January 17 (Thursday) 1:00 pm - March 28 (Thursday) 3:00 pm
Coleridge Community College
Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ
length of course
Brief Description This course will build upon the basics of the Spanish language learnt in the first term, during the course you will learn how to communicate effectively in everyday situations
This course will build upon the basics of the Spanish language learnt in the first term, during the course you will learn how to communicate effectively in everyday situations in Spanish speaking countries (Spain and 20 Latin American countries). Your interests, needs and goals will be taken into consideration to make the learning experience appealing and meaningful. To complete the full course and cover all the learning outcomes listed below you will need to attend both terms (there is no obligation to attend more than one term).
Previous Experience and Knowledge Needed?
This is the second term of this course, you should have approx. 20 hours previous experience covering the following topics:
• Greet people, give and ask for personal information (name, age, profession, nationality, etc).
• Introduce your family.
• Describe people (physical appearance and personality).
• Describe countries, places and their weather.
• Express existence and location.
By the end of the one-year course you will have the opportunity to learn how to:
• Express intention and motive of what you do.
• Go shopping (ask for products, price and express preference and need).
• Express likes and dislikes.
• Explain your daily routine.
• Order food and drinks in a restaurant or bar.
• Describe towns, local areas, their amenities and services.
• Give and ask for directions.
• Explain past experiences (Pretérito Perfecto Compuesto).
• Talk about skills and abilities.
Extra costs on the course for example text book, materials or equipment:
Aula Internacional I, New Edition (bilingual version), Students Book 1 with exercises and CD. Publisher: Difusión-European Schoolbooks. ISBN 978-84-15846-77-2 (approx. £20)
For the first session you will need to bring:
Notebook and pen
On completion of this course, what might your next steps be?
Learners will be able to proceed to the Spanish Beginners 3 course.
The Learn and Train office is able to give course information or search for alternative courses for you.
Luisa Turmo-CoderqueI am a native Spanish speaker. I am a member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists (MCIOL). I hold a Degree in Spanish Law from the University of Zaragoza (Spain) and a Language Teaching Qualification (Certificate in Language Teaching to Adults) awarded by International House Barcelona and the University of Barcelona (Spain) Institute for Lifelong Learning (IL3). I also hold an MA in Legal Translation and Interpreting (English-Spanish). I am a professional translator and teach adult Spanish courses at various Colleges in Cambridgeshire.