Who it’s for:
For learners with five years of Spanish studies or equivalent who are familiar with regular and irregular tenses of the indicative mood and present of the subjunctive mood; for those able to interact with others in Spanish with little or no need of using English.
What you’ll learn:
Topics covered include vocabulary and expressions used in the narration of stories and history; verbs and connectors used in story writing; narrating in the past, situating and linking events in time; grammar: indirect speech, pretérito pluscuamperfecto, time markers; the Spanish civil war, the war children, an Argentinian story, a narrative by Eduardo Galeano; and the continuous improvement and development of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills
By the end of the course, you will be able to:
- Share your knowledge and memories of childhood stories.
- Learn about stories of Spanish speaking cultures and reflect on the likenesses and parallels with those of your own.
- Study and begin to use the indirect speech when retelling events.
- Refer to past events locating and linking them in the past.
- Learn about the Spanish civil war and its impact on the Spanish children.
- Take up an opportunity to participate in a story-writing competition.
- Read and understand the main points of texts written at A2.2/B1.1 level.