Learn Sensational Spanish with Kieran - Level 1

The complete study course to get you from complete beginner to a confident speaker in just ten hours!
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  • Lectures 142
  • Length 10 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 2/2016 English

Course Description

If you've tried learning Spanish before and haven't succeeded, well this course is for you.

There is nothing as thrilling as being able to visit another country and communicate with the locals in their own language. Well, now you can experience that amazing feeling too!

This course gives you ten hours of high quality Spanish tuition broken down into 26 lessons. You'll go from a complete beginner to speaking more of the language than somebody who has been studying it for years!

This is the first of my Spanish courses and is suitable for everybody, no matter what your starting level. I wrote the course assuming you know absolutely nothing about the Spanish language. Even if you've studied the language before, I recommend you commence with this course, as you will definitely learn things you didn't know before.

This course gives you a huge base vocabulary and shows you how to build your own sentences to get by in almost any situation. By the end of the course, you'll be more than a perfect tourist and you'll know more than just a few pleasantries.

You'll be able to:

  • Give descriptions of things around you
  • Order food and drinks in a restaurant
  • Make a reservation
  • Book a hotel
  • Hire a car
  • Order a taxi
  • Ask for directions
  • Ask questions about things (and understand the answers!)
  • Go shopping
  • Say what you think about things
  • And much more...

You'll not only get video tutorials, but you'll also get videos where you can practise what you've learnt, videos giving you useful learning techniques and a range of downloadable PDFs that will give you an enormous vocabulary as well as a set of reference sheets explaining the more complex ideas.

What are the requirements?

  • You don't need any prior knowledge to benefit from this course, all you need is enthusiasm!
  • Whilst the techniques taught are possible to carry out without any materials, the use of cue cards is recommended.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Give descriptions of things around you
  • Order food and drinks in a restaurant
  • Make a reservation
  • Book a hotel
  • Hire a car
  • Order a taxi
  • Ask for directions
  • Ask questions about things and understand the answers!
  • Go shopping
  • Give your opinion on things

What is the target audience?

  • The good thing about this course is that it is taught under the assumption that you know no Spanish and nothing about languages. Everything is explained thoroughly without the use of confusing terminology. Whether you've learnt Spanish before or not, I recommend you start with this level 1 course; you will learn a lot and it will stand you in good stead for the level 2 course.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
Introduction
Preview
02:19
Section 2: Lesson 1
Learning Techniques
Article
03:57

This is your first lesson. Watch the video through and then complete the cue card by using the "Cue card 1" video. You'll learn how to memorise your new vocabulary. After completing your cue card, have a go at completing the translations below and then use the vocabulary recap document to check you know all the vocabulary.

Cue card 1
Preview
05:12
Rules of the Cue Cards
Article
Learning Techniques - Translations
Article
Translations 1
Preview
04:38
2 pages

See if you can remember what all of these words are in Spanish before you go on to lesson 2. If you can't quite remember, the answers are on the second page.

Learning Techniques - What else?
Article
Section 3: Lesson 2
05:20

Watch the video through and then complete the cue card by using the "Cue card 2" video. You'll learn how to memorise your new vocabulary. After completing your cue card, have a go at completing the translations below and then use the vocabulary recap document to check you know all the vocabulary. Use the recap translation documents to review the vocabulary from the previous lesson.

Cue card 2
02:02
Translations 2
05:15
Recap translations 2
03:56
Vocabulary recap
2 pages
Section 4: Lesson 3
05:50

Watch the video through and then complete the cue card by using the "Cue card 3" video. You'll learn how to memorise your new vocabulary. After completing your cue card, have a go at completing the translations below and then use the vocabulary recap document to check you know all the vocabulary. Use the recap translation documents to review the vocabulary from the previous lessons.

Cue card 3
02:01
Translations 3
04:41
Recap translations 3
03:39
Vocabulary recap
2 pages
Section 5: Lesson 4
08:40

Watch the video through and then complete the cue card by using the "Cue card 4" video. You'll learn how to memorise your new vocabulary. After completing your cue card, have a go at completing the translations below and then use the vocabulary recap document to check you know all the vocabulary. Use the recap translation documents to review the vocabulary from the previous lessons.

There are a few little things in this lesson, such as the pronunciation tips, that require a little more thinking over to ensure they're clear and secure in your brain. To make this easier for you, I've prepared a "Concise Notes Sheet" that you can download and read at your leisure.

Concise Notes Sheet 1
Article
Cue card 4
02:07
Translations 4
03:58
Recap translations 4
03:45
Vocabulary recap
2 pages
Section 6: Lesson 5
08:50

Watch the video through and then complete the cue card by using the "Cue card 5" video. You'll learn how to memorise your new vocabulary. After completing your cue card, have a go at completing the translations below and then use the vocabulary recap document to check you know all the vocabulary. Use the recap translation documents to review the vocabulary from the previous lessons.

If you look below, you'll also find a list of food and drink items I've made for you. I call it a "Vocabulary Expansion Sheet" and you'll find quite a few of them as you work through this course. These Vocabulary Expansion Sheets are going to give you huge confidence in speaking Spanish; they'll add bulk to your vocabulary. You can use the words we've been learning so far as the structure of the Spanish language, and then build it up and decorate it with the words on the Vocabulary Expansion Sheets.

