Express wishes, obligations and needs
Express certainty, evidence and possibility
Express feelings and physical sensations
Accept or reject ideas and suggestions
Order food at a restaurant
Ask for an excuse / excuse someone
Talk about past experiences
Agree and disagree
Talk about clothing
Ask and grant permission
Talk about dates
Give and accept a gift
Talk about a trip
Ask for help
Talk on the phone
Verbs + infinitive, ….
Countable and Uncountable nouns
Direct Object Pronoun: lo, la, los, las
Estar + gerund
Pretérito Indefinido: verbos regulares e irregulares
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-
You can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas including basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography and employment.
You can communicate in simple and routine tasks, requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters
You can describe, in simple terms, aspects of your background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.
You can comfortably ‘get by’ when visiting the country, albeit with some difficulty.
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