Spanish for Pre-Teens and Teenagers 9 – 16 years old. Pupils learn the language in a welcoming environment, conducive to learning.
The lessons are carried out in the Spanish language, using materials and books containing contemporary topics, relevant to pupils’ ages.
The books we use all come with digital material, accessible both at the school and at home through a secure online platform, safe for use by young learners and teenagers alike. Its content includes an online workbook, educational games, extra activities for additional practice, online tests and many more.
Our programme aims to:
- enrich the learners’ vocabulary
- improve their written and oral communication
- offer a deep understanding of the language
- strengthen learners’ self-confidence
- enrich their general knowledge through specially designed CLIL (Content & Language Integrated Learning) content, based on real life and the real world
- familiarise learners’ with science through inquiry-based learning using STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) in Spanish
- develop presentation and public speaking skills (Presentation & Debate Skills) through Projects
Exam Preparation Courses for the DELE examinations of Instituto Cervantes.
Pupils at Rethink Education can attend exam preparation courses for the DELE (Diplomas de Español como Lengua Extranjera) administered by the Instituto Cervantes.
The Spanish Exam preparation courses are for learners who wish:
- To certify their knowledge in Spanish for basic, every day use (DELE A1 & A2)
- To certify their ability to communicate both in spoken and written Spanish in a wide range of topics (DELE B1 & B2)
- To certify their advanced knowledge in Spanish and their ability to communicate both in spoken and written Spanish in abstract and scientific topics (DELE C1 & C2)
All Exam Prep students are highly trained to acquire the necessary language skills needs to succeed in the exams by receiving on-going feedback and advice from our experienced Spanish teachers.
Along with their experience, we make sure that our teaching staff:
- Have an extensive knowledge of language certifications and exam prep skills
- Have excellent knowledge of the Spanish Culture
- Have taught Spanish abroad and they speak other languages
This preparatory course is for students who wish to take the Greek University Entry Exams (Pan-Hellenic Exams) in the Spanish subject and need to improve their level of Spanish, become familiar with the exam content and format and to strengthen the techniques and skills needed for their success.
A minimum B1 level of Spanish in the Common European Framework of Languages is prerequisite in order to attend this course.
Learners at Rethink Education can enroll in short-term courses (either combined with a standard language course or as standalone courses), which cover separately basic skills in the language.
The language skills courses aim at further development and improvement of specific skills, using authentic materials, dependent on the pupils’ learning needs.
Learners can choose one or more of the following Language Skills Courses:
Speaking Booster Class
This course is ideal for learners who would like to practise and develop their speaking skills in realistic situations, using authentic material on topics appropriate for their age.
At exam prep level, students can further familiarise themselves with the format of the speaking exams and practise using the techniques they have acquired through simulation of the speaking examination.
Listening Booster Class
The course’s primary focus in to develop learners listening comprehension skills as well as to help them acquire those skills needed both in real-life and during the listening part of language examinations.
Writing Booster Class
This course improves students’ writing performance through a topic-based and task-based approach. The use of engaging topics motivates learners to brainstorm ideas and critically consider their arguments, before putting them in writing. The course aims to review various writing types and offer techniques to improve their writing skills.
At exam level, learners are further familiarised with the writing tasks asked at language examinations and apply the techniques taught through exam writing simulation.
Reading Booster Class
An ideal course for improving reading comprehension skills. Learners are presented with a wide variety of text types, through which they improve their reading comprehension and they acquire the ability to recognise different text types, such as journals, scientific articles, newspaper articles, as well as various literary genres. Throughout this course, learners consider the use of each type of reading text in everyday life and how they can best understand it.
At exam level, learners are further familiarised with exam-type reading comprehension tasks and they apply the techniques taught in exam simulation reading comprehension tasks.
Spanish for Juniors & Teens
Choose one of our Spanish courses for Juniors or Teens for your child and give them the necessary qualifications for a world full of opportunities.
By learning Spanish, one of the world’s most spoken languages, your child will gain valuable skills from an early age, as they will be able to communicate in one of the most beautiful languages spoken among millions of people all over the world.
More and more parents choose Spanish as a second or foreign language for their children, recognising the benefits that children can gain by learning one of the most important languages from an early age.
Please contact us for more information.