Welcome to Spanish as a Second Language

Module 2 – Level 1


Welcome to the beginning of Module 2, Level 1 of your journey through Spanish as a Second Language! This module marks the start of your exploration into the Spanish Low Intermediate Level with more practical and interactive elements of the Spanish language. Designed for those who have mastered the basics, this level will focus on applying your foundational knowledge in real-world situations. Get ready to boost your conversational skills, expand your vocabulary, and deepen your understanding of Spanish culture.

What You Will Learn

In this module, we aim to bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical application. Here’s what you can expect:

Practical Spanish

  • Directions and Locations: Learn how to ask for and give directions, and to discuss locations in a city.
  • Shopping and Transactions: Acquire useful phrases for shopping, including how to inquire about prices and negotiate them.
  • Restaurant Skills: Understand menu items and practice ordering food and drinks in a dining scenario.

Enhanced Vocabulary

  • Everyday Objects: Expand your vocabulary with names of common objects and their descriptions.
  • Routine and Leisure Activities: Talk about your daily routine and leisure activities using a variety of new verbs and adjectives.
  • Emergency Situations: Learn critical phrases needed in emergency situations to help yourself or others.

Cultural Immersion

  • Festivals and Celebrations: Discover the vibrant festivals and celebrations specific to Spanish-speaking countries.
  • Culinary Traditions: Explore the rich culinary heritage of Spain and Latin America and learn vocabulary related to traditional dishes.
  • Cinema and Music: Get introduced to popular films and music in the Spanish-speaking world to enhance your listening skills and cultural understanding.

Skill Building

  • Conversational Challenges: Participate in role-play scenarios to practice speaking in different contexts.
  • Listening Comprehension: Improve your ability to understand spoken Spanish through structured audio exercises.
  • Basic Writing Tasks: Begin writing simple paragraphs and messages, reinforcing your grammar and vocabulary.

Course Features

  • Interactive Components: Engage with multimedia content like videos, audio clips, and interactive quizzes to reinforce learning.
  • Peer Interaction: Practice your Spanish with fellow learners in forum discussions and group activities.
  • Flexible Access: Study at your convenience with our anytime, anywhere access to course materials.
  • Supportive Feedback: Receive personalized feedback from instructors to help improve your accuracy and fluency.

Getting Started

As you embark on this module, we recommend revisiting any challenging topics from previous levels to ensure a smooth transition. Each unit in Level 1 of Module 2 is crafted to slowly increase in complexity, enhancing both your comfort and capability with the language.

We’re excited to accompany you on this next phase of your language learning adventure. Get ready to dive deeper, speak more, and discover the joy of communicating in Spanish.

¡Bienvenidos y buen viaje en el aprendizaje del español! (Welcome and have a great journey in learning Spanish!)