Spanish Program Fall 2017

Spanish Program Fall 2017

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All payments are accepted at our offices: Al Luqta Street, Qatar Foundation, Gate #2, LAS Building, First Floor.

Registration details
Dates: 15 August till 30 August and 10 September till 20 September 
Days: Sunday – Thursday
Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm (from 15 August – 30 August 2017)
10:00 am – 6:30 pm (from 10 – 20 September 2017)

Kindly note that the Language Center is closed during the Eid holiday

Spanish Regular Courses (Long Sessions)
Spanish Beginner 1

Tuition fee: QAR 2900
Discounted rate: (see Discount Policy)
Textbook: QAR 130

Course duration
24 September– 15 December 2017, 39 hours (12 Weeks)

Section 1: Sundays & Tuesdays, 7:00 pm – 8:40 pm
Section 2: Mondays & Wednesdays, 8:00 am – 9:40 am
Section 3: Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:20 pm – 5:00 pm

In this course you acquire basic communication skills and common everyday expressions along with simple sentences aimed at meeting immediate needs in any part of the Spanish-speaking world. The focus is on greetings and farewells, asking about and giving basic personal and family information, talking about likes and dislikes, shopping and describing people. You also acquire basic grammatical structures and tenses. The course is conducted in Spanish as much as possible.

Prerequisites: This class is best suited for students who have not studied Spanish before.

Textbook: Aula Internacional 1. Nueva Edicion: Libro del Almuno + Ejercicios + CD (A1) (Spanish Edition) by Jaime Corpas (Author), Eva Garcia (Author), Agustin Garmendia (Author)(Additional handouts will be distributed in class)

Spanish Beginner 2

Tuition fee: QAR 2,900
Discounted rate: (see Discount Policy)
Textbook: QAR 130

Course duration
24 September– 15 December 2017, 39 hours (12 Weeks)

Section 1: Sundays & Tuesdays, 11:00 am – 12:40 pm
Section 2: Sundays & Tuesdays, 5:00 pm – 18:40 pm
Section 3: Mondays & Wednesdays, 7:00 pm – 8:40 pm

This course is designed to provide you with the linguistic competence to understand and use common daily expressions used in any part of the Spanish-speaking world, concerning immediate needs. You and your classmates talk about your daily routine, leisure activities and ordering in a restaurant, among others. You also learn how to talk in past tense about places you have visited and learn how to give directions. The course is conducted in Spanish as much as possible.

Prerequisites: This class is best suited for students who have passed Beginner 1 at this program or who have basic Spanish language skills and have tested at the appropriate level. 

Textbook: Aula Internacional 1. Nueva Edicion: Libro del Almuno + Ejercicios + CD (A1) (Spanish Edition) by Jaime Corpas (Author), Eva Garcia (Author), Agustin Garmendia (Author)

Spanish Pre-Intermediate 1

Tuition fee: QAR 2,900
Discounted rate: (see Discount Policy)
Textbook: QAR 130

Course duration
24 September– 15 December 2017, 39 hours (12 Weeks)

Section 1: Sundays & Tuesdays, 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Section 2: Mondays & Wednesdays, 11:00 am – 12:40 pm (CANCELLED) 
Section 3: Mondays & Wednesdays, 7:00 pm – 8:40 pm    

You have completed the beginner level and now what? You are ready to go a step further. In this course, you continue to expand your vocabulary, your repertoire of grammatical expressions and you build your fluency. You continue to learn about discussing your immediate needs with a wider vocabulary and greater precision. The content of this course focuses on discussing past events, discussing the skills and qualities of people, talking about habits, making recommendations, descriptions and comparisons, identifying and describing the physical appearance of a person, as well as discussing relationships. The course is conducted in Spanish.

Prerequisites: This class is best suited for students who have completed Beginner 2 at this program or who come from other programs and have tested at the appropriate level.

Textbook : Aula Internacional 2. Nueva Edicion: Libro del Alumno +Ejercicios + CD 2 (A2) (Spanish Edition) by Jaime Corpas (Author), Agustin Garmendia (Author), Carmen Sorian (Author)

Spanish Pre-Intermediate 2

Tuition fee: QAR 2,900
Discounted rate: (see Discount Policy)
Textbook: QAR 130

Course duration
24 September– 15 December 2017, 39 hours (12 Weeks)

Section 1: Sundays & Tuesdays, 7:00 pm – 8:40 pm

In this course you continue to expand your vocabulary and grammatical means of expression. You learn more idiomatic expressions related to daily life and areas of experience that are of particular interest to you (family, interests, occupations, etc.) Discussions focus on tastes and eating habits, descriptions of habits and circumstances of the past, intentions and projects, the value of experiences and the desire to produce something. You also learn to write postcards, simple letters and short stories. You engage in short debates. The course is conducted in Spanish.

Prerequisites: This class is best suited for students who have completed Pre-Intermediate 1 at this program or who come from other programs and have tested at the appropriate level.

