This course is suitable for those who have already studied Spanish for one term.
The course is based on a communicative approach and aims to develop the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing in the foreign language. It aims to enable students to understand and use Spanish effectively for purposes of practical communication, to develop some understanding of grammar and to offer insights into the culture of Spanish speaking countries.
This course feeds into Beginners level 3 in the next term.
The course book that will be used is "Pasos 1" fourth edition Publisher: John Murray Learning; 4 edition (18 Jun. 2015) Language: English ISBN-10: 1473610680 ISBN-13: 978-1473610682.
Luis Ernesto Silva is a native Spanish speaker from Colombia. He is an experienced Spanish teacher at all levels, with over 12 years teaching experience and completed his CELTA (Cambridge Certificate of Teaching English to Adults) qualification in 2001. He has worked developing Spanish language exams for OCR and has also been a Spanish examiner for different examining boards.