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Family Spanish course timetables

Brief description

For parents/carers and children to learn Spanish together.

Course Outline

Who is the course aimed at?

Families including children from the age of 4 upwards

Course description in brief

This course aims to make learning about Spain and the Spanish language fun family learning activity.

By the end of the course I will have learned:

    To get a feel for the French language and culture.
    To have fun while learning a new skill.
    To become enthused and want to take their learning further. To learn basic French sentences in the form of questions and answers.
    To be confident to practice new skills in front of an audience.
    To imitate accent and try to reproduce it accurately

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


What equipment will I need for the course?


What materials will I need for the course?

Pen/pencil and paper

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

Speaking and listening activities, art activities, role play and interactive activities on the whiteboard.

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

Weekly attendance at the sessions and practice a bit at home.

How will my learning be assessed and reviewed?

Weekly feedback on a tracking sheet. Individual verbal feedback.

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

Rejoin the class for further learning and knowledge or/and speak to our student adviser about other family courses at Swarthmore.

How will I say what I think about the course?

Learner feedback questionnaires at the end of the course. Speak to the tutor or ask to speak to the programme manager

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
460a 1.5 Tuesday 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM 17 Sep 2019 to 26 Nov 2019 (10 Sessions) £6
460b 1.5 Tuesday 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM 14 Jan 2020 to 24 Mar 2020 (10 Sessions) £6

Course Funding

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

Courses with course codes marked by ‘LCC’ and ‘CityC’ are subsidised and have age restrictions.

  • ‘LCC’ and ‘CityC’ courses for those aged 19 and over.
  • ‘LCC’ 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.