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Spanish Intensive Beginners 1 and 2


Next Available: Sat, 03 Feb 10:00AM
3.0 hours x 10 classes

Description

  On completion of Farolito’s Beginners 1 level you will be able to:

  • Have a simple conversation about personal information
  • Talk about intentions and interest
  • Describe geographical locations and the weather
  • Use acquired grammar basics.

Spanish Beginners 1

Book: Aula Internacional-New Edition 1 Units 0, 1, 2, 3

Unidad 0- En el aula: Learn how to introduce ourselves, ask questions in class and greet

Functional 

  • Greeting (Degrees of formality)
  • Ask questions about the class

Vocabulary 

  • Greetings
  • Useful phrases for the classroom

Unidad 1-Nosotros Get to know your classmates

Functional 

  • Spelling
  • Give and ask personal information (name, age, occupation, place of origin, place or residency, languages, phone number, email address)
  • Ways to ask about words

Grammar 

  • Regular Verbs conjugations –AR, -ER, -IR
  • Irregular Verbs SER (to be), TENER (to have)
  • Reflexive verb LLAMARSE (to be called) (Pronouns me/te/se/nos/os/se)
  • Question words (qué, cómo, cuál, dónde, cuánto(s))
  • Gender in nouns

Vocabulary 

  • The alphabet
  • Occupations
  • Countries
  • Nationalities
  • Numbers 1-100

Cultural 

  • Politeness in the Spanish speaking world

Final task 

  • Find out information about one of your classmates and create a poster to share with the class.

 Unidad 2- Quiero aprender español Decide what you want to do in this Spanish course

Functional 

  • Express intentions
  • Talk about reasons for what we do
  • Saying what you can do in different languages

Grammar 

  • Personal Pronouns (yo/tú/usted/él/ella/nosotros(as)/vosotros(as)/ustedes/ellos(as)
  • Regular verbs conjugations –AR, -ER, -IR
  • Verb QUERER (eÝie) (to want)
  • Preposicions con, de, por, para
  • Connectors y/también/porque
  • Definite article (the: el/la/los/las)
  • Gender and number in nouns
  • Prepositions a, de, con
  • Qualifiers bien, bastante bien, regular, mal

Vocabulary 

  • Languages
  • Leisure activities
  • Activities to learn Spanish

Cultural 

  • Influence of the Spanish language in other languages

Final task 

  • You will decide what you want to achieve in your Spanish studies and express it in writing

On completion of Farolito’s Beginners 2 level you will be able to:

  • Go shopping for clothes
  • Talk about obligations and future plans
  • Talk about tastes and preferences
  • Talk about your family
  • Describe your daily routine
  • Used acquired grammar

Unidad 3-¿Dónde está Santiago? Test your knowledge of the Spanish speaking world

Functional

  • Describe places and countries
  • Say what there is in a place
  • Say where things are
  • Talk about the climate

Grammar

  • Verb HABER (HAY-there is/there are)
  • Verb ESTAR (to be-location)
  • Noun/ adjective gender and number greement
  • Indefinite article (uno/unos/una/unas)
  • Quantifiers (muy, mucho/mucha/muchos/muchas)
  • Question words (qué, cuál, cuáles, cuántos, cuántas, dónde, cómo)
  • Superlative (el/la/los/las + adjective)

Vocabulary

  • Climate
  • Geographical names

Cultural

  • Countries and places of importance in the Spanish speaking world

Final task

  • Present information about a Spanish speaking country (location, population, climate, places of interest, etc)

  • Unidad 4-¿Cuál prefieres? Make a list of what we need for a weekend away and go shopping

Functional

  • Identify objects
  • Express necessity
  • Go shopping (ask about products and prices)
  • Talk about preferences
  • Talk about plans

Grammar

  • Demostratives (este/esta/estos/estas/esto)
  • El/La/Los/Las + adjective
  • Question words: qué + noun, cuál/cuáles
  • Verbal periphrasis of obligation TENER QUE + inf (to have to)
  • Irregular verb IR (to go)

Vocabulary

  • Number bigger than 100
  • Clothes
  • Colours
  • Everyday objects

Cultural

  • A textile company from the Spanish speaking world

Final task

  • You will participate in a class market.

 Unidad 5-Tus amigos son mis amigos Introduce and describe somebody

Functional

  • Talk about appearance and character
  • Express likes and dislikes
  • Talk about and compare likes and dislikes
  • Talk about personal relationships (family)

Grammar

  • Pronominal verbs GUSTAR/ENCANTAR/INTERESAR   (me/te/le/nos/os/les)
  • Possessive pronouns: mi(s)/tu(s)/su(s)
  • Quantifiers mucho/bastante/un poco/nada

Vocabulary

  • Physical description
  • Adjectives of character
  • Family

Cultural

  • Music from the Spanish speaking world

Final task

  • Introduce a member of your family to the class

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Class Schedule

Term 1 2018 Saturdays, 10am-1pm from Feb 3 (10 classes)

What you will learn
  • Have a simple conversation about personal information.
  • Describe geographical locations and the weather.
  • Talk about intentions and interests.

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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Sally

16 July 2016 • Spanish Intensive Beginners 1 and 2

Great small class size and so lots of opportunities to practice. Vocabulary useful and Text book-method very handy to follow. Instructor with loads of patience! Muchos gracias....