Get by in Spanish

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Course code: LES56

These courses are for complete beginners – please do not join these courses if you already know any Spanish.

when

From 25 Jun 2024 to 02 Jul 2024
Tue 10:00-15:00

2 weeks

Date
25 Jun 2024
Time
10:00 to 15:00
Date
02 Jul 2024
Time
10:00 to 15:00

with Luz Lecomte

where

Stoke Lodge 

Stoke Lodge Centre, Shirehampton Road
Stoke Bishop
Bristol
BS9 1BN


fees

full fee for this course: £75.00, concession fee: £54.00.

who

Bristol Adult Learning

stokelodge@bristol.gov.uk

0117 903 8844

Description

<p><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14px">Learn some basic ‘survival’ Spanish for your next visit to Spain or a Spanish speaking country, whether for holiday, visits to friends and family, business or cultural visits.  Topics may include: greetings and introductions, numbers, finding your way around, booking accommodation, visiting places of interest, shopping, travelling around, eating out, asking and answering questions, having a simple social conversation.  </span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14px">Please note that this course is for total<em> </em>beginners.<em> </em></span></span></p>

What can students expect?

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">T<span style="font-size:14px">o learn some basic ‘survival’ Spanish to enable learners to cope in essential, simple situations</span></span></span></span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Topics may include: greetings and introductions, finding your way around, booking accommodation, visiting places of interest, shopping, travelling around, eating out, asking and answering questions, having a simple social conversation.  </span></span></span></span></p>

Late starters allowed?

<p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Possibly. Please check with the tutor via the office first.</span></span></p>

Previous experience required?

<p><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:16px">No; this course is for complete beginners.</span></span></p>

What is the progression route?

<p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Join Spanish Level 1 A, Term 1</span></span></p>

Are there any extra costs?

<p>No</p>

Work set between sessions?

<p><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14px">Yes, homework is set each week. The most important thing is to review each class and learners own notes between sessions.</span></span></p>

What should students bring?

<p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"> Paper for notes. Pen, pencil, coloured highlighters. </span></span></p>

Teaching method/style?

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">The course is based on the communicative approach:</span> </span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">- active student interaction</span> </span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">- emphasis on speaking and listening skills</span> </span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">- some basic reading and writing activities</span> </span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">- pair, small group and whole class work</span> </span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">- role play</span></span> </p>

Refunds and cancellations

<ul>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">If we have to cancel your course your fees will be refunded in full. We are unable to reimburse the cost of materials you may have bought for the course.</span></span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">If you cancel your course booking a week (7 days) or more before the start date we will refund your fees minus an admin charge of 20%.</span></span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">If you cancel with less than a week (7 days) before the start date or after the course has started, we will not be able to refund your fees.</span></span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Transfers will incur a fee of 10% and must be requested 7 days or more before the start of a course unless you are transferring to another course because your original course was cancelled.</span></span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">We are not able to offer refunds due to sickness or ill health.</span></span></span></span></li>
</ul>

<p style="margin-left:48px"> </p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">If you are due a refund you must contact the office within 3 months of the course to arrange payment as we do not keep card details.</span></span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">When attending an online course, it is a learner’s responsibility to ensure they have adequate internet access before the start of a course. Refunds will not be given for technical failure of a learner’s home computer or their internet access.</span></span></span></span></p>