Lessons Content

 

Level Beginner 1

 

  Area                   

Competencies

Grammatical Contents

Written expression

  • To write simple and separated phrases and sentences
  • To write short and simple post cards, for example to send your greetings.
  • The indicative simple present (regular verbs)
  • Some special irregular verbs
  • Interrogative pronouns
  • Adjectives, adverbs and basic prepositions
  • Periphrases of the   Infinitive
  • Possessive adjectives and pronouns
  • Demonstrative adjectives
  • The indefinite pronoun
  • The relative pronoun “lo que”
  • The basics of the objects
  • Vocabulary about the family, the house, the school, the professions, clothes, nationalities, places, days of the week, ordinal and cardinal numbers, sports, the climate, etcetera.


Comprehension of reading

  • Comprehension of very short and simple texts, reading phrase by phrase, assimilating names, words and phrases.
  • Comprehension of familiar words and names and very simple phrases

Auditory comprehension

  • Comprehension of show speeches, with enough breaks.
  • Assimilates very basic conversations.

Oral Expression

  • To express simple and separate phrases related to persons and places
  • To use simple expressions and phrases to describe the place where you live and the persons that you know

Oral Interaction

  • To participate in a simple conversation, always with the other person willing to speak slowly.
  • To answer simple questions about topics of basic necessity.

 


Level beginner 2

 

Area

Competencies

Grammatical Contents

Written expression

  • To write a series of simple phrases and sentences with simple connectors
  • To write simple related texts about several topics related with your specialization
  • All the simple tenses of the Indicative: Present, past simple, imperfect and future.
  • The simple Conditional
  • The gerund
  • All the perfect tenses of the Indicative mode.
  • Passive voice
  • The simple present of the subjunctive
  • The imperative
  • Introduction of the adjective
  • Common prepositions
  • Common adverbs
  • Basic reflexive verbs
  • Direct and indirect objects
  • Basic linguistic expressions

Comprehension of reading

  • Comprehends short and simple texts that contain common vocabulary or vocabulary related to work
  • To read simple texts about concrete facts that are about topics related to your specialization

Auditory comprehension

  • To assimilate concrete information with regard to topics in daily life or work
  • To comprehend the sufficient amount to be able to confront the basic necessities

Oral Expression

  • To describe or present in a simple way the persons and conditions of life or work, daily activities and things that you like or not.

Oral Interaction

  • To communicate with certain confidence topics related to your personal interests
  • To confront less common situations, and explain the motive for a problem.

 

 

Level Intermediate 1 and 2

 

Area

Competencies

Contents

Written expression

  • To write clear and detailed texts about a variety of topics
  • To write essays, reports and letters
  • A more in depth review of the previous level
  • All the perfect tenses of the Indicative mode
  • Passive voice
  • The indefinite pronoun “se”
  • El pronombre “Se” indefinido.
  • The simple and perfect tenses of the subjunctive
  • The imperative
  • Reflexive and pronominal verbs
  • All of the adjectives, prepositions, adverbs and quite some conjunctions
  • The expression “desde hace”
  • The uses of the
  • Usos del artículo
  • Verbos+preposiciones
  • Expresiones idiomáticas

Análisis gramatical de:

  • El sustantivo
  • El adjetivo
  • Las preposiciones. A, DE,  EN, CON.
  • El gerundio
  • La voz pasiva
  • Verbos+ preposiciones
  • Amplia extensión de vocabulario
  • Verbos idiomáticos
  • Expresiones idiomáticas y coloquiales.
  • Traducciones

Comprehension of reading

  • To read with a high amount of independence
  • To possess a wide vocabulary in reading, but can have difficulties with less frequent idioms.

Auditory comprehension

  • To comprehend the main ideas of a clear speech.
  • To comprehend any kind of simple speaking, and face to face conversations like repetitive speeches about usual topics………..
  • Comprende cualquier tipo de habla, tanto conversaciones cara a cara como discursos retransmitidos sobre temas habituales o no de cualquier cosa.

Oral expression

  • To describe clearly the related with your specialization.
  • To realize presentations that are clear and systematically developed.

Oral interaction

  • To communicate spontaneously with a good grammatical control.
  • To express adequately points of view, with clarity.

 

 

Nivel avanzado 1 y 2

 

Written expression

  • Escribe textos claros y bien estructurados sobre temas complejos.
  • Desarrolla textos complejos con claridad y fluidez.
  • Análisis gramatical de.
  • El sustantivo
  • El adjetivo
  • Las preposiciones. A, DE,  EN, CON.
  • El gerundio
  • La voz pasiva
  • Verbos+ preposiciones
  • Amplia extensión de vocabulario
  • Verbos idiomáticos
  • Expresiones idiomáticas y coloquiales.
  • Traducciones.

Comprensión de Lectura

  • Comprende con todo detalle textos extensos y complejos.
  • Interpreta de forma crítica prácticamente cualquier forma de lengua escrita

Comprensión Auditiva

  • Sigue un discurso extenso incluso cuando no está claramente estructurado.
  • Comprende cualquier tipo de habla incluso a la velocidad rápida propia de los habitantes nativos.

Expresión Oral

  • Describe temas complejos con claridad y detalle.
  • Produce discursos  claros y fluidos con estructura lógica.

Interacción Oral

  • Se expresa con fluidez y espontaneidad casi sin esfuerzo.
  • Transmite con precisión  sutiles matices de significado, utilizando razonablemente una amplia serie de razonamientos


 

 

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