Textbook: Aula Internacional 2. Nueva Edicion: Libro del Alumno + Ejercicios + CD 2 (A2) (Spanish Edition) by Jaime Corpas(Author), Agustin Garmendia (Author), Carmen Soriano (Author)

Spanish Intermediate 1

Tuition fee: QAR 2,900
Discounted rate: (see Discount Policy)
Textbook: QAR 130

Course duration
24 September– 15 December 2017, 39 hours, (12 Weeks)

Section 1: Mondays & Wednesdays, 7:00 pm – 8:40 pm

In this course you acquire sufficient linguistic competence to understand and appropriately respond to some common situations of everyday life. You read general texts and simple literary texts and you learn how to conduct a telephone conversation. You also learn how to write short biographies, summarize the plot of a movie, relate past experiences, as well as express prohibitions and commands. You expand your means of expression by learning how to express impersonality. You can tell jokes and anecdotes and gain a better understanding of Spanish and Latin American cultures. The course is conducted in Spanish.

Prerequisites: This class is best suited for students who have completed Pre-Intermediate 2 at this program or who come from other programs and have tested at the appropriate level.

Textbook: Aula Internacional 3. Nueva Edicion: Libro del Alumno + Ejercicios + CD 3 (B1) (Spanish Edition) by Jaime Corpas (Author), Agustín Garmendia (Author), Carmen Soriano (Author)

Spanish Intermediate 2

Tuition fee: QAR 2,900
Discounted rate: (see Discount Policy)
Textbook: QAR 130

Course duration
24 September– 15 December 2017, 39 hours (12 Weeks) 

Section 1: Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm

In this course you build upon what you have learned in Intermediate 1. You learn how to express your interests and talk about feelings, agreements and disagreements. You learn how to hypothesize and express various degrees of hesitation. In addition, you learn to discuss performance and features of objects, you can comment on them and rate them, review actions and behaviors and evoke imaginary situations. You learn more about the traditions of Spain and Latin America. The course is conducted in Spanish.

Prerequisites: This class is best suited for students who have completed Intermediate 1 at this program or who come from other programs and have tested at the appropriate level.

Textbook: Aula Internacional 3. Nueva Edicion: Libro del Alumno + Ejercicios + CD 3 (B1) Spanish Edition) by Jaime Corpas (Author), Agustín Garmendia (Author), Carmen Soriano (Author)

Spanish Upper Intermediate 1

Tuition fee: QAR 2,900
Discounted rate: (see Discount Policy)
Textbook: QAR 120

Course duration
24 September– 15 December 2017, 39 hours (12 Weeks)

Section 1:  Sundays and Tuesdays, 7:00 pm – 8:40 pm

You are getting there! Through this course you reach a level of linguistic competence that allows you to conduct yourself in Spanish in most everyday situations and circumstances that don’t require any specialized language use. You learn how to argue points of view, present arguments and use idiomatic expressions. In this course you also talk about emotions and feelings, character and personality, you give advice, make proposals as well as express conditions and desires. You can talk about jobs and scholarships, you can interview experts, and formulate requirements. By the end of this course, you will have no difficulty reading contemporary Spanish or Latin American texts. The course is conducted in Spanish.

Prerequisites: This class is best suited for students who have completed Intermediate 2 level at this program or who come from other programs and have tested at the appropriate level.

Textbook: Aula Internacional 4. Nueva Edicion: Libro del Alumno + Ejercicios + CD 4 (B2)(Spanish Edition) by Jaime Corpas (Author),Eva Garcia (Author), Agustin Garmendia (Author)

Spanish Advanced 1

Tuition fee: QAR 2,900
Discounted rate: (see Discount Policy)
Textbook: QAR 150

Course duration
24 September – 15 December 2017 (12 Weeks), 39 hours

Section 1: Mondays and Wednesdays, 7:00 pm – 8:40 pm

In this course you will express yourself fluently and spontaneously without apparent effort to find the right words and use the language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes. This course is equivalent to C 1.1  of the European Framework of Languages (CEFR) or Advanced on the ACTFL scale. At this level you will understand a wide variety of lengthy, and somewhat demanding texts, as well as to grasp implicit meaning in the same and produce clear, well-structured and detailed texts about topics of some complexity, correctly using mechanisms of organization, articulation and cohesion in the text.

Prerequisites: This class is best suited for students who have completed  Upper Intermediate 3 at this program or who come from other programs and have tested at the appropriate level.

Textbook: Vitamina C1, SGEL, by Berta Sarralde/Eva Casarejos/Mónica López (Authors)

WEEKENDS AND INTENSIVES

Do you find it hard to come and study Spanish on weekdays or evenings? Would you prefer to come once a week? Then grab a cup of coffee and join our intensive Saturday mornings or Thursday mornings. Classes meet only once a week for 3 hours.

