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Spanish Intensive Beginners 1 and 2
Introduction to the Spanish Language
On completion of Farolito’s Beginners 1 level you will be able to:
- Have a simple conversation about personal information
- Talk about intentions and interest
- Describe geographical locations and the weather
- Use acquired grammar basics.
Spanish Beginners 1
Book: Aula Internacional-New Edition 1 Units 0, 1, 2, 3
Unidad 0- En el aula: Learn how to introduce ourselves, ask questions in class and greet
- Greeting (Degrees of formality)
- Ask questions about the class
- Useful phrases for the classroom
Unidad 1-Nosotros Get to know your classmates
- Give and ask personal information (name, age, occupation, place of origin, place or residency, languages, phone number, email address)
- Ways to ask about words
- Regular Verbs conjugations –AR, -ER, -IR
- Irregular Verbs SER (to be), TENER (to have)
- Reflexive verb LLAMARSE (to be called) (Pronouns me/te/se/nos/os/se)
- Question words (qué, cómo, cuál, dónde, cuánto(s))
- Gender in nouns
- The alphabet
- Numbers 1-100
- Politeness in the Spanish speaking world
- Find out information about one of your classmates and create a poster to share with the class.
Unidad 2- Quiero aprender español Decide what you want to do in this Spanish course
- Express intentions
- Talk about reasons for what we do
- Saying what you can do in different languages
- Personal Pronouns (yo/tú/usted/él/ella/nosotros(as)/vosotros(as)/ustedes/ellos(as)
- Regular verbs conjugations –AR, -ER, -IR
- Verb QUERER (eÝie) (to want)
- Preposicions con, de, por, para
- Connectors y/también/porque
- Definite article (the: el/la/los/las)
- Gender and number in nouns
- Prepositions a, de, con
- Qualifiers bien, bastante bien, regular, mal
- Leisure activities
- Activities to learn Spanish
- Influence of the Spanish language in other languages
- You will decide what you want to achieve in your Spanish studies and express it in writing
On completion of Farolito’s Beginners 2 level you will be able to:
- Go shopping for clothes
- Talk about obligations and future plans
- Talk about tastes and preferences
- Talk about your family
- Describe your daily routine
- Used acquired grammar
Unidad 3-¿Dónde está Santiago? Test your knowledge of the Spanish speaking world
- Describe places and countries
- Say what there is in a place
- Say where things are
- Talk about the climate
- Verb HABER (HAY-there is/there are)
- Verb ESTAR (to be-location)
- Noun/ adjective gender and number greement
- Indefinite article (uno/unos/una/unas)
- Quantifiers (muy, mucho/mucha/muchos/muchas)
- Question words (qué, cuál, cuáles, cuántos, cuántas, dónde, cómo)
- Superlative (el/la/los/las + adjective)
- Geographical names
- Countries and places of importance in the Spanish speaking world
- Present information about a Spanish speaking country (location, population, climate, places of interest, etc)
- Unidad 4-¿Cuál prefieres? Make a list of what we need for a weekend away and go shopping
- Identify objects
- Express necessity
- Go shopping (ask about products and prices)
- Talk about preferences
- Talk about plans
- Demostratives (este/esta/estos/estas/esto)
- El/La/Los/Las + adjective
- Question words: qué + noun, cuál/cuáles
- Verbal periphrasis of obligation TENER QUE + inf (to have to)
- Irregular verb IR (to go)
- Number bigger than 100
- Everyday objects
- A textile company from the Spanish speaking world
- You will participate in a class market.
Unidad 5-Tus amigos son mis amigos Introduce and describe somebody
- Talk about appearance and character
- Express likes and dislikes
- Talk about and compare likes and dislikes
- Talk about personal relationships (family)
- Pronominal verbs GUSTAR/ENCANTAR/INTERESAR (me/te/le/nos/os/les)
- Possessive pronouns: mi(s)/tu(s)/su(s)
- Quantifiers mucho/bastante/un poco/nada
- Physical description
- Adjectives of character
- Music from the Spanish speaking world
- Introduce a member of your family to the class
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- Have a simple conversation about personal information.
- Describe geographical locations and the weather.
- Talk about intentions and interests.
- Textbook: Aula Internacional 1-New Edition
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- Credit options are available in case of extreme circumstances (E.g. sickness) in the first week of a course to be used in other course within a specific time (subject to availability).
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- In the case of a group class having less than 3 students, Farolito reserves the right to shorten the course at its discretion.
4. Credit and Deferment.
- Credit options are available in case of extreme circumstances (E.g. sickness) in the first week of a course to be used for the next available Term (subjected to availability). Credit transfer will incur a $40 administration fee.
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- Changes will be subjected to availability, as places are limited.
- For a level assessment please complete the following Level Assessment Test or contact us.
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- If you missed a class you are also welcome to attend another class on that same week (at the same or lower level) to maintain the contact with the language (subject to students’ numbers, please contact us before attending a make up class). Make up classes are ONLY available during the period of enrolment (course duration).
- Missed classes are NOT refunded.
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- Please give notice 48h in advance if you need to cancel your class.
- Lessons which are cancelled less than 48h before they were scheduled to take place will be charged in full.
- Farolito Spanish will ensure to inform you in advance of any changes to your scheduled booking (Eg. Your teacher is sick and there is no replacement available).
- Private lessons 5h block is to be completed within 10 wk, with no exception.
- Private lessons 10h block is to be completed within 20 wk, with no exception.
- Block bookings are NOT refundable, or transferable, please choose carefully before booking.
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