Prescribed textbook: Aula Internacional 3, Nueva Edición

This course covers Units 3 and 4 from Aula Internacional 3

Unidad 3: Prohibido prohibir Redactar un artículo sobre las costumbres y códigos sociales de la gente de nuestro país


  • Express prohibition and obligation
  • Express impersonality
  • Talk about habits


  • Lo normal/lo habitual/ lo raro es + inf
  • Soler + inf
  • Cuantificadores: todo el mundo/ la mayoría (de)/muchos/algunos…
  • Es obligatorio/está prohibido/(no) está permitido + inf
  • Se prohíbe(n)/ se permite(n) + sustantivo


  • School and work related vocabulary


  • Customs in the Spanish speaking world

Final task

  • Write an article with etiquette recommendations for a traveller to your country

Unidad 4: Va y le dice… Describir el argumento de libros y películas


  • Narrate in Present tense
  • Summarise a book or film plot
  • Tell anecdotes
  • Understand jokes


  • Connecting words to narrate a story (entonces, de repente, etc)
  • Direct and Indirect Object Pronouns


  • Cinema, literature and television genres
  • Vocabulary related to cinema and TV


  • Jokes and stereotypes in the Spanish speaking world

Final task

  • Create the plot summary for a film
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Class Schedule

Term 3 2017 Tuesdays, 10-11.30am from July 18 to Sept 19 (10 classes) Thursdays, 6-7.30pm from July 20 to Sept 21 (10 classes)

What you will learn
  • Express obligation and prohibitioncultural costums in relation to these
  • Compare and contrast cultural customs
  • Review films and books

What to bring
  • Aula Internacional 3, Nueva Edición
What to wear


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

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  • 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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4. 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 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.

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7. Students number: A minimum of 3 students is required to open a course. In the case of a group class having less than 3 students Farolito reserves the right to shorten the class time to by 30min.

8. Private lessons: Please give note 48hs in advance to reschedule your class. Classes which are cancelled within 48hs to the scheduled time will be charged in full. Farolito Spanish will ensure to inform you in advace of any changes to your scheduled booking (Eg. Your teacher is sick and there is no replacement available). Block bookings are non-refundable, please choose carefully before enroling.

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