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Spanish – Improvers course timetables

Brief description

This course is suitable for those who have already completed a minimum of one term of study

Course Outline

Who is the course aimed at?

Those lovers of the Spanish language with some previous knowledge of it

Course description in brief

Practice and Learn more of the previous course or polish up your skills if you have not practiced for some time

By the end of the course I will have learned:

    How to use the the expressions, the tenses and general culture in real situations

Do I need any skills, experience or qualifications before I join the course?

Previous knowledge and good sense of humour!

What equipment will I need for the course?

Some times we follow a text book, but It’s not compulsary, a ring binder and dividers would be useful to organise your handouts

What materials will I need for the course?

No

What activities will I take part in and how will my course be structured?

Individual, pair and group activities – watching video clips and listening to recordings of native speakers. Usually one main topic will be covered per lesson, with follow up lessons

What will be expected of me in terms of personal or time commitment?

Please try to attend all classes and arrive on time. Of course, if you spend a little of your free time going over what we have covered, you’ll find the classes much easier!

How will my learning be assessed and reviewed?

There will be a short quiz at the end of the course covering a range of topics

What could I go on to do after I have finished the course?

Intermediate Spanish and so on improving the skills

How will I say what I think about the course?

Feedback forms will be issued at the end of the course. If issues arise at any point please feel free to talk to the tutor

Available timetables for this course

Please make a note of the course Ref for the course you are interested in.

Course Ref Hours per week Days(s) Time Course Dates Costs
S423b 2 Monday 6:30pm – 8:30pm 8 Jan to 19 Mar 2018 (10 weeks) Full rate £102.00; R rate £77.00; A rate £51.00 (funder_code:S)
L424b 2 Tuesday 10:30am – 12:30pm 9 Jan to 20 Mar 2018 (10 weeks) Full rate £65.00; R rate £21.00; A rate £5.00 (funder_code:L)

Course Funding

Swarthmore provides a variety of courses some of which are subsidised by public funding.

Courses with course codes pre-fixed by a letter ‘F’, ‘L’ or ‘N’ are subsidised and have age restrictions.

  • ‘F’: courses are accredited and are funded by the ‘Skills Funding Agency’ for those aged 16 and over.
  • ‘L’ & ‘N’ courses for those aged 19 and over.
  • ‘L’ courses are supported by Leeds City Council for Leeds Metropolitan area residents, priority given to those living in disadvantaged areas, people not in employment and/or in receipt of benefits, those with low skills, no qualifications, disadvantaged groups or individuals with specific needs e.g. lone parents, BAME groups, adults with LDD.

For information funding and eligibility see the ‘costs’ page.

Unless stated otherwise - all courses take place at Swarthmore Education Centre Leeds

What next?

To enrol in a course complete the enrolment form on the download page using the correct course reference (Course Ref) from above.