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Languages Courses

ENGLISH CONVERSATION (EFL)

 Monday  24 September for 10 weeks

7.00pm – 9.00pm

£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, 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 13th September – 6.30pm to 8.00pm.

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:

If a text book is required, it will be discussed at first lesson.

What you need to bring to the first session:

Notebook

Pen

Location:

Impington Village College, New Road, Impington, Cambridge, CB24 9LX

Class Dates:

24 September

8, 15, 29 October

5, 12, 19, 26 November

3, 10 December

(No class on 1 Oct due to an Open Evening and 22 Oct - Half Term break.)

ENGLISH FOR BEGINNERS (efL)

Wednesday 26 September for 10 weeks

7.00pm – 9.00pm

£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.  You will develop communication skills in simple everyday situations and improve your pronunciation and grammar. The course will cover 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 13th September – 6.30pm to 8.00pm.

Course Aims:

  • Understand what is said and respond clearly and directly in everyday situations in spoken and written forms
  • Be able to give and ask for information
  • Be able to use simple phrases, basic sentence patterns to talk about yourself, places and other people
  • Be able to use the present tense correctly
  • Be able to use the simple past tense correctly
  • Gain independence and confidence

Extra Costs:

If a text book is required, it will be discussed at first lesson.

What you need to bring to the first session:

Notebook or folder

Pen

Location:

Impington Village College, New Road, Impington, Cambridge, CB24 9LX

Class Dates:

26 September

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

 7, 14, 23, 28 November

5 December

 ENGLISH FOR BEGINNERS (efl) - (DAY TIME)

Thursday 27 September for 10 weeks

10.00am – 12.00pm

£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.  You will develop communication skills in simple everyday situations and improve your pronunciation and grammar. The course will cover 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 13th September – 6.30pm to 8.00pm.

Course Aims:

  • Understand what is said and respond clearly and directly in everyday situations in spoken and written forms
  • Be able to give and ask for information
  • Be able to use simple phrases, basic sentence patterns to talk about yourself, places and other people
  • Be able to use the present tense correctly
  • Be able to use the simple past tense correctly
  • Gain independence and confidence

Extra Costs:

Text book – to be confirmed.

What you need to bring to the first session:

Notebook or folder

Pen

Location:

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

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 26 September for 10 weeks

9.30am – 11.30am

£100 / £80 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 on Art - explore the world of painting, music and cinema.

Learning will be concentrated on accuracy of writing, using dictation, and speaking.  You will be asked to give a presentation on the theme, for example a favourite artist or 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 13th September – 6.30pm to 8.00pm.

Course Aims:

  • Theme: be able to talk about art such as describing our favourite painting, critic a book or film, discusss various style of musics
  • Grammar: understand and use the passive form, future anterior tense and tenses when expressing opinions
  • Phonetics: identify and produce liaisons

Extra Costs:

Course 2 text books: about £30,

Zénith , méthode de français 3 (the green version) ISBN :978-209-038614-1.

Zénith , Cahier d’activités 3 (the green version) ISBN : 978-209-0386158

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

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:

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

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

FRENCH (FLUENT SPEAKERS ONLY)

Thursday 27 September for 10 weeks

9.30am – 11.30am

£100 / £80 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 13th September – 6.30pm to 8.00pm.

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:

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 FOR BEGINNERS

Thursday 27 September for 10 weeks

7.00pm – 9.00pm

£100 / £80 concession

Brief Description:

This course is aimed at learners 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 learners 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 13th September – 6.30pm to 8.00pm.

Course Aims:

  • Understand how to order food and drinks in a café or restaurant
  • Know 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 ask for information
  • Learn numbers, dates and times, etc
  • Give a sound understanding of French grammar

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, New Road, Impington, Cambridge, CB24 9LX

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 FOR IMPROVERS

 Monday 24 September for 10 weeks

7.00pm – 9.00pm

£100 / £80 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.  Learners will be enabled to understand and use basic French effectively for purposes of practical communication in everyday situations.  You will deepen your understanding of grammar and receive insights into the culture of countries where French is spoken.

The course is based on a communicative approach. You will develop your listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in French. 

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 13th September – 6.30pm to 8.00pm.

Course Aims:

  • Be able to ask for information and deal with basic administrations (library, bank, railway)
  • Be able to talk about health to medical staff
  • Be able to talk about interactions between people

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, New Road, Impington, Cambridge, CB24 9LX

Class Dates:

24 September

8, 15, 29 October

5, 12, 19, 26 November

3, 10 December

(No class on 1 Oct due to an Open Evening and 22 Oct due to Half Term break.)  

