This course is designed for those who have completed the Spanish Intermediate year one course or acquired equivalent skills and experience.

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and rules regarding social distancing this course will be taught remotely. The course tutor will provide live teaching sessions online using Microsoft Teams. Lessons will be scheduled at the times indicated below. Learners will also be able to access a wide range of College services including Moodle, Office 365 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, One Drive) and Microsoft Teams to support online learning. Induction sessions will be offered prior to the start of the course, to allow learners to familiarise themselves with the online learning platforms. Learner handbooks and user guides will also be provided.

  • Description

    Over the duration of the course, students begin expanding their listening skills, and reading real and authentic texts. Students also begin to explore the history, customs and culture and everyday life of Spanish speaking countries.

    Students have the opportunity to develop their skills speaking the language, giving their opinion and plans and ambitions.

    Language learning skills, including autonomous learning and how to approach authentic material, will be enhanced. Students will learn how to use the language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes.

    Students write letters and documents where their grammar will be essential to express wishes; give advice (present subjective).

    On completion of the course, students will be able to communicate reasonably fluently with native speakers and discuss personal, professional, social and current issues using appropriate structures.

    Learning Outcomes: Learners will be able to...

    • Produce clear, well-structured and detailed text on complex subjects.
    • Understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognise implicit meaning.
    • Express ideas fluently and spontaneously using language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes.
    • Deal with most situations arising whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken.

    *PLEASE NOTE- This course running is subject to receiving sufficient enrolments. Newbury College reserves the right to close, cancel or postpone a course if it has not received the minimum required enrolment number by the scheduled start date. In the case of cancellation, enrolled students will be notified approximately 1 week prior to the start of the course.

  • Entry Requirements

    Students need to have studied Spanish part-time for a minimum of three years or equivalent and be able to communicate with some confidence in every day situations, using the past, present and future tenses.

    Students need to be aware that term two of this course is a continuation from term one and term three is a continuation from term two. Students are welcome to begin at the start of terms two and three as long as they have equivalent experience.

  • Qualification

    This course does not lead to a formal qualification.

  • Progression

    Students can progress onto the Spnaish Advanced Conversation course at Newbury College.

  • Assessment

    Assessment will include formal and informal methods. During the course students are assessed by their homework, recordings and presentations. Recording, homework, writing projects, learner presentation, quizzes, Q&As and peer work.

  • Home Study

    Homework (reading and assignments) is essential and students will benefit from undertaking home study of approximately one hour per week.

  • Work Placement

    Student do not need to be in relevant work to undertake this course.

  • Fees and Additional Costs

    The tutor may advise to purchase book/CD which will be discussed during the course.

Code Day Start End Times Fees*
97052 202103 Wednesday 21/04/2021 30/06/2021 13:00 - 15:00 £160

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Please be aware that this course has already started. Please call 01635 845000 to check if spaces are available

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Fee information

14 - 18 year olds

In most cases students aged 14-18 years old on a substantial study programme will NOT be required to pay fees and most course-specific equipment and materials will be funded by the College. This excludes stationary, non-curriculum trips and a £15 enrichment fee.

19 years and over

Students aged 19 years and over may be required to pay fees. For details of fee remission and loans for students over the age of 19 click here. Please note that some courses may have additional registration, examination and/or materials fees. Where we have been unable to provide these additional costs in this information, they will be discussed with you prior to enrolment. If you think you may be entitled to financial support or fee remission, or you would like more information on the additional costs associated with your chosen course, please contact us.