Conversational Spanish for beginners: Personal information - virtual (12RN04CL/21)


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Applicable fees
Total £51.00
Tuition Fees£51.00
Concessions are available for this course

During this conversational Spanish for beginners course you will focus on how to share information about yourself and how to engage in simple conversation with others to find out more about them. You will learn to talk about your family, job, leisure time, hobbies and interests.

There are lots of reasons that you might choose to learn to speak Spanish, whether it be for travel, employment, leisure, family connections or research. So if you’re heading to a Spanish speaking country on holiday or for business, or have Spanish family and friend connections and want to start to hold simple conversations, this beginner’s course is for you.

This course is delivered via virtual learning on Microsoft Teams and  is part of our conversational Spanish for beginners programme and is suitable for complete beginners as well as those wishing to recap on the basics. You can join at any stage of our programme.

What do I need to join the course?

You do not need any prior knowledge of Spanish to join this course,  just enthusiasm! The course is suitable for complete beginners as well as those wishing to recap on the basics.

As the course is being delivered virtually through Microsoft Teams you will need to ensure that you are able to connect to the internet, have a web browser (e.g. Google chrome, Microsoft Edge) and are able to follow the links to take part in the virtual activities.  This will include having some basic computer skills, including being able to use a keyboard and mouse. 

What do I need to provide for the first session?

This course is delivered via virtual learning on Microsoft Teams. You will not need to attend any classroom delivery but you will need to commit to attending the virtual sessions at the specified dates and times. In order to participate in the virtual sessions you will need access to the following:

  • Computer/Laptop/Tablet
  • Headset/earphones if required, including a microphone (unless you are able to work in an area where you will not be disturbed/disturb others
  • A reliable internet connection
  • An email address to access the virtual classroom
  • A means of using video conferencing e.g. integrated webcam, webcam, smart phone/tablet with camera
  • Teams app downloaded (free download is available)
  • You may find it useful to have a notebook and pen to make notes and you may be asked to submit work back to your tutor, therefore the ability to produce a text or word document that you can upload or email to your tutor will be beneficial.

If you are unsure about how to join a virtual learning session please contact us as soon as possible, but at the latest 2 working days prior to your course starting.  We will then arrange for one of our Personal Advisors to contact you and talk you through how to access the sessions.

How will I be taught?

You will be supported and taught online by an experienced tutor in a mixture of Spanish and English from the beginning and will be encouraged and supported to speak in Spanish from week one. There will be group and individual tasks and suggestions made of ways to practise away from sessions.

What will I learn?

On this course you will learn to talk about:

  • where you live and what you do
  • your hobbies and interests
  • what you like and what you don’t like!

What could I do next?

This course is part of our Conversational Spanish for Beginners programme, your tutor will tell you about further steps and topics that are available. 

If you want to try a different subject then we offer a range of opportunities in computer skills, English, maths, employability, creative skills, retail, photography, Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (STLS) etc. 

Can we help you to learn?

You can find more information on the Financial help and additional support page or you can contact us to talk about this and any other support we can provide.