Spanish Beginners C Adult Education Tasmania

Spanish Beginners C

Course description

This course is a continuation course from Beginners – Module B. It is suitable for people who want to travel to Spain or Latin America or who are interested in learning Spanish for personal interest or development. New students wishing to enrol in this course should have done 16-20 hours of Spanish. The course focusses on being able to communicate in everyday situations. In Module C we will study units 5 and 6 of the textbook (see details below). This is not an intensive course but it will require some study and doing weekly homework. The class will continue on to the next level if there are sufficient enrolments. Text book for this level is required (see details below).

What your course will cover

  • Ordering food in a restaurant: de primero quiero una ensalada mixta.
  • Talking about your likes/dislikes: ¿Te gusta comer fuera de casa? Sí, me gusta mucho
  • Free time & hobbies: me gusta ir a la playa pero no me gusta ver la televisión
  • Understanding a cooking recipe: pela los plátanos y córtalos en rodajas
  • Using public transport: Perdone ¿Cómo se va al aeropuerto desde aquí?
  • Giving & understanding instructions: En Buenos Aires trabajamos hasta las seis
  • Asking a favour: ¿Puedes cerrar la ventana por favor?
  • Describing the area where we live: mi casa está en el centro en una plaza muy bonita

You will learn the following vocabulary:

  • Foods and drinks
  • Leisure activities and hobbies
  • The city and public transport
  • Vocabulary related to daily activities

You will learn the following grammar:

  • Revision and practice of verbs studied so far.
  • Verb gustar to express likes and dislikes
  • Revison of ser and estar
  • Imperative tense to give instructions, commands etc.: ven, pon, tome, cierra etc.

What you can hope to achieve

  • Continue your learning from the previous level
  • Practicing everyday language in everyday situations with dialogues and role plays.
  • Acquire basic reading, speaking, writing and listening skills
  • Use of audio-visual resources as required
  • Learn about the lifestyle and diverse cultures of Spanish-speaking countries

What to bring

  • A pen and notebook for work done in class
  • A folder for your handouts
  • Textbook: Nuevo Español en Marcha 1 : New Edition 1 Student Book ISBN13:9788417730390
  • Exercise book: Nuevo Español en Marcha 1: Exercises Book: Level A1 – ISBN13:9788417730406 (optional)

Important information

  • Most language classes fill up quickly. However, your class could be cancelled if not enough people enrol. If you are concerned about buying a book that may be of no use to you then please check the viability of your class with adult education before purchasing your text.

Please note that children must not attend this class unless it is a specified parent/child activity.

Disability and special needs

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Please note that carers supporting learners with disabilities can attend our classes free of charge. For more information, please contact adult education team:

Refund policy

Cancellations and Refunds
Please choose your course carefully. A full refund is payable in the event that a class is cancelled. No other refunds are considered except for extenuating circumstances which are supported by a written application.

Contact details

For General Enquiries contact

  • (03) 6165 5564

Or for specific enquiries relating to issues in your area, contact your local centre

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