If you enjoy learning in a social environment - our Putney Spanish group lessons are for you.
|Group lessons are 1.5hrs & have 5 - 8 students|
|Mon - Fri9am – 4pm||£10.80per hour
(£16.20 per 1.5hr lesson)
|Mon - Fri4pm – 9pmORSat9am – 5pm||£12per hour
(£18 per 1.5hr lesson)
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We offer various courses to suit your level and needs. Please note, all our group courses are for between 5 and 8 people and are run out of St Marys Church in Putney.
If you are taking Spanish lessons for the first time or you feel like starting over.
If you have finished our Module Initial 1 or completed 15hrs of recent study which lead you to introduce yourself and your family, count to 100 and talk about touristic places (location, geographical features, weather, typical food, activities to do)
You have proficient use of all content of previous modules as well as being able to deal with shopping situations (e.g prices, sizes, colours etc.) You can describe yourself/others (physically/personality) and talk about likes and preferences. It is also essential you can talk about habits and routines.
If you have finished our Beginner (A1) Level or completed 40hrs of recent study that allow you to speak about your daily routine as well as experiences that you have had in the past (I have traveled/studied/been etc.).
If you have finished our Module Elementary 1 or have completed 60hrs of recent study that enables you to speak about events of the past and their duration (e.g. I saw a play 2 months ago). You should also be able to describe and compare different types of housing and the location of objects in a room.
If you have finished our Module Elementary 2 or have completed 80hrs of recent study that allows you describe what is happening at present (e.g. it is raining) and also talk about a recent past activity (e.g. I have found a job).
If you have finished our Module Elementary 3, or have completed 100hrs of recent study that allows you to give advice using the imperatives (e.g. Don´t drink coffee, take an aspirin). You are also expected to talk confidently about recent past travels (e.g. I have been to Barcelona many times, in fact, I went there last summer).
Similar to ‘Foundation GCSE' level Spanish.
If you have finished our Elementary (A2) Level or completed 120hrs of recent study that allow you to talk about historical events, customs, and circumstances of the past. Also for those with recent GCSE (higher).
If you have finished our Module Intermediate 1 or you have enough grammar knowledge and communicative skills to make hypothesis of the future (e.g. there will be flying cars), to discuss work experience (past tenses) and also talk about prohibitions and social conventions (e.g. smoking is forbidden, dogs are not allowed, etc.)
If you have finished our Module Intermediate 2 or completed sufficient study for you to easily summarise and narrate the plot of a movie (Past tenses and connectors of sequence, cause and effect, e.g. meanwhile, therefore, hence, etc.). You are also expected to confidently advice, recommend and give instructions using the imperative mood (keep out of the reach of kids, don’t litter, etc.)
If you have finished our Module Intermediate 3 or equivalent studies for you to report and paraphrase what other people have said (e.g. he asked me what my name was, I told her I didn’t have her keys, etc.). It is important that you are able to discuss current affairs and make complaints and demands using the present of subjunctive (e.g. the students want the government to grant scholarships, unemployed Londoners need local councils to help them get a job, etc.)
If you have finished our Module Intermediate 4 or equivalent studies for you to correctly use and combine the past tenses to narrate stories, anecdotes and travel experiences (e.g. I went, I used to go, I have gone, I had gone). It is essential that you can use the present subjunctive to express feelings and talk about interests (it annoys me that people are, I love that someone is…, it bothers me that you…etc.)
Similar to 'Higher GCSE' level Spanish.
If you have finished our Intermediate (B1) Level or completed equivalent study that allows you to make subjective judgements about current affairs. You should also be able to talk about what you would do in imaginary situations.
If you have finished our Module Advanced 1 or completed equivalent study to be able to analyse, comment and debate on news stories. You should also be capable of giving advice, making suggestions and recommendations using the subjunctive form. The use of passive voice is essential.
If you have finished our Module Advanced 2 or completed equivalent study that enables you to describe cities in detail and talk about travel expectations and experiences. The use of perfect subjunctive is necessary.
If you have finished our Module Advanced 3 or completed equivalent study to be able to make subjective judgements about the past and also to discuss and reach agreement on any topic. (You should be capable of using the imperfect subjunctive form).
Similar to 'High A Level grade' Spanish.
If you have finished our Module Advanced 4 or completed equivalent study that enables you to talk about what you would have done under certain circumstances. Also for those who had an extended stay in a Spanish speaking country in the recent past and have the ability to conduct a conversation with accuracy and fluency.
If you have finished our Module Superior 1 or completed equivalent study that enables you to fluently express and defend a point of view as well as refuse and accept other opinions. Also for those who had their Erasmus(or equivalent) year abroad at a Spanish university.
If you have finished our Module Superior 2 or completed equivalent study to be able to actively interact and debate using expressions at an advanced level. You are expected to be able to give presentations on complex topics.
If you have finished our Module Superior 3 or completed equivalent study to be able to analyse and interpret literary passages as well as understand and debate about authentic printed/visual/listening material ( newspapers, TV shows, magazines, radio programs etc.)
You can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognise implicit meaning. You can express yourself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. You can use the language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes. You can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.
For children taking Spanish lessons for the first time or learning Spanish at school as a modern foreign language (MFL). This course aims to promote confidence and encourage elementary communication in Spanish. The program is in line with the Key Stage 2 Framework for languages (KS2).
We’ve arranged free parking for all students attending our group lessons. We’ll send parking details upon booking.
St Mary’s Church is a very pleasant 7min walk from either Putney Bridge Tube Station, or Putney Railway Station.
The following buses pass by: 22, N22, 424, 14, 39, 85, 93, 430, 485, 265, 220, 74, N74.
We have been fortunate to have students from some of the most prominent companies around. Below is a small collection of the most notable companies.