What opportunities will this course give me?
On successful completion of Term 1 and Term 2, you will typically be at A2 level of the CEFR (Common European Framework for Languages). These are guidelines that are used by employers and educational institutions to assess an individual's language skills and ability.
At this level, you will be confident in:
• Understanding frequently used expressions in areas such as shopping, family, and employment.
• Completing routine tasks and engaging in a direct exchange of information.
• Describing matters of immediate need in simple terms.
• Dealing with travel situations.
• Writing simple texts on topics of personal interest.
• Understanding points regarding family, work, school, or leisure.
Depending on level and course availability, upon completion of the course you may be able to progress to Spanish for Improvers at Eastleigh College.
What will I be learning?
Spanish for Beginners lessons are held in a relaxed informal atmosphere. Students learn to cope in a variety of everyday situations commonly encountered on visits to Spain or other Spanish speaking countries.
A variety of teaching methods will be used including whole class, group work, team work, pair work, role play, games, videos and audio clips. A course book will be used to supplement the course and help with simple grammar. Some homework will be set each week.
You will be able to converse in simple terms and cope with everyday situations such as asking the way, shopping, changing money, ordering snacks and drinks, asking for tourist information, booking into hotels, going to the garage/petrol station. Basic grammar will be covered as it arises.
A College Certificate will be awarded on request.
Why is this course for me?
Students will learn and be assessed by participation, either interaction between teacher and student or through group work, pair work or role play, games etc. The four skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing will be covered. But with the emphasis on speaking and listening. A course book will be used and some homework set between classes to help students get the most out of the course. This course requires some prior knowledge of Spanish and is not therefore suitable for complete beginners.
What do I need to sign up?
You MUST have completed Spanish for Beginners Term 1 or Basic Spanish at Eastleigh College prior to starting this course to ensure that you are at the correct level to fully participate. Alternatively, you need to have some prior experience and be able to:
• Conjugate basic verbs in the present tense.
• Form simple sentences.
• Show a knowledge of vocabulary for everyday situations.
If you are unsure of your level, please contact the Adult and Community Learning team by emailing email@example.com.
Is there anything else I need to know?
Pen and paper.
Students will be responsible for buying relevant course books and materials, to be advised by the tutor on first session.
Please note that all courses are subject to minimum numbers and course descriptions may be subject to change. A place on your chosen course is not confirmed until all of the necessary enrolment paperwork is signed and any relevant fees are paid. The team will be in touch to discuss this with you, once your application has been processed.
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