Course Summary

CAE’s Spanish For Travellers is a 12-hour course specially designed for people planning to travel to any Spanish-speaking country.

Students will learn the basic language needed to enjoy a holiday in a Spanish-speaking country. For example, how to buy food and drinks, organise transport and book accommodation. The course also includes cultural information relevant to travel situations.

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

This course aims to give students confidence in basic communication skills while travelling, using simple conversational Spanish in situations like meeting people, finding accommodation, travelling and eating out. Each session involves learning a clearly defined set of key expressions and practicing with the class in fun, real-life travel situations.

Spanish for Travellers focuses on developing speaking and listening skills. There is no formal grammar teaching and little emphasis on reading or writing skills. The Spanish used is contemporary and colloquial. The course also offers an insight into culture and protocol.

The following topics are covered:

  • meeting peopletransport & directions
  • accommodation
  • shopping & money
  • food & drink
  • entertainment & sightseeing
  • health
  • weather
  • expressing likes and dislikes
  • solving problems

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

  • Make requests and locate information related to transport at airports, train and bus terminals and taxi ranks.
  • Carry out transactions such as booking a hotel reservation, ordering meals in restaurants, currency exchange and buying tickets for traditional events.
  • Know what to do in emergency situations like going to hospital.
  • Read signs e.g.: at airports and on roads.
  • Understand the importance of cultural differences.

No prior knowledge of Spanish required.

Materials included in fee.

This course is designed for people who want to learn the language with a less formal teaching structure and for those travelling to a Spanish-speaking country.

Last updated: June 18, 2021 04:31pm