FRENCH FOR IMPROVERS 2

Monday 24 September for 10 weeks

7.00pm – 9.00pm

£100 / £80 concession

Brief Description:

This course is suitable for learners who have been studying French for at least 2 years (120 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 / past /future tenses, 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 13th September – 6.30pm to 8.00pm. 

Course Aims:

  • Topic: detailed description je cherche, je trouve
  • Be able to tell describe in detail a house, apartment,item of clothing, people and holidays
  • Grammar : understand and use the future and conditional tenses, demonstrative, possessive and relative pronouns
  • Phonetics : identify silent ‘e’, son [s], [z]

Extra Costs:

Course text books - about £30.

Zénith 2 Méthode de français (Livre de l’élève) ISBN : 978-209-038611-0

Zénith 2 Méthode de français (Cahier d’activités) ISBN : 978-209-038612-7

These 2 books will be used for at least 4 terms.

Books are available from Amazon or the European Bookshop.

Please do not purchase the text book until the course has been confirmed as running.

What you need to bring to the first session:

Text book – do not worry if unable to purchase before 1st night.

Notebook and pen

Location:

Impington Village College, New Road, Impington, Cambridge, CB24 9LX

Class Dates:

24 September

8, 15, 29 October

5, 12, 19, 26 November

3, 10 December

(No class on 1 Oct due to an Open Evening and 22 Oct due to Half Term break.)

GERMAN FOR BEGINNERS

Tuesday 25 September for 10 weeks

7.00pm – 9.00pm

£100 / £80 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 everyday 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 13th September – 6.30pm to 8.00pm.

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 Neu Kursbuch + Arbeitsbuch Hueber

ISBN-10: 3193010820

ISBN-13: 978-3193010827 

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 (If unable to purchase before the 1st lesson, do not worry.)

Notebook or folder & Pen

Location:

Impington Village College, New Road, Impington, Cambridge, CB24 9LX

Class Dates:

25 September

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

13, 20, 27 November (No class on 6 Nov due to Open Evening)

4, 11 December

 GERMAN FOR IMPROVERS

Wednesday 26 September for 10 weeks

7.00pm – 9.00pm

£100 / £80 concession

Brief Description:

This course is suitable for learners who have been studying German for a year or for those returning to study 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 13th September – 6.30pm to 8.00pm.

Course Aims:

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

  • Everyday situations
  • Family and relations, ways and places of living
  • Conversations with neighbours

In the process ,you will deepen your understanding of German grammar and cover the following specific points:

  • Giving orders (Imperative)
  • Subordinate clauses (weil)
  • When to use dative or accusative with some prepositions

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:

Text book (If unable to purchase before 1st lesson, do not worry.)

Notebook or folder & Pen

Location:

Impington Village College, New Road, Impington, Cambridge, CB24 9LX

Class Dates:

26 September

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

7, 14, 21, 28 November

4 December

 ITALIAN CONVERSATION

Thursday 27 September for 10 weeks

7.00pm – 9.00pm

£100 / £80 concession

Brief Description:

This course offers learners who have a good knowledge of Italian 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 activities will be used, including role-plays, listening to cds, games and group work.  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 13th September – 6.30pm to 8.00pm.

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
  • Be able to express an opinion

Grammar Points

  • revision of main tenses (present, past, future)
  • the past historic
  • uses of the present Participle
  • the past conditional
  • the future tense
  • reported speech

Extra Costs:

Text Book

Spazio Italia 3

ISBN 9788820136321

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

What you need to bring to the first session:

Notebook or folder & pen

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

Location:

Impington Village College, New Road, Impington, Cambridge, CB24 9LX

Class Dates:

27 September

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

1, 8, 15, 22, 29

6 December

ITALIAN FOR BEGINNERS

Thursday 27 September for 10 weeks

7.00pm – 9.00pm

£100/ £80 concession

Brief Description:

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

All four linguistic abilities will be addressed – speaking, listening, writing, reading – through a variety of different exercises.  These tasks, to be performed in collaboration with other learners (e.g. role playing, games, etc.) or individually (e.g. written production, individual presentations, etc.), will be especially crafted to strengthen your communicational skills by improving pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar.

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 13th September – 6.30pm to 8.00pm.

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
  • Learn what to say in a restaurant (order food, ask the bill, book a table, etc)
  • Talk about your free time (hobbies)
  • Say what you like and express your preferences
  • 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, New Road, Impington, Cambridge, CB24 9LX

Class Dates:

27 September

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

1, 8, 15, 22, 29

6 December

 JAPANESE CONVERSATION

Tuesday 25 September for 9 weeks

7.15pm – 9.15pm

£90 / £72 concession

Brief Description:

This course is suitable for learners who have been studying Japanese for at least 3 terms (60 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 13th September – 6.30pm to 8.00pm.

Your teacher is a native Japanese speaker.

