Beginner level courses are designed for students who have elementary or no knowledge of the language. In this level the focus is mainly on conversation and the development of a functional vocabulary which will reinforce the basic grammar the student learns.
Students will learn some greetings and farewells and how to introduce themselves, how to give and get phone numbers, useful everyday questions and answers and some polite expressions. They will learn vocabulary to describe people and activities and how to make and receive phone calls.
Students will learn vocabulary related to planning weekend activities, needs and preferences and states of mind as well as vocabulary related to restaurant menus and ordering meals. They will also learn to talk about the weather, household chores, family relationships and other related topics. In this level, students will be introduced to the present tense of many verbs and their conjugations. By the end of this level students will have acquired the essential tools for simple professional communication.
Intermediate level courses are aimed towards students who are more familiar with the Spanish language. They know how to express themselves in the Present Tense for many verbs and their conjugations and are familiar with basic past and future tense sentences. In the curriculum we will include reading and listening comprehension, as well as include interesting and interactive activities providing the student with a well-rounded language study experience.