Are you planning a holiday or are you going to work in Latin America or Spain? Then this beginner level course is for you! It will help you to communicate when buying food, organising transport and booking accommodation. Suitable also for higher level Spanish learners wanting to learn the vocabulary of travel. More info about course levels and the learning pathway below the course dates.
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This course is appropriate for learners with no knowledge of Spanish who wish to learn some basic language for the purposes of travel in a Spanish-speaking country. Our Spanish tutors also cater for Spanish learners up to intermediate level who wish to learn and practise the vocabulary of travel.
The course covers:
On completion of this course, we expect learners will be able to:
Those travelling to a Spanish-speaking country.
If you plan to progress with Spanish language, it may be more appropriate to start with Spanish Beginners which teaches grammar. Please contact the office if would like advice.
From Feb 2020 course:
"Hi Anne, I just thought I'd give my feedback regarding how wonderful Sergio has been as a tutor in the Spanish for Travelers class that I took over the last few months in preparation for my trip to Mexico/Peru. While it was unfortunate the classes couldn't continue in person due to Covid19 for the final few sessions, Sergio did amazingly with teaching us through Zoom in an online option which meant nobody missed out on the lesson or knowledge he still had to share. Sergio has been an amazing and encouraging teacher to the whole class and I really enjoyed his positive attitude. I look forward to attending both his and other Selwyn classes in the future. Kind regards, Nancy".
From Feb 2019 course:
"Hello. I have had the pleasure of attending the most amazing course this term with Serge. Every Wednesday has been an absolute delight. He is so well prepared with a range of resources available through all sorts of media: iPhone app, videos at home and in class, quiz, notes, interesting vocab lists, interactive sessions, role play. He is very quick to pick up teaching points as they happen. The best course I've ever been to. Thank you Highly recommend. Sheryn"
From Feb 2014 class:
"Have enjoyed the course - lots of fun and light hearted, all of class involved.""Tutor is a lot of fun and very encouraging. A good basic entry course." "Fabiana did a great job of making the course interesting and valuable. We learnt lots and had fun. Nice classmates. She made the class enjoyable." "A great intro to ensure I can communicate and understand the basic when travelling in South America."
There is no pre-requisite knowledge for this course - it is an entry-level course.