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Impington Village College

Languages Courses

 ENGLISH CONVERSATION (efl)

Tuesday 26 September for 10 weeks

6.30pm – 8.30pm

£50 / £40 concession*

(*Concession rate is for those in receipt of certain benefits. Proof of receipt required.  For more information, please contact the Adult Learning Office.)

Brief Description:

This course is aimed at learners with a basic knowledge of English, who need to develop their English conversation abilities, build their confidence in using English in real life and develop their language skills. The focus will be on speaking but there will be some reading and writing.  If you feel that you need to practice English and improve your communication this course is for you.

If you would like to see if this level is right for you please contact the Office and we will put you in touch with the tutor. 

We are also holding an evening to meet language tutors on Thursday 14th September – 6.30pm to 7.30pm.

Themes:

Go shopping and using services (for example: going to the pharmacy, hairdresser, dry cleaners, photographer, restaurant, doctors, police station etc)

Banking (opening an account, taking a loan)

Finding a room, flat or a house

Finding a job.(job interview - how to prepare for it? how to do it?)

Describing people

Describing food and drink

Describing works of art. - agreeing and disagreeing

My hopes and plans - making offers and decisions

Jobs and their characteristics - turn-taking

Happiness - finding things in common

The best time to…. - giving opinions

A tour of your home - describing homes and towns

The common cold - describing illness, at a surgery

Famous quotes -ending a conversation

Course Aims:

  • Develop greater fluency in spoken English
  • Be able to use more complex phrases and different sentence structures
  • Be able to talk about different topics in English
  • Widen range and build topic-specific vocabulary
  • Further develop reading and writing skills

Extra Costs:

Text Book – to be discussed at 1st lesson.

What you need to bring to the first session:

Notebook

Pen

Location:

Impington Village College

Class Dates:

26 September

3, 10, 17, 31 October (No class on 24 Oct due to Half Term break.)

14, 21, 28 November (No class on 7 Nov due to Open Evening)

5, 12 December

 english for absolute beginners (efl)

Wednesday 27 September for 10 weeks

6.30pm – 8.30pm

£50 / £40 concession*

(*Concession rate is for those in receipt of certain benefits. Proof of receipt required.  For more information, please contact the Adult Learning Office.)

Brief Description:

This course is aimed at learners with no knowledge of English who need to take their first steps in the language.  You will build a solid foundation in all areas of the language - listening, speaking, reading and writing.

If you want to develop your language skills, but have been too shy, scared or just not had the time, then this course is for you.

If you would like to see if this level is right for you please contact the Office and we will put you in touch with the tutor. 

We are also holding an evening to meet language tutors on Thursday 14th September – 6.30pm to 7.30pm.

Course Aims:

  • Introduce learners to English language
  • Develop reading, writing, speaking and listening skills
  • Understand spoken and written word (simple texts based on real life situations)
  • Use simple phrases, basic sentence structures to communicate in speaking and writing
  • Improve confidence and independence

Extra Costs:

New English File for Beginners - student's book and workbook required.

Please wait until course has been confirmed as running before purchasing the books.

What you need to bring to the first session:

Text book (if unable to buy before the 1st class, do not worry)

Notebook

Pen

Location:

Impington Village College

Class Dates:

27 September

4, 11, 18 October (No class on 25 Oct due to Half Term break.)

1, 8, 15, 22, 29 November

6 December

ENGLISH FOR BEGINNERS (EFL)

Wednesday 27 September for 10 weeks

7.00pm – 8.30pm

£40 / £32 concession

(*Concession rate is for those in receipt of certain benefits. Proof of receipt required.  For more information, please contact the Adult Learning Office.)

Brief Description:

This course is for those with some knowledge of English and who want to improve their grammar skills and speaking, listening, reading and writing.  It is designed to improve your skills in very simple everyday situations to help you improve your pronunciation .

