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Languages for All: Spanish 1.1

This module suitable for anyone who wishes to learn Spanish for work or leisure purposes, or to develop their existing basic knowledge. No prior knowledge of the language is necessary.

Description

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Spanish is one of the fastest growing languages worldwide.  A recent report published by the British Council ranked Spanish as the most important second language for British citizens to learnOur Spanish 1.1 module is designed to give students the skills required to speak and understand basic Spanish in everyday contexts  

Whether you have a basic grasp of Spanish, or whether you’re starting from scratch, this course aims to build on practical language skills that are essential to social and business contexts.  Students will learn greetings, asking and giving personal information, numbers, daily routines and leisure activities, telling time and dates, ordering food and drink in restaurants, asking for and giving directions, describing places, booking in a hotel.   

The students will also be introduced to basic cultural conventions of Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries as well as to some key geographical and socio-political features (i.e. linguistic and cultural varieties or regional structure).  

For total language immersion, classes will be conducted in Spanish as much as possible, and all of our classes are taught by native speakers. Students are expected to communicate with their peers in Spanish throughout the duration of the course.   

Target Audience  

This module suitable for anyone who wishes to learn Spanish for work or leisure purposes, or to develop their existing basic knowledge. No prior knowledge of the language is necessary.   

Delivery  

Spanish classes will take place at our Paisley campus and at our Ayr campus, or students can opt to study live online.  Students applying for this module must indicate one campus location/mode of delivery only when registering: 

  • Paisley campus or online delivery: starts Tuesday 6th September, 2pm to 4pm
  • Paisley campus or online delivery: starts Thursday 8th September, 2pm to 4pm
  • Ayr campus or online delivery: starts Friday 9th September, 9.30am to 11.30am
  • Ayr campus or online delivery: starts Friday 9th September, 12pm to 2pm

 

Further information including details on Room locations and Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs) will be provided to students prior to course commencement.  

Funding 

This course may be available on a fully funded basis to some delegates through the Upskilling Fund.  Further details, including eligibility criteria, are available under Funding Support

If you have any questions, please contact us at cpd@uws.ac.uk.

 

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