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Spanish for Absolute Beginners

This course is aimed at students who have no knowledge of Spanish.

It focuses on speaking and understanding the language in practical contexts. Ideal if you want a taste of Spanish.

Topics will include:

  • the alphabet and greetings
  • talking about yourself
  • ordering a drink in a bar
  • reading a menu and ordering a meal
  • asking and giving directions
  • describing places: your town, your house
  • booking into a hotel
  • buying food and clothes
  • asking about public transport
  • buying tickets.

Follow-on course: Spanish for Post Beginners

Pre-enrolment is essential

Learning and teaching

The emphasis of the course is on participation and practice. You will be encouraged to actively participate in class through various non-threatening forms of activities designed to stimulate communication.

Audio material is available throughout the summer via our online learning platform.

All course materials provided.

Coursework and assessment

Continuous assessment via class participation.

Reading suggestions

Materials will be provided.

Audio material available throughout the summer via our on-line learning platform.

Library and computing facilities

As a student on this course you are entitled to join and use the University’s library and computing facilities. Find out more about using these facilities.

Accessibility

Our aim is access for all. We aim to provide a confidential advice and support service for any student with a long term medical condition, disability or specific learning difficulty. We are able to offer one-to-one advice about disability, pre-enrolment visits, liaison with tutors and co-ordinating lecturers, material in alternative formats, arrangements for accessible courses, assessment arrangements, loan equipment and dyslexia screening.

Location

21-23 Senghennydd Road
Cathays
Cardiff
CF24 4AG