If you would like to see if this level is right for you please contact the Office and we will put you in touch with the tutor. 

We are also holding an evening to meet language tutors on Thursday 14th September – 6.30pm to 7.30pm.

Course Aims:

  • Understand what is said and respond clearly and directly in everyday situations in spoken and written forms
  • Be able to use the present tense correctly
  • Be able to use the simple past tense correctly
  • Be able to give and ask for information so that you can talk about yourself and other familiar situations
  • Understand how to write formal and informal letters

Extra Costs:

None

What you need to bring to the first session:

Notebook or folder

Pen

Location:

Impington Village College

Class Dates:

27 September

4, 11, 18 October (No class on 25 Oct due to Half Term break.)

1, 8, 15, 22, 29 November

6 December

FRENCH - ADVANCED

Wednesday 27 September for 10 weeks

9.30am – 11.30am

£98 / £79 concession

Brief Description:

This course is aimed at learners with a good knowledge of French.  Are you able, when in a French speaking country, do everyday tasks like buying food, booking a hotel, or travel by public transport? If you would like to go further, develop conversational skills, understand the French radio, read the newspaper, then this course is for you.

The theme this term will be Civilisation - explore the world of town and urbanism.  Learning will be concentrated on accuracy of writing and speaking with emphasis on personal work.

If you would like to see if this level is right for you please contact the Office and we will put you in touch with the tutor. 

We are also holding an evening to meet language tutors on Thursday 14th September – 6.30pm to 7.30pm.

Course Aims:

  • Topics: be able to talk about town, its problems, its ideal, its image
  • Grammar: understand, recognize and use the pronoms relatifs and the conditionnel présent
  • Phonetics: revise some basic sounds, listen and reproduce 'voyelles nasales'

Extra Costs:

Course text book: about £25, to be discussed in first lesson.

What you need to bring to the first session:

Notebook or folder

Pen

Location:

North Lodge Pavilion, North Lodge Park, Milton, Cambridge, CB24 6UB

Class Dates:

27 September

4, 11, 18 October (No class on 25 Oct due to Half Term break.)

1, 8, 15, 22, 29 November

6 December

french (fluent speakers only)

Thursday 28 September for 10 weeks

9.30am – 11.30am

£98 / £79 concession

Brief Description:

This course is suitable for fluent speakers. We are discussing all sort of themes, improving our vocabulary, grammar and understanding of the French speaking world.

A partir d'extraits littéraires, nous discutons les structures grammaticales, le vocabulaire, la culture.  Nous parlons aussi de la vie de chacun.  Nous lisons un recueil de nouvelles françaises.

If you would like to see if this level is right for you please contact the Office and we will put you in touch with the tutor. 

We are also holding an evening to meet language tutors on Thursday 14th September – 6.30pm to 7.30pm.

Course Aims:

  • Améliorer la compréhension de la culture française
  • Améliorer la prononciation en parlant, en lisant
  • Acquérir une large liste de vocabulaire en incluant de nombreuses expressions
  • Parler sans trop d'hésitation pour pouvoir soutenir une conversation

Extra Costs:

Reading Book – about £5.00

What you need to bring to the first session:

Notebook or folder

Pen

Location:

Milton Community Centre, Coles Road, Milton, Cambridge, CB24 6BL

Class Dates:

28 September

5, 12, 19 October (No class on 26 Oct due to Half Term break.)

2, 9, 16, 23, 30 November

7 December

FRENCH FOR BEGINNERS

Thursday 28 September for 10 weeks

7.00pm – 9.00pm

£98 / £79 concession

Brief Description:

This course is aimed at students with no previous knowledge of French and those returning to study after a long break. The course is based on a communicative approach. You will develop your listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in French. 

The course aims to enable students to understand and use basic French effectively for purposes of practical communication in everyday situations. You will acquire some understanding of grammar and receive insights into the culture of countries where French is spoken.

If you would like to see if this level is right for you please contact the Office and we will put you in touch with the tutor. 

