Colombia and Peru: Explore the country: FULL
Who is this course for?
This course will be and overview of Colombia and Peru looking at how you can explore these fantastic countries looking at the national parks, the variety of places to visit and the stunning hikes, from the Andes mountains, Amazon rainforest, snow-capped peaks, lakes, rivers. Beaches. You will find the variation of wildlife from birds to llamas, alpacas and pumas a variation of places and sites and excursion you can explore. Looking at the climate and national resources. How to make most of your visit with the language. Explore the cultures and the temples, churches, museums, and crafts.
This course will give you and insight of the culture, the geography, cities traditions, climate, national parks, hikes, and best places to visit excursions. To make most of your visit unforgettable
You will be working with your tutor in a virtual learning environment using an online video platform called Zoom. You will be accompanied in your virtual class, with other learners.
Support and feedback
Your tutor will give practical demonstrations, have discussions, set tasks, give feedback and will support you throughout the course. You will work with your tutor on your personal goals within the structure of the course.
Additional costs and requirements
This course is delivered online and provided free of charge. You will, however, need a computer or a tablet with a stable internet connection, as well as a built in or external microphone and camera to attend the course. You will need a ring-binder for stores notes, handouts and homework
About the tutor
Your tutor will be Maria Pollock
I currently work as a Spanish Teacher for Learn Devon and for Adult and Community Learning in Paignton with South Devon College.
Prior to this I worked for Plymouth University teaching Spanish in 1997 for 3 years. In 2000 I worked at Exeter College teaching Spanish GCSE for 3 years.
While I was living in Northamptonshire I worked in Adult and Community Learning in Milton Keynes with Buckingham and Northampton County Councils, teaching Spanish at all levels including GCSE for 12 years
I have also done various teaching one to one and translations for the Foreign Office in 1995 and 1996.
I have worked as a Bilingual Secretary in Colombia in 1975 for 4 years before moving to England.
I completed the City Guilds 7307 in teaching, the Assessor training D32, D33, Adult and training in Teaching RSA Stage 1 and 2, Spanish Studies in University Javeriana in Bogota, Colombia.
Currently I am learning French, which I am enjoy very much.
“I love teaching Spanish as I get a great satisfaction seeing learners improving, achieving and progressing. Learning a second language as a native speaker I have experienced what it is like to be a language learner. Through my learning experiences I can help my learners’ build their confidence in the language and all aspects of learning. Teaching is my passion and I enjoy every minute of this lovely profession”.