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Spanish Conversation: Improvers

Wednesday 5 June 2019
09:30 - 11:30
12 Hours / 6 Weeks
3 High Street, Sidcup

Fee information. Click here for eligibility details (opens in a new window).

£64.00 Half fee available. Course symbols: CL

Course description

Develop and improve your conversation skills on this lively course. A variety of topics will be covered; these include speaking about yourself and your family, ordering drinks and snacks, going shopping, asking for and following directions. Suitable for students who have been learning Spanish for two years. CL

What you need to join the class

a) guidance needed: None required. b) entry requirements: Students need at least two years of Spanish.

What the course will cover

Students will develop and improve their conversation skills in a variety of topics, which have been covered on the Spanish for beginners course, so that they can deal with a variety of situations encountered whilst in Spain. Topics will include: Speaking about yourself and your family, ordering drinks and snacks, going shopping, ask for and follow directions.

Teaching and learning activities

Through various speaking activities including, role-play, conversation games, group work, pair work, discussions, and flashcards.

What you will be able to do by the end of the course (Course objectives)

•Introduce yourself

•Say what you do

•Say where you come from     

•Give personal information about yourself

•Ask others about themselves

•Speak about your family

•Practise with the Spanish alphabet and spelling

•Practise with numbers

•Describe people’s appearance

•Describe people’s character

•Order food and drink in a bar

•Going shopping

•Describe your city

•Describe your house

•Say and recognise furniture and rooms of the house

•Ask for directions

•Follow directions

•Use prepositions of place

•Explain where things are

•Tell the time

•Understand basic grammar


                Speak in the present tense

Examination or qualification (if applicable) including costs. The course fee usually includes examination costs: registration with the exam board, certification and administration fees. If the fees are not included, the brochure will tell you this.

Not applicable to this course.

Work expected outside lesson time (e.g. homework, assignments, etc.)

Students should expect up to 1 hour’s study each week.

What you need to bring to the first class

A4 folder, A4 paper and pen.

Books, materials and equipment you need for the course (including additional costs, specialist stockists, etc.) Note: your tutor may recommend additional items during the course.

A Spanish-English dictionary.

What you can do next

Spanish year 2.

Additional information - General

At the beginning of the course, you will have an induction to the College and the course. Your tutor will ask you to complete a Student Learning Record (SLR) and agree your personal learning goals. All documents are a requirement of the Funding Agency. All students on courses funded by the ESFA must complete a Learning Agreement and SLR.

Venue information

3 Sidcup High Street, Sidcup, DA14 6EN Nearest Train Station: Sidcup. Buses: 51, R11, 233, 321, 492 Limited parking on site, behind Waitrose and Travelodge turn right into St Johns Road and please park in the designated LECB space. Nearest public car park Grassington Road, entrance by Morrisons. For further details of parking, please refer to https://www.bexley.gov.uk/services/parking