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 20 January 2020 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.

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

Spanish Básico 1 (A0+)

week commencing 20 January
€238

Description:  Spanish Básico 1 is the first part of the basic course Spanish (CEFR A1 level). The complete A1 level consists of 3 parts. Spanish Básico 1 will provide the student with a general introduction to the Spanish language: sound system, pronunciation, functional vocabulary related to everyday life, cultural information and basic grammatical structures

For whom:  Knowledge of the Spanish language is not required for enrolment for this course. It is a beginner’s course.

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: Tuesday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs or Friday between 10:00 and 11:30 hrs or Thursday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs or Saturday between 10:00 and 11:30 hrs

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 €40.00

(ISBN: 9789462934474)

Con Gusto 1 Werkboek €35.00

(ISBN: 9789460301223)

Spanish Básico 2 (A0/A1)

week commencing 20 January
€238

Description:  Spanish Básico 2 is the second part of the basic course Spanish (CEFR A1 level). The complete A1 level consists of 3 parts. Spanish Básico 2 builds upon knowledge gained in Spanish Básico 1. Emphasis is on perfecting pronunciation, mastery of the basic grammatical structures, and increased communicative proficiency. 

For whom:  Beginners with some knowledge of Spanish or students who took the Spanish Básico 1. When in doubt, please contact us for an intake to determine for level.

Result after the course:  You know more (ir)regular verbs and can make sentences using the past participle. You can ask for directions, make inquiries about public transport, order food and drinks in a restaurant and tell the time. During the course you've practiced 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: Tuesday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs or Wednesday between 10:00 and 11:30 hrs or Thursday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs

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 €40.00

(ISBN: 9789462934474)

Con Gusto 1 Werkboek €35.00

(ISBN: 9789460301223)

Spanish Básico 3 (A1)

week commencing 20 January
€238

Description:  Spanish Básico 3 is the third part of the basic course Spanish (CEFR A1 level). The complete A1 level consists of 3 parts. This course is a continuation of knowledge acquired in Spanish Básico 1 and 2, as well as an introduction to new vocabulary, structures and expressions. After the course you will have completed the CEFR A1 level.

For whom:  For students that have successfully completed Spanish Básico 2, or with some knowledge of Spanish. When in doubt, please contact us for an intake to determine your level.

Result after the course:  You have a wider vocabulary, which enables you to ask more complexed questions. You've been introduced to comparatives and prepositions and you know the Gerundio and Futuro próximo. You've also been introduced to the Indefinido past tense.

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

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 €40.00

(ISBN: 9789462934474)

Con Gusto 1 Werkboek €35.00

(ISBN: 9789460301223)

Spanish Intermedio 1 (A1+)

week commencing 20 January
€238

Description:  Spanish Intermedio 1 is the first part of the course Intermediate Spanish (CEFR A2 level). The complete CEFR A2 level consists of 3 parts. During the course you will learn about how to talk in simple terms about your past, your surroundings, as well as about topics related to your immediate needs.

For whom:  For students that have successfully completed Spanish Básico 3 or for users with CEFR A1 level. When in doubt, please contact us for an intake to determine your level.

Result after the course:  Your Spanish vocabulary is wider which makes it easier for you to start a conversation in Spanish. You will be able to interact in simple and normal situations in daily life. You've also been introduced to all forms of the past tense.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Monday between 10:00 and 11:30 hrs or Monday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs or Thursday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs

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.

Aula internacional - nueva edición 2 €36.00

(ISBN: 9789463250016)

Spanish Intermedio 2 (A1/A2)

week commencing 20 January
€238

Description:  Spanish Intermedio 2 is the second part of the course Intermediate Spanish (CEFR A2 level). The complete CEFR A2 consists of 3 parts. The course will provide students the opportunity to speak, listen, read, and write at an intermediate level expanding their understanding of grammar structures, oral exercises, and culture. 

For whom:  The course is designed for students who have some knowledge of Spanish level A2, but have not completed this level yet; or have successfully completed Spanish Intermedio 1 at TaalTaal. When in doubt, please contact us for an intake to determine your level.

Result after the course:  You will be familiar with the past tenses and will understand the basis of the Imperativo. You are able to examine and compare lexical and comparative features that highlight traditions, customs, and trends throughout the Spanish-speaking world, describing a variety of topics such as expressing emotions, conditions, and daily routines, etc.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Monday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs or Thursday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs

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.

