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Spanish - Mastering Conversational Fluency

Course code: LSKV160P

Subject area: Languages

Study level: Part Time

Course level: U

Course details

Course time:

10:00 - 12:00

Days of week:

Monday

Course date:

23rd Sept 2024 - 2nd Dec 2024

Course location:

Kidlington Baptist Church

Contact details

Phone:

01235 555 585

This course corresponds with the level C1 of the European Framework for languages. Students are expected to have an excellent command of the language, both written and spoken that goes beyond the normal use of the language.

In order to avoid disappointment, it is advisable to enrol at least 2½ weeks prior to the course starting. We will confirm course information two weeks prior to the start date.

In this course, students will be working on real texts, fragments from tv programs, radio programs, etc... related to a broad range of topics from equality, technology, environment to personal memories or literature. Students will be able to discuss the material, give opinions and use grammar points, vocabulary and idiomatic expressions in these materials, comfortably. This course also covers sociocultural aspects of Spain and South America

Please note there will be no class on 28/10/2024.

Please bring own refreshments, if required.

Free Parking.

Abingdon and Witney College is subject to Ofsted regulation and is required to work with all its students to make sure they understand Government initiatives around Safeguarding, Prevent and Fundamental British Values. Information on these matters will be shared with you during your course.

You will also be asked to complete monitoring paperwork, which helps us to deliver course content to the highest quality.

What next?
Spanish - Mastering Conversational Fluency B
Entry criteria
Students doing this course have an excellent command of the language, both written and spoken that goes beyond the normal use of the language. They are able to work with material specialised in different areas such as legal documents, literary, texts, etc.

Oxfordshire Adult Learning offer a wide-range of similar workshops and courses, please check our website for further information.

Courses can fill fast, so please enrol early to avoid disappointment. Decisions on whether a course is to run are made two weeks prior to the start date - an email will be sent to you should there be changes to your course or if it is cancelled. Please check your inbox leading up to your course, including the junk folders. For anyone without an email account, our Admissions team will phone you instead.

For the first week of the course you will need to bring a valid form of identification; this includes passport, driving licence, debit/credit card, Birth Certificate or National Insurance card.

Please note - you should be 19 years old or over at 31st August 2024 prior to starting the course.

Fee information
A textbook is used to accompany the course, but it is optional to buy this (average cost £20 - £25). The textbook will support your learning for at least 1 year. You may also like to buy a small dictionary. Your tutor will be able to advise you at the first session.

Courses offered by the college are fully or partly funded by the Government and the published fee takes account of this funding.

Before starting a course, the College is required to check you meet conditions relating to that funding, e.g. age, residency status within the UK/EEA, prior qualification level and employment status. In some circumstances (such as with online enrolments), these checks can only be completed after you have enrolled and paid.

If you are unable to pay in full for this course at the time of enrolment, and the course tuition fee is £300 or more, an instalment plan is available. If this is your preference, please do not enrol online but rather call the Admissions Team on 01235 216400 to enrol.

Once enrolled, Admissions will take the first instalment payment from you and pass on your details to the Finance team who will email you to set-up your payment plan. Please return a fully completed instalment plan to Finance as failure to do so could result in being withdrawn from your course.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated, we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions Team on 01235 216400 to discuss these options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

Course fees

19+ Fee:

Tuition Fee: £192.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Books: £25.00

Total Cost: £217.00

19+ Reduced Fee:

Tuition Fee: £96.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Books: £25.00

Total Cost: £121.00

Qualifications received
As this is a non-accredited course, there is no formal qualification. However, you will be asked to complete activities that demonstrate how you are progressing on your course.
Learning & method assessment
Learning activities will include individual, pair, small group and whole class work. You will listen to the spoken word through conversation activities, CDs and DVDs, practise speaking, play games, read more complex texts and write accounts. This is not an accredited course so there will be no formal examination. However, your tutor will ask you to complete informal assessment exercises and will give you feedback.

To track your progress and achievement you will be required to complete a short document.