We are also holding an evening to meet language tutors on Thursday 14th September – 6.30pm to 7.30pm.

Course Aims:

  • Order food and drinks in a café or restaurant
  • How to communicate on the phone in different contexts (at home, at the office, booking a taxi, making an appointment at the doctor’s)
  • Be able to talk about daily life, family, nationalities and languages
  • Be able to talk about holidays, how to make and confirm a booking in a hotel
  • Be able to ask for information (library, bank, railway)
  • Learn numbers, dates and times, etc

Extra Costs:

Learners will be expected to purchase the course text book, costing around £22:

Vite et Bien 1 (Book+ CD Audio) (French) Paperback – 3 Feb 2009 by A. Miquel (Author) published CLE International  ISBN 978-2090352726

Please wait until course has been confirmed as running before purchasing the textbook.

What you need to bring to the first session:

Textbook (If unable to purchase before the first class, do not worry.)

Notebook or folder & Pen

Location:

Impington Village College

Class Dates:

28 September

5, 12, 19 October (No class on 26 Oct due to Half Term break.)

2, 9, 16, 23, 30 November

7 December

 french for improvers

Monday 25 September for 9 weeks

7.00pm – 9.00pm

£89 / £72 concession

Brief Description:

This course is suitable for learners who have been studying French for a year (60 hours of tuition) or those returning to study after a longer break. The course will cover all four language skills – speaking, listening, reading and writing.

Assumed knowledge - basic vocabulary, present tense, agreement in gender and number.

If you would like to see if this level is right for you please contact the Office and we will put you in touch with the tutor. 

We are also holding an evening to meet language tutors on Thursday 14th September – 6.30pm to 7.30pm. 

Course Aims:

  • Build on previous knowledge and master the past tense
  • Be able to tell stories with details and comment on them
  • Understand news items from the radio and papers

Extra Costs:

Course text book: about £25, to be discussed on first night.

What you need to bring to the first session:

Notebook and pen

Location:

Impington Village College

Class Dates:

25 September

9, 16, 30 October

6, 13, 20, 27 November

4 December

(No class on 2 Oct due to an Open Evening and 23 Oct due to Half Term break.)

 german conversation

Tuesday 26 September for 10 weeks

10.00am – 12.00pm

£98 / £79 concession

Brief Description:

This course offers learners who have an elementary knowledge of German and have reached some conversational ability the chance to practice and improve their conversation skills in a relaxed and informal group setting. At a minimum, learners should be able to express themselves simply and coherently regarding familiar topics and areas of personal interest.  A variety of conversation topics, decided by group members, and source materials (newspaper articles, web links, video, audio) will be used as a basis for discussion.

If you would like to see if this level is right for you please contact the Office and we will put you in touch with the tutor. 

We are also holding an evening to meet language tutors on Thursday 14th September – 6.30pm to 7.30pm.

Course Aims:

  • Develop greater fluency in spoken German
  • Gain confidence in more advanced conversations
  • Be able to talk about different topics in German
  • Widen range and build topic-specific vocabulary
  • Further develop reading and listening skills
  • Improve grammar in context

Extra Costs:

None.

What you need to bring to the first session:

Notebook or folder

Pen

Location:

Cotton Hall, Cambridge Road, Girton, Cambridge, CB3 0PN

Class Dates:

26 September

3, 10, 17, 31 October (No class on 24 Oct due to Half Term break.)

7, 14, 21, 28 November

5 December

GERMAN FOR BEGINNERS

Tuesday 26 September for 10 weeks

7.00pm – 9.00pm

£98 / £79 concession

Brief Description:

The course is aimed at beginners with no previous knowledge of German or very little and is designed to give learners the confidence to start speaking the language from the very start.

You will learn how to communicate effectively in everday situations.  All four language skills will be practised - speaking, listening, reading and writing.

