Why learn Spanish? If you learn Spanish you’ll have a head start in learning other Latin-based languages [French, Italian and Portuguese]. Spanish is the third most spoken language in the world after Mandarin and English, so if you know English and Spanish you will be able to speak to more than half the population of the world.
At the end of the Beginners 1 course, the student will be able to understand and use expressions that are used frequently on a daily basis, as well as simple phrases to satisfy immediate needs [shopping, eating out, ask for directions to find a place, etc.] .Also, the student will be able to greet people, introduce him/herself and others, and give and ask basic personal information about his/her home, belongings and people that he/ she knows.
At the end of the Intermediate 1 course, the student will be able to express and understand the main ideas of a simple text or conversation about situations that are known to him or her (e.g. studies, leisure, etc.) as long as they are clearly stated in standard Spanish. You will also be able to manage most of the situations that you find on a trip. Likewise, you will be able to describe experiences, occurrences, wishes, etc. and briefly justify your opinions or explain your plans.