Spanish courses

TaalTaal offers quality Spanish courses on several levels. Our groups are small and dynamic, so you will have lots of personal attention and guidance.

The new season starts in the week of 22 January 2018 and consists of 11 lessons of 90 minutes.

It is possible to sign up for a course that is already running. Please take into account about 2.5 hours of self-study next to the regular courses.

You are welcome to also come to the informal sessions every Thursday evening under the new All-You-Can-Talk program. Practise your Spanish to the point of perfection!

Are you interested in signing up? Please use the sign up buttons located under each course description. If you have any questions, you're welcome to call us, send an e-mail or use the contact form.

NOTE: if you prefer all instruction and lesson materials to be in English, you can sign up for the "Spanish/EN" courses, which may be beneficial for beginner levels.

Please note: private lessons and intensive courses can be started at any time.

Course overview

Be sure to also attend the informal practise sessions! Make your course even more effective! (more information)

week commencing 22 January

Spanish Básico 1 (A0+)

€238

Result after the course:  You know how to pronounce Spanish words and you've learned basic grammar rules such as personal pronouns, adjectives and regular and some irregular verbs. You are able to have short conversations in Spanish and you can read short texts and answer questions about the content.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Monday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs or Wednesday between 10:00 and 11:30 hrs or Thursday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs

Optional: Extra practise sessions once a week between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (part of the All-You-Can-Talk program aimed at practise making perfect!)

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Con Gusto 1 Tekstboek €35.00

(ISBN: 9789462934474)

Con Gusto 1 Werkboek €35.00

(ISBN: 9789460301223)

week commencing 22 January

Spanish Básico 2 (A0/A1)

€238

Result after the course:  You know more (ir)regular verbs and can make sentences in the past participle. You can ask the way, make inquiries about public transport, order food and drinks in a restaurant and tell the time. During the course you've practised listening to spanish texts, so you understand what native speakers are saying. You are able to do a short speech on a familiar topic.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Monday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs or Tuesday between 10:00 and 11:30 hrs or Thursday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs

Optional: Extra practise sessions once a week between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (part of the All-You-Can-Talk program aimed at practise making perfect!)

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Con Gusto 1 Tekstboek €35.00

(ISBN: 9789462934474)

Con Gusto 1 Werkboek €35.00

(ISBN: 9789460301223)

week commencing 22 January

Spanish Básico 3 (A1)

€238

Result after the course:  You have a larger vocabulary, which enables you to ask more complex questions. You've been introduced to comparatives and prepositions and you know the Gerundio and Futuro. You're able to talk about your family as well as your activities and plans for the future. You've also been introduced to all forms of the past tense.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Wednesday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs

Optional: Extra practise sessions once a week between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (part of the All-You-Can-Talk program aimed at practise making perfect!)

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Con Gusto 1 Tekstboek €35.00

(ISBN: 9789462934474)

Con Gusto 1 Werkboek €35.00

(ISBN: 9789460301223)

week commencing 22 January

Spanish Intermedio 1 (A1+)

€238

Result after the course:  Your Spanish vocabulary is larger which makes it easier for you to start a conversation in Spanish. You can write short letters and read articles in Spanish magazines and newspapers.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Monday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs or Friday between 10:00 and 11:30 hrs

Optional: Extra practise sessions once a week between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (part of the All-You-Can-Talk program aimed at practise making perfect!)

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Con Gusto 2 Tekstboek €38.00

(ISBN: 9789460301247)

Con Gusto 2 Werkboek €35.00

(ISBN: 9789460301254)

week commencing 22 January

Spanish Intermedio 2 (A1/A2)

€238

Result after the course:  You will be familiar with all past tenses and will understand the basis of the Subjuntivo. You can hold a speech about a self chosen subject and participate in theme related discussions. You can read and understand Spanish and South American texts. You will have a better knowledge of grammar and possess a larger vocabulary.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Friday between 10:00 and 11:30 hrs

Optional: Extra practise sessions once a week between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (part of the All-You-Can-Talk program aimed at practise making perfect!)

