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Spanish — Beginners (Part 1)

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10 weeks

Part time


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Course Overview

This course is designed for absolute beginners or for those who know only a few words in Spanish. It provides the ideal way to learn conversational Spanish, covering the basic situations you would encounter as a tourist. It is suitable if you want to learn for fun or if you intend to continue your study. There will be some reading and writing activities.

What will I learn?

The aim of the course is to provide you with basic speaking and listening skills in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere which will increase your confidence to 'have a go' when you are abroad.

The following topics will be covered during the course:

Greetings and introductions
Talking about yourself and family
Using numbers and understanding prices
Ordering food and drinks
Finding your way around

On completion should be able to:

Demonstrate confidence in using basic expressions in Spanish
Demonstrate some knowledge of the Spanish culture
Feel inspired to continue studying the Spanish language and culture

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements associated with this course.

Study, Assessment and Qualifications

Assessment is informal, based on your personal targets and the learning outcomes and will be undertaken regularly with you by the course tutor.

Additional Costs and Information

You should bring writing materials with you to make notes. Your tutor will ask you to purchase a course book, which will be discussed during your first session.

This course runs on one day per week at the Salisbury Campus and the dates are:
17.09.20-26.11.20 Thursday 18:00-19:30

What Could I Do Next?

On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses


Career Opportunities

  • Translator
  • Interpreter
  • Development Worker

  • Political Risk Analyst
  • Languages Teacher
  • Speech And Language Therapist

It is thought that there are up to 7,000 different languages spoken around the world today. More than half of the world’s languages have no written form.

The world’s most widely spoken languages are: Mandarin Chinese, English, Spanish, Hindi, Arabic, Bengali, Russian, Portuguese, Japanese, German and French.

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