Waystage or Beginner
This course is designed for beginners who already have a basic knowledge of Spanish and want to continue their learning of Spanish.
A1 or to evaluate your level of Spanish please request a Placement Test by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide your phone number in the email and we will call you to complete an oral placement test and proceed with the payment.
In each lesson the student will be practicing the following skills:
Students will be practicing reading skills through different cultural and literary readings.
Students will practice writing exercises using grammar structures learned in class.
Students will be listening to audio and video exercises to practice concepts learned in class.
Students will read different cultural and literary readings at their level to practice reading comprehension skills.
Students will expand their vocabulary through contextualized and controlled practice exercises and by participating in open-ended and communicative activities
Students will practice Spanish grammar with comprehensive explanations aa well as do various exercises to practice the grammatical structures of the lesson.
Students will be introduced to Spanish speaking cultures, including cultural practices, products and perceptions of the region learned in class.
Students will focus on verbal interaction through communicative activities including dialogues, role play, drawing, information gap, stories, and identifying differences.
Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to do the following:
I can understand phrases and the highest frequency vocabulary related to areas of most immediate personal relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local area, employment). I can catch the main point in short, clear, simple messages and announcements.
i can read very short, simple texts. I can find specific, predictable information in simple everyday material such as advertisements, prospectuses, menus and timetables and I can understand short simple personal letters.
I can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar topics and activities. I can handle very short social exchanges, even though I can’t usually understand enough to keep the conversation going myself.
I can use a series of phrases and sentences to describe in simple terms my family and other people, living conditions, my educational background and my present or most recent job.
I can write short, simple notes and messages. I can write a very simple personal letter, for example thanking someone for something.
International Language Standards
The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) is an international standard used worldwide to define language skills of students. The courses of LinguaArte are made according to the capabilities and requirements of the CEFR.