Cue card 5
02:05
Translations 5
04:02
Recap translations 5
03:32
En el restaurante (At the restaurant) - Vocabulary Expansion Sheet
3 pages
Vocabulary recap
2 pages
Section 7: Lesson 6
05:54

Watch the video through and then complete the cue card by using the "Cue card 6" video. You'll learn how to memorise your new vocabulary. After completing your cue card, have a go at completing the translations below and then use the vocabulary recap document to check you know all the vocabulary. Use the recap translation documents to review the vocabulary from the previous lessons.

Cue card 6
02:05
Translations 6
04:04
Recap translations 6
03:56
Vocabulary recap
2 pages
Section 8: Lesson 7
07:33

Watch the video through and then complete the cue card by using the "Cue card 7" video. You'll learn how to memorise your new vocabulary. After completing your cue card, have a go at completing the translations below and then use the vocabulary recap document to check you know all the vocabulary. Use the recap translation documents to review the vocabulary from the previous lessons.

There's also another Vocabulary Expansion Sheet for you to look at. This one contains all the numbers in Spanish from zero to a thousand.

Cue card 7
01:01
Translations 7
04:22
Recap translations 7
04:26
Los números (Numbers) - Vocabulary Expansion Sheet
1 page
Vocabulary recap
2 pages
Section 9: Lesson 8
18:08

Watch the video through and then complete the cue card by using the "Cue card 8" video. You'll learn how to memorise your new vocabulary. After completing your cue card, have a go at completing the translations below and then use the vocabulary recap document to check you know all the vocabulary. Use the recap translation documents to review the vocabulary from the previous lessons.

This lesson has a lot of adjective changes to remember. So, to make it easier for you to learn them all, I've collated them and put them on an "Adjectival Agreement Sheet" you can download and look through. I've also left some spaces for you to fill in more adjectives if you print it off.

Cue card 8
01:02
Translations 8
05:01
Recap translations 8
04:13
Vocabulary recap
2 pages
Section 10: Lesson 9
04:52

Watch the video through and then complete the cue card by using the "Cue card 9" video. You'll learn how to memorise your new vocabulary. After completing your cue card, have a go at completing the translations below and then use the vocabulary recap document to check you know all the vocabulary. Use the recap translation documents to review the vocabulary from the previous lessons.

Cue card 9
00:44
Translations 9
03:30
Recap translations 9
04:25
Vocabulary recap
2 pages
Section 11: Lesson 10
07:45

Watch the video through and then complete the cue card by using the "Cue card 10" video. You'll learn how to memorise your new vocabulary. After completing your cue card, have a go at completing the translations below and then use the vocabulary recap document to check you know all the vocabulary. Use the recap translation documents to review the vocabulary from the previous lessons.

Cue card 10
01:01
Translations 10
04:03
Recap translations 10
04:01
Vocabulary recap
2 pages
Section 12: Lesson 11
06:01

Watch the video through and then complete the cue card by using the "Cue card 11" video. You'll learn how to memorise your new vocabulary. After completing your cue card, have a go at completing the translations below and then use the vocabulary recap document to check you know all the vocabulary. Use the recap translation documents to review the vocabulary from the previous lessons.

Cue card 11
00:54
Translations 11
04:14
Recap translations 11
04:33
Vocabulary recap
3 pages
Section 13: Lesson 12
09:46

Watch the video through and then complete the cue card by using the "Cue card 12" video. You'll learn how to memorise your new vocabulary. After completing your cue card, have a go at completing the translations below and then use the vocabulary recap document to check you know all the vocabulary. Use the recap translation documents to review the vocabulary from the previous lessons.

Cue card 12
01:09
Translations 12
04:56
Recap translations 12
04:11
Vocabulary recap
4 pages
Section 14: Lesson 13
06:50

Watch the video through and then complete the cue card by using the "Cue card 13" video. You'll learn how to memorise your new vocabulary. After completing your cue card, have a go at completing the translations below and then use the vocabulary recap document to check you know all the vocabulary. Use the recap translation documents to review the vocabulary from the previous lessons.

Cue card 13
00:59
Translations 13
04:24
Recap translations 13
04:44
Vocabulary recap
4 pages
Section 15: Lesson 14
05:59

Watch the video through and then complete the cue card by using the "Cue card 14" video. You'll learn how to memorise your new vocabulary. After completing your cue card, have a go at completing the translations below and then use the vocabulary recap document to check you know all the vocabulary. Use the recap translation documents to review the vocabulary from the previous lessons.

Cue card 14
00:52
Translations 14
04:32
Recap translations 14
04:05
Vocabulary recap
4 pages
Section 16: Lesson 15
16:16

Watch the video through and then complete the cue card by using the "Cue card 15" video. You'll learn how to memorise your new vocabulary. After completing your cue card, have a go at completing the translations below and then use the vocabulary recap document to check you know all the vocabulary. Use the recap translation documents to review the vocabulary from the previous lessons.

There's also a Concise Notes Sheet below that you can download to revise telling the time; I've included a rather nice picture of a clock on it.

Cue card 15
01:28
Translations 15
02:42
Recap translations 15
03:41
Vocabulary recap
5 pages
Section 17: Lesson 16
06:32

Watch the video through and then complete the cue card by using the "Cue card 16" video. You'll learn how to memorise your new vocabulary. After completing your cue card, have a go at completing the translations below and then use the vocabulary recap document to check you know all the vocabulary. Use the recap translation documents to review the vocabulary from the previous lessons.

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