Introduction to Spanish

Introduction to Spanish

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Introduction to Spanish - Sydney Course

We offer training in face to face and/or online learning formats.

  • Please see scheduled class for delivery format.
  • Online classes delivered via livestream video over Zoom.

Learning Spanish in Sydney can be difficult, that's why our Introduction to Spanish courses are suitable for absolute beginners. No prior knowledge of the language is assumed.

Our Spanish teachers will speak Spanish in class to improve your listening skills, whilst still providing all explanations in English. This level is suitable for people intending to travel, business people wishing to extend their professional networks and people who wish to communicate more effectively with families and friends. The classes will also include cultural information about Spain and its customs.

By the end of this course, you will be able to have a basic conversation with someone, introducing yourself, ask for directions, order food and drink at restaurants, use common daily expressions and more!

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across northern and western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and Ryde. Enrol today or enquire now!

Course Outline

In this Introduction to Spanish course, you will learn:

  • Self-introduction and introducing people
  • Asking about the names of the people
  • Pronunciation techniques
  • Useful daily expressions (how to say "thank you" etc.)
  • Numbers
  • Greetings and requests
  • Ordering food and drink at restaurants
  • Asking for conveniences
  • Asking and giving personal information
  • How to shop, "barter" and handle money in Spanish
  • The customs and cultures of different Spanish speaking countries

Course Outcome

At the end of the course, you will be able to introduce yourself, greet people, utilise various means of introduction, order food and drink, ask for the bill and ask for directions to the bathrooms and local areas.

You will have an understanding of some Spanish customs and an insight into its culture.

What to Bring

  • Notepad and pen
  • Ring-bind folder
  • No textbook required

Prerequisite

No prior knowledge of the Spanish language is required.

Important Information

Please note: You will need access to the internet and a smartphone, tablet, computer or laptop in order to participate in the livestream video classes.

Delivery Mode

  • We offer training in face to face and/or online learning formats.
  • To check the delivery mode of the course you are interested in please view the class timetable.

Classroom based: experienced and engaging trainers will take you through the course material face to face.

Classroom based learning for this course includes:

  • Scheduled class times and sessions
  • Interaction with your trainer and other students

Please note: Government COVID-19 regulations and recommendations, including appropriate social distancing measures, hand washing and other hygiene protocols will be in place at all times and may result in course delivery changes.

Remote learning: experienced and engaging trainers will take you through the course material via interactive livestream video classes online.

Remote learning for this course includes:

  • Scheduled class times and sessions
  • Livestream video classes online
  • Interaction with your trainer and other students during livestream video sessions

Please note: You will need access to the internet and a smartphone, tablet, computer or laptop in order to participate in the livestream video classes.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across northern and western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and Ryde. Enrol today or enquire now!

Course testimonials:

  • Milton said: It was a worthwhile introduction to the language.

  • Andriana said: Fantastic course. Pilar is an excellent teacher. Very informative, I learnt a great deal over the eight weeks. A good introduction to Spanish.