Spanish Level 3B - Advanced

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Course code: LES32

Éste curso de conversación es para aquellos que han estudiado español y dominan la lengua con confianza. Utilizamos una metodología comunicativa y temas de actualidad e interesantes sobre Latino América y España.

when

Dates

From 08 Feb 2024 to 20 Jun 2024
Thu 10:00-12:00

16 weeks

28 Mar 2024

10:00 to 12:00

18 Apr 2024

10:00 to 12:00

25 Apr 2024

10:00 to 12:00

02 May 2024

10:00 to 12:00

09 May 2024

10:00 to 12:00

16 May 2024

10:00 to 12:00

23 May 2024

10:00 to 12:00

06 Jun 2024

10:00 to 12:00

13 Jun 2024

10:00 to 12:00

20 Jun 2024

10:00 to 12:00


with Julian Segura

where

Stoke Lodge 

Stoke Lodge Centre, Shirehampton Road
Stoke Bishop
Bristol
BS9 1BN


fees

Fees and concessions

total  fee  for  this  course: £240.00.

the full tuition fee for this course: £240.00 ,the concession fee  £144.00.

who

Bristol Adult Learning

stokelodge@bristol.gov.uk

0117 903 8844

Description

<p><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:16px">Éste curso de nivel avanzado es para aquellos que han estudiado español y dominan la lengua con confianza. Utilizamos una metodología comunicativa y temas de actualidad e interesantes para practicar estructuras gramaticales por medio de audios, textos y conversación.</span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:16px">Trabajamos a un nivel británico equivalente a A-Levels o en referencia al marco común de lenguas, a un nivel B2.</span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:16px">This course is for advanced learners who are confident using Spanish as a second language. We used a communicative methodology in class where we talk about interesting topics in order to practice grammar structures using audio, texts and conversation.</span></span></p>

What can students expect?

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">En este curso hablamos y usamos español a lo largo de la clase. No hay necesidad de comprar un libro pero estaremos trabajando actividades basadas en un libro de nivel </span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">avanzado.</span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12pt">Espera practicar gramática, leer textos y discutirlos (artículos y literatura), escuchar audios y ver videos en español y trabajar deberes en casa cada semana<strong>.</strong></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12pt">In this course we speak and use Spanish throughout the whole session. You don’t need to buy a book but we will be working on activities based on a course book at advanced level.</span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12pt">Expect practicing grammar, reading texts and discussing them (articles and literature), listening to audios and watching videos in Spanish, and of course, do homework every week.</span></span></p>

Late starters allowed?

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Si, con tal que puedan trabajar al mismo nivel de la clase.</span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Por favor habla con el tutor antes de inscribirte.</span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Yes, provided late starters can work at the same level as the rest of the class at the time of joining.</span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Please check with the tutor via the Stoke Lodge office first before joining</span></span></span></p>

Previous experience required?

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Si. Absolutamente deben haber estudiado español a un nivel intermedio</span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Yes, absolutely. Learners must have studied Spanish at intermediate level for at least 4 years or more</span></span></span></p>

What is the progression route?

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Estudiantes podrán continuar al curso de nivel más avanzado   Level 3 B</span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Learners can join the next highest level, Level 3 B</span></span></span></p>

Work set between sessions?

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Si. Siempre deberes cada semana para practicar en casa.</span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Yes. Some homework will be set every week, in order to enable learners to reinforce what they have learnt during each session</span></span></span></p>

What should students bring?

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Siempre es aconsejable utilizar un diccionario, igualmente un cuaderno de apuntes y un bolígrafo, pero lo más importante, muchas ganas de participar.</span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">It is always advisable to bring a dictionary, as well as a notebook and a pen, and the most important of all, lots of enthusiasm and desire to learn and participate. </span></span></p>

Teaching method/style?

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Método comunicativo de enseñanza de idiomas.</span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">- Escuchar español durante toda la sesión, así como audios y videos.</span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">- Leer diferentes textos</span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">- hacer y responder preguntas</span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">- conversación en pequeños grupos y en clase entera para debatir y discutir temas </span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">   actuales.</span></span></span></p>

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<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Communicative language teaching method, involving eg</span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">- listening to course book CD, the tutor, other students, the radio, podcasts,</span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">  songs, conversations, </span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">- reading texts in course book, newspapers and  magazine articles, stories</span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">- asking and answering questions</span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">- oral practice in pairs, small groups and whole class work</span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">- debates and group discussions</span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">- talking about a variety of current topics</span></span></span></p>

Refunds and cancellations

<ul>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">If we have to cancel your course your fees will be refunded in full. We are unable to reimburse the cost of materials you may have bought for the course.</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">If you cancel your course booking a week (7 days) or more before the start date we will refund your fees minus an admin charge of 20%.</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">If you cancel with less than a week (7 days) before the start date or after the course has started, we will not be able to refund your fees.</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Transfers will incur a fee of 10% and must be requested 7 days or more before the start of a course unless you are transferring to another course because your original course was cancelled.</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">We are not able to offer refunds due to sickness or ill health.</span></span></span></li>
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<p style="margin-left:48px"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">If you are due a refund you must contact the office within 3 months of the course to arrange payment as we do not keep card details.</span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">When attending an online course, it is a learner’s responsibility to ensure they have adequate internet access before the start of a course. Refunds will not be given for technical failure of a learner’s home computer or their internet access.</span></span></span></p>