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NONAC09015

Spanish Conversation - Level 1

Non-accredited Short Course

¡Hola Queensland!

Step into one of the three most widely spoken languages in the world!

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NEXT INTAKE On campus: Southport Start date: 05 Oct 2022 Duration: 10 weeks
STUDY LOCATIONS Gold Coast
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee
$440

Course overview

Learning another language extends, diversifies and enriches people’s cognitive, social and linguistic development. Studying a foreign language is to travel to a new speaking-world and to connect with new gastronomy, music, clothing, stories and more. Also, literacy skills acquired in another language always enhance skills in one’s first language.

Spanish is the official language of Spain, Mexico and nine other Central American and Caribbean republics, nine nations in South America and Equatorial Guinea in Africa. It is the second language in countries such as the United States, the Philippines and Sweden and it is the preferred language on the internet, after English.

The aim of this course is to provide introductory vocabulary and structures of Spanish and to develop a functional level of proficiency. No previous knowledge is required. Aimed at beginners, Spanish Conversation - Level 1 develops basic listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students will also be introduced to various aspects of the society and culture of Spanish-speaking nations.

Why study Spanish at TAFE?

Our Spanish Conversation - Level 1 is a hands on course. With an easy and effective method, you will speak, write, act in short plays and play games with like-minded language students in a modern and interactive environment. You will learn from a qualified tutor who will ensure a pleasant learning experience and assist you in developing your second language skills.

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  • Correctly recognise, pronounce and use a variety of vocabulary
  • Understand and use the basic structures of the Spanish grammar
  • Read and understand simple documents such as menus or catalogues
  • Write complete sentences and short paragraphs
  • Ask and answer simple questions on familiar topics
  • Fill in forms with personal details
  • Use internet and other sources to follow up on Hispano language and culture

This short course is non-accredited therefore is not registered with the National Training Register.

Course outcome:

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Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Southport
05 Oct 2022
10 weeks
Part time 1 night per week
Wednesday
Classroom
  • Full fee: $440

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Spanish Conversation - Level 1 (NONAC09015)

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Spanish Conversation - Level 1

COURSE CODE: NONAC09015
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

No previous Spanish knowledge is required, you just need a passion to learn.

Resources required

Classroom delivery

  • You should bring a pen and folder or a large exercise book (preferably with dividers) to class.
  • A Spanish/English dictionary is preferable from Week 2 (this is optional and will be discussed in the first lesson).
  • You will need to present your Confirmation of Enrolment to the car park attendant each week to be eligible for discounted parking.

Mixed mode delivery
You will need:

  • a personal computer or laptop to participate actively in this course. The computer must have speakers, a microphone and internet access (webcam optional).
  • a quiet and ergonomically correct work area to participate actively in this course with no or little distractions.
  • a pen and paper for taking notes.
  • You may choose to purchase for yourself a Spanish/English dictionary (optional and discussed in the first lesson).
  • You will receive by email a Zoom meeting link in the days leading up to the first lesson.  This won’t be provided on enrolment.
  • You do not need a Zoom app or licence to attend the lessons, you can join using the URL (web link) the teacher provides if you prefer.
Need to know

Course commencement is subject to minimum enrolment numbers.

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

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Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.