Spanish: beginners plus
Who is this course for?
Follow on from beginners course or for learners who have a basic understanding of the language.
It’s difficult on your own and much more fun with a supportive tutor and a group where you can practice with each other and share the joys and frustrations. This is suitable for beginners and also for those with who have completed part 1 and part 2 Spanish beginners.
You will continue learning how to ask and answer questions in various situations when travelling in Spain, such as shopping, ordering food, going to the chemist etc
Support and feedback
The tutor will provide support sheets, feedback on tasks and access to free websites to consolidate learning
Additional costs and requirements
Some basic Spanish is preferred or completion of Spanish part 1 and/or part 2 beginners.
You’ll need a pen, paper and a ring-binder for storing notes, hand-outs and homework
You may like to bring a drink or refreshments
You may be eligible for a learner bursary if you can demonstrate that attending a course will improve your wellbeing. Eligibility is determined after a short interview with a member of our learning support team. You must be aged over 19 on 31st August 2017 and your household income below £15,276 to access this fund. Contact your local centre for more details.
Will I have to do anything outside of the session?
Homework is set by the tutor but is optional and you can choose how long you spend on the task.
About the tutor
Judy Totterdell is currently a French and Spanish tutor for Learn Devon. She also teaches the Spanish recreational course at Petroc. She has taught Modern Languages including German to adults in North Devon for nine years. Previous to this she taught German and French at Pilton Community College in Barnstaple.
She has a BA in Modern European Studies (French German Economics) and a PGCE in Modern Languages. She taught German and French in Tooting, London and taught Spanish and French in Fishguard, Pembrokeshire.
Prior to teaching, Judy travelled and worked extensively abroad, including four years spent working in the travel industry in ski resorts and in Spain.
“Learning languages offered me many life-changing experiences. The ability to communicate with people in their own language, to whatever extent, enables you to make the most of your travels abroad.”