Would you like to start learning a new language? Why not Spanish, spoken on four continents and more than 20 countries. Come to join us in this fantastic introduction and enter the world of Spanish culture. This is an introductory level course. Follow-on courses levels 2 - 4 are also available. Conversation Level 5 is a higher level class for those who wish to develop fluency in Spanish. We also offer Spanish for Travellers courses in weekend or weeknight formats. These focus on the language of travel as this Spanish Beginners course does not teach travel vocabulary and phraseology.
Note that this course requires some home study as well as classroom sessions.
During this course, you will study:
On completion of this course we expect that you will be able to speak some basic Spanish, remember some essential vocab, be starting to learn some simple grammar, have the basics of pronunciation, and have some idea of Spanish culture and traditions. The amount of revision undertaken between classes can have a large influence on the final outcome for individuals. Each week, the course will build upon itself. We ask students to revise material between classes. In addition, a short homework exercise is usually set. We encourage you to set up a Duolingo Spanish account (www.duolingo.com) on your computer or smartphone and practise for 10 minutes daily. Visit our blog for tips and tricks on improving your Spanish language learning.
Our Spanish tutor Sergio creates a fun and lively atmosphere in an informal classroom setting.
Spanish for Travellers: A beginner level course with essential vocab and phrases for those travelling to a Spanish-speaking country - available as a 12 hour evening course or a 7 hour weekend course. Also suitable for those who have already studied Spanish who wish to learn and practise the vocab of travel.
Level 1: Spanish Beginners. This course introduces grammar and every day vocabulary (it does not cover travel vocabulary)
Level 2: Building on Beginners, this course develops grammar, learning more regular and irregular verbs (still present tense), growing vocabulary, increasing confidence with listening, speaking and responding to questions. Introduction of present continuous tense and reflexive verbs.
Level 3: Review of present simple and present continuous tenses and reflexive verbs. Introduction of past perfect and past imperfect tenses
Level 4: Review of past perfect and past imperfect tenses. Introduction of future tense, conditional, subjunctive and imperative modes.
Level 5: Spanish Conversation: To develop fluency, improve pronunciation and learn advanced tenses and modes. For those who have completed Levels 1 - 4 or those who have learnt to speak Spanish whilst travelling and wish to continue learning.
Click through to YouTube here to see Sergio's video about learning Spanish on Zoom (some of Sergio's courses are delivered via Zoom - these are clearly identified on the website).
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I had a great time at our Spanish classes. Sergio was great and the handout that we had was excellent. I’m looking forward to starting Spanish Level 2 soon. Hasta luego. Wanda'
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