and say hello and goodbye
The verb “ser”
Nationalities. Languages that you speak.
Days of the week
Numbers. Your date of birth / age
The address, using numbers.
The verb “tener”
Personal information using questions and answers.
Sentences with verbs and personal information.
Present tense with regular verbs
Difference between Tú/Vd. Informal and formal context
Description of people.
Vocabulary of family. Talk about your family.
In a shop
How to buy in a shop
Vocabulary of different objects
Difference between este/ ese/ aquel
Description of a city, its location, population.
Difference between ser / estar.
Practice of everything that we covered during the course.
Need to Know
- 13:05 – 13:55
- Full £181 / Conc. £136
- Tuesdays and Thursdays
- Bishopsgate Institute
- Carolina Garcia
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