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Some courses will run as online courses and some will start at Stoke Lodge. You can see the starting venue/format for each course listed below.

Please note: we reserve the right to change the format of the course, in term, should safety advice change.

For example from delivery in person at Stoke Lodge to delivery online: Online | Stoke Lodge

GET BY IN SPANISH ON HOLIDAY

NEW  Get By in Spanish on Holiday

Learn some basic Spanish for your next holiday in a Spanish speaking country. The following topics will be covered amongst others. Greetings, farewells, introducing yourself, eating out, booking accommodation, finding one’s way. This is an online class delivered using Zoom. This course is for total beginners.                                                                                                                                          

Mondays   1pm to 3pm     Luz Lecomte

  • 5 sessions  7 June      £70 / £42      SHL1    Online        MAX 8

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NEW  Get By in Spanish on Holiday

Learn some basic Spanish for your next holiday in a Spanish speaking country. The following topics will be covered amongst others. Greetings, farewells, introducing yourself, eating out, booking accommodation, finding one’s way. This course is due to take place at Stoke Lodge but may move online if restrictions continue. This course is for total beginners.                                                                                                                                          

Wednesdays   12.45pm to 2.45pm    Gorka Diaz                                                                                                           

  •  5 sessions  9 June      £70 / £42      SHG2    Stoke Lodge         MAX 8

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SPANISH HISTORY AND CULTURE 

The Spanish Civil War and its implications for Contemporary Spain

The course will examine the origins and consequences of the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939), for the understanding of contemporary Spain. Taking a historical approach, we will use films, documentaries, literature and history texts to illustrate the issues generated by the conflict, past and present.

Mondays 9.45am – 11.45am     Gorka Diaz

  • 5 sessions 19 April   £70 / £42   HS3: Online                MAX 7

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Franco’s dictatorship and the Spanish transition to democracy

This course will explore the periods of Franco’s dictatorship and Spanish’s transition to democracy through the study of literary works and audio-visual productions. Students can expect to get a better understanding of how recent political events in Spain might have occurred.

Mondays 9.45am – 11.45am     Gorka Diaz

  • 4 sessions 7 June   £56 / £34   HS4      Stoke Lodge        MAX 7

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Contemporary Hispanic Literature and Film 1  – held in English

This course will explore representative twentieth and twenty-first-century texts and films from Hispanic America and Spain.  We may discuss authors and directors such as Javier Marias, Vila-Matas, Fernando Aramburu, Martinez de Pison, Iciar Bollain, Isabel Coixet or Luis Bunuel.

Thursdays 9.45am – 11.45am     Gorka Diaz

  • 6 sessions from 22 April      £84 / £52         SLF1: Online         MAX 7

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 Contemporary Hispanic Literature and Film 2  –  held in English

This course will explore representative twentieth and twenty-first-century texts and films from Hispanic America and Spain.  We may discuss authors and directors such as Javier Marias, Vila-Matas, Fernando Aramburu, Martinez de Pison, Iciar Bollain, Isabel Coixet or Luis Bunuel.

Thursdays 9.45am – 11.45am     Gorka Diaz

  • 4 sessions from 10 June      £56 / £34       SLF2 : Stoke Lodge       MAX 7

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Club de ficción en español

Este curso es una oportunidad para descubrir y disfrutar algunas de las obras de ficción contemporáneas (novelas/películas) más importantes escritas y realizadas en español.

  • Thursdays 12noon – 13pm         Gorka Diaz
  • 6 sessions from 22 April        £42/ £26       SCF  : Online         MAX 6

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Descubriendo España a través de Ernest Hemingway

Este curso es una oportunidad para descubrir y disfrutar algunas de las historias cortas y novelas que Hemingway escribió sobre España y sus tradiciones.

Thursdays  12.45pm – 14.45pm    Gorka Diaz

  • 4 sessions 10 June    £56 / £34          SDEH     & Stoke Lodge           MAX 6 

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SPANISH ON SATURDAYS

Dia sobre Colombia   –   en español

Un día para hablar de diferentes aspectos de Colombia: geografía, historia, gastronomía, lengua, cultura, a la vez de practicar tu español y pasar un buen momento.

Saturday 1pm – 4pm        Julian Segura

  • 1 session  8 May   £24/ £16       SDDC : Online         MAX 8

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COURSES ALREADY STARTED

Spanish Level 1 D

These courses are suitable for students who have completed beginners’ Level 1 A and B courses or have studied Spanish to some extent in the past.

Mondays 12.45pm to 2.45pm  Gorka Diaz                                                    

  • 16 sessions 1 February    £224 / £134        LS2 : Stoke Lodge

Wednesdays 10.15am to 12.15pm  Luz Lecomte

  • 16 sessions  3 February             £224 / £134    LS3 : Stoke Lodge  

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Spanish Level 2 B

These courses at lower intermediate level are suitable for students who have completed courses at Level 1, and have a good basic understanding of the language.

Tuesdays 12.45pm to 2.45pm  Luz  Lecomte

  • 16 sessions   2 February  £224 / £134       LS4 : Stoke Lodge

Tuesdays 1pm to 3pm  Julian Segura

  • 16 sessions 2 February   £224 / £134        LS5Online       

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Spanish Level 2 D

These courses at intermediate level are suitable for students who are reasonably competent in the language.

Mondays 10am to 12noon  Luz Lecomte

  • 16 sessions 1 February £224 / £134           LS6 : Online 

or

Tuesdays 10.15am to 12.15pm  Luz  Lecomte

  • 16 sessions 2 February     £224 / £134           LS7Stoke Lodge

or

Tuesdays 10am to 12noon  Julián Segura

  • 16 sessions  2 February    £224 / £134           LS8 : Online

or

Thursdays 10am to 12noon  Julián Segura

  • 16 sessions 4 February        £224/ £134     LS9 : Online

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Spanish Level 3 B 

Éste curso de conversación es para aquellos que han estudiado español y dominan la lengua con confianza. Utilizamos una metodología comunicativa y temas de actualidad e interesantes sobre Latino América y España. Usamos un libro de nivel B2

Tuesdays 7pm to 9pm  Julián Segura

  • 16 sessions 2 February    £224 / £134    LS10 : Online  

Wednesdays 10am to 12noon  Julián Segura

  • 16 sessions 3 February   £224 / £134    LS11 : Online 

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Spanish Level 3 D -Conversation

Este curso ofrece la oportunidad de practicar español en grupo discutiendo temas de actualidad, literatura española, cultura y costumbres de España y America Latina,  y aprendiendo nuevas  expresiones y vocabulario. También habrá repaso de gramática.

Thursdays 7pm to 9pm  Caroline Davenport

  • 16 sessions 4 February    £224 / £134    LS12 : Online    

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Spanish Level 3 C – Advanced Conversation 

Si hablas español con soltura éste curso de conversación avanzado te ofrece la oportunidad de mantenerlo y mejorarlo discutiendo temas de actualidad, películas, literatura española, cultura y costumbres de España.

Wednesdays 10am to 12noon  Mariví O’Leary 

  • 16 sessions 3  February        £224 / £134     LS13 : Online 
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