By the end of this course, you'll already know enough to “get by” in Spanish: you'll be able to cope with the most common everyday situations by asking and answering simple questions, and you'll be able to understand people when they speak to you about the situations covered.
Unit 1 - Greetings
You'll be able to greet people in Spanish, give your name and ask how people are.
Unit 2 - Professions
You'll be able to ask and answer questions about your job in Spanish; you'll also be able to ask about and give your phone number.
Unit 3 - Nationalities and languages
You'll be able to say where you come from in Spanish and give the language you speak; you'll also be able to ask other people about these subjects.
Unit 4 - Family
You'll be able to talk about the people in your family (or, if you prefer, other people’s families).
Unit 5 - Time and transport
You'll be able to tell the time and give days and months in Spanish; you'll also be able to ask for a ticket on public transport.
Unit 6 - Freetime activities and weather
You'll be able to say what you like or don’t like, and also talk about your freetime activities in Spanish; you'll also be able to say what the weather is like at the moment or at particular times of the year.
Unit 7 - Shopping for clothes
You'll be able to ask about something in a shop in Spanish, understand and talk about prices, and also describe clothes.
Unit 8 - Shopping for food
You'll be able to talk about different meals, also food and drink; you'll know what to say to buy these things from a shop using Spanish.
Unit 9 - Accommodation
You'll be able to book accommodation and check in using Spanish, also know how to ask questions and talk about simple problems.
Unit 10 - Restaurants
You'll be able to understand the main items on a menu and order a meal in a restaurant.
Information on options for Spanish classes at level 1 is provided under Spanish timetable.