Stratford’s home study course is an ideal way to learn Spanish language skills that can help you communicate with thousands of people around the world.
Learning the Spanish language can also give you the competitive edge in the job market. Whether you are working toward a new career or want to advance in your current career, Stratford’s course can help you get the Spanish language skills you need for success.
Students will be introduced to general Spanish vocabulary starting with words used in everyday life. By using an audio CD and performing various exercises, students begin learning the language through reading, writing, and listening.
Real World Spanish: Spanish in Everyday Life
Students continue to build their vocabulary in this module by studying the use of Spanish in daily contexts. Throughout the course, students become more immersed in the language by reading and listening to words and sentences and completing short written exercises relating to the following situations:
• Filling Out Simple Forms
• Around the Home
• The Neighborhood Community
• Finding a Job
• At Work
• The Doctor’s Office
More Spanish in Everyday Life
The emphasis remains on the building of vocabulary, reading skills, and listening skills in daily contexts, including:
• Work and Occupations
• Special Occasions
• Talking about Food
• Signs in Everyday Life
• Technology and Science
• Talking about Weather and Seasons
• Interacting with Others
• Sports and Games
• Fun and Relaxation
• Talking about Travel and Geography
Self-Study Approach to Learning Spanish
In the final module, students learn Spanish grammar while continuing to build their vocabulary. Lessons include verbs and tenses, pronouns, prepositions, comparisons, and many other building blocks of language.
Emphasis is placed on listening skills and on written and oral communication developed through drills, exercises, and pronunciation lessons. This module includes four audio CDs: two CDs contain the dialogues and exercises presented in the texts, one CD presents vocabulary and pronunciation exercises, and a final CD contains a story and other practice materials.
This educational program is an introductory course designed to help students gain knowledge necessary for the vocational application of this subject.
We take great pride in providing you with the most up-to-date textbooks and equipment. One or more of the above-mentioned subjects may, therefore, change if updating becomes necessary during the course of your studies. The order in which the course material is presented may vary.