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11-week course: £104.50
courses start week commencing 8th January.
Our friendly, professional, qualified and experienced teachers aim to make learning Spanish fun. Courses have aims and objectives in place to maximise your learning. Classes are informal and designed to be focussed on encouraging you to speak and communicate in Spanish, but all four skills will be practised (reading, listening, speaking and writing). Grammar and vocabulary is taught as a natural part of language progression. Learning takes place by a variety of media including; listening to audio clips, watching short video clips, reading stories and articles. You will learn grammar through practice exercises, both written and spoken. You are encouraged to practise by speaking in small groups.
A1 : Beginner – this course is designed for people with no previous experience of learning Spanish, a complete beginner’s course.
A1.2 : Beginner 2 – this course is for people who have studied a little Spanish (20 hours or equivalent)
A2 : Pre-Intermediate – this course is for people who have studied 40-80 hours of Spanish or equivalent.
B1 : Intermediate – students have studied 80+ hours and can hold a conversation in Spanish.
*Course Content – typical areas of focus are:
Topics: Greetings, nationalities, families, professions, numbers/days/months, describing places & people, clothes & shopping, food & restaurants, daily routine.
Grammar: Regular and irregular verbs in the present tense. Simple adjectives & prepositions.
Topics: Describing a room/house, giving directions, free time activities, feelings, likes and dislikes, restaurants, films, body parts.
Grammar: Regular and irregular verbs in the past tense and periphrastic future. Adjectives and adverbs. Indefinite articles. Pronouns.
Topics: Giving opinions, accepting and refusing, holidays, work, projects, parties.
Grammar: Present, past and imperfect tenses, personal pronouns, gerunds, future tense.
Topics: Fashion, environmental issues, news items, memories, lifestyle, nature.
Grammar: Review and revision of all past and future tenses, conditional tenses, subjunctives.
*Please note, course content will vary slightly depending on course teacher and course book content.
No refunds are given for classes not attended once a course has begun (course can be cancelled up to 5 days before their start)
I am a Spanish speaking Chilean lady, with a University degree. I have worked at Peter Symonds College for the past 2 years and in further education colleges for 6 years, where my position includes leading Spanish classes on cultural (A2) and grammar topics (AS and A2). I am highly organised and extremely professional. I have also been teaching Spanish privately for 8 years to students of varying ages, including adults and children. Furthermore, I have led Spanish courses for small groups, including a Spanish introductory course for the staff at the “Oil spill response” business organisation.
Hello everyone! I am a qualified teacher, specialising in music education, I have now directed my career to the
teaching of Spanish as a foreign language. I studied at the University of Alcalá de Henares, which is the oldest university in Spain and the birthplace of the famous writer Miguel de Cervantes. In my classes I try to create a pleasant environment open to dialogue.
¡Hola a todos! My name is Silvana and I’m a native Spanish speaker from Argentina. I’ve always been passionate about languages and travelling, choosing to combine the two when studying for my first degree, Hospitality and Tourism Management. I am currently in the final year of my English-Spanish Translation degree. I would like to share my knowledge and experience, assisting with your learning process and making it an enjoyable language experience.