If you would like to see if this level is right for you please contact the Office and we will put you in touch with the tutor. 

We are also holding an evening to meet language tutors on Thursday 14th September – 6.30pm to 7.30pm.

Course Aims:

  • Learn how to introduce yourself and use greetings
  • Ask and give personal information (name, age, profession, nationality, family)
  • Learn and use numbers – time, quantities
  • Know the days of the week, months of the year and seasons (arrange a date)
  • Be able to ask for directions, go shopping, order food and drink
  • Be able to describe your house and household chores

Extra Costs:

Learners will be expected to purchase a text book. Can be purchased online (used or new).

Schritte International A1/1 Kursbuch + Arbeitsbuch Hueber

ISBN: 978-3-19-001851-2

A dictionary is also an invaluable resource.

Please wait until course has been confirmed as running before purchasing textbook

What you need to bring to the first session:

Textbook

Notebook or folder & Pen

Location:

Impington Village College

Class Dates:

26 September

3, 10, 17, 31 October (No class on 24 Oct due to Half Term break.)

14, 21, 28 November (No class on 7 Nov due to Open Evening)

5, 12 December

german for improvers

Wednesday 27 September for 10 weeks

7.00pm – 9.00pm

£98 / £79 concession

Brief Description:

This course is suitable for learners who have been studying German for a year or for those returning to study German after a longer break and who still have a basic knowledge. Learners will have attained a fundamental knowledge of German grammar and are beginning to use word order and tenses with greater confidence. You will extend and build on your existing ability to understand and respond more readily to spoken and written German, helping you to communicate effectively in authentic situations.

If you would like to see if this level is right for you please contact the Office and we will put you in touch with the tutor. 

We are also holding an evening to meet language tutors on Thursday 14th September – 6.30pm to 7.30pm.

Course Aims:

Learn vocabulary enabling you to comprehend and talk about everyday topics including:

  • Family and relatives, everyday situations
  • Conversations with neighbours
  • Eating in a restaurant
  • Work and leisure
  • Sport, health and fitness

You will also cover the following grammar points:

  • Giving orders
  • Subordinate clauses (weil)
  • When to use dative or accusative with some prepositions
  • Conditional clauses (wenn)
  • Reflexive verbs
  • Verbs with prepositions (warten auf, sich treffen mit…)
  • Question words and prepositional adverbs (Worauf ? - Darauf)

Extra Costs:

Learners will be expected to purchase the following combined course and workbook with CD, costing around £14:

Schritte International 3 Neu A2.1 : Kurs- Und Arbeitsbuch Mit CD Zum Arbeitsbuch (1 Feb 2017) by Jane Cadwallader - ISBN 978-3-19-301084-1

Please wait until the course has been confirmed as running before purchasing the textbook.

The latest editions of the Collins Easy Learning German Dictionary and Collins Easy Learning German Grammar would also be useful.

What you need to bring to the first session:

Notebook or folder & Pen

Location:

Impington Village College

Class Dates:

27 September

4, 11, 18 October (No class on 25 Oct due to Half Term break.)

1, 8, 15, 22, 29 November

5 December

ITALIAN FOR BEGINNERS

Tuesday 26 September for 10 weeks

7.00pm – 9.00pm

£98 / £79 concession

Brief Description:

The course is aimed at beginners with no previous knowledge of Italian or very little and is designed to give learners the confidence to start speaking the language from the very start.

You will learn how to communicate effectively in everday situations.  The basic skills of speaking, reading, writing and listening will be practised but the emphasis is on speaking. A variety of activities will be used, including role-plays, games and group work.

If you would like to see if this level is right for you please contact the Office and we will put you in touch with the tutor. 

We are also holding an evening to meet language tutors on Thursday 14th September – 6.30pm to 7.30pm.

