Spanish

Spanish FlagWith 483 million native speakers, Spanish is the second most used language internationally, after English, and is second only to Mandarin in global native speakers. Today native Spanish speakers make up 7.6% of the entire population of the world!

It is an official language in 21 countries: pretty much everywhere from Mexico to Patagonia, except Brazil, one African country (Equatorial Guinea), and it is also spoken in the Philippines. In total 580 million people speak Spanish worldwide, including 75 million speakers with limited competence and 22 million of learners. More than 50 million people in the USA speak Spanish as a first or second language and it's also quite popular in Spain too!

Spanish is studied as a foreign language by 22 million students worldwide and it is highly regarded by employers.

Spanish Beginners (Level 1)

This is for you if you have no prior knowledge of Spanish (or so little that you effectively want to start again from scratch). You will learn basic skills to enable you to make yourself understood and to find out information in everyday situations.

Key information

  • Session information: Monday evenings 6-8pm.
  • Timeline: Started  January 2021 - running until  June 2021.
  • Term 2: 26th April - 28th June 2021.
  • Fees: Term 2 £105. 

How to apply

Spanish Beginners Fast Track

Key Information

  • Session information: Saturdays 10 am - 2.30 pm
  • Timeline: Starting 8 May 2021 - running until 10 July 2021
  • Fees: Full course 10 weeks - £210 (60 learning hours)

How to apply

Spanish Post-beginners (Level 2)

You can already manage in everyday situations using the present tense. You have reached level A1 in the ELP self-assessment grid and/or completed the Beginners (level 1) Course.

Key information

  • Session information: TBC
  • Timeline: TBC
  • Term 1: 10 weeks: TBC
  • Fees: Term 1 - £105. Term 2 £105. Full Course £210.

How to apply

Spanish Post-beginners Fast Track 

Key information

  • Session information: Saturdays 10am-2.30pm
  • Timeline: 8 May - 10 July 2021
  • Fees: £210 - Full course

How to apply

Spanish Intermediate (Level 3)

You have reached the A2 level in the ELP self-assessment grid (equivalent to a good grade at GSCE) and/or completed the Post-Beginners (level 2) Course.

Key Information

  • Session information: New Wednesdays 3-5pm
  • Timeline: Starting 20 January 2021 - running until 7 July 2021
  • Term 1: 10 weeks 20 January - 24 March.  Term 2: 5 May - 7 July
  • Fees: Term 1 - £105. Term 2 £105. Full Course £210.
  • Session information: October courses - Wednesdays 6-8pm
  • Started October 2020 until 24 March
  • Term 2: 20 January - 24 March 2021
  • Fees: Term 2 £105.

How to apply

Spanish Intermediate Fast Track

Key Information

  • Session information: TBC
  • Timeline: Term 1: TBC
  • Fees: TBC

How to apply

Spanish Upper-intermediate (Level 4)

You have reached the first half of the B1 level in the ELP self-assessment grid (equivalent to an A-Level grade F to C) and/or completed the Intermediate (level 3) course.

Key Information 

  • Session information: Wednesdays 6-8pm
  • Timeline: Starting 28 April 2021 -  running until September 2021
  • Term 1: 28 April - 30 June 2021. 
  • Fees: Term 1 - £120. Term 2 - £120. Full Course: £240

How to apply

Spanish Upper-intermediate Fast Track

Key Information

  • Session information: TBC
  • Timeline: TBC
  • Fees: TBC

How to apply

Spanish Advanced (Level 5)

This course will combine two levels together - Advanced and Post Advanced. 

You have either reached the full B1 level in the ELP self-assessment grid (equivalent to an A-Level grade A or B) and/or completed the Upper-intermediate (level 4) course.or you at the first half of the B2 level on the ELP self-assessment grid and/or previously taken an Advanced (level 5) course.

Key Information

  • Session information: Thursdays 6-8pm
  • Timeline: Started October 2020 - running until 25 March 2021
  • Term 2: 21 January - 25 March 2021.
  • Fees: Term 2 - £120.

How to apply

Spanish Advanced Fast Track

Key Information

  • Session information: TBC 
  • Timeline: TBC
  • Fees: TBC

How to apply

Spanish Post-advanced (Level 6)

This course will combine two levels together - Advanced and Post Advanced. 

You have either reached the full B1 level in the ELP self-assessment grid (equivalent to an A-Level grade A or B) and/or completed the Upper-intermediate (level 4) course.or you at the first half of the B2 level on the ELP self-assessment grid and/or previously taken an Advanced (level 5) course.

Key Information

  • Session information: October course - Thursdays 6-8pm
  • Timeline: Started October 2020 - running until 25 March 2021
  • Term 2: 21 January - 25 March 2021.
  • Fees: Term 2 £120. 

How to apply

Spanish Proficiency (Level 7)

This course will combine two levels: the Proficiency and the Proficiency Plus. You have reached the full level B2 or be at a C1/C2 level on the ELP self-assessment grid.

Key Information

  • Session information: October course - Tuesdays 6-8pm
  • Timeline: Started October 2020 - running until 23 March 2021
  • Term 2: 19 January - 23 March 2021.
  • Fees: Term 2 £120. .

How to apply

Spanish Proficiency Plus (Level 8)

This course will combine two levels: the Proficiency and the Proficiency Plus. You have reached the full level B2 or be at a C1/C2 level on the ELP self-assessment grid.

Key Information

  • Session information: October course - Tuesdays 6-8pm
  • Timeline: Started October 2020 - running until 23 March 2021
  • Term 2: 19 January - 23 March 2021.
  • Fees: Term 2 £120.

How to apply

Spanish Conversational

You have achieved a proficient, or higher, level (B2, C1 or C2) of Spanish and now you would like to practise the language through interactive activities such as conversation practice, role playing, debates and negotiations. The main idea of a conversational course is to promote communication, pronunciation, vocabulary development and group discussion skills while focusing on current events and cultural topics in contemporary Spain and Latin America.

  • Session information: TBC 
  • Timeline: TBC
  • Fees: TBC

How to apply