Spanish Beginner 1 Intensive

Tuition fee: QAR 2,700
Discounted rate: (see Discount Policy)
Textbook: QAR 130

Course duration
24 September– 15 December 2017, 36 hours (12 Weeks)

Section 1: Thursday, 9:00 am -12:00 pm (CANCELLED)
Section 2: Saturday, 10:00 am- 13:00 pm

In this course you acquire basic communication skills and common everyday expressions along with simple sentences aimed at meeting immediate needs in any part of the Spanish-speaking world. The focus is on greetings and farewells, asking about and giving basic personal and family information, talking about likes and dislikes, shopping and describing people. You also acquire basic grammatical structures and tenses. The course is conducted in Spanish as much as possible.

Prerequisites: This class is best suited for students who have not studied Spanish before.

Textbook: Aula Internacional 1. Nueva Edicion: Libro del Almuno + Ejercicios + CD (A1) (Spanish Edition) by Jaime Corpas (Author), Eva Garcia (Author), Agustin Garmendia (Author)(Additional handouts will be distributed in class)

Spanish Beginner 2 Intensive  

Tuition fee: QAR 2,700
Discounted rate: (see Discount Policy)
Textbook: QAR 130

Course duration
24 September– 15 December 2017, 36 hours (12 Weeks)

Section 1: Saturday, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm  

This course is designed to provide you with the linguistic competence to understand and use common daily expressions used in any part of the Spanish-speaking world, concerning immediate needs. You and your classmates talk about your daily routine, leisure activities and ordering in a restaurant, among others. You also learn how to talk in past tense about places you have visited and learn how to give directions. The course is conducted in Spanish as much as possible.

Prerequisites: This class is best suited for students who have passed Beginner 1 at this program or who have basic Spanish language skills and have tested at the appropriate level. 

Textbook: Aula Internacional 1. Nueva Edicion: Libro del Almuno + Ejercicios + CD (A1) (Spanish Edition) by Jaime Corpas (Author), Eva Garcia (Author), Agustin Garmendia (Author)

SPANISH SPECIALIZED COURSES (SHORT SESSIONS)
Traveling around Spain

Tuition fee: QAR 850
Textbook: n/a

Course duration
2 November – 7 December 2017 (6 Weeks), 12 hours

Section 1: Thursdays 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

“Travelling around Spain” is aimed at students who are interested in travelling to Spain and wish to learn more about Spanish culture, art, history and popular traditions. Have you ever wanted to know more about the Arabic heritage in Spain and its influence in our vocabulary, towns and monuments? Do you want to know more about the diversity of the 17 Spanish regions? What is La Tomatina or Los San Fermines? Real Madrid or Barcelona? Sevilla or Granada? Let’s explore together! We have developed diverse Spanish activities to help you develop speaking and writing skills.

Prerequisites: This class is best suited for students who have a Pre-Intermediate 1 level and above.

Textbook: No textbook is required. Assorted handouts will be distributed in class.

Survival Spanish!

Tuition fee: QAR 1,300
Textbook: n/a

Course duration
5 November – 12 December 2017 (6 Weeks), 18 hours

Section 1: Sundays and Tuesdays  5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

After taking this course a true beginner will be able to go to tourist information offices, hotels, airports and travel agencies, ask about locations in a new city, make phone bookings, order in restaurants, shops, etc. The class is conducted in a relaxed atmosphere through conversation, role play and authentic materials. The class is conducted primarily in Spanish.

Prerequisites: This class is best suited for students who have not studied Spanish before.

Textbook: Handouts will be distributed in class

Learning Spanish with TV Series!

Tuition fee: QAR 1,000
Textbook: n/a

Course duration
14 October – 25 November 2017 (7 Weeks), 14 hours

Section 1: Saturdays 11:00 am– 1:00 pm

TV series help us improve our comprehension level in Spanish as well as discover Spanish and Latin American cultures. In this course you will improve your listening skills, acquire new vocabulary and reinforce your grammar working through the most popular Spanish TV shows.

Prerequisites: This class is best suited for students who have a Pre-Intermediate 2 and above level of Spanish.
 

Let’s talk! Hablemos! Pre-Intermediate Level

Tuition fee: QAR 1,090
Textbook: n/a

Course duration
6 November – 6 December 2017 (5 Weeks), 15 hours

Section 1: Mondays and Wednesdays  5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Have you already studied Spanish but you want to focus mostly on your conversation skills? Have you finished our Beginner level and you still feel that you find it challenging to communicate in Spanish? Do you want to brush up your conversation skills? Then join our conversation class for pre intermediate levels. We will place emphasis on oral interaction and vocabulary learning with room to develop other skills. How? We will discuss  preferences, likes and dislikes, debate about events on the media, make oral presentations and many more things to make you gain confidence while speaking.

Prerequisites: This class is best suited for students who have a Pre-Intermediate 2 and above level of Spanish.

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