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 16 January 2023 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 and homework 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)

Spanish Básico 1 (A0+)

week commencing 16 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 20:00 and 21:30 hrs or Thursday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs or Saturday 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!)

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

Aula Internacional Plus 1 €40.00

(ISBN: 9789463251341)

Spanish Básico 2 (A0/A1)

week commencing 16 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: Monday between 18:30 and 20:00 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.

Aula Internacional Plus 1 €40.00

(ISBN: 9789463251341)

Spanish Básico 3 (A1)

week commencing 16 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: Monday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs or Wednesday 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.

Con gusto 1 tekstboek (nieuwe versie 2020) €40.00

(ISBN: 9789463920971)

Con gusto 1 werkboek ( nieuwe versie 2020) €37.00

(ISBN: 9789463920988)

Spanish/EN Básico 1 (A0+)

week commencing 23 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 18:30 and 20:00 hrs or Thursday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs ( start: week of 16 January) (ONLINE)

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.

Aula Internacional Plus 1 €40.00

(ISBN: 9789463251341)

Spanish/EN Básico 2 (A0/A1)

week commencing 16 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: 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.

Aula Internacional Plus 1 €40.00

(ISBN: 9789463251341)

Spanish Intermedio 1 (A1+)

week commencing 16 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: 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.

Aula Internacional Plus 2 €40.00

(ISBN: 9789463251365)

Spanish Intermedio 2 (A1/A2)

week commencing 16 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: Tuesday between 12:30 and 14:00 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!)

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.

Aula Internacional Plus 2 €40.00

(ISBN: 9789463251365)

Spanish Intermedio 3 (A2)

week commencing 30 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 10 weeks: Tuesday between 20:00 and 21:00 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.

Aula internacional - nueva edición 2 €36.00

(ISBN: 9789463250016)

Spanish Intermedio Plus (A2)

week commencing 16 January
€238

Description:  Spanish Intermedio Plus is a special course that adapts the study plan to the needs of each participant. A tailor-made course with a personalised approach where progress in class is determined by the learning capacity of all students. If necessary, the teacher can delve into an aspect that is not clear.

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. Ideal for students who want to learn the language in detail, and in a less intensive way.

Result after the course:  You can understand the main ideas of complex texts on both concrete and abstract topics, including discussions in your field of specialization. You can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite enjoyable. You can produce clear, detailed texts on a wide range of subjects and explain viewpoints on topical issues and you are able to state the advantages and disadvantages of various opinions. You will have started to learn the Subjuntivo.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Wednesday between 13:00 and 14:30 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.

Aula internacional - nueva edición 2 €36.00

(ISBN: 9789463250016)

Spanish Avanzado 1 (A2+)

week commencing 16 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 4 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: 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!)

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.

Aula Internacional Plus 3 €40.00

(ISBN: 9788419236081)

Spanish Avanzado 2 (A2/B1)

week commencing 16 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 4 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: 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!)

About the book: see below the 2 versions of the same book. The PREMIUM version is with an access code to the online platform of the publisher where you can find extra exercises and educational materials. 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.

Aula Internacional Plus 3 €40.00

(ISBN: 9788419236081)

Spanish Avanzado 3 (A2/B1+)

week commencing 16 January
€238

Description:  Spanish Avanzado 3 is the third part (of 4 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: Wednesday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (ONLINE)

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!)

About the book: see below the 2 versions of the same book. The PREMIUM version is with an access code to the online platform of the publisher where you can find extra exercises and educational materials. 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.

Aula internacional - nueva edición 3 €30.00

(ISBN: 9788415640110)

Aula Internacional 3 Nueva edición (Versión Premium) €40.00

(ISBN: 9788417249533)

Spanish Avanzado 4 (B1)

week commencing 16 January
€238

Description:  Spanish Avanzado 4 is the last part to achieve the CEFR B1 level. This course enables students to enhance and acquire language skills in reading writing, listening and speaking. In addition, it supports each skills-based lesson with speaking activities designed to give students the opportunity to acquire and practice vocabulary and grammar.

For whom:  Those who have successfully completed our course Spanish Avanzado 3, 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 can understand the main points of clear texts on familiar topics in standard language. You can manage most situations on a trip to places where Spanish is used. You can produce simple, organized texts about familiar topics and can describe experiences, events, wishes and aspirations, and explain opinions and plans.

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!)

About the book: see below the 2 versions of the same book. The PREMIUM version is with an access code to the online platform of the publisher where you can find extra exercises and educational materials.

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

Aula internacional - nueva edición 3 €30.00

(ISBN: 9788415640110)

Aula Internacional 3 Nueva edición (Versión Premium) €40.00

(ISBN: 9788417249533)

Spanish Superior 2 (B1-B2)

week commencing 16 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: 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.

Aula Internacional Plus 4 €40.00

(ISBN: 9788419236098)

Spanish Superior 4 (B2)

week commencing 16 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: Monday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (ONLINE) or Friday between 12:30 and 14:00 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!)

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.