Aula internacional - nueva edición 2 €36.00

(ISBN: 9789463250016)

Spanish Intermedio 3 (A2)

week commencing 20 January
€238

Description:  Spanish Intermedio 3 is the last part of the course Intermediate. (CEFR A2 level). Students are given tools to recognize, understand, and pronounce multiple Spanish words, including those expressing preferences. The material will increase their ability to understand and summarize main ideas in Spanish texts and spoken and recorded Spanish. After the course you will have completed the CEFR A2 level.

For whom:  You can participate in this course if you have followed our course Spanish Intermedio 2 or students who have some knowledge of the Spanish level A2, but have not completed this level yet. When in doubt, please contact us for an intake to determine your level

Result after the course:  You can participate fully in thematic discussions about several subjects in Spanish. You are able to formulate questions about texts, voice your opinion. Your vocabulary will have broadened speaking much more freely. You can participate in a group discussion and make yourself understood. You have learned all the past tenses in Spanish.

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

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.

Aula internacional - nueva edición 2 €36.00

(ISBN: 9789463250016)

Spanish Avanzado 1 (A2+)

week commencing 20 January
€238

Description:  Spanish Avanzado 1 is the first part of the advanced course Spanish (CEFR B1 level). The complete CEFR B1 level consists of 3 parts. This course comprises of a unique approach to continue developing Spanish composition skills to an advanced level through writing descriptions, narrations, expositions, and argumentations. 

For whom:  Those who have successfully completed Spanish Intermedio 3 or users with CEFR A2 level. When in doubt, please contact us for an intake to determine your level

Result after the course:  You can understand the main ideas of complex texts on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in your field of specialization. You can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without much effort for either party. You can produce clear, detailed texts on a wide range of subjects and explain viewpoints on topical issues giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options. You will have started to learn the Subjuntivo.

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

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.

Aula internacional - nueva edición 3 €36.00

(ISBN: 9788415640110)

Spanish Avanzado 2 (A2/B1)

week commencing 20 January
€238

Description:  Spanish Avanzado 2 is the second part of the advanced course Spanish (CEFR B1 level). The complete CEFR B1 level consists of 3 parts. You will learn to produce a simple and cohesive text on subjects of personal interest. You can narrate an event, an experience or a dream, describing a desire or goal. With regards to grammar you will continue to learn the Subjuntivo.

For whom:  Those who have successfully completed our course Spanish Avanzado 1, or who have some knowledge of the Spanish level B1, but have not completed this level yet. When in doubt, please contact us for an intake to determine your level  

Result after the course:  Your vocabulary will have improved dramatically; you will feel confidence when communicating with native speakers. You can talk about literary genres, hypothesize about the future and express causes and consequences. You are also able to express your opinion, be better at making assumptions and expressing desires.

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

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.

Aula internacional - nueva edición 3 €36.00

(ISBN: 9788415640110)

Spanish Avanzado 3 (B1)

week commencing 20 January
€238

Description:  Spanish Avanzado 3 is the last part (of 3 courses) to achieve the CEFR B1 level. During the course you will learn to deal with most of the situations that might arise on a trip to areas where the language is used. You will also be able to describe experiences, events, wishes and aspirations, as well as briefly justifying opinions or explaining plans.

For whom:  Those who have successfully completed our course Spanish Avanzado 2, or who have some knowledge of the Spanish level B1, but not have completed this level yet. When in doubt, please contact us for an intake to determine your level

Result after the course:  You know how to start, maintain and end a more complex conversation. You are able to make yourself easily understood and are able to exchange ideas on various topics. You are also more fluently able to describe experiences and to strengthen your opinions, ideas and motivations more clearly. You knowledge of the Subjuntivo will allow you to express yourself on new levels the Spanish language, concerning terms of desires, emotions and feelings.

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

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.

Aula internacional - nueva edición 3 €36.00

(ISBN: 9788415640110)

Spanish Superior 1 (B1+)

week commencing 20 January
€238

Description:  Spanish Superior 1 is the first part of the proficient course Superior (CEFR B2 level). The complete CEFR B2 level consists of 4 parts. This is a course to obtain a fully integrated advanced level of Spanish. The course is designed for students whose learning objectives and needs are to improve their knowledge of the language, as that of a near-native speaker level, for business or private purposes

For whom:  Those who have successfully completed the Spanish Avanzado 3 or users with CEFR B1 level. When in doubt, please contact us for an intake to determine your level.

