Basic Spanish 3: Getting there
نبذة عن المقرر
¡Bienvenidos y bienvenidas! (Welcome!)
In this Spanish course, you will learn basic vocabulary to talk about yourself and your everyday life, in the present, in the future and in the past, in simple and brief communication situations. You will learn expressions of time, how to express things that will happen in the future, vocabulary related to the shopping list, how to express an opinion, talking about your health, and about experiences and activities that happened in the past. At the end of the course you will be able to communicate in everyday situations according to the A2 proficiency level (elementary) as described in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL, Council of Europe).
The course, which is designed for English speakers, offers a variety of exercises after going through the stages of content presentation, comprehension and production. You have videos, small texts and audios to improve your pronunciation, glossaries, activities for oral practice with other course students, quizzes, grammar cards and recommendations on external Internet resources to continue learning more and more Spanish.
The topics on which the activities revolve are work life, family life, city life and outdoor life. As you can see, a bit of everything to be able talk about yourself and to engage in everyday communication.
We hope you like our menu. ¡Buen provecho! (Bon appétit!)
Prof. Ana Gimeno
Full Professor in English, Department of Applied Linguistics. Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain. Specialist in Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL), English for Specific Purposes (ESP) and in Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL). Former President of the European Association for Computer-Assisted language Learning (EUROCALL) and current President of WorldCALL, the world organization for CALL. Co-author of 8 multimedia courses for learners of Spanish as a Foreign Language and English as a Foreign Language.
MA in Spanish Philology and MA in Catalan Philology, both from the University of Valencia, Spain. Lecturer in Spanish Language. Department of Applied Linguistics. Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain. Specialist in Computer-Assisted Language Learning. Co-author of 3 multimedia courses for learners of Spanish as a foreign language.