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Survival-spanish-peruwayna

STARTING:
Every Monday / all year round

CLASS DAYS:
Monday to Friday from 9am to 1pm
(20 hours TOTAL / 4 hours a day)

COURSE DURATION:
One week = Five days

MAXIMUM GROUP SIZE: 5
AVERAGE GROUP SIZE: 3 to 4
-> Smaller groups help us to deliver more personalized attention.

REQUIREMENTS: NO PREVIOUS STUDIES IN SPANISH REQUIRED

NOTE : This course provides a
different program than that offered
in our Intensive Immersion Program.
which you may wish to consider if
you are looking to go deeper into the
Spanish language.

Survival Spanish for travelers

(Total of 20 hours of small group classes)

This is a program created for rapidly learning survival Spanish in
order to travel or live briefly in Peru or any other Spanish-speaking
country. At the end of the course, students will be able to cope with
basic everyday situations, ask and answer basic questions, and chat
with the locals.

A few examples of the typical questions and expressions students
learn during this one week program are:

  • Where are you from?
  • How much are these ______?
  • How can I get to the cathedral?
  • Is the bus station near here?
  • I am looking for a bank, please.
  • Can you please give a discount?

Recommended for:

  • Individuals or groups of friends who want to quickly learn the
    basics of the language
  • Learning everyday, basic vocabulary
  • Learning common, everyday phrases to shop, walk around,
    travel, buy food, make reservations, etc.
This course includes:
  • Study materials (booklets + photocopies )
  • Placement evaluation with our faculty upon arrival
  • Attendance Certificate
  • Peruwayna discounts card to local businesses

Program schedule and syllabus:

  • Monday

    Pronunciation, meeting people, shopping

    • Introducing oneself, Spanish greetings, asking/answering basic questions
    • Countries, nationalities, and talking about where we come from
    • Discussing work, professions, and/or what we do
    • The alphabet, its pronunciation, and the sounds of Spanish
    • Learning numbers and using them to shop, pay, and go to the bank.
    • Travel situation roleplay: SHOPPING
  • Tuesday

    Eating, drinking, likes,
    dislikes, hobbies

    • Discussing one's own and other's preferences, likes, and dislikes
    • Discussing sports, activities, and hobbies
    • Learning useful vocabulary related to eating, food, and drinks
    • Learning about traditional foods from Peru and other countries
    • Learning restaurant commands and ordering food.
    • Travel situation roleplay: AT THE RESTAURANT
  • Wednesday

    Describing things,
    people and emotions

    • Using the verbs ''Ser'' and ''Estar'' to describe things and people
    • Learning how to use the verb ''Tener'' and its idiomatic expressions
    • Describing physical states and emotions in Spanish
    • Describing the human body and the use of possessive pronouns
    • Learning how to express and describe physical pain
    • Travel situation roleplay: GOING TO THE DOCTOR
  • Thursday

    Travelling and getting
    around the city

    • Providing and following instructions and directions to get around
    • Talking about the locations of places, things and people
    • Needing, asking for, and finding places and things
    • Learning how to use the verb ''Haber''
    • Using the prepositions of place to locate things, people and places
    • Travel situation roleplay: BUYING TICKETS AND TAKING A BUS, TAXI, OR FLIGHT
  • Friday

    Making reservations,
    travelling and
    socializing

    • Socializing in Spanish and meeting other people
    • The future tense: talking about the future and making travel plans
    • Travel in Peru and Latin America
    • Travel situation roleplay: MAKING A HOTEL RESERVATION
    • OPTIONAL CLASS TOPIC: upon group request and unanimous group decision (otherwise this time will be used for general review and consolidation)

Classes schedule for this program:

Skills focus for this program

vs.
  • Reading comprehension
  • Listening comprehension
  • Oral expression
  • Writing expression
  • Communicative and interaction skills
Private classes: Schedule simulator
1

Mondays

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

Thursdays

Fridays

Saturdays

2
3
Please note: Because we have a limited number or teachers and classrooms, some schedules may be subject to
availability based on your desired classes frequency and duration. However, if you can't find your ideal schedule,
please feel free to contact us anytime and we will happily reach out to you in order to work on alternative solutions.
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