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Con Gusto 2 Tekstboek €38.00

(ISBN: 9789460301247)

Con Gusto 2 Werkboek €35.00

(ISBN: 9789460301254)

week commencing 22 January

Spanish Intermedio 3 (A2)

€238

Result after the course:  You can participate fully in thematical discussions about several subjects in Spanish. You are able to formulate questions about texts and to voice your opinion. Your listening skills have improved. Your vocabulary has broadened and you speak much more freely. You can participate in a group discussion and make yourself understood.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Tuesday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs

Optional: Extra practise sessions once a week between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (part of the All-You-Can-Talk program aimed at practise making perfect!)

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Con Gusto 2 Tekstboek €38.00

(ISBN: 9789460301247)

Con Gusto 2 Werkboek €35.00

(ISBN: 9789460301254)

week commencing 22 January

Spanish Avanzado 1 (A2+)

€238

Result after the course:  You can understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in your field of specialisation. You can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. You can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.You learn the Subjuntivo.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Thursday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs

Optional: Extra practise sessions once a week between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (part of the All-You-Can-Talk program aimed at practise making perfect!)

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Con Gusto 3 Tekstboek + werkboek €46.00

(ISBN: 9789460301278)

week commencing 22 January

Spanish Avanzado 2 (A2/B1)

€238

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Wednesday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs

Optional: Extra practise sessions once a week between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (part of the All-You-Can-Talk program aimed at practise making perfect!)

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Con Gusto 3 Tekstboek + werkboek €46.00

(ISBN: 9789460301278)

week commencing 22 January

Spanish Avanzado 3 (B1)

€238

Result after the course:  You have greatly improved your Spanish level and may soon be mistaken for a native speaker!

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Tuesday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs

Optional: Extra practise sessions once a week between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (part of the All-You-Can-Talk program aimed at practise making perfect!)

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Con Gusto 3 Tekstboek + werkboek €46.00

(ISBN: 9789460301278)

week commencing 22 January

Spanish Superior 1 (B1+)

€238

Result after the course:  You have greatly improved your Spanish level and may soon be mistaken for a native speaker! Given the already established structure, attention is given to a much broader range of topics, both verbal and written, where the teacher will casually find and correct many of the smaller lingering errors. Preferably, we will incorporate as many of your practical needs and wishes so that you will soon be able to demonstrate your proficiency to colleagues, family and friends!

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Tuesday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs

Optional: Extra practise sessions once a week between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (part of the All-You-Can-Talk program aimed at practise making perfect!)

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Nuevo español en marcha - Nivel B2 4 €26.00

(ISBN: 9789462934047)

Nuevo español en marcha - Nivel B2 4 (WB) €13.00

(ISBN: 9789462934054)

week commencing 22 January

Spanish Superior 2 (B1-B2)

€238

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Tuesday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs

Optional: Extra practise sessions once a week between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (part of the All-You-Can-Talk program aimed at practise making perfect!)

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Nuevo español en marcha - Nivel B2 4 €26.00

(ISBN: 9789462934047)

Nuevo español en marcha - Nivel B2 4 (WB) €13.00

(ISBN: 9789462934054)

week commencing 22 January

Spanish Language and Culture (C1)

€238

Description:  Este curso está dirigido a estudiantes que quieran perfeccionar su nivel de español y conocer los rasgos culturales hispanoamericanos. Las clases son participativas y están orientadas a la práctica de la gramática, la ampliación del vocabulario y el desarrollo de las habilidades orales y escritas. Las mismas permitirán a los estudiantes conocer y comprender el modo de vida, las costumbres, tradiciones y características de los países que conforman el mundo hispanohablante. La metodología se basa en el aprendizaje por competencias y se abordan tanto aspectos de carácter lingüístico como socio-culturales. Se trabajan las cuatro destrezas de forma integrada: comprensión auditiva, compresión lectora, expresión oral y expresión escrita.

For whom:  Para poder acceder a este curso el estudiante debe tener acreditado, al menos, un nivel B2+ de español.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Monday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs or Wednesday between 16:00 and 17:30 hrs

Optional: Extra practise sessions once a week between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (part of the All-You-Can-Talk program aimed at practise making perfect!)

