Prescribed textbook: Aula Internacional 3, Nueva Edición

This course covers Units 7 and 8 from Aula Internacional 3

Unidad 7: MensajesTransmitir mensajes y desarrollar estrategias de comunicación


  • Successfully communicate over the phone
  • Take and pass on messages
  • Pass on orders, requests and advice


  • Indirect style
  • Use of Present Subjunctive to pass on orders, request or advice
  • Declarative verbs (decir, pedir, preguntar, etc)


  • Verbs which summarise a message’s idea (preguntar, recomendar, invitar, etc)
  • Types of messages (text types)


  • Levels of formality on the phone and in written messages
  • Digital language (short writing)

Final task

  • You will create and pass on messages

Unidad 8: El turista accidentalContar anécdotas


  • Resources to tell anecdotes
  • Resources to show interest in listening to a story
  • Talk about causes and consequences


  • Connectors to refer to cause and consequence
  • Pluperfect Preterite
  • Combine correct choice of tenses when narrating in the past


  • Travel
  • Types of tourism


  • Augusto Monterroso, Guatemalan author

Final task

  • You will review a trip on a travel blog

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Class Schedule

Term 2 2017 Tuesdays 6-7.30pm from May 2 to July 4 *No Class Tue Apr 25-Anzac Day, Make up class Jul 4

What you will learn
  • Tell anecdotes
  • Talk about cause and consequence
  • Refer to what others said or wrote

What to wear


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 non-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. Class cancellations: A minimum of 3 students is required to open a course. Payments are fully refunded in the event of cancellation of classes on behalf of Farolito Spanish.

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.

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

6. Missed classes: With our Farolito ‘student’s only’ Wiki website you will have access to class materials, and you can use the forum or e-mail to ask questions and contact your teacher. If you missed a class you are also welcome to attend another one 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). Missed classes are not refounded.

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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