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Have you already studied a little Spanish but want to develop your skills further?

Topics covered will include talking about the weather, describing people, talking about things you like, finding your way around and shopping.

This course is ideal for those who have studied at least 40 hours or 2 terms of Spanish and will develop your skills at A1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).


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DURATION: 10 weeks

DAY: Thursday

TIME:  10am – 12pm


Spring: 23 January – 2 April 2020 (half term 20 February 2020)

WHERE: Brighton Junction

COURSE FEE: £125 Full Fee / £75 Concessions / £15 Better Living Through Learning


Please see further information on fees and concessions online or in our brochure.

Please not that concession cannot be booked online






This course aims to: 

Give learners the opportunity to learn key Spanish phrases and vocabulary in order to be confident to communicate in Spain or other Spanish speaking countries.


Who this course is for?

This course is suitable for anyone who has studied at least 40 hours or 2 terms of Spanish.


What will I be able to do by the end of this course?

  • Introduce yourself
  • Exchange personal information with new Spanish acquaintances
  • Build confidence in recognising Spanish signs and hearing instructions
  • Use food vocabulary to go shopping and eat out
  • Describe the weather and travelling experiences
  • Talk about things you like and dislike
  • Start to get to grips with some useful grammatical ideas that will let you express yourself
  • Have a better understanding of the Spanish way of life and culture


What materials will I need for the course?

You will need pens, paper and a file for your course work.


Roughly how much will they cost?


How will I know I am making progress?

Progress will be monitored through tutor observation and feedback. Written homework will be marked and returned regularly. You will be encouraged to reflect on your own progress at the end of each session.


Is there any extra study outside the class?

The tutor will set some independent work regularly to help speed up your learning.


Who is the course tutor?

Javier Paz is an enthusiastic teacher who was born and raised in Argentina. After travelling around South America he decided to go on a trip around Europe. In order to do that, he settled down in Barcelona where he finished his Degree in Philosophy, did his QTS and became a Spanish Teacher for International House Barcelona.

After 15 years living there he decided to move to Brighton where he has been living for five years.

Among other places, he’s teaching at St. Giles International, Cactus Language Training, Sussex Downs College and now he’s joined us!


If you’re interested in his approach to teaching, please have a look at these links:


What next?

Further Spanish courses at Friends Centre or at colleges in the city such as BHASVIC, GBMET, Varndean College and PACA Adult learning.



Thursday 23 January 2020 - Thursday 2 April 2020
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Sessions: 10

Full price: £125.00
Concession rate (if available): £75.00
Please note that concessions are not available online.
Click here for information on fees and concessions.

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