Course Aims:

  • Learn how to introduce yourself and others, use greetings and goodbyes
  • Ask and give personal information (name, age, profession, nationality etc)
  • Learn the alphabet and numbers from 1 to 100
  • Tell the time and seasons
  • Introduce the basics of Italian grammar

Extra Costs:

Textbook:

Nuovo Espresso 1 – Libro Dello Studente e Esercizi

Luciana Ziglio – Giovanna Rizzo

ISBN: 9788861823181

 A dictionary is also an invaluable resource.

Please wait until course has been confirmed as running before purchasing the textbook

What you need to bring to the first session:

Textbook (If unable to purchase before the first class, do not worry.)

Notebook or folder & Pen

Location:

Impington Village College

Class Dates:

26 September

3, 10, 17, 31 October (No class on 24 Oct due to Half Term break.)

14, 21, 28 November (No class on 7 Nov due to Open Evening)

5, 12 December

 ITALIAN FOR IMPROVERS

Thursday 28 September for 10 weeks

7.00pm – 9.00pm

£98 / £79 concession

Brief Description:

This course is aimed at learners who have completed a beginners course (60 hours of tuition) or those who have already acquired a basic knowledge of Italian.  A variety of activities will be used, including role-plays, listening to cds, games and group work.  Grammar is an essential part and homework will consolidate what you have been learnt during the class. The emphasis of the course will be on acquiring speaking and listening skills, and on learner participation.

If you would like to see if this level is right for you please contact the Office and we will put you in touch with the tutor. 

We are also holding an evening to meet language tutors on Thursday 14th September – 6.30pm to 7.30pm.

Course Aims:

  • Meeting people – be able to accept or refuse an invitation
  • Be able to make polite requests and give advice
  • Learn about holidays and travelling – discuss what sort of holidays do people like
  • Learn about health and lifestyles – discuss healthy eating habits
  • Grammar Points
  • Passato prossimo and imperfetto
  • Future tense
  • The imperative
  • Comparatives and superlatives
  • Stare + gerundio
  • Revision reflexive verbs

Extra Costs:

Text Book

SPAZIO ITALIA 2

ISBN 9788820133498

What you need to bring to the first session:

Notebook or folder & Pen

Location:

Impington Village College

Class Dates:

28 September

5, 12, 19 October (No class on 26 Oct due to Half Term break.)

2, 9, 16, 23, 30 November

7 December

 JAPANESE CONVERSATION

Tuesday 3 October for 8 weeks

7.15pm – 9.15pm

£80 / £64 concession

Brief Description:

This course is suitable for learners who have been studying Japanese for at least 2 terms (40 hours) and those who have some basic knowledge of the language.

Learn how to approach everyday communicative situations by participating in stimulating exercises and interactive activities, in a fun and creative way.

If you would like to see if this level is right for you please contact the Office and we will put you in touch with the tutor. 

We are also holding an evening to meet language tutors on Thursday 14th September – 6.30pm to 7.30pm.

Your teacher is a native Japanese speaker.

Course Aims:

  • Learn about Japanese celebrations in autum and winter
  • Understand basic grammar, language structure and word order
  • Be able to take part in a role play - eating out, shopping, getting about
  • Be able to read aloud a simple text and story in kana
  • Give a simple presentation on topic of your choice - e.g. hobbies, holidays etc

Extra Costs:

None.

Tutor will provide handouts or PowerPoint presentation after every session.

What you need to bring to the first session:

Notebook or folder

Pen

Location:

Impington Village College

Class Dates:

3, 10, 17, 31 October (No class on 24 Oct due to Half Term break.)

14, 21, 28 November (No class on 7 Nov due to Open Evening)

5 December

 jAPANESE FOR BEGINNERS

Wednesday 4 October for 8 weeks

7.00pm – 9.00pm

£80 / £64 concession

Brief Description:

The course is aimed at beginners with no previous knowledge of Japanese or very little and is designed to give learners the confidence to start speaking the language from the very start.

