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SPANISH in Portsmouth

10-week Spanish Beginner 1 Course

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Spanish Beginner Course at John Pounds Centre

Whether you are interested in learning Spanish for travelling, working abroad or simply give your brain a boost, we will teach you the basic structures and vocabulary of the target language in order to understand simple daily situations.

Our courses

Learning another language means to explore other cultures and knowing a different style of communication.

We make learning an exciting and engaging experience with effective ways to develop your language skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. The lessons are focused on communication and cultural aspects.


Our beginner courses are delivered in three modules and are run in progressive levels throughout the year from September to June:

  • Beginner 1
  • Beginner 2
  • Beginner 3

All our courses take place in a friendly and relaxing atmosphere.

Beginner 1 course overview

This course is an introduction to the Spanish language and it is perfectly suited to those looking to get a grasp of the basic rules of the language.


It consists of one evening class a week of 2 hours-lessons (with a break of 10 minutes), for a total of 10 weeks which is ideal for those with various commitments or working full-time.


You will learn the alphabet and sounds, numbers, how to introduce yourself, countries and nationalities, professions and place of work, family members and ordering drink and food alongside basic structure of the target language.


Classroom activities will include:

  • Role-playing
  • Pair and group work
  • Work on pronunciation and intonation
  • Listening to audio clips
  • Grammar in context

Course materials

We provide handouts to work on during the course. We also work with a coursebook that we lend to each student for the duration of the course. A deposit towards the book will be required and it will be returned at the end of the course.


You will need to bring a notepad and pen.


A small Spanish-English/English-Spanish dictionary would be very useful.

Tutor information

All our language courses are taught by qualified native or non-native speakers with broad teaching experience and a passion to teach their language and culture.

Prerequisite knowledge

Our courses are taught at progressive levels. If you have no prior knowledge you must start at Beginner 1 in the autumn (normally held in September/October).


If you wish to join Beginner 2 course (in January), you must have completed Beginner 1 or be familiar with the content taught in Beginner 1.


If you wish to enrol on Beginner 3 course (in April/May), you must have completed both Beginner 1 and Beginner 2 or be familiar with the content taught in these two modules.

Certificate

No qualification is issued at the end of the course, but if required, you will be awarded a certificate of attendance on completion of the course. You must attend at least 70 per cent of the course to be eligible for the certificate.


KEY INFORMATION

20-hour course over 10 weeks.

2-hour lesson each week.


Start Date: Tuesday 21st January 2020

End Date: Tuesday 31st March 2020

Class Times: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Venue: John Pounds Centre - Portsmouth

Small groups.

No lessons during Half Term.


LESSON DATES

21st January

28th January

4th February

11th February

25th February

3rd March

10th March

17th March

24th March

31st March

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BOOKING ESSENTIAL

Limited spaces


TOTAL COST £170

No Enrolment Fees


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" Classes are very enjoyable and dinamic. Being a native speaker the teacher has a good knowledge of the language."

Claudia

Former student