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Portales: beginners' Spanish

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  • Points: 30
  • Code: L194
  • Level: 1
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An excellent introduction to the language and the course. Relatively simple and straight forward. Easy to follow.

Course starting: October 2018

Review posted: February 2020

I loved studying this course and discovering the world of Spanish.
My tutor was an enormous support and help in my dark moments and the online tutorials were enormously helpful in securing the knowledge I had been learning solo at home.
I went to the Canterbury day lessons and found them really helpful as I was able to ask questions and receive answers there and then.
I am hoping to pick up Spanish further down the line as it's a beautiful language and one I want to explore further.

Marianne Weekes

Course starting: October 2018

Review posted: September 2019

L194 is a well designed course and the tutor support was very good. I thoroughly enjoyed it. Speaking opportunity can be limited if you only attend tutorials; I benefited from attendance at an additional local class to bolster my spoken work.
Although it is a 30 credit course (10 hrs per week) you can easily spend more time when learning a language, so think hard if adding a second language course at L1 - especially if you have no previous language experience.

Mark Mills

Course starting: October 2013

Review posted: January 2015

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