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Spanish Evening Classes

We are currently offering Levels 1 to 4 in Spanish as well as Developing Spanish Oral Skills. Please see below for more information about each of the levels on offer.
 

Spanish Level 1

This module is designed for students who have no previous knowledge of the language.

Duration: 20 weeks 
Day and Time: 

Group A: Monday 6:30-8:30pm
Group B: Monday 6:30-8:30pm
Group C: Tuesday 6:30-8:30pm

Term Dates:

Term 1: Week commencing 9th October 2017 to week commencing 11th December 2017

Term 2: Week commencing 29th January 2018 to week commencing 30th April 2018. (Easter break 26th March 2018 to 22nd April 2018)

Venue: Trent Building, University Park Campus 

Cost: UoN Students - Total price £230 paid in two instalments of £115.
         Staff and Public - Total price £250 paid in two instalments of £125.

Learning outcomes: 
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • exchange simple greetings 
  • introduce themselves and other people 
  • Give personal information about family, job or studies, where they live 
  • Give the same information about other people 
  • Use numbers 1-100, express dates, time, prices 
  • Shop for food and clothes 
  • Order meals and drinks 
  • Give directions 
  • Talk about the weather 
  • Use the present tense of regular verbs and of some irregular verbs for example ser, estar, tener, poner etc 
 

Spanish Level 2

This module is designed for students who have completed the Spanish level 1 evening classes or who have equivalent previous knowledge.

Duration: 20 weeks 
Day and Time: 

Group A: Tuesday 6:00-8:00pm
Group B: Thursday 6:30-8:30pm

Term Dates:

Term 1: Week commencing 9th October 2017 to week commencing 11th December 2017

Term 2: Week commencing 29th January 2018 to week commencing 30th April 2018. (Easter break 26th March 2018 to 22nd April 2018)

Venue: Trent Building, University Park Campus 

Cost: UoN Students - Total price £230 paid in two instalments of £115.
         Staff and Public - Total price £250 paid in two instalments of £125.

Learning outcomes: 
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe daily routine / family life 
  • Describe food and health issues 
  • Describe leisure interests 
  • Describe places where to live (flats, houses, cities, countryside) 
  • Describe the world of work 
  • Find out about Spanish history: transition from dictatorship to democracy 
  • Use a range of prepositions 
  • Talk about events / activities in the future 
  • Talk about events / activities in the past (both regular and irregular verbs)
 

Spanish Level 3

This module is designed for students who have completed the Spanish level 2 evening classes or who have equivalent previous knowledge.

Duration: 20 weeks 
Day and Time: Wednesday 6:30-8:30pm

Term Dates:

Term 1: Week commencing 9th October 2017 to week commencing 11th December 2017

Term 2: Week commencing 29th January 2018 to week commencing 30th April 2018. (Easter break 26th March 2018 to 22nd April 2018)

Venue: Trent Building, University Park Campus 

Cost: UoN Students - Total price £230 paid in two instalments of £115.
         Staff and Public - Total price £250 paid in two instalments of £125.

Learning outcomes: 
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Discuss leisure and health matters in the present and in the past 
  • Discuss types of accommodation 
  • Find out how to apply for jobs 
  • Discuss cultural issues: for example Spanish and Latin American architecture, music in the Spanish-speaking world, festivals in Spain 
  • Discuss tourism in Spain 
  • Discuss the Internet 
  • Use the preterit, the imperfect and the perfect to describe, discuss activities / events in the past 
  • Start using the conditional, the imperative and the subjunctive.  
 

Spanish Level 4


This module is designed for students who have completed the Spanish level 3 evening classes or who have equivalent previous knowledge.

Duration: 20 weeks 
Day and Time: Thursday 6:30-8:30pm

Term Dates:

Term 1: Week commencing 9th October 2017 to week commencing 11th December 2017

Term 2: Week commencing 29th January 2018 to week commencing 30th April 2018. (Easter break 26th March 2018 to 22nd April 2018)

Venue: Trent Building, University Park Campus 

Cost: UoN Students - Total price £230 paid in two instalments of £115.
         Staff and Public - Total price £250 paid in two instalments of £125.

Learning outcomes:
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Understand job adverts and how to look for work 
  • Make plans for the week-end and for a holiday 
  • Discuss aspects of the geography, history, legends and places of interest in Spain and Latin America. 
  • Be aware of what is in the news 
  • Understand and use an increasing range of tenses: present, past (preterit, imperfect, perfect and pluperfect), future, conditional, imperative and subjunctive. 
 

Developing Spanish Oral Skills

This module is designed for students who have completed the Spanish level 4 evening classes or who have equivalent previous knowledge.

Duration: 20 weeks 
Day and Time: Wednesday: 6:00-8:00pm

Term Dates:

Term 1: Week commencing 9th October 2017 to week commencing 11th December 2017

Term 2: Week commencing 29th January 2018 to week commencing 30th April 2018. (Easter break 26th March 2018 to 22nd April 2018)

Venue: Trent Building, University Park Campus 

Cost: UoN Students - Total price £230 paid in two instalments of £115.
         Staff and Public - Total price £250 paid in two instalments of £125.

This course aims to develop not only your oral communication skills but also your writing, reading and listening skills and improve your confidence when speaking the target language. Topics used are related to social, cultural and everyday life in the countries where the target language is spoken as well as in the world in general.  The focus is primarily on speaking tasks aiming to broaden your vocabulary, improve your pronunciation and communication skills in Spanish through activities such as pair work, group task, presentations, short translations, role play and games.

 
 

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