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Mon 20 Apr, Wed 22 Apr, ... Wed 10 Jun 2020
18:00 - 20:00

Venue: Zoom Video Communication Software

Provided by: Language Centre


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CULP: Spanish Intermediate 1
Prerequisites£

Mon 20 Apr, Wed 22 Apr, ... Wed 10 Jun 2020

Description

Course will be delivered online.

The Programme offers general language tuition with a focus on communicative competence.

At intermediate 1 level the focus is on every day and real-time, oral/aural communication. Each course features a functional-notional syllabus and grammar points are analysed in context.

For more detailed information about the course please visit our website.

Target audience
  • University staff and students
  • Further details regarding Language Centre eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites

CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference): A2

Sessions

Number of sessions: 15

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Mon 20 Apr   18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Pedro Barriuso-Algar
2 Wed 22 Apr   18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Pedro Barriuso-Algar
3 Mon 27 Apr   18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Pedro Barriuso-Algar
4 Wed 29 Apr   18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Pedro Barriuso-Algar
5 Mon 4 May   18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Pedro Barriuso-Algar
6 Wed 6 May   18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Pedro Barriuso-Algar
7 Mon 11 May   18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Pedro Barriuso-Algar
8 Wed 13 May   18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Pedro Barriuso-Algar
9 Mon 18 May   18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Pedro Barriuso-Algar
10 Wed 20 May   18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Pedro Barriuso-Algar
11 Wed 27 May   18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Pedro Barriuso-Algar
12 Mon 1 Jun   18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Pedro Barriuso-Algar
13 Wed 3 Jun   18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Pedro Barriuso-Algar
14 Mon 8 Jun   18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Pedro Barriuso-Algar
15 Wed 10 Jun   18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Pedro Barriuso-Algar
Topics covered

The course introduces students to the following functions and notions:

  • To be able to introduce oneself, giving information about one's age, origin and where one lives;
  • To be able to describe one's routine, free time and weekends;
  • To be able to describe one’s work experience including pp studies/jobs, and writing a mini CV;
  • To be able to describe what one used to do before the current work/study situation, one’s current responsibilities, and to produce a CV for an interview;
  • To be able to identify a suitable job from a website, apply for it and attend a job interview;
  • To be able to talk about one’s health, request medication and understand instructions given by a doctor or pharmacist;
  • To be able to discuss life styles and fitness routines;
  • To be able to recount an accident in general and to follow the diagnosis and treatment;
  • To be able to recount an incident in detail, describing the setting and elaborate what could have happened in another circumstance;
  • To be able to analyse how life used to be in the past and compare it with the present, recounting historic events;
  • To be able to comment on one’s plans and wishes, and to analyse what one would do in a variety of hypothetical situations.
Objectives

By the end of the course students will be able to:

  • Listening/Speaking: express opinions on abstract/cultural matters in a limited way or offer advice within a known area, and understand instructions or public announcements.
  • Reading: understand routine information and articles, and the general meaning of non-routine information within a familiar area.
  • Writing: write letters or make notes on familiar or predictable matters.
Aims
  • To build on a basic understanding and an appreciation of the salient linguistic features;
  • To establish the learner as a confident language user in a range of predictable everyday situations;
  • To equip the learner with the skills and knowledge to deal with straightforward job applications and interviews;
  • To increase students’ knowledge of the cultural background of the Spanish speaking countries within the context of language teaching.
Format

Presentations, practicals and online learning

System requirements
  • Raven access is required
  • Further information regarding Raven is available
Charging
  • Students Fees: £200 to be paid online. Please select ‘Concessionary’ under the course fee when you make your booking.
  • Staff Fees: £200 to be paid online. Please select ‘All charged’ under the course fee when you make your booking.
  • Links to the online store will be provided with your confirmation email.
  • Payment is required within 24 hours of your booking to secure your place.
  • Refunds available after the first lesson only.
  • Payment for the courses is made on the Online Store (CULP General Purpose courses), (Raven log in).
  • Course materials can be found on Moodle (Raven log in), once the course has started.
Notes
Duration

Fifteen taught sessions of two hours plus online learning

Frequency

Three times per year (subject to demand)

Related courses
Theme
CULP: Cambridge University Language Programmes

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