Aula Internacional Plus 5 €40.00

(ISBN: 9788419236104)

Spaans Maestría 1 de C1 (B2+)

week commencing 16 January
€238

Description:  El curso de Maestría 1 es el punto de partida hacia el nivel C1 del Marco Común Europeo de Referencia (CEFR) para las lenguas. El nivel C1 consta de 4 cursos. Esta primera parte pretende dotar al estudiante de los conocimientos lingüísticos necesarios para poder interactuar con hablantes nativos con fluidez y espontaneidad, haciendo uso de expresiones coloquiales y adaptándose a los diferentes registros. El curso capacitará al alumno a utilizar el idioma de un modo flexible y efectivo para fines sociales, académicos y profesionales, y a comprender una amplia variedad de textos con cierto nivel de exigencia.

For whom:  Para cursar este nivel es necesario haber superado el curso Superior 4 (B2) en TaalTaal o tener un certificado del nivel B2 de otros centros de enseñanza de la lengua española. En este último caso se recomienda realizar una cita previa con el profesor(a) para evaluar su nivel actual.

Result after the course:  Cuando hayas completado el curso podrás comprender una extensa gama de textos largos y desafiantes y encontrar significados implícitos en ellos. Afianzar las competencias lingüísticas y desarrollar conocimientos y competencias interculturales en español. Poseerás un repertorio lingüístico más amplio, que te permitirá una comunicación fluida y precisa. Serás capaz de adaptarte a diferentes registros lo que te permitirá desenvolverte en todos los ámbitos (social, académico, profesional, cultural, etc.)

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Monday 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.

C de C1 – Libro del alumno VERSION HÍBRIDA €40.00

(ISBN: 9788419236388)

C de C1 – Cuaderno de ejercicios €20.00

(ISBN: 9788416657025)

Conversación & Gramática (B2-C1)

week commencing 16 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: Tuesday 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!)

Accelerated Spanish/EN 1 (A1)

week commencing 16 January
€770

Description:  Accelerated Spanish/EN 1 (A1) is aimed at students who prefer English as the language of instruction. A general foundation in language, extending across the four main skills (speaking, writing, listening and reading), with emphasis on the acquisition of an essential grammatical basis and development of both receptive and productive skills. By the end of the course, students will be able to: understand the essentials of grammar, demonstrate a competency in basic writing, understand short texts, demonstrate a reasonable standard of pronunciation and be able to communicate orally in basic daily situations.

For whom:  Absolute Beginners only. This course is offered to students with no prior knowledge of Spanish.

Result after the course:  By the end of the course, students will be able to perform at as an A1 Basic Level user (Breakthrough) of the Common European Framework (CEFR). Successful completion of Accelerated Spanish/EN 1 qualifies students to move forward to Spanish Intermedio 1 or Accelerated Spanish/EN 2

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Twice a week during 11 weeks: Monday and Wednesday between 18:00 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.

Aula Internacional Plus 1 €40.00

(ISBN: 9789463251341)

Accelerated Spanish/EN 2 (A2)

week commencing 16 January
€770

Description:  Accelerated Spanish/EN 2 (A2) is aimed at students who prefer English as the language of instruction. This course further develops the participants' language skills and their understanding of the culture, society and daily life in Spanish-speaking countries. It will further develop their skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing in Spanish, covering a range of predictable situations and familiarising students with a range of simple grammar structures.

For whom:  For students who have successfully completed Spanish Básico 3 or Accelerated Spanish/EN 1 (A1) at TaalTaal or students who have demonstrated linguistic skills to complete an A1 level. When in doubt, please contact us for an intake in order for us to determine your level.

Result after the course:  By the end of the course, students will be able to perform as an A2 Basic level user (Waystage) of the Common European Framework (CEFR). Successful completion of Accelerated Spanish/EN 2 qualifies students to advance to Spanish Avanzado 1 or Accelerated Spanish/EN 3 (B1.1)

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Twice a week during 11 weeks: Monday and Thursday between 18:00 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.

Aula Internacional Plus 2 €40.00

(ISBN: 9789463251365)

Accelerated Spanish/EN 3 (B1.1)

week commencing 16 January
€600

Description:  Accelerated Spanish/EN 3 (B1.1) is aimed at students who prefer English as the language of instruction. It is the first part of the course during which one can achieve a B1 level. The complete CEFR B1 level consists of 2 parts, 7 weeks per part. The B1.1 level Spanish course equips you with sufficient linguistic ability for understanding and responding appropriately in most day-to-day situations. This effectively means the ability to express oneself in a limited way in familiar situations and to deal in a general way with non-routine information.

For whom:  For students who have successfully completed Spanish Intermedio 3 or Accelerated Spanish/EN 2 (A2) at TaalTaal or students who have demonstrated linguistic skills to complete an A2 level. When in doubt, please contact us for an intake in order for us to determine your level.

Result after the course:  Successful completion of Accelerated Spanish/EN 3 (B1.1) qualifies students to move forward to Accelerated Spanish/EN 4 (B1.2)

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Twice a week during 9 weeks: Monday and Friday between 12:30 and 14:30 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.

