Course overview

Spanish Foundation Plus City of Bristol College

Want to enjoy your holiday to the full? Need to use better Spanish in your job? Or simply learning for fun? Then this two-hour-a-week, 12-week programme is for you.

You will study with other adults aged 19 and over.

You will learn to:

  • be able to give personal information and talk about somebody else’s daily routine
  • talk about events that happened in the recent past
  • say what is wrong with your health and follow advice
  • reply to invitations either accepting them or refusing them in a polite way
  • use phrases to express intention, possibility or future events.

To register your interest in this course, please email: Luz.Lecomte@cityofbristol.ac.uk

Additional information

Who is this course for?

This 12-week (2 hours per week in College) course is is for people who wants to build on their existing Elementary and Foundation Level 1 skills in Spanish and who may have spent at least  one and a half years learning Spanish.

It is not suitable if you are a complete beginner.

What you'll learn

There will be a focus on topics such as giving personal information and talking about somebody else’s daily routine.

You will learn to talk about events that happened in the recent past and future projects, say what is wrong with your health and follow advice and reply to invitations either accepting them or refusing them in a polite way.

Homework will be set to offer an opportunity for independent study, backed up with on-line resources on Moodle.

Course entry requirements

We will invite you to a course information meeting event where you will receive information, advice and guidance about the course you have applied for. This will be an opportunity for you to gain valuable information about the course and give you the opportunity to tour our excellent facilities and ask any questions you may have.

You will be asked to provide a copy of your last school report and/or a reference from an employer or relevant professional other. This is to ensure we can support you to be able to achieve well on the course.

You need 3 GCSEs at Grade 1 to Grade 3, including Maths and English, or a previous vocational qualification.

Some Level 1 qualifications in trade-based subjects may require a slightly higher entry requirement based on the specific content of the course.

Don’t have any formal qualifications? Don’t worry, let us know and we can assess you to ensure you will be able to achieve well on the course.

We are firmly committed to finding the right course for you to ensure you can flourish! Talk to us today if you have any concerns about the application process; we are here to help take you to the next level.

To join the course, you will need to have completed our Spanish Foundation course, or to have studied Spanish for at least one and a half years, or to be able to express yourself and cope in familiar everyday situations.

You must also be interested in the language and bags of enthusiasm and motivation.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

You will be assessed through informal assessment by yourself and your tutor during the course.

Future career and study opportunities

After successfully completing the Intermediate Spanish course, you will be able progress to the Pre-Intermediate Spanish course.

Additional costs

As a City of Bristol College student, you may incur additional costs to attend your course. For example, it is likely you may need to pay for travel and stationery.

Many courses offer learning opportunities that you may need to pay for. This may include things like study visits and visiting speakers. We will let you know in advance if there will be additional costs.

If you are on a limited income, you may be able to receive help from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.

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