Through the beautiful Japanese autumn season, you will learn cultural and communication skills for everyday situations. You will also learn reading and writing in the hiragana and katakana writing systems.  The course focuses on bringing the language to life by combining topics with cultural events, Japanese art and craft and Japanese media.

If you would like to see if this level is right for you please contact the Office and we will put you in touch with the tutor. 

We are also holding an evening to meet language tutors on Thursday 14th September – 6.30pm to 7.30pm.

Course Aims:

  • Learn how to introduce yourself and others, use greetings and other basic daily expressions
  • Be able to talk about nationalities, occupations and hobbies
  • Be able to ask for telephone numbers
  • Learn the names of everyday objects, be able to talk about a nearby object and its owner
  • Shopping – be able to ask for items, prices, count and pay with money
  • Learn the names of useful facilities
  • Explore Japanese culture – writie a Japanese new year card

Extra Costs:

Learners will be required to purchase a text book.

Japanese for Busy People I: Romanized Version (Japanese for Busy People Series) 3rd Edition

Publication Date: 11 November  2011 | ISBN-10: 1568363842 | ISBN-13: 978-1568363844

Please wait until course has been confirmed as running before purchasing the textbook and workbook.

What you need to bring to the first session:

Text book (If unable to purchase before the first class, do not worry.)

Notebook or folder & Pen

Location:

Impington Village College

Class Dates:

4, 11, 18 October (No class on 25 Oct due to Half Term break.)

1, 8, 15, 22, 29 November

 POLISH FOR BEGINNERS

Thursday 5 October for 8 weeks

7.00pm – 9.00pm

£80 / £64 concession

Brief Description:

The aim of the course is to introduce beginners to the Polish language. You will learn how to communicate effectively in everyday situations.  Learners will build a solid foundation in all areas of this language (listening, speaking, reading and writing), with special focus on communication and comprehension.

If you would like to see if this level is right for you please contact the Office and we will put you in touch with the tutor. 

We are also holding an evening to meet language tutors on Thursday 14th September – 6.30pm to 7.30pm.

Course Aims:

  • Learn how to introduce yourself and use greetings
  • Ask and give personal information (name, age, profession, nationality, family, welbeing)
  • Learn and use numbers – time, quantities, measurement
  • Know the days of the week, months of the year, seasons (weather, holidays, festival, celebrations)
  • Be able to ask for directions, go shopping, order food and drink
  • Be able to describe your house and furniture / appliances

Extra Costs:

None

Learners may find a Polish Dictionary helpful.  Do not purchase until course is confirmed as running.

What you need to bring to the first session:

Notebook or folder

Pen

Location:

Impington Village College

Class Dates:

5, 12, 19 October (No class on 26 Oct due to Half Term break.)

2, 9, 16, 23, 30 November

SPANISH for beginners

Monday 25 September for 10 weeks

10.00am – 12.00pm

£98 / £79 concession

Brief Description:

The course is aimed at beginners with no previous knowledge of Spanish or very little and is designed to give learners the confidence to start speaking the language from the very start.

You will learn how to communicate effectively in everyday situations.  The basic skills of speaking, reading, writing and listening will be practised but the emphasis is on speaking. A variety of activities will be used, including role-plays, games and group work.

If you would like to see if this level is right for you please contact the Office and we will put you in touch with the tutor. 

We are also holding an evening to meet language tutors on Thursday 14th September – 6.30pm to 7.30pm. 

Course Aims:

  • Learn how to introduce yourself, use greetings and goodbyes
  • Understand the Spanish alphabet and be able to spell your surname
  • Ask and give personal information, such as profession, nationality, family
  • Learn numbers from 1 to 100
  • Be able to order meals and drinks in a restaurant
  • Be able to find your way by asking and giving directions

Extra Costs:

Pasos 4th Edition – Spanish Beginner’s Course book

Publisher: John Murray Learning; 4 edition (18 Jun. 2015)

Authors by Martyn Ellis & Rosa Maria Martin

ISBN-10: 1473610680

ISBN-13: 978-1473610682

Please wait until course has been confirmed as running before purchasing the textbook

What you need to bring to the first session:

Text book (if unable to buy before the 1st class, do not worry)

Notebook and pen

Location:

St Andrews Church Hall, Burgoynes Road, Impington, Cambridge, CB24 9NB

Class Dates:

25 September

2, 9, 16, 30 October (No class on 23 Oct due to Half Term break.)

