Spanish – Advanced

Course Overview

The Spanish – Advanced course builds on knowledge from the Spanish – Intermediate course and assumes that you have completed at least two terms of recent study in Spanish tuition. You will need to have a reasonable command of the Spanish language as parts of the class will be conducted in Spanish.

This level is focused on communication and practical tasks to build higher level communication and comprehension skills . It is designed for students who want to learn the language for business, travel or everyday use and explore more complex vocabulary and grammar within cultural contexts.

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

This course will provide a well-rounded understanding of the common advanced topics to enhance all Spanish language skills.

Topics and grammar points covered include:

  • Discussions on current global events
  • Conversations on complex subjects like socio-economic issues, environmental concerns
  • Study of art, history, and cultural heritage in Spanish-speaking culture
  • Advanced listening exercises
  • Combining different past tense
  • Effective use of subjunctive tense
  • Application of the subjunctive mood in subordinate clause
  • Verbs expressing change and transformation
  • Confident use of relative pronouns
  • Construction of conditional sentences
  • Proficiency in prepositions, especially the use of por and para
  • Use of reflexive and non-reflexive pronouns with diverse verbs
  • Construction of passive voice sentences in various tenses
  • Impersonal "se" in different contexts

Course outcome

By the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • Use advanced Spanish vocabulary across diverse topics.
  • Engage in discussions about films, TV shows, and media content in Spanish for cultural insights.
  • Navigate complex grammar rules in both spoken and written forms.
  • Speak fluently on a range of subjects and produce well-structured written pieces.
  • Gain advanced knowledge of Hispanic customs and culture.

What you need to know

Entry requirements

The Spanish – Advanced course builds on knowledge from the Spanish – Intermediate course and assumes that you have completed at least two terms of recent study in Spanish tuition. You will need to have a reasonable command of the Spanish language.

What you need to provide

  • Notepad and pen

Other information

All course material is provided and inclusive with course fees.

Coming soon

There are currently no classes scheduled for this course.

Please check back later as classes are added regularly or get in touch for more information.

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

FAQ

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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.