Spanish for Beginners - An Introduction
In this course you will learn very basic Spanish speaking skills, including how to say hello and goodbye, numbers, the alphabet, personal pronouns, and the masculine and feminine in Spanish. You will also learn the basics of present tense conjugations in Spanish.

If you enjoy Term 1, you can enrol for terms 2 and 3, and this is what you will cover:

TERM 2: You will develop your capacity to speak in the present tense using the three conjugations in Spanish, and you will learn some basic uses of the verbs “ser” and “estar”. You will learn to talk about the weather and some vocabulary about geography and interesting tourist places.

TERM 3: This course is focused on practising conjugation in the present tense (regular, irregular and reflexive) and making it more intuitive. You will also learn “el verbo gustar” and a wide range of vocabulary for describing people and daily routines. You will also learn about the time and expressions of frequency.

When you will finish the course, you will be able to understand some basic Spanish texts in present tense and some general descriptions.

All of the activities are planned to facilitate engagement with the Spanish language, including watching videos, reading short and understandable texts, playing games and practising the language with members of your class.
Prosp User 3
This course will be suitable if you have never studied Spanish before or you studied Spanish a long time ago.

If you’re not sure if this course is the right level for you, click here to use our online level checker.
Prosp User 4
The course will use the book “Aula Internacional 1”, New Edition, Ed. Aula Difusión.

IMPORTANT: Please do not buy the book until after the first class.
Prosp User 5
Please note, there is no class on Monday 24 October 2022 (half-term holidays).

The library has limited parking. There is a small car park shared with library users, including a couple of spaces for blue-badge holders. Alternatively, you can park at Morrisons supermarket, which is a couple of minutes' walk down the road. Buses 1, 4 and 5 from the train station stop outside the library. There are also bike racks available. When you enter the library into the café area, you will see your classroom immediately to your left.
Prosp User 6

COVID classroom safety

COVID classroom safety
When attending a face to face course, learners and staff will be expected to conform with the COVID-19 guidance in place at each venue. When attending a face to face course, learners and staff will be expected to conform with the COVID-19 guidance in place at each venue.
Please note that York Learning have no control over guidance in buildings which may go over and above government guidance or recommendations. Please note that York Learning have no control over guidance in buildings which may go over and above government guidance or recommendations.
There is now no enforced isolation, however we still strongly recommend that if you have tested positive for COVID, have symptoms, or just feel unwell you do not come to class, however we cannot enforce this. There is now no enforced isolation, however we still strongly recommend that if you have tested positive for COVID, have symptoms, or just feel unwell you do not come to class, however we cannot enforce this.
If you are living with someone with COVID symptoms or who has tested positive but you feel well, you are able to attend class if you wish, If you are living with someone with COVID symptoms or who has tested positive but you feel well, you are able to attend class if you wish,
As of April 1st 2022 lateral flow tests are no longer freely available, therefore whilst we agree that it is good practice to take a test we will no longer be recommending that learners take a test before attending class. As of April 1st 2022 lateral flow tests are no longer freely available, therefore whilst we agree that it is good practice to take a test we will no longer be recommending that learners take a test before attending class.
Face coverings can still be worn if you wish but these are no longer required. Please follow the 'catch it, bin it, kill it' guidance issued by the government and City of York Council. Face coverings can still be worn if you wish but these are no longer required. Please follow the 'catch it, bin it, kill it' guidance issued by the government and City of York Council.
Please note that we will not be able to offer refunds in the event that a course is moved from a venue to online in cases of increased risk unless the course cannot be taught online. In this case a pro-rata refund may be offered. Please note that we will not be able to offer refunds in the event that a course is moved from a venue to online in cases of increased risk unless the course cannot be taught online. In this case a pro-rata refund may be offered.

Learners who live in devolved authorities

Learners who live in devolved authorities
York Learning receives government funding which allows us to offer courses at a lower cost. The guidelines relating to devolution means that we cannot apply this funding to learners who live in devolved areas such as the West Yorkshire Combined Authority. York Learning receives government funding which allows us to offer courses at a lower cost. The guidelines relating to devolution means that we cannot apply this funding to learners who live in devolved areas such as the West Yorkshire Combined Authority.
If you live in one of these areas we would recommend that , before committing to a course with York Learning, you explore options to study the course in your local area. If you live in one of these areas we would recommend that , before committing to a course with York Learning, you explore options to study the course in your local area.
If you would prefer to continue your learning with York Learning please note that the price of the course could be double the advertised cost. If you would prefer to continue your learning with York Learning please note that the price of the course could be double the advertised cost.
In this case, please contact us on 01904 554277 to complete your enrolment. In this case, please contact us on 01904 554277 to complete your enrolment.
CT1/ER1
19/09/2022
28/11/2022
13:00 - 15:00
Monday
2.00 hrs per wk
10 weeks
Mireia Llaurado
125.00
£120 if in receipt of State Pension; £35 if in receipt of certain means-tested benefits.