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

  • Course: Mondays 6-8pm
    Delivery: On-campus (face-to-face)
    Timeline: Starts 11 October 2021 – Ends 21 March 2022
    Lengths: 20 weeks (60 learning hours)
    Fees: £210 (payable in two termly instalments)
  • Course: Tuesdays 5-7pm
    Delivery: On-campus (face-to-face)
    Timeline: Starts 12 October 2021 – Ends 22 March 2022
    Lengths: 20 weeks (60 learning hours)
    Fees: £210 (payable in two termly instalments)
  • Course: Tuesdays 6-8pm
    Delivery: ONLINE
    Timeline: Starts 12 October 2021 – Ends 22 March 2022
    Lengths: 20 weeks (60 learning hours)
    Fees: £210 (payable in two termly instalments)
  • Course: Thursdays 6-8pm
    Delivery: Online
    Timeline: Starts 14 October 2021 - Ends 24 March 2022
    Lengths: 20 weeks (60 learning hours)
    Fees: £210 (payable in two termly instalments)

How to apply

Spanish Beginners Fast Track

Key information

  • Course: Saturdays 10am - 2.30pm
    Delivery: On-Campus
    Timeline: Starts 16 October 2021 - Ends 18 December 2021
    Lengths: 10 weeks (60 learning hours)
    Fees: £210

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

  • Course: Tuesdays 6-8pm
    Delivery: On-campus (face-to-face)
    Timeline: Starts 19 October 2021 – Ends 22 March 2022
    Length: 20 weeks (60 learning hours)
    Fees: £210 (payable in two termly instalments)
  • Course: Tuesdays 6-8pm
    Delivery: Online
    Timeline: Starts 12 October 2021 - Ends 22 March 2022
    Length: 20 weeks (60 learning hours)
    Fees: £210 (payable in two termly instalments)

How to apply

Spanish Post-beginners Fast Track 

Key information

  • Course: Saturdays 10am - 2.30pm
    Delivery: On-Campus
    Timeline: Starts 16 October 2021 - Ends 18 December 2021
    Length: 10 weeks (60 learning hours)
    Fees: £210

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

  • Course: Wednesdays 5-7pm
    Delivery: Online
    Timeline: Starts 20 October 2021 - Ends 23 March 2022
    Length: 20 weeks (60 learning hours)
    Fees: £210 (payable in two termly instalments)
  • Course: Wednesdays 6-8pm
    Delivery: On-campus (face-to-face)
    Timeline: Starts 13 October 2021 – Ends 23 March 2022
    Length: 20 weeks (60 learning hours)
    Fees: £210 (payable in two termly instalments)

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 

  • Course: Thursdays 6-8pm
    Delivery: On-campus (face-to-face)
    Timeline: Starts 14 October 2021 - Ends 24 March 2022
    Lengths: 20 weeks (60 learning hours)
    Fees: £240 (payable in two termly instalments)
  • Course: Thursdays 6-8pm
    Delivery: ONLINE
    Timeline: Starts 14 October 2021 - Ends 24 March 2022
    Lengths: 20 weeks (60 learning hours)
    Fees: £240 (payable in two termly instalments)

How to apply

Spanish Advanced (Level 5)

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.

Key information

  • Course: Wednesdays 7-9pm
    Delivery: Online
    Timeline: Starts 13 October 2021 - Ends 23 March 2022
    Lengths: 20 weeks (60 learning hours)
    Fees: £240 (payable in two termly instalments)

How to apply

Spanish Post-advanced (Level 6)

You have either reached the first half of the B2 level on the ELP self-assessment grid and/or previously taken an Advanced (level 5) course.

Key information

  • Course: Tuesdays 7-9pm
    Delivery: On-campus (face-to-face)
    Timeline: Starts 13 October 2021 - Ends 23 March 2022
    Lengths: 20 weeks (60 learning hours)
    Fees: £240 (payable in two termly instalments)
  • Course: Tuesdays 7-9pm
    Delivery: ONLINE
    Timeline: Starts 13 October 2021 - Ends 23 March 2022
    Lengths: 20 weeks (60 learning hours)
    Fees: £240 (payable in two termly instalments)

How to apply

Spanish Proficiency (Level 7)

You have reached the full level B2 on the ELP self-assessment grid.

Key information

  • Course: Thursdays 5-7pm
    Delivery: On-campus (face-to-face)
    Timeline: Starts 14 October 2021 - Ends 24 March 2022
    Lengths: 20 weeks (60 learning hours)
    Fees: £240 (payable in two termly instalments)
  • Course: Thursdays 5-7pm
    Delivery: ONLINE
    Timeline: Starts 14 October 2021 - Ends 24 March 2022
    Lengths: 20 weeks (60 learning hours)
    Fees: £240 (payable in two termly instalments)

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

  • Course: Thursday 7-9pm
    Delivery: On-campus (face-to-face)
    Timeline: Starts 14 October 2021 – Ends 24 March 2022
    Lengths: 20 weeks (60 learning hours)
    Fees: £240 (payable in two termly instalments)
  • Course: Thursdays 7-9pm
    Delivery: ONLINE
    Timeline: Starts 14 October 2021 – Ends 24 March 2022
    Lengths: 20 weeks (60 learning hours)
    Fees: £240 (payable in two termly instalments)

How to apply