Spanish Year 1 (Beginners)City University London
Price on request
- Short course
- Islington (England)
What you'll learn on the course
Greetings; the alphabet; numbers 0 to 100; countries and nationalities; professions; personal information, formal and informal situations, order a drink in a bar, physical description and personality; the family.
Pronunciation, verbs in the present tense; personal pronouns; definite and indefinite articles; adjectives and nouns: gender and number; interrogative pronouns.
- Introducing yourself and others
- Greeting Talking about yourself
- Asking and answering personal questions
- Talking about your family
- Describing oneself and somebody else
- How to order a drink and a snack in a bar
Shopping; The city, the house: parts of the house and furniture; likes and dislikes; the time, days of the week, the months, the weather.
Demonstrative adjectives and pronoun; "ser" vs. "estar", prepositions of place; verb "gustar" and "encantar";
- Buying objects
- Asking and giving price
- Describing your house
- Expressing likes and dislikes
- Tell the time
The daily routine; spare time/ weekends; work; past events
Present tense: regular, irregular and reflexive verbs; adverbs of frequency; "saber" vs. "conocer"; introduction to the past tense (pretérito indefinido)
- Talking about your daily routine
- Talking about the weekend
- Expressing positive and negative aspects
- Expressing the knowledge of how to do something
- Expressing opinions
- Describing past events
Teaching and Assessment
The emphasis in this course is on listening and speaking. The lessons focus on language that is required in authentic situations.
Classroom activities will include: role-playing, class room discussion, pair and group work, work on pronunciation and intonation as well as grammar in context. Listening to audio clips and watching videos are an important element in our lessons. More comprehensive grammar exercises and reading texts are generally set as homework.
Your progress will be assessed...