Course Aims:

  • Practise and improve / learn new grammar - direct and indirect quotation, forming modifying clauses
  • Be able to take part in a role play – explain your opinions, talk about yourself, compare the present and the past
  • Learn more than 100 kanji
  • Be able to read stories out loud in kana and kanji
  • Giving a simple presentation on a topic of your choice - e.g. hobby, your hometown etc.

Extra Costs:

Learners will be required to purchase a text book.

Japanese for Busy People II [With CD (Audio)] Paperback 

Publication Date: 9 April 2012 | ISBN-10: 1568363869 | ISBN-13: 978-1568363868

What you need to bring to the first session:

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

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, New Road, Impington, Cambridge, CB24 9LX

Class Dates:

25 September

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

20, 27 November (No class on 6 Nov due to an Open Evening & 13 Nov - tutor unable to teach)

4, 11 December

JAPANESE FOR BEGINNERS

Monday 24 September for 9 weeks

7.00pm – 9.00pm

£90 / £72 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 13th September – 6.30pm to 8.00pm.

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 – write a Japanese new year card

Extra Costs:

Learners will be required to purchase a text and workbook.

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

Publication Date: 9 April  2012 | ISBN-10: 1568363842 | ISBN-13: 978-1568363844

Japanese for Busy People Kana Workbook: Revised 3rd Edition

Publication Date: 9 March 2007 | ISBN-10: 1568364016 | ISBN-13: 978-1568364018

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

What you need to bring to the first session:

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

Notebook or folder & Pen

Location:

Impington Village College, New Road, Impington, Cambridge, CB24 9LX

Class Dates:

24 September

8, 15, 29 October (No class on 1 Oct due to an Open Evening & 22 Oct - Half Term break.)

5, 19, 26 November (No class on 12 Nov – tutor unable to teach.)

3, 10 December

SPANISH CONVERSATION

Wednesday 26 September for 10 weeks

8.00pm – 9.30pm

£75 / £60 concession

Brief Description:

This course is aimed at learners who have a good knowledge of Spanish 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.

All verb tenses will be reviewed (the specified text book will support this learning).  During each class, a grammar point will be reviewed followed by a presentation of a topic and debate.  Possible topics – music in the Hispanic world and influences, film and any other topics learners are interested in.  Everyone will participate.  You will know about the topic in advance which will enable you to look for information.

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 13th September – 6.30pm to 8.00pm.

Course Aims:

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

Extra Costs:

Pasos 2, 4th Edition

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

What you need to bring to the first session:

Textbook – if unable to purchase before 1st lesson, do not worry.

Notebook or folder

Pen

Location:

Impington Village College, New Road, Impington, Cambridge, CB24 9LX

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

 SPANISH FOR BEGINNERS (DAY)

Monday 24 September for 10 weeks

1.15pm – 2.45pm

£75 / £60 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 13th September – 6.30pm to 8.00pm. 

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:

Histon Baptist Church, Station Road, Histon, Cambridge, CB24 9LN

Class Dates:

24 September

1, 8, 15, 29 October (No class on 22 Oct due to Half Term break.)

5, 12, 19, 26 November

3 December

 SPANISH FOR BEGINNERS (EVE)

Monday 24 September for 10 weeks

7.00pm – 9.00pm

£100 / £80 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 13th September – 6.30pm to 8.00pm.

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, New Road, Impington, Cambridge, CB24 9LX

Class Dates:

24 September

 8, 15, 29 October (No class on 1 Oct due to an Open Evening & 22 Oct - Half Term break.)

5, 12, 19, 26 November

3, 10 December

 SPANISH FOR IMPROVERS (DAY)

Monday 24 September for 10 weeks

10.00am - 12.00pm

£100 / £80 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 13th September – 6.30pm to 8.00pm.

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
  • Introduce grammar - becoming familiar with more elaborate Spanish structures, using present continuous, simple past, and future tenses.

Extra Costs:

Textbook

Pasos One Fourth Edition (Units 7, 8 & 9)

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:

Histon Baptist Church, Station Road, Histon, Cambridge, CB24 9LN

Class Dates:

24 September

1, 8, 15, 29 October (No class on 22 Oct due to Half Term break.)

5, 12, 19, 26 November

3 December

SPANISH FOR IMPROVERS (EVE)

Wednesday 26 September for 10 weeks

6.30pm – 8.00pm

£75 / £60 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 13th September – 6.30pm to 8.00pm.

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
  • Introduce grammar -becoming familiar with more elaborate Spanish structures, using present continuous, simple past, and future tenses.

Extra Costs:

Textbook

Pasos One Fourth Edition (Units 7, 8 & 9)

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, New Road, Impington, Cambridge, CB24 9LX

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