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Spanish Level 1 (Beginner Level 9-13 Years Old)

In this ongoing course, students meet 40 minutes 3 times a week to learn Spanish, providing structure and various activities to engage students. Great to increase and review vocabulary by putting it into practice.
Paola Ramirez
172 total reviews for this teacher
85 reviews for this class
Completed by 655 learners
40 minutes
per class
3x per week
every week
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does an β€œOngoing” course work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

How Outschool Works

Available Times

Pacific Time
πŸ”₯ This class is in high demand! 1 of 6 classes have sold out.

Next on Tue Aug 9

Meets 3x per week
Mo, We, Fr
1am - 1:40am
Outside 6am-10pm in your local time.
Only one spot remaining

Next on Tue Aug 9

Meets 3x per week
Tu, We, Fr
2pm - 2:40pm
Only 2 spots remaining

Next on Tue Aug 9

Meets 3x per week
Tu, Th, Mo
9pm - 9:40pm
Only one spot remaining

Next on Mon Aug 29

Meets 3x per week
Mo, We, Th
7pm - 7:40pm
Only 3 spots remaining

Next on Wed Aug 31

Meets 3x per week
Tu, Th, Fr
12am - 12:40am
Outside 6am-10pm in your local time.
4 learners enrolled
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Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
According to the global scale, there are three levels:
A (beginner-basic)
B (intermediate-independent) 
C (advanced-proficient). 

Each level has subdivisions:
A1.1 Spanish 1
A1.2 Spanish 2

A2.1 Spanish 3
A2.2 Spanish 4

The Spanish 1 curriculum that we will cover in this course corresponds to Level A1.1 of the global scale.

Global Scale
Can understand with ease virtually everything heard or read. Can summarise information from different spoken and written sources, reconstructing arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation. Can express him/herself spontaneously, very fluently, and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in more complex situations.
Can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognize implicit meaning. Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic, and professional purposes. Can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organizational patterns, connectors, and cohesive devices.
Can understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialization. Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. Can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.
Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. Can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst traveling in an area where the language is spoken. Can produce simple connected text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest. Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes & ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.
Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment). Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment, and matters in areas of immediate need.
Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type. Can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows, and things he/she has. Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.
Homework will be posted in the classroom. Teacher shares links with assignments with interactive activities that students complete on any device and internet connection. On the other hand, printable activities can be shared in the form of PDF and printed.
Notebook and pencil.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
2 hours per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Notebook and pencil case. In every class, students need to write down the new vocabulary. Sometimes learners draw following Spanish directions to work on their listening skills.


Paola Ramirez
Lives in the United States
Spanish Instructor
172 total reviews
152 completed classes

About Me

I was born and raised in Mexico, where I became a corporate lawyer. When my family and I moved to the United States, I decided to teach Spanish as a second language. Then, I completed my master's degree in Education and Cognitive development. 

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