Introduction to Spanish

Course Overview

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, Epping, Mt Druitt, Richmond, and Ryde. Enrol now!

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What you will learn

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 you need to know

Entry requirements

No prior knowledge of the Spanish language is required.

What you need to provide

  • All course material is provided and inclusive with course fees
  • Notepad and pen
  • Ring-bind folder

Class details

Start Date07 May 2024
End Date25 June 2024
Time6:30pm - 8:30pm
TutorJennifer Zaplana Gil
Location MCC Carlingford


Class details

Start Date11 May 2024
End Date15 June 2024
Time10:00am - 12:00pm
TutorPilar Betanzos Alonso
Location Chatswood Campus


Delivery Mode

To meet the needs of our students Macquarie Community College balances delivery and engagement across permanent, regular and temporary delivery sites and offer face-to-face, remote zoom classes and self-paced learning options.

Ways to Study

  • On campus

Our college campus locations are:

    • Blacktown
    • Chatswood
    • Carlingford
    • Epping
    • Ryde
    • Mt Druitt
  • Virtual classroom
  • Complete workplace training
  • Combine ways to study


How you got questions? Please see our comprehensive FAQ page for everything you need to know about Macquarie Community College, our policies, student support, application and enrolment procedures.

How to Enrol

Step 1 - Choose Your Course

  • Select the non-accredited short course you are interested in.
  • Find a day and time that suits your schedule.

Note: Enrolment is open to anyone 18 years or older.

Step 2 - Enrol and Verify

  • Click ‘Enrol Now’ after selecting your course and schedule.
  • Enter your details on the enrolment page.
  • Verify your email through a secure link sent to your email address.
  • Complete the secure checkout and payment process.

Ensure you read the Terms and Conditions available at: Macquarie Community College Terms and Conditions. For assistance, call customer service at 1300 845 888.

Step 3 - Receive Your Enrolment Details

  • You will receive an immediate enrolment confirmation email upon successful enrolment. Check and read the attached Terms and Conditions.
  • The payer of the enrolment will receive a tax invoice immediately after processing.
  • You will receive a course reminder email a day before your class begins.
  • For Online Zoom classes, a Zoom link and password will be emailed the day before class. Use the same link and password for subsequent sessions if applicable.