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


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


  • Greetings
  • Useful phrases for the classroom

Unidad 1-Nosotros Get to know your classmates


  • 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


  • 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


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


  • 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


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


  • 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


  • Languages
  • Leisure activities
  • Activities to learn Spanish


  • 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


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


  • 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)


  • Climate
  • Geographical names


  • 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


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


  • 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)


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


  • 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


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


  • 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


  • Physical description
  • Adjectives of character
  • Family


  • Music from the Spanish speaking world

Final task

  • Introduce a member of your family to the class

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Class Schedule

Monday 16 to Friday 27 of Jan 2017, 10am-1pm *Classes run from Monday to Friday (9 x 3h sessions) **No Class Jan 26 - Australia Day

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


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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