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Getting started with Spanish 1
Getting started with Spanish 1

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Getting started with Spanish 1

Introduction

¡Empezamos! Let´s begin!

Let’s begin an exciting learning journey together in this beginners Spanish course, Getting started with Spanish 1

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This might be the first time that you’ve tried learning Spanish or you may have picked up some words and phrases from perhaps travelling across the Spanish-speaking world. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a total beginner or not, we hope that you’ll enjoy this course.

This two-week course is the start of your learning journey. Each week comprises 3–4 hours of interactive activities, explanations and tips about language-learning. It’s a good idea to keep notes either on paper in a notebook or on your preferred digital device; in any case each week you’ll be encouraged to add to your own personal phrase book and decide how best you can go about memorising and practising key phrases and vocabulary. There’s also a weekly quiz for you to practise what you’ve been learning.

You’ll start by learning how to say hello and goodbye at different times of the day. You’ll also learn how to say your name. And you’ll begin to use your language notebook to make a note of the points you want to remember, such as important words, grammar rules, or expressions.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • pronounce vowel sounds and the letter 'h' in Spanish
  • understand how to type the special characters á é ñ ¿
  • make introductions using both formal and informal expressions
  • greet people at different times of the day
  • recognise the value of keeping a language notebook.

Enjoy the journey!