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Foundations of Spanish for Global Communication

Key information

Subject area:

FutureLearn Online Courses


Course type:

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)


Course delivery mode:

Online


Credit level:

Not for credit


Duration:

2 weeks


Available course dates:

From: 01 September 2021 To: 31 August 2022

Course overview

Learn to read, write, speak and understand Spanish with King’s College London

This introductory course is ideal for anyone looking to interact with native Spanish speakers, visit a Spanish-speaking country, or for study and exchange programme purposes.

By the end of the two-week course, you’ll be able to meet people in Spanish, exchange basic information with them and understand simple written and oral texts.

Get tips for learning to speak Spanish

Suitable even for those with no prior experience, this short course will provide you with the basics needed to strike up a basic conversation in Spanish in a social environment.

Enjoy interactive activities with fellow students to help with speaking Spanish

You’ll practise the language engaging in interactive activities, and participating in online group work according to a syllabus based on a systematic grammatical progression.

Covering various topics such as greetings, personal information, professions, and key grammatical facts, by the end of the two-week course you’ll be able to introduce yourself and meet other people in Spanish, as well as to read, understand and produce simple texts.

Learn from the experts at the Modern Language Centre

The Modern Language Centre at King’s College London employs over 100 teaching staff who are native speakers of the languages in which they teach.

You’ll be under their guidance every step of the way, and will enjoy a course mapped to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) standard.

The material for these introductory weeks will provide a taste of a new microcredential from King’s College London, coming to FutureLearn in September 2021.

What does this course cover?

  • Greetings; introducing oneself and others
  • Nationalities and countries
  • Alphabet and numbers
  • Professions
  • Asking for clarification
  • Exchanging contact details
  • Basics of Spanish grammar and pronunciation.

What will I achieve?

  • Engage in simple conversation to introduce yourself and ask for basic information.
  • Describe who you are and what you do.
  • Produce short written and oral texts related to personal information.
  • Collect information from simple texts and audio documents.
  • Identify some key aspects of Spanish grammar.

Who will I learn with?

Miguel Tarifa

Miguel Tarifa

Teacher of Spanish

Micaela Moreyra

Teacher of Spanish

Who is this for?

This useful course is suitable for professionals who may be required to visit Spain or another Spanish-speaking country.

It’s suitable for those with no previous experience as well as those that are looking to brush-up on their Spanish skills.

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Course status:

Open

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