Learn Spanish in Auckland and Wellington with our fun 8 week immersion C1 Advanced Spanish classes taught by expert Spanish teachers from Latin America and Spain and start speaking Español today!

In theAdvanced Spanish C1 language courses students will understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognise implicit meaning. Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes. Can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects,showing controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.

Our Spanish Language Course Program follows the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and ranges from Spanish Level A1 to C2.

  • The Spanish Advanced C1 level is broken down into Advanced 1 (C1.1), Advanced 2 (C1.2), Advanced 3 (C1.3) & Advanced 4 (C1.4) courses.

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Advance Spanish Courses Outline (C1)

Spanish Course objectives for C1 are :

  • Can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognise implicit meaning.
  • Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions.
  • Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes.
  • Can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.

Listening Skills:

  • You can understand extended speech even when it is not clearly structured and when relationships are only implied and not signalled explicitly.
  • I can understand television programmes and films without too much effort.

Reading Skills:

  • You can understand long and complex factual and literary texts, appreciating distinctions of style.
  • You can understand specialised articles and longer technical instructions, even when they do not relate to my field.

Speaking Skills:

  • You can express myself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions.
  • You can use language flexibly and effectively for social and professional purposes
  • You can formulate ideas and opinions with precision and relate my contribution skilfully to those of other speakers.
  • You can present clear, detailed descriptions of complex subjects integrating sub-themes, developing particular points and rounding off with an appropriate conclusion.

Writing Skills:

  • You can express myself in clear, well- structured text, expressing points of view at some length.
  • You can write about complex subjects in a letter, an essay or a report, underlining what you consider to be the salient issues.
  • You can select style appropriate to the reader in mind.

Course Textbook:

  • Nuevo Prisma C1: Libro del alumno. ISBN: 978-8498482539. Readily available at Trademe, online bookstores and downloadable pdfs

Duration:

  • Each evening course is made of 8 x 1 1/2 hour weekly classes running for over 2 months at the same time and day of the week as its listed course start date. There are no classes on Public holidays.

Prerequisite courses:

  • You have to completed the Spanish B2 or University 300 courses (Auckland Uni's SPANISH 301, Victoria Uni's SPAN 301-2 & Waikato's SPANISH 310)

Benefits of taking your Spanish courses with the Spanish Institute:

  • You will learn Spanish with qualified and experienced professional Spanish teachers from Latin America and Spain
  • Progress in a friendly Spanish immersion environment
  • Benefit from a small class sizes which maximises your student and teacher interactions
  • Follow a structured curriculum following the Common European Framework of Reference A1-C2 (CEFR - www.coe.int)
  • Work toward internationally recognised Siele exams
  • Use the recommended Aula + Internacional Series of textbooks used in Universities and schools worldwide such as the Victoria University, University of Canterbury, University of Sydney ,Monash University, University of York, University of Coventry, University of Liverpool, University College London, University of Calgary , Instituto Cervantes and many more...
  • Back up your learning with resources from our media-library

Spanish School Locations:

  • Auckland Central - Level 10, Acrossia House, 155 Queen St, Auckland
  • Mt Eden - Mt Eden Village Centre, 449 Mount Eden Rd, Mt Eden
  • North shore - Northcote Memorial Hall, 2 Rodney St, Northcote
  • Wellington - Aro Valley Community Hall, 48 Aro St, Wellington
  • Hamilton - Trust Waikato, 4 Little London Lane, Hamilton, Waikato
  • Palmerston North - Hancock Community Hourse, 77 King St, Manuwatu

Price:

  • $150, includes 8 weeks of classes, an expert teacher from Spain or Latin America and small class sizes, all for less than $19 a class. There are no hidden membership fees or contracts.

Advance Spanish courses C1.1, C1.2, C1.3 & C1.4


Advance 1 (C1.1): Nuevo Prisma C1: Libro del alumno. Lecciones (Chapters): 1, 2 & 3

Communication objectives:

  • Valorar y enfatizar la actitud o el comportamiento de alguien.
  • Contar una anécdota.
  • Caricaturizar.
  • Describir de forma detallada: el retrato.
  • Describir por medio de comparaciones.
  • Referirse a una acción como proceso o como resultado.
  • Evocar un recuerdo: fórmulas introductorias.
  • Narrar y describir en el pasado.
  • Rememorar a un personaje fallecido.
  • Argumentar a favor o en contra con ejemplos específicos.
  • Participar en un debate.
  • Usar recursos para mantener la comunicación oral.
  • Expresar deseos y maldiciones.
  • Expresar sentimientos.
  • Reaccionar ante algo.
  • Expresar voluntad, deseo, prohibición, mandato o ruego con la intención de influir sobre los demás.
  • Expresar el punto de vista sobre algo.