Aula Internacional Plus 3 €40.00

(ISBN: 9788419236081)

Accelerated Spanish/EN 5 (B2.1)

week commencing 23 January
€600

Description:  Accelerated Spanish/EN 5 (B2.1) is the first part of the course during which one can achieve a B2 level. The complete CEFR B2 level consists of 2 parts, 9 weeks per part. This course allows participants in developing their proficiency in the target language reaching a level where they can interact with native speakers with a degree of fluency and spontaneity

For whom:  For students that have successfully completed Spanish Avanzado 3 or Accelerated Spanish/EN 4 (B1.2) at TaalTaal or students who have demonstrated linguistic skills to complete the B1 level. When in doubt, please contact us for an intake in order for us to determine your level.

Result after the course:  Successful completion of Accelerated Spanish/EN 5 (B2.1) qualifies students to advance to Accelerated Spanish/EN 6 (B2.2)

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Twice a week during 8 weeks: Tuesday and Friday between 17:00 and 18:30 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.

Aula Internacional Plus 4 €40.00

(ISBN: 9788419236098)

Accelerated Spanish/EN 6 (B2.2)

week commencing 30 January
€600

Description:  Accelerated Spanish/EN 6 (B2.2) is the last part of 2 courses for achieving the CEFR B2 level. It is an advanced language course that aims at strengthening and consolidating comprehension and production of oral and written Spanish. By the end of the course, students should be able speak the language with sufficient structural accuracy and vocabulary, so they can participate effectively in most conversations on practical, social, and professional topics; they can understand the essentials of speech in a standard dialect including technical discussions within a special field, reading within a normal range of speed with almost complete comprehension of a variety of authentic prose material about unfamiliar subjects.

For whom:  For students who have successfully completed Accelerated Spanish/EN 5 (B2.1) at TaalTaal. When in doubt, please contact us for an intake in order for us to determine your level.

Result after the course:  By the end of the course, students will be able to perform as a B2 Independent level user (Vantage) of the Common European Framework (CEFR).

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Twice a week during 6 weeks: Tuesday and Thursday between 12:30 and 14:30 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!)

About the book: see below the 2 versions of the same book. The PREMIUM version is with an access code to the online platform of the publisher where you can find extra exercises and educational materials. 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.

Aula Internacional Plus 5 €40.00

(ISBN: 9788419236104)

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

The book to use will be selected by the teacher and the student before starting the course depending on the objective to be achieved.Only some of the possible options are shown below.

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

Vía rápida - cuaderno de ejercicios €22.00

(ISBN: 9789460301971)

Aula internacional - nueva edición 1 €37.00

(ISBN: 9789463250009)

Aula internacional - nueva edición 2 €36.00

(ISBN: 9789463250016)

Aula internacional - nueva edición 3 €30.00

(ISBN: 9788415640110)

Con gusto 1 tekstboek (nieuwe versie 2020) €40.00

(ISBN: 9789463920971)

Con gusto 1 werkboek ( nieuwe versie 2020) €37.00

(ISBN: 9789463920988)

AYCT Spanish (av/sup)

week commencing 30 January
€0

Description:  TaalTaal offers the possibility of following extra conversation lessons at the level of your regular course in addition to the regular lessons. If you are already following a Spanish course at TaalTaal, no extra costs are involved. The lessons are given by experienced teachers in order to improve your speaking skills.

For whom:  These sessions are specifically meant for students who are already doing lessons at TaalTaal. Of course, you can always take a trial lesson. People who are not yet following a course at TaalTaal can also take part in these lessons for a fee. In this case, please contact us at 070-3226091 or you can also send an email to info@taaltaal.nl.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 5 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!)

Registration procedure: There is a registration list on the board between classrooms 4.1 and 4.2. Here you can enter your name and your regular class for the days you would like to take the extra AYCT lessons. Taking into account the capacity of the classrooms, the sessions are divided into levels and lessons are given once every fortnight. One week is for the Spanish Básico and Intermediate levels and the other week for the Advanzado and Superior levels.

AYCT Spanish (bas/int)

week commencing 23 January
€0

Description:  TaalTaal offers the possibility of following extra conversation lessons at the level of your regular course in addition to the regular lessons. If you are already following a Spanish course at TaalTaal, no extra costs are involved. The lessons are given by experienced teachers in order to improve your speaking skills.

For whom:  These sessions are specifically meant for students who are already doing lessons at TaalTaal. Of course, you can always take a trial lesson. People who are not yet following a course at TaalTaal can also take part in these lessons for a fee. In this case, please contact us at 070-3226091 or you can also send an email to info@taaltaal.nl.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 5 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!)

Registration procedure: There is a registration list on the board between classrooms 4.1 and 4.2. Here you can enter your name and your regular class for the days you would like to take the extra AYCT lessons. Taking into account the capacity of the classrooms, the sessions are divided into levels and lessons are given once every fortnight. One week is for the Spanish Básico and Intermediate levels and the other week for the Advanzado and Superior levels.

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 *