E.g. you can introduce yourself, ask simple directions
and order food & drink in a café or restaurant.
Greetings and Introductions
Countries and Nationalities
Introductions (formal vs informal)
Describing a house
Likes and dislikes
Days of the week
Months of the year
Personal Pronouns: Yo, tú …
Presente de Indicativo: regular and irregular verbs
Information Questions: ¿dónde?, ¿qué? , ¿cuál?, …
Gender and Number
Undetermined articles: un, una, unos, unas
Determined articles: el, la, los, las
Demonstrative Pronouns: este, esta, …
Possessive Pronouns: mi(s), tu(s), su(s)
Quantifiers: muy, bastante, mucho/-
Adverbs: también, tampoco, sí, no
Prepositions: de….a, desde…. Hasta….
Adverbs of Frequency: siempre, nunca,…
Frequency expressions: una vez al día, ….
You can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type.
You can introduce yourself and others.
You can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where you live, what you do, people you know and things you have.
You can ask and give directions.
You can order food and drink
You can make very basic travel and accommodation arrangements.
You can have a basic conversation, provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.
Instructors use a natural methodology that allows students to progressively learn based on previously taught material. This constitutes a building approach where solid foundations are built to sustain new elements of the language.
The conversational methodology implemented in the classroom, allows students to speak from the very first day of class and to understand messages and situations in Spanish based on context, body language, association of ideas or concrete vocabulary. Dictionaries are not allowed in class.
Students are expected to actively participate during each session. We keep a small number of participants per class to maximize their interaction during their Spanish immersion program. Using a wide range of strategies, instructors help develop listening, speaking, reading and writing capabilities, always meeting the different learning styles present in a classroom. At the beginning of the session, students are assigned a pack of additional activities to complete as part of their self-
Due to the complexity of the lessons, each Level has been divided into two (2) sub-
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