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Spanish Beginners 4 (South Yarra)


Next Available: Mon, 29 Jan 6:00PM
1.5 hours x 9 Classes

Description

Spanish Beginners 4, Book: Aula Internacional 1-New Edition, Unit 8, 9 and additional units on making plans

Unidad 8-El barrio ideal Imagine and describe the perfect neighbourhood

Functional

  • Describe villages, neighbourhoods and towns
  • Say what you like about places
  • Ask for and give directions to get to a place

Grammar

  • Verb HABER-HAY (there is/there are)
  • Verb ESTAR (to be-location)
  • Verbs SEGUIR (to continue), CRUZAR (to cross), GIRAR/DOBLAR (to turn) IR (to go)
  • Quantifiers
  • Locutions of location

Vocabulary

  • Buildings and places of interest in a city or town

Cultural

  • Barrios-Neighbourhoods

Final task

  • You will describe and present a neighbourhood or town from the Spanish-speaking world

Unidad Adicional-¿Qué planes tienes para el fin de semana? Make plans to go out on the weekend

Functional

  • Talking about free time activities
  • Making plans
  • Inviting out

Grammar

  • IR +A+ infinitivo

Vocabulary

  • Vocabulary related to free time and cultural activities

Cultural

  • ¿A dónde vamos? Going out in a Spanish-speaking country

Final task

  • You will choose an activity from a cultural agenda and invite people to go with you.

 

Unidad 9-¿Sabes cocinar? Choose the ideal candidate for a job

Functional

  • Talk about past experiencesTalk about skills and abilities
  • Talk about strong and weak points
  • Describe attributes for particular occupations

Grammar

  • Pretérito Perfecto (Present Perfect Tense) HABER + PARTICIPIO (-ADO; -IDO and some common irregulars)
  • Verb SABER + inf (to know-knowledge). Contrast with verb PODER(to be able to-ability)

Vocabulary

  • Expressions of frequencyAdjectives of character

Cultural

  • Living as a young adult in the Spanish-speaking world

Final task

  • Create a survey about life experiences, conduct it in class and report your findings in a short text (you can include graphs, images, etc).

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Class Schedule

Mondays, 6-7.30pm from Jan 29 (9 weeks)

No class Mon March 12

What you will learn
  • Describing your neighbourthood, asking for and give directions
  • Making invitations, making plans
  • Talking about experiences in the past

What to bring
  • Textbook: Aula Internacional 1-New Edition
What to wear

Casual


At Farolito Spanish Language School we pride ourselves of being fully dedicated to the teaching and promotion of Spanish language and Hispanic-Latin American cultures.

All our teachers are experienced and qualified to deliver quality teaching to adults and/or children.

All our teachers are native speakers of Spanish: you will hear the language as spoken in their countries of origin.

Farolito’s classes are small (Avarage 5 students), with plenty of opportunity for conversation and clarifying doubts.

Your teacher gets to know you better and you progress more effectively in your learning.

We believe that communication is the key to learning and demonstrate it in our classes, whilst addressing all language competencies (speaking, listening, reading and writing) for complete language literacy.

We use proven methods and textbooks successful worldwide; our levels are in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages which ensures that outcomes are consistent.

Farolito offers levels from Beginners to Advance Conversation: we are supportive throughout your learning experience from first steps to fluency.

We provide an exclusive learning zone for Farolito Spanish Language School students with support material to advance your learning.

Our Farolito community is alive by our regular activities, events and forum for student’s exchange. We provide a fun and friendly environment, you will learn with gusto!

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Cancelation & Refund Policy

Farolito Spanish Language School refund policy

  • Enrolments for group classes or private lessons are non-refundable, please choose carefully before enroling. 
  • Credit options are available in case of extreme circumstances (E.g. sickness) in the first week of a course to be used in other course within a specific time (subject to availability).

 

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Terms & Conditions

Farolito Spanish Language School terms and conditions of enrolment:


1. Refunds. Enrolments are NOT refundable. Group courses are not refundable or redeemable for private lessons, please choose carefully before enroling.

2. Payment dates. Full payment of a course is required to process a booking. Full payment should be made before the term starting date.