Result after the course:  You have 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 20:00 and 21:30 hrs

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 €30.00

(ISBN: 9789462934047)

Nuevo español en marcha - Nivel B2 4 (WB) €15.00

(ISBN: 9789462934054)

Spanish Superior 2 (B1-B2)

week commencing 20 January
€238

Description:  Spanish Superior 2 is the second part of the proficient course Superior (CEFR B2 level). The complete CEFR B2 level consists of 4 parts. The emphasis is to consolidate the language skills acquired in Spanish Superior 1, or the equivalent, and to continue building communicative skills and cultural appreciation. 

For whom:  Those who have successfully completed the Spanish Superior 1 or for whom has completed level B1, but have not reached B2 yet. When in doubt, please contact us for an intake to determine your level.

Result after the course:  You can understand the main idea of complex texts and can have spontaneous conversations with native speakers. Abstract concepts are also used. You can produce detailed texts on a wide range of topics and have a proper understanding of grammar; minor imperfections in sentence structure might still occur, but these are rare and can usually be improved upon afterwards. You will be able to use a high-standard of grammar.

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

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 €30.00

(ISBN: 9789462934047)

Nuevo español en marcha - Nivel B2 4 (WB) €15.00

(ISBN: 9789462934054)

Spanish Superior 4 (B2+)

week commencing 20 January
€238

Description:  Spanish Superior 4 is the fourth part of the proficient course (CEFR B2 level). The complete CEFR B2 level consists of 4 parts. During the course a strong emphasis on grammar, which provides the necessary framework to communicate clearly and effectively. Conversation skills will continue to increase through listening and speaking practice. After the course you will have completed the CEFR B2 level!

For whom:  Those who have successfully completed the Spanish Superior 3 course or who have some knowledge of the Spanish level B2, but have not completed this level as yet. When in doubt, please contact us for an intake to determine your level.

Result after the course:  Students will be able to argue effectively, explain and defend their points of view in a debate and build reasoning brilliantly. They will also be able to function fluently in a conversation of a social, political and cultural nature. Fundamentally they will take another step into a degree of awareness of the language, noticing their own mistakes and trying to avoid them during their conversations. The fundamental objectives of the course are: to be able to defend and present the opinions in a debate with a good argument, to talk fluently and effectively, to understand extensive and complex speeches and conferences, to read literary and journalistic texts with some degree of difficulty and extracting their fundamental ideas and communicative intent and to write clear and detailed texts on a wide range of topics. You are also able to understand grammatically complicated messages. In short: to be able to correctly apply grammar is a fundamental aspect of this course.

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

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

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 €30.00

(ISBN: 9789462934047)

Nuevo español en marcha - Nivel B2 4 (WB) €15.00

(ISBN: 9789462934054)

Spanish Superior 5 (B2+)

week commencing 20 January
€238

Result after the course:  El estudiante va a ser capaz de argumentar con eficacia, de explicar y defender su punto de vista en un debate y de construir un razonamiento con brillantez; asimismo va a poder desenvolverse con fluidez en un discurso de carácter social y, fundamentalmente, va a dar un paso más en el grado de concienciación ante la lengua al ver sus propio errores y al planificar, evitándolos, lo que va a decir. Entre los objetivos fundamentales del curso se encuentran: • Ser capaz de defender y exponer las opiniones en un debate con una buena argumentación. • Conversar con fluidez y eficacia. • Comprender discursos y conferencias extensas y ciertamente complejas. • Comprender mensaje gramaticalmente complicados. (El uso correcto de la gramática es un aspecto fundamental de este curso). • Leer textos literarios y periodísticos con cierto grado de dificultad y extraer sus ideas fundamentales y su intención comunicativa. • Escribir textos claros y detallados sobre una amplia relación de temas.

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

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

Spanish Language and Culture (C1)

week commencing 24 February
€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.Durante las clases se profundiza en aspectos gramaticales importantes para un uso avanzado de la lengua.

For whom:  Para poder acceder a este curso el estudiante debe tener acreditado, al menos, un nivel B2 de español.¿Quiere saber si este curso es el adecuado para Ud.? Le recomendamos hacer una cita con uno de nuestros profesores.

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

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

Spanish/EN Básico 1 (A0+)

week commencing 20 January
€238

Description:  Spanish Básico 1/ EN is aimed at students who prefer English as the language of instruction. It is the first part of the basic course Spanish (CEFR A1 level). The complete A1 level consists of 3 parts. Spanish 1 will provide the student with a general introduction to the Spanish language: sound system, pronunciation, functional vocabulary related to everyday life, cultural information and basic grammatical structures.

For whom:  Knowledge of the Spanish language is not required for enrolment for this course. It is a beginner’s course.

