|Spanish Improvers Term 1|
|Entry Requirements:||In order to attend the course, learners should be able to follow verbal and written instructions in English at Entry Level 3 and above. Learners will also need a basic level of IT skills to be able to access the course and follow online instructions. If training or support is needed, please enquire about our free ICT courses. Learners will need access to a computer, laptop or tablet device with access to the internet. All devices should have a camera, sound and a microphone so they are able to interact with their teacher and peers during the course. The course will be delivered online using Zoom and learners will be sent the join details and links prior to the course. Online platforms can be accessed via an app on a smart phone, tablet or iPad or alternatively via the relevant website: https://www.zoom.us All learners will need to enrol online prior to any course starting through the colleges online enrolment portal. Direct enrolment links to specific courses will be provided. Online courses require a minimum of 5 learners and a maximum of 15 in order to be viable.|
|Start Date:||Sep 2022|
This course is designed to build on the communication skills and basic grammar knowledge from the absolute Beginners and Beginners Plus courses. During this course you will practice more tenses, improve language skills further, deepen your understanding and connection with the relevant country. Some courses will require the purchase of some learning material. How long is the course? The course is 2.5 hours per session and is delivered for 10 weeks
What will I learn?
During this course you will be developing four key skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. There will be great emphasis on interaction. The course will give you the opportunity to practise your language skills with an experienced and supportive teacher. You will improve your knowledge and confidence while learning along with like-minded people. Some of the topics covered during this course are:
Obtaining medical assistance
Renting a property
Describing your daily routine
How will the course be assessed?
Learners attend via the online platform Zoom on a set day and time. The sessions will be delivered live and learners will be supported to work through the course content. In addition to this, learners will be given access to Moodle (VLE – Virtual Learning Environment) so activities can be completed during and between sessions to record progress and achievement.
Materials and other information
So the course can start on time, it’s important to be ready to join your online course 15 minutes prior to the official start time. The Additional Learning Support Team work across college supporting students with a variety of learning needs in different ways. Support can be requested at enrolment or at any point throughout your course. For more information email email@example.com For more information on booking onto a course, telephone 0333 0031717 It would be useful to have a pen and paper so you can make notes throughout the course
Progression and Careers
The teacher will use a range of activities to review learner’s knowledge throughout the course and identify any gaps and additional information required Learners will receive feedback in order to further develop their knowledge Learners will assess their knowledge at the start of the course and again at the end against the learning outcomes. This allows you to identify how much you have learnt and where you might need to do further study or research. Learners will also be supported to set an individual target(s) for the course based on personal goals and aspirations.