6, 13, 20, 27 November

4 December

 spanish for beginners

Wednesday 27 September for 10 weeks

7.00pm – 9.00pm

£98 / £79 concession

Brief Description:

The course is aimed at beginners with no previous knowledge of Spanish or very little and is designed to give learners the confidence to start speaking the language from the very start.

You will learn how to communicate effectively in everyday situations.  The basic skills of speaking, reading, writing and listening will be practised but the emphasis is on speaking. A variety of activities will be used, including role-plays, games and group work.

If you would like to see if this level is right for you please contact the Office and we will put you in touch with the tutor. 

We are also holding an evening to meet language tutors on Thursday 14th September – 6.30pm to 7.30pm.

Course Aims:

  • Learn how to introduce yourself, use greetings and goodbyes
  • Understand the Spanish alphabet and be able to spell your surname
  • Ask and give personal information, such as profession, nationality, family
  • Learn numbers from 1 to 100
  • Be able to order meals and drinks in a restaurant
  • Be able to find your way by asking and giving directions

Extra Costs:

Pasos 4th Edition – Spanish Beginner’s Course book

Publisher: John Murray Learning; 4 edition (18 Jun. 2015)

Authors by Martyn Ellis & Rosa Maria Martin

ISBN-10: 1473610680

ISBN-13: 978-1473610682

Please wait until course has been confirmed as running before purchasing the textbook.

What you need to bring to the first session:

Text book (if unable to buy before the 1st class, do not worry)

Notebook & Pen

Location:

Impington Village College

Class Dates:

27 September

4, 11, 18 October (No class on 25 Oct due to Half Term break.)

1, 8, 15, 22, 29 November

6 December

SPANISH FOR IMPROVERS

Thursday 28 September for 10 weeks

7.00pm – 9.00pm

£98 / £79 concession

Brief Description:

This course is suitable for learners who have been studying Spanish for at least two to three terms (40-60 hours of tuition) or for those returning to study after a longer break.

You will need to be able to talk about the following topics in the present tense : personal details, your family, free time, descriptions of cities and people, food and drink. 

The course will cover all four language skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing).  A variety of activities focusing on everyday situations will be used, including role-plays, games and group work.  More elaborate Spanish language structures will be introduced.

If you would like to see if this level is right for you please contact the Office and we will put you in touch with the tutor. 

We are also holding an evening to meet language tutors on Thursday 14th September – 6.30pm to 7.30pm.

Course Aims:

  • Be able to describe stories / films / books (using the present)
  • Be able to express likes and dislikes – what you like to do in your free-time
  • Learn parts of the body  - going to the doctor, pharmacy, or simply telling how you feel, expressing pain in your body, giving advice about home remedies
  • Be able to accept and refuse invitations and giving reasons
  • Be able to describie past holidays - short introduction of the imperfect and past participle
  • Introduce grammar -becoming familiar with more elaborate Spanish structures, using present continuous, simple past, and future tenses

Extra Costs:

Textbook

Pasos One Fourth Edition (the last 4 units only)

Learners are free to buy the book or tutor will send email attachments with pages to print. 

To be discussed during 1st lesson.

What you need to bring to the first session:

Textbook if you already have a copy.

Notebook or folder

Pen

Location:

Impington Village College

Class Dates:

28 September

5, 12, 19 October (No class on 26 Oct due to Half Term break.)

2, 9, 16, 23, 30 November

7 December