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: Tuesday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs or Tuesday between 10:00 and 11:30 hrs or Friday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs

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 €36.00

(ISBN: 9789463250009)

Spanish/EN Básico 2 (A0/A1)

week commencing 20 January
€238

Description:  Spanish Básico 2/EN is aimed at students who prefer English as the language of instruction. It is the second part of the basic course Spanish (CEFR A1 level). The complete A1 level consists of 3 parts. Spanish Básico 2 builds upon knowledge gained in Spanish Básico 1. Emphasis is on perfecting pronunciation, mastery of the basic grammatical structures, and increased communicative proficiency. 

For whom:  Beginners with some knowledge of Spanish or students who took the Spanish Básico 1. When in doubt, please contact us for an intake to determine for level.

Result after the course:  You know more (ir)regular verbs and can make sentences using the past participle. You can for directions, make inquiries about public transport, order food and drinks in a restaurant and tell the time. During the course you've practiced 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 20:00 and 21:30 hrs or Thursday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs

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.

Aula internacional - nueva edición 1 €36.00

(ISBN: 9789463250009)

Spanish/EN Básico 3 (A1)

week commencing 20 January
€238

Description:  Spanish Básico 3/EN is aimed at students who prefer English as the language of instruction. It is the third part of the basic course Spanish (CEFR A1 level). The complete A1 level consists of 3 parts. The course is a continuation of knowledge acquired in Spanish Básico 1 and 2, as well as an introduction to new vocabulary, structures and expressions. After the course you will have completed the CEFR A1 level.

For whom:   Successful completion of Spanish Básico 2, or with some knowledge of Spanish. When in doubt, please contact us for an intake to determine your level.

Result after the course:  You have a wider vocabulary, which enables you to ask more complexed questions. You've been introduced to comparatives and prepositions and you know the Gerundio and Futuro próximo. You've also been introduced to the Indefinido past tense.

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

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.

Aula internacional - nueva edición 1 €36.00

(ISBN: 9789463250009)

Conversación & Gramática Avanzada (B1-B2)

week commencing 20 January
€238

Description:  This course is designed for intermediate or advanced Spanish students who want to improve their conversation skills and grammar. This course is focused on an immersive, communication-based approach to language acquisition. Students learn the Spanish grammar accompanied by writing, listening and conversational exercises as, for example, reading newspaper articles, debates about contemporary issues, presentations about artworks, watching Spanish films and documentaries followed by analysis and debate. Lectures and the reading and sharing of current event news will develop an understanding of Spanish speaking countries culture, past and present.

For whom:  Students who are currently taking part in Spanish Avanzado or Superior courses at TaalTaal or whose proficiency is equivalent to CEFR level B1/B2. If you are not sure about your level, please contact us. Our Spanish teachers’ team will help you choose the course that best suits your needs.

Result after the course:  You will feel confident in more abstract and complexed conversations and discussions. You will be able to express your opinions and thoughts better about more abstract ideas. Your grammar knowledge will be noticeably proficient!

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

Spanish Refresher 1 (A1+/A2)

week commencing 20 January
€238

Description:  Ideal for anyone who has already studied Spanish or wants to consolidate their knowledge at an upper-beginner’s level (A1-A2). The course will provide students with the opportunities to engage in a variety of speaking activities during the conversation sessions, and also highlight the specific grammar elements of the Spanish language that pose the greatest problems through the grammar workshops. By combining Spanish grammar with real conversational practice, you will reach a level where you can communicate effectively much more quickly.

For whom:  Participants should have knowledge of Spanish at least on the level of the course “Básico 3” at TaalTaal (level A1) or the equivalent. If you are not sure about your level, please contact us. Our Spanish teachers’ team will help you choose the course that best suits your needs.

Result after the course:  This course builds upon knowledge gained in Spanish level A1-A2. Students will be will expand considerably their vocabulary range to include more sophisticated terms, use advanced language expressions, verb tenses and grammatical concepts such as the past tenses, future and conditional mood. 

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Tuesday between 12:00 and 13:30 hrs

Spanish Refresher 2 (B1/B2)

week commencing 20 January
€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” or "Superior" at TaalTaal or the equivalent. If you are not sure about your level, please contact us. Our Spanish teachers’ team will help you choose the course that best suits your needs.

Result after the course:  This course builds upon knowledge gained in Spanish level B1-B2. Students will expand considerably their vocabulary range to include more sophisticated terms, use advanced language expressions, verb tenses and grammatical concepts such as the subjunctive mood.

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

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 *