Course Summary

The course suits prospective travellers, people wanting to interact socially with the Spanish-speaking community both in Melbourne and overseas or for enjoyment and cultural insight.

Course Sessions

Tuesday, 9th January - 9 classes


Session ID DLV77801C
9 Jan - 6 Mar 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Teacher
Maria-Luisa Rodriguez

The content is presented in an accessible and non-threatening way and opportunities are constantly provided for students to communicate in Spanish.

Topics will include:

  • Houses: describing rooms and furniture
  • Ordinal numbers (first, second, third, etc.)
  • Using hay and estar to describe what and where things are
  • Definite and indefinite articles
  • Making a hotel reservation
  • Ordering at a restaurant
  • Expressing likes and dislikes
  • Understanding and giving directions
  • Asking favours
  • Describing neighbourhoods
  • Differences between verbs ser and estar
  • Making appointments with friends
  • Talking about actions in progress

By the end of this course students should be able to:

  • engage in simple conversations and exchange information about family, work, daily routine, houses, neighbourhoods, hobbies and personal interests;
  • use courteous oral expressions for thanking and apologising;
  • demonstrate basic knowledge of some social customs;
  • write about topics such as family, work, actions in progress, houses, neighbourhoods and hobbies.

Spanish: Elementary 1 or equivalent to about 20 hours of previous study.

IF YOU HAVE NOT COMPLETED THE PREVIOUS LEVEL AT CAE, YOU NEED TO CONTACT CAE FOR A SKILL ASSESSMENT PRIOR TO ENROLLING.

N.B. CAE withdrawal policy does not allow for refund or transfer once the course has started in the event that the level of the class is not suitable.

Pen and Paper,

Textbook: Corpas, Jaime & Garmendia, Agustin & Soriano, Carmen, Aula Internacional 1: (with CD). Difusion, 2014. 
ISBN : 9788415846772 

Available from:
LANGUAGE INTERNATIONAL, 15 Station Street, Kew East Vic 3102. ph:9857 0030

BOOKERY, 9-11 Victoria Street, Fitzroy 3065. Tel: 8417 9500

Order online: Foreign Language Bookshop

For further information please contact the Languages Centre on 8892 1677 or email languages@cae.edu.au

***Cancellations or postponements are notified 48 hours before class commencement. Please consider this before purchasing class materials***

Suitable for students with basic Spanish language skills including grammar.

Last updated: October 31, 2017 03:30pm