3. Group classes cancellations.

  • A minimum of 3 students is required to open a group course. Payments are fully refunded in the event of cancellation of classes on behalf of Farolito Spanish.
  • In the case of a group class having less than 3 students, Farolito reserves the right to shorten the course at its discretion.

4. Credit and Deferment.

  • Credit options are available in case of extreme circumstances (E.g. sickness) in the first week of a course to be used for the next available Term (subjected to availability). Credit transfer will incur a $40 administration fee.
  • In any other circumstances, enrolments are non-refundable, transferable to other person or, in the case of group classes) redeemable for private lessons, please choose carefully before enrolling.

5. Levels. We will ensure to recommend you the right level. However, we understand that sometimes it is difficult to find your feet on the right level.

  • Changes are only possible within the first week of the course  you have enrolled in. Please contact us to discuss your options.
  • Changes will be subjected to availability, as places are limited.
  • For a level assessment please complete the following Level Assessment Test or contact us.

6. Payments options. 

  • Credit Card (preferred). We receive credit card payments through our booking system (WeTeachMe), in person or over the phone on 9820 2299. Enrol online to receive a discounted fee.
  • Cash. Cash payments at our office 2/29b South Caroline, South Yarra 3141, VIC
  • Cheque. Payable to Farolito Spanish sent to: 2/39b Caroline St, South Yarra, 3141, VIC
  • Bank transfer or deposit (please state your name, purchase order or invoice number) to
    Westpac Bank- Account Name: Farolito Spanish BSB 033169 # 320297

7. Group booking-Missed classes.

  • With our Farolito Blog Farolito Spanish-Nuestra Communidad you will have exclusive access to class materials and extra practice, content seen in each class as well as your assigned homework.
  • If you missed a class you are also welcome to attend another class on that same week (at the same or lower level) to maintain the contact with the language (subject to students’ numbers, please contact us before attending a make up class). Make up classes are ONLY available during the period of enrolment (course duration).
  • Missed classes are NOT refunded.

8. Private lessons cancellations.

  • Please give notice 48h in advance if you need to cancel your class.
  • Lessons which are cancelled less than 48h before they were scheduled to take place will be charged in full.
  • Farolito Spanish will ensure to inform you in advance of any changes to your scheduled booking (Eg. Your teacher is sick and there is no replacement available).
  • Private lessons 5h block is to be completed within 10 wk, with no exception.
  • Private lessons 10h block is to be completed within 20 wk, with no exception.
  • Block bookings are NOT refundable, or transferable, please choose carefully before booking.

9. Gift vouchers.

  • Gift vouchers are valid for the period state in the voucher (usually 12 months from purchase date). Enrolment must be made for courses starting within that period.
  • Gift vouchers are NOT redeemable for cash, text books or private lessons (unless specified).

10. Multiple Term Booking.

  • Multiple terms are to be used by the same student in consecutive terms from enrolment.
  • Multiple terms bookings  are NOT redeemable for private tuition.
  • No further discounts or special offers apply (unless clearly stated).

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Jessica

22 September 2016 • Spanish Beginners 4 (South Yarra)

Such a fun class and by the end of 10 weeks I felt like I had not only learned a lot but really polished up my previous Spanish knowledge. I found learning the past tense preterito perfecto was really helpful in allowing me to communicate better. Sandra was such a great teacher and really encouraged us to speak as much Spanish as possible with nearly the entire class being conducted in Spanish. Highly recommend!

Elena

23 December 2015 • Spanish Beginners 4 (South Yarra)

Замечательные курсы. Прекрасные преподаватели. Никогда не думала, что в таком возрасте можно учить третий язык и в принципе даже что-то и выучить :) теперь даже могу узнавать какие-то знакомые слова э, если кто-то говорит по испански. Осталось только вспомнить что это значит :) Хочу сказать особое спасибо преподавателям. Это было смешно, познавательно и "без напряга".

Lois

21 December 2015 • Spanish Beginners 4 (South Yarra)

I learned basic spanish. enough to get me through Mexico and to be understood. My instructor was fantastic - very thorough, and the course is well structured. I enjoyed everything, and love it so much I am continuing. I found in Farolito just what I had been looking for. I also didn't mind travelling the distance. Very happy student - Mt Eliza.

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