National 3
Introduction to Spanish (Understanding Language) Broadly comparable to SCQF Level 3

A fun and detailed introduction to the Spanish Language.


Why take this course?

This course is for anyone looking to learn a modern language for leisure or vocational purposes at National 3 level.

The main aim of this Beginners course is to provide learners with the opportunity to develop reading and listening skills in Spanish and to develop their knowledge of simple language in the contexts of society, learning, employability and culture. Learners who complete this Unit will be able to:

  1. Understand simple written language
  2. Understand simple spoken language.

What you will experience

During the course, learners will have the opportunity to practice speaking, reading, writing and listening in Spanish language.

Classes will be fun and will involve working in pairs, small groups to give practical experience. 

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Key facts

Mode of study
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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. 

What you will need

You may be asked to purchase a recommended textbook.

What you need to know

Anything else?

Please note that learners will be formally assessed within the classroom.

Next steps



Please note that timetabling changes can often occur after the Part-time Course Guide is published, and as a result the printed version of the guide may not hold the most up-to-date information.

We therefore advise you that all start dates and times listed on the website are at all times accurate, and should be used as your main point of reference before booking your course.

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