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.