Recomendación para estudiantes que comienzan en TaalTaal: ¿Quiere saber si este curso es el adecuado para Ud.? Le recomendamos hacer una cita con uno de nuestros profesores para valorar su nivel actual de conocimiento de la lengua española. Puede llamarnos al número de teléfono 070-3226091 o enviarnos un email a info@taaltaal.nl

week commencing 22 January

Spanish/EN Básico 1 (A0+)

€238

Result after the course:  After this course you know how to pronounce Spanish words and you've learned basic grammar rules such as personal pronouns, adjectives and regular and some irregular verbs. You are able to have short conversations in Spanish and you can read short texts and answer questions about the content.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Wednesday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs

Optional: Extra practise sessions once a week between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (part of the All-You-Can-Talk program aimed at practise making perfect!)

This course is suitable for English speakers: all explanations are given in English and all course material is compatible with English.

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Aula internacional - nueva edición 1 €35.00

(ISBN: 9789460306150)

week commencing 22 January

Spanish/EN Básico 2 (A0/A1)

€238

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Wednesday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs

Optional: Extra practise sessions once a week between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (part of the All-You-Can-Talk program aimed at practise making perfect!)

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Aula internacional - nueva edición 1 €35.00

(ISBN: 9789460306150)

week commencing 22 January

Spanish/EN Básico 3 (A1)

€238

Result after the course:  You have a larger vocabulary, which enables you to ask more complex questions. You've been introduced to comparatives and prepositions and you know the Gerundio and Futuro. You're able to talk about your family as well as your activities and plans for the future. You've also been introduced to all forms of the past tense.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Thursday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs

Optional: Extra practise sessions once a week between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (part of the All-You-Can-Talk program aimed at practise making perfect!)

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Aula internacional - nueva edición 1 €35.00

(ISBN: 9789460306150)

week commencing 22 January

Spanish Conversation (B1)

€238

Description:  Get immersed in an engaging and dynamic Spanish conversation class that focuses on verbal communication in Spanish! Each class is formed around several topics and speaking exercises, dialogue, discussions and presentations.

For whom:  Students who are currently taking part in Spanish Avanzado or Superior at TaalTaal or whose proficiency is equivalent to CEFR level A2+/B1.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Thursday between 10:00 and 11:30 hrs

Optional: Extra practise sessions once a week between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (part of the All-You-Can-Talk program aimed at practise making perfect!)

week commencing 22 January

Spanish Refresher 2 (B1/B2)

€238

Description:  The purpose of this course is to improve your fluency at the intermediate level (B1-B2) in order to interact more comfortably with the host community. The course will provide students with the opportunities to engage in a variety of speaking activities during the sessions of conversation, and also highlight the specific grammar elements of the Spanish language that pose the greatest problems through the grammar workshops. Grammar foundations developed in your previous Spanish courses will be reviewed to develop stronger oral communication strategies.

For whom:  Participants should have knowledge of Spanish at least on the level of the course “Avanzado 1” at TaalTaal (level B1-) or the equivalent. If you are not sure about your level, we would like to advise you to plan an intake to assess your level. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Monday between 9:30 and 11:00 hrs

Optional: Extra practise sessions once a week between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (part of the All-You-Can-Talk program aimed at practise making perfect!)

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Toma la palabra €21.00

(ISBN: 9789460301957)

Intensive Spanish Course

€975

Description: An intensive course is given privately (for 1 person) and consists of 15 contact hours divided over 1 or 2 weeks, for example 5 consecutive days of 3 hours each. The exact configuration can be discussed with the teacher for best possible results. Please do take into account time needed for self-study and homework.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  flexible

Lesson method: Any lesson method may be used, but as an indication, you can consider one of the following standard books.

Vía rápida (nivel A1-B1) €40.00

(ISBN: 9789460301964)

Vía rápida - cuaderno de ejercicios €26.00

(ISBN: 9789460301971)

Our Philosophy

* Quality education by experienced teachers * Focus on practical results * Lots of conversation * Excellent return on price + time investment * Excursions with teacher and fellow students (on request) * Accelerated courses available *