SP000 - Beginners’ Spanish - Curriculum Levels 1–5

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What is Spanish?

Spanish is the third most widely spoken language and is used by over 500 million people in Spain and both North and South America. By studying Spanish, students gain insight into a rich history and a variety of cultures and societies that have spanned the globe. Many New Zealanders are choosing to learn Spanish for its importance as both a commercial and cultural language.

What this course involves

This is a course for beginners (Curriculum Levels 1–5). Students are introduced to basic listening, speaking, reading and writing skills using everyday Spanish. They learn how to greet people and communicate basic information about themselves and others including looks, hobbies, birthdays, family and their home.

They also learn to communicate about food, shopping and countries. Students also investigate Hispanic culture, giving them a broad understanding of the different countries where Spanish is spoken and their customs. Communication activities are emphasised throughout.

Delivery Modes

Recommended prior learning

No prior learning needed.