Spanish Virtual Lessons

Course content

Identity and culture

  • Personality and appearance changes
  • My relationships with family and friends
  • What makes a good friend?
  • Who are your role models?
  • Long-term relationships and marriage
  • My ideal partner

Free time at home

  • How I use technology
  • Social media: good or bad?
  • Staying safe online
  • What films and TV shows do you like?
  • A film or TV show I saw recently
  • What kind of music do you listen to?
  • Music appreciation: why I like certain songs
  • Music in the Hispanic world
  • Do you play an instrument?
  • My reading habits
  • What I read recently

Free time out and about

  • My hobbies and interests
  • What I do with friends
  • Functional language lesson: Making requests
  • Invitations and excuses
  • A recent shopping trip
  • Sport and physical activity
  • Extreme sports

Customs and festivals in Spanish speaking countries/communities

  • Celebrating Christmas in Spanish-speaking countries
  • Celebrating Easter in Spanish-speaking countries
  • The festivals of Spanish-speaking countries
  • Sports events in Spanish-speaking countries
  • Celebrating New Year's Eve in Spanish-speaking countries

Home, town and neighbourhood

  • Helping out at home
  • Describing my house
  • Things to see in my town
  • Activities where I live
  • Improvements in my area
  • My town: past and present
  • What I think about my neighbourhood

Social issues

  • My food diary
  • Buying food at the market
  • Smoking and alcohol use among young people
  • How to stay fit and healthy
  • Social issues: racism and inequality
  • Social issues: voluntary work
  • Social Issues: poverty and homelessness

Global issues

  • Renewable and non-renewable energy
  • Helping the environment
  • Los Amigos de la Tierra
  • Weather in my local area
  • Functional Language: writing letters to persuade

Travel and tourism

  • Where I usually go on holiday
  • Travel and accommodation
  • Functional language lesson: making reservations
  • The benefits of language learning
  • Describing a disastrous holiday
  • My ideal holiday
  • A future school trip
  • Asking for and giving directions

Current and future study and employment

  • A typical day at school
  • School rules
  • School uniform: for or against?
  • What I'd change about my school
  • Discussing my future plans: work vs further education
  • Comparing the education system in Spain to the UK
  • Jobs and Responsibilities
  • Describing part-time work
  • An interview for a summer job