Español Para Extranjeros Beginner 1y 2Cancun Spanish Language Institute
We are committed to providing our students with a quality learning experience in a friendly, fun, and student-oriented environment. Our teaching philosophy focuses on real communication in a non-threatening environment.
All instructors are Mexican natives, experienced Spanish teachers, and hold university degrees. Class sizes are small, with no more than 8 students per class and an average of 2-3 students per class.
Our curriculum has been developed following the Standards for Foreign Language Learning developed by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL).
Beginner 1: 3 hours per day, Monday - Friday
If you take Beginner 1 for just one week, you will know enough Spanish for "survival" situations for travelers. A student entering at this level has little or no knowledge of the language or knows only a few basic words and phrases. After completing this level, a student should be able to communicate using simple basic structures and a limited vocabulary in everyday situations. Topics: Basic vocabulary and phrases. Gender and number of nouns, adjectives. Definite and indefinite articles. Regular and irregular verbs in the present tense. Direct pronouns. Simple future tense. Speaking, pronunciation, and vocabulary will be emphasized.
Beginner 2: 3 hours per day, Monday-Friday
Students entering at this level should be able to communicate using simple basic structures and a limited vocabulary in everyday situations, and understand some conversational language. Intended for those who have completed Beginner I or have a basic vocabulary, knowledge of basic grammar, and knowledge of conjugating verbs in the present tense. After completing this level, a student should be able to take part in a variety of simple conversational subjects using basic structures and vocabulary with acceptable accuracy and understand simple conversations when conducted slowly and clearly. Topics: More irregular verbs in the present tense. Reflexive verbs. Gerunds. The imperative and past tenses will be introduced. Direct and indirect object pronouns. Speaking, pronunciation, and vocabulary will be emphasized.