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Spanish Food and Culture

Course Title:

Spanish Food and Culture

Course Number:

CZNO G11149


Distance Learning Course

Learning Area:



Level 1 (Mixed)


Flor Moraga

Start Date:

19 April 2021

End Date:

05 July 2021

Session Time(s):

Monday between 18:30 and 20:00

Total Sessions:


Total Hours:


Class Size:

Between 12 and 13 learners.


NOTE: This course has already started.

Course Information

This is an online course taught via Zoom

What will I be learning?

You will learn about Spanish culture, its Fiestas, and how food and culture are related. We will explore different regions of Spain and its customs, for example

  • The North of Spain; Galicia and Asturias
  • South of Spain, Andalucía
  • You will tell us about your experiences with Spanish Culture, if any
  • You will learn some food names, basic recipes in Spanish, and basic Spanish phrases to get around.
  • You will learn and find out about different Fiestas/celebrations, etc. 

Does the course lead to a qualification?

No, this is a leisure course

Who is the course for?

This course is for anyone who is interested in learning about Spain, its culture and its customs. Or for anyone wishing to spend holidays in Spain and be able to, for example, recognise and understand different names of foods on a menu, in a market, etc. 

You don’t need to speak Spanish to enrol in this course.

What do I need?

The classes are online via Zoom; therefore, you need access to 

  • the Internet
  • a computer with a camera or a tablet, with connection to the internet.
  • an email address
  • a small Spanish-English dictionary

Are there any additional costs?


How will I know how I am progressing during the course?

At DALS, we use an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) to set and review targets and provide feedback, enabling continual reflection and evaluation throughout the course. Learners will also receive verbal and/or written feedback on marked work. Learners will use their ILP to help track and monitor their own progress towards set goals, to support personal development and achievement.

There is no formal exam, although there is continual evaluation throughout the course.

Can I have help in the class?

At enrolment, it is important that you tell us if you have a learning difficulty or disability and require support. Learners declaring a support need will be referred for an assessment. If an enhanced support need is confirmed, a Support Package will be offered, to assist your progress in your learning and development, specific to your assessed needs.

How is this course supported by DerbyLearn?

DerbyLearn is a learning platform that supports and complements most classes. To find out more, please go to and sign up, it's free and well worth a look!

Progression within DALS

  • After completing a Beginners course, you can progress to an Intermediate level, and from here to an Advanced Spanish level.   

On completion of this course, you could progress to:

A Spanish Beginners class.

Health and Wellbeing

The slogan you see on our brochures and leaflets is:   meet  enjoy  learn  achieve .

This is because we believe that taking part in adult and community learning can open the door to new friendships, give you something enjoyable and worthwhile to do with your time, enable you to learn something new and give you a sense of achievement.  That's got to make you feel good!

Volunteering opportunities

We have a number of rewarding volunteering opportunities both within DALS and with other organisations.  These can offer you a number of benefits, including the ability to enhance your employment prospects, and the ability to learn whilst supporting others.  If you are interested in finding out more about volunteering opportunities, please contact You can also find information on volunteering opportunities on our noticeboards and website.

Venue Information

Distance Learning Course


Derby Adult Learning Service, Online Learning Course, DE0 0NA


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