Spanish Intermediate (Level 3)
- Session information: New Wednesdays 3-5pm
- Timeline: Starting 20 January - running until 7 July 2021
- Term 1: 10 weeks: 20 January - 24 March 2021. Term 2: 5 May - 7 July 2021.
- Fees: Term 1 - £105. Term 2 £105. Full Course £210.
- Session information: October courses - Wednesdays at 6-8pm
- Timeline: Started October 2020 running until 24 March 2021
- Term 2: 20 January - 24 March 2021
- Fees: Term 2 £105.
This course will be taught in a group size of a minimum 8 and maximum 12 students. Course fee includes all tuition, access to VLE (virtual learning environment), handouts and any tests/exams, but not a textbook.
DUE TO COVID-19 this course will begin online. If there is an opportunity for us to resume face to face classroom teaching on campus we will do so providing all learners can access the campus.
This course will start in January and run for 20 weeks (4 week break over Easter), lessons will resume in May 2021. It comprises 60 learning hours over two terms. Lessons are two hours long and take place once a week. When enrolling you are committing to the full 20 weeks. There is the option to pay for the full course in one payment or two instalments. If you have previous knowledge and experience of the language it may be possible for you to join the course that started in October.
You have reached level A2 or completed the Post-Beginners (level 2) or you have enough knowledge to be on track with the group. You can use the ELP self-assessment grid to judge how competent you are in the language. Alternatively, if you require help to assess your level please contact us or come along to one of our drop-in sessions.
- Using the range of past structures: understanding and responding to news reports, short written texts in the past and more complex narratives
- Comparing and contrasting professional roles
- Exploring different personality types and stereotypes of different nationalities
- Talking about the future
- Making hypotheses
- Expressing and understanding opinions on a variety of contemporary topics
- Developing fluency and grammatical accuracy
- Ele Actual B1 by Virgilio Borobio
- Aula Internacional 3 - Nueva Edicion by Jaime Corpas, Agustin Garmendia, Carmen Soriano and Neus Sans
There isn’t a University bookshop however The European Bookshop website holds our book list and offers a 10% discount to all our students. Languages at Leicester Reading List.
It is not essential to bring a course book to the first class. The tutor will discuss book requirements in class and advise you of the best places to obtain the book if required.
This course is taught in Spanish; English is used when necessary or requested by students in particular situations or grammar explanations. Our programme aims to develop the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing as well as cultural awareness. It provides a good balance between understanding the culture, vocabulary and grammar structures of the Spanish language and enhancing communication and interaction. It supports comprehensive and productive skills in speech and writing through authentic based activities and guided practice in the use of Spanish language. Students will be encouraged to seek opportunities to learn and practise the four skills outside the classroom taking advantage of learning resources provided by tutors and the programme. Lessons are planned to allow intensive interactive practice with individual feedback and advice on progress.
Upon completing the Intermediate level (3), you can progress onto the Upper-intermediate level (4).