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.

Currently, we have no dates scheduled for this course. Please contact us via email enquiries@cae.edu.au to register your interest.

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 giving thanks 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.

Textbook: : Aula Internacional 1: English Version (with CD). Difusion, 2014.  ISBN : 9788415846772 Corpas, Jaime et al

Available from:

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

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***

Last updated: June 18, 2021 04:33pm