Term 2 starts 1st May 2023

Patricia instructing a class

Beginners Level 1 are on:

Monday 6:30pm

Wednesday 9:30am or 5:30pm or 7:15pm

Steps for Learning Spanish.

This is our introduction to the language, its structure and basic concepts.

What will you learn?

In this nine week course you learn to

  • read, write and speak basic Spanish
  • introduce yourself and others, count; describe people
  • talk about yourself
  • ask others about their family, professions and hobbies
  • ask your way around and organise accommodation
  • order in a restaurant
  • ask how much things cost.

Beginners Level 1 provides you with the basic grammatical knowledge that you need for further studies of the Spanish language.

Grammar in Level 1

  • Personal Pronouns
  • Present tense in all the three main groups (AR, ER & IR)
  • gender
  • articles
  • nouns
  • adjectives
  • demonstrative pronouns
  • reflexive verbs
  • The verbs “ser” “estar” (to be)
  • The verb “tener” (to have)
  • possessive pronouns
  • superlatives
  • comparatives
  • pronominal verbs like “gustar”.

Course Structure

The course structure follows a book designed by Spanish Learning Centre for the Level 1 course. The audio used helps to reinforce and assist your understanding of spoken Spanish.

The Level 1 textbook has a Plan of Study at the beginning of the book which will guide you through the lessons. You will find the content of the lessons, the activities of the lessons and, most importantly, you will find your homework in the column to the right called “tarea” (homework). If you miss a lesson you will be able to look at your Plan of Study to see what you have missed and catch up with your homework.

4 Steps guide to learn a language

  1. Motivation,  Inspiration
  2. Do homework
  3. Learn the vocabulary (write the new words at least 5 times  and repeat them so you hear them)
  4. discipline – do not give up
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