Advance 2 (C1.2): Nuevo Prisma C1: Libro del alumno. Lecciones (Chapters): 4, 5 & 6

Communication objectives:

  • Influir sobre los demás.
  • Dar órdenes de forma directa y de forma atenuada.
  • Conceder permiso.
  • Repetir una orden.
  • Dar consejos e instrucciones.
  • Expresar relaciones de contemporaneidad y secuencialidad entre las acciones.
  • Establecer relaciones de anterioridad y posterioridad entre las acciones.
  • Expresar el modo y la actitud.
  • Hacer comparaciones irreales.
  • Opinar y hacer una crítica de una película en una conversación y por escrito.
  • Describir las características de algunos seres fantásticos.
  • Intervenir en un debate.
  • Hacer referencia a algo.
  • Poner algo de relieve.
  • Manifestar que se está parcialmente de acuerdo.
  • Intentar convencer a alguien: argumentar y contra argumentar.
  • Expresar insistencia e intensidad sin obtener los resultados deseados.
  • Expresar la mínima intensidad que facilita los resultados deseados.
  • Expresar un reproche.
  • Expresar lo inevitable del cumplimiento de una acción y/o el convencimiento que tenemos sobre algo.
  • Presentar o tener en cuenta un hecho que no impide otro hecho.

Advance 3 (C1.3): Nuevo Prisma C1: Libro del alumno. Lecciones (Chapters): 7, 8 & 9

Communication objectives:

  • Caracterizar e identificar a personas, lugares y cosas.
  • Preguntar y responder por la existencia o no de algo o alguien.
  • Transmitir lo dicho por otra persona.
  • Interpretar y reproducir palabras ajenas.
  • Transmitir informaciones teniendo en cuenta diferentes elementos pragmáticos.
  • Expresar lo que se considera posible o probable.
  • Expresar lo que se considera posible pero lejano.
  • Evocar situaciones ficticias.
  • Expresar deseos irreales y sensaciones.
  • Expresar deseos imposibles o de difícil cumplimiento.
  • Justificar y apoyar una opinión con argumentos de peso o autoridad: citar.

Advance 4 (C1.4): Nuevo Prisma C1: Libro del alumno. Lecciones (Chapters): 10, 11 & 12

Communication objectives:

  • Expresar condiciones en general.
  • Expresar condición con valor de advertencia o consejo y amenaza.
  • Expresar condición mínima imprescindible para que se produzca algo.
  • Expresar condición suficiente con la que basta para que se produzca algo.
  • Expresar condición que se presenta como impedimento único para que algo se produzca.
  • Expresar condición que implica una previsión de lo que puede ocurrir.
  • Expresar condición que expresa un intercambio de acciones.
  • Expresar la causa como una justificación y con un matiz enfático.
  • Expresar la causa de manera formal e informal.
  • Expresar la causa con connotaciones positivas y negativas.
  • Expresar finalidad de manera formal e informal.
  • Expresar la finalidad de un movimiento.
  • Preguntar por la finalidad con matices negativos o expresando reproche.
  • Evitar un suceso posible que se entiende como amenaza.
  • Comparar cualidades, acontecimientos o acciones realizadas, cantidad de objetos diferentes.
  • Expresar cuándo empezó a desarrollarse una acción.
  • Expresar que alguien ha empezado a hacer algo para lo que no está preparado.
  • Expresar el inicio repentino de una acción subrayando si el inicio es brusco.
  • Expresar una acción acabada.
  • Expresar el final de un suceso reciente.
  • Expresar la duración de una acción señalando si esa duración es un proceso lento, continuado o que se interrumpe.
    Expresar el resultado de una acción indicando la cantidad que se ha realizado.

Next Course:

  • Price $150.00
  • Spanish
  • 8 lessons
  • Course Certificate
  • Around 10 Students
  • Nuevo Prisma C1

Advance SPANISH 1 COURSES (C1.1) START DATES

Level 10, 155 Queen St, Auckland

Thu 4 February 7.30-9.00pm
Thu 8 April 7.30-9.00pm

 

Advance SPANISH 2 COURSES (C1.2) START DATES

Level 10, 155 Queen St, Auckland

Thu 8 April 7.30-9.00pm

 

Advance SPANISH 3 COURSES (C1.3) START DATES

Level 10, 155 Queen St, Auckland

Thu 3 June 7.30-9.00pm

 

Advance SPANISH 4 COURSES (C1.4) START DATES

Level 10, 155 Queen St, Auckland

Thu 29 July 7.30-9.00pm

 

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Teachers

JAIONE

Spanish

Qualifications:
2013-2015 University of Zaragoza, Professional Higher Education in Child Development
Experience:
2013-2015 Océano Atlántico Education Center Spain, English, Spanish Literature, and Sports Teacher
2017-2018 Spanish for Business Language School Brazil, Corporate Spanish teacher

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Spanish Institute is an official immersion Spanish Language School situated in Auckland, Hamilton, Palmerston North and Wellington. Learn Spanish in our small interactive immersion classes with expert and passionate native speaker Spanish teachers from Latin America and Spain using the latest teaching methodologies. We offer a wide range of Spanish lessons for beginner (A1) to master (C2) levels following the official Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and we will prepare you for the official Spanish language exams (SIELE) and travel to Latin America & Spain. The Spanish Institute is the only official SIELE Spanish language exam centre in New Zealand.
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Level 10, 155 Queen St (Acrossia House)
Auckland 1010

Phone: 021-461-551
Email: info@spanishinstitute.co.nz

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