Spanish World Syllabus for TEENS IGCSE Exam

The following syllabus structures the Spanish course in such a way that students will reach the required proficiency of the target language (Spanish) after completion of the whole program to successfully pass IGCSE/GCSE exams. The program is divided in 3 yearly courses with a significant change after completion of the 3rd course, where students, according Cambridge

Curriculum, will be able to pass the GCSE and IGCSE examination. In order to properly cover all the necessary contents of the GCSE and IGCSE, Cambridge Exam of Spanish, it is recommended by the official institutions that students get an exposure to the target language for at least 230-300 hours of lecturing classes. (in addition, homerwork and review at home is absolutely necessary). Following this approximate amount of hours it would take around 3 years to cover the whole content. For the 3rd and final year it is necessary for the student to have 3 hours of Spanish per week. After considering all the factors mentioned above, we structure the program as follows: Course Spanish year 1 Spanish year 2 Hours of exposure 60 per Week 70 per Week
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también. Adding expression to your spoken Spanish Making excuses. 4/F. Saying what you do in town. Expressing opinions using me gusta … Describing friends using adjectives. Using the preterite of -ar verbs Giving more details of your http://www. Using hay to say what there is Making and responding to 4 . Comparing things using más … que Using reflexive verbs. Using the near future tense Practising the present and near future tenses. 6 & 8 Pottinger Street. Using the verb querer Talking about the weather. Using y. Hong Kong Tel: +852 2526 9927 Fax: +852 3105 2231 Email: info@spanishworldhk. nunca Describing celebrities. Building longer sentences using porque and pero Asking about places in town. Expressing opinions about past Spanish World Hong Kong. Understanding nationalities. Using cuando to join bits of information Using two tenses together. Using querer and poder Saying what someone else likes or dislikes. La gente • • • • • Talking about activities. Using the preterite of ser and ir Saying what you did on holiday. Central.• • • • • Saying what your town is like. Using phrases with infinitives Mis vacaciones • • • • Saying where you went on holiday. pero. Saying what it was like Saying how you travelled. Room 404. ¿Vamos a salir? • • • • • Talking about places in town. Using sequencing words Inviting someone to go out. Writing an extended text. Using sequencing words.

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