Learn Spanish for Beginners - Part 1 St George & Sutherland Community College

Learn Spanish for Beginners - Part 1

There is no doubt, Spanish is one of the most important languages in the world, and its importance is bound to increase even further. Globalization of the economy, international travel and the growing Hispanic population in many areas make speaking Spanish a necessity.

The Beginners course has been designed to teach students to use and understand familiar Spanish expressions and simple phrases to satisfy basic needs. SGSCC Beginners Language courses are Entry Level, meaning no prior knowledge is required.

Course Outline:

Part 1

  • The Alphabet.
  • An understanding of grammar rules, including structure of sentences and phrases.
  • Use of Ser and Estar.
  • How to greet people and introduce yourself to a group.
  • Numbers and money.
  • How to tell the time.
  • Days of the week, months of the year and colours.
  • A basic understanding of Spanish culture and lifestyle.


  • You will be advised on what book to purchase for this course at your first session
  • Pen and paper

About our Tutors:

Lourdes – Lourdes has been a tutor with SGSCC for over 20 years. She is a qualified Spanish teacher who keeps her skills up to date by attending different courses.
She has self-published her Spanish for Travellers book which is used in the travellers course she designed.

Her courses are very popular because of the variety of resources she uses. She is proud of her loyal student base with many re-enrolling in her classes, term after term, year after year. She believes to have the best job in the world because it allows her not only to impart the knowledge of her native language, but also to instill an interest for her culture.

Josie – Teaching Spanish with SGSCC for more than 25 years I have enjoyed the variety of classes on offer and levels of learning that have been available throughout my time. I look forward to meeting new students and teaching into the future with SGSCC.

Cristina – I have taught Spanish at the College since 2002. My career objective is to be able to help people of all ages, develop the knowledge of Spanish as a second language. With my passion for teaching and in-depth knowledge of grammar and communication skills, I am committed to working with students to develop their passion for all things Spanish. In the year 2001, I received a Teachers' award for excellence from the NSW Federation of Community Language Schools.

Other Information:

  • To ensure resources are ready for you at the start of your course, we ask you ideally enrol at least one week before the course commences.
  • All courses need a minimum number of students to run ("we try our hardest to get those") . If your course does not have enough students it will be cancelled before the commencement and you will be informed.

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.