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Spanish Reading Club

Description

Do you have a basic knowledge of Spanish? Would you like to practise and extend it by reading original texts in Spanish? In this class you will read a range of texts, including short stories and excerpts from Spanish and Latin American literature, texts about interesting figures from Hispanic history and culture, and about places of interest in the Spanish-speaking world. In class you will read the texts in the original Spanish. Discussion and explanation of language issues will be conducted in English. You will have the opportunity to practise reading aloud, if you wish, and to ask questions about grammar, pronunciation and interpretation.

Online Katoomba on Wednesday

Beginning 27/10/2021 from 14:00:00 to 16:00:00

for 8 Weeks

$179

Topics Covered include:

1 • Read short biography of the writer under study • Read a short story from South America • Discussion and explanation of issues arising 2 • Read about a Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo • Discussion and explanation of issues arising 3 • Read a short biography of Cervantes • Read an extract from Don Quixote • Discussion and explanation of issues arising 4 • Read texts about Christopher Columbus • Discussion and explanation of issues arising 5 • Read a text about the archeological site at Palenque in Mexico • Discussion and explanation of issues arising 6 • Read texts about the conquest of Mexico and the fall of the Aztec empire • Discussion and explanation of issues arising 7 • Read short biography of the writer • Read the chosen text • Discussion and explanation of issues arising 8 • Read text of biographical, historical or cultural interest (as appropriate) • Discussion and explanation of issues arising

Course Outcome

Gain confidence in reading in a foreign language Extend vocabulary and grammar Gain confidence in discussing works of literature and cultural issues Discover the works of world-class writers Enjoy the pleasure of the text Gain knowledge of people and places in the Hispanic world.

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Items to be purchased during the course

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Special Issues To Note

NCC Code: 23SPAA421

 

 

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