When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Late starts accepted
  • Tutor Pablo Sanchez-Garcia
  • Course Code W22LUSA05C
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Build on your first term of learning the language. Learn to communicate in everyday situations (e.g. shopping, describing places, telling the time and expressing likes and dislikes) and develop the skills to get your message across. This course is suitable for those wishing to consolidate their knowledge of the basics of the language. (Level A1)

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Communicate in everyday situations e.g. tell the time, express likes and dislikes, describe things, basic directions, and prices
  • Listen for the gist of a short conversation
  • Describe your city, house and neighbourhood
  • Give basic information in writing, e.g. personal details and describing places

Cost

  • Full fee
    £165
  • Concession fee
    £125
  • Class format and activities

    Practising speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, learning through practical collaborative and independent learning activities (individual tasks, role-plays, pair and small group work and games), writing basic single words and short sentences, e.g. complete gap-fills and grammar exercises, following and giving simple presentations, listening for the gist or basic information, revising topics (e.g. vocabulary) and grammar points, achievement on your course will be measured by whether you meet the learning outcomes above. At the start of the course you will have an opportunity to discuss these with your tutor and set your own personal targets, linked to the learning outcomes and future goals.

    Entry requirements

    We recommend that you complete Spanish Stage 1 Unit 1 or equivalent (minimum 18 hours of previous study) before enrolling on this course. If you are unsure of your level, you can contact the Languages Department: languages@morleycollege.ac.uk and we will be happy to advise you on the most suitable course. Good attendance and punctuality are required from all students. This course requires about 2 hours of study/completion of activities outside class time. Achievement on your course will be measured by whether you meet the learning outcomes above. At the start of the course you will have an opportunity to discuss these with your tutor and set your own personal targets, linked to the learning outcomes and future goals i.e. progression to an advanced-level course. In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress your individual learning aims will be established during the course. It is important that you are committed to regular attendance. You will have regular and constructive feedback from your tutor.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    Regular homework is recommended for revision and consolidation ensuring that our learning outcomes are achieved. The tutor uses a learning platform to post material from the previous lesson and help you prepare for the forthcoming one. It is important that you have access to a computer for the duration of the course and that you consult that platform at least once a week. Free access to a computer can be obtained from the college library.

    What you need

    Pen and paper, any textbook required for the course will be negotiated by the tutor with students at the beginning of the course, connection to Internet and a device.

    What you can do next

    Spanish Stage 1 Unit 3