Spanish Summer 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 19 July 2021 and consists of 7 lessons of 120 minutes (unless noted otherwise).

Prefer to wait until the September Season that starts in the week of September 20th 2021? (in-person and online available)
Click here for the Spanish Autumn Course!

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 19 July
€218

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 7 weeks: Tuesday between 19:00 and 21:00 hrs or Saturday between 10:00 and 12:00 hrs

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 Básico 2 (A0/A1)

week commencing 19 July
€218

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 7 weeks: Tuesday between 10:00 and 12:00 hrs or Thursday between 20:00 and 22:00 hrs (ONLINE)

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 Básico 3 (A1)

week commencing 19 July
€218

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 7 weeks: Friday between 10:00 and 12:00 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.

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 19 July
€218

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 7 weeks: Wednesday between 19:00 and 21:00 hrs

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

Aula internacional - nueva edición 1 €37.00

(ISBN: 9789463250009)

Spanish/EN Básico 3 (A1)

week commencing 19 July
€218

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 7 weeks: Thursday between 12:30 and 14:30 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.

Aula internacional - nueva edición 1 €37.00

(ISBN: 9789463250009)

Spanish Intermedio 1 (A1+)

week commencing 19 July
€218

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 7 weeks: Wednesday between 12:00 and 14:00 hrs (ONLINE) or Friday between 16:30 and 18:30 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.

Aula internacional - nueva edición 2 €36.00

(ISBN: 9789463250016)

Spanish Refresher 1 (A1+/A2)

week commencing 19 July
€218

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 “Intermedio 3” at TaalTaal (level A2) 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 7 weeks: Wednesday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs

Spanish Intermedio 2 (A1/A2)

week commencing 19 July
€218

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 7 weeks: Friday between 10:00 and 12:00 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.

Aula internacional - nueva edición 2 €36.00

(ISBN: 9789463250016)

Spanish Intermedio 3 (A2)

week commencing 19 July
€218

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 7 weeks: Wednesday between 20:00 and 22:00 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.

Aula internacional - nueva edición 2 €36.00

(ISBN: 9789463250016)

Accelerated Spanish/EN 1 (A1)

week commencing 19 July
€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 9 weeks: Tuesday and Thursday between 16:30 and 18:55 hrs (ONLINE)

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 1 €37.00

(ISBN: 9789463250009)

Accelerated Spanish/EN 2 (A2)

week commencing 19 July
€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 12:30 and 14:30 hrs (ONLINE)

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)

Accelerated Spanish/EN 3 (B1.1)

week commencing 19 July
€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 Wednesday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs (ONLINE)

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)

Accelerated Spanish/EN 4 (B1.2)

week commencing 19 July
€600

Description:  Accelerated Spanish/EN 4 (B1.2) is aimed at students who prefer English as the language of instruction. It is the last part of 2 courses in achieving the CEFR B1 level. It is for students who wish to develop their language skills to become independent learners and use Spanish for personal enjoyment, study, work, or leisure activities. An intermediate language course that focuses on oral and written communication and the consolidation of listening and reading skills.

For whom:  For students that have successfully completed Accelerated Spanish/EN 3 (B1.1) at TaalTaal or students who have demonstrated linguistic skills to complete level B1.1. 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 at as a B1 Independent level user (Threshold) of the Common European Framework (CEFR). Successful completion of Accelerated Spanish/EN 4 (B1.2) qualifies students to move forward to Accelerated Spanish/EN 5 (B2.1)

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Twice a week during 9 weeks: Tuesday and Thursday between 16:30 and 18:30 hrs (ONLINE)

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)

Accelerated Spanish/EN 5 (B2.1)

week commencing 19 July
€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 9 weeks: Monday and Thursday between 20:00 and 22:00 hrs (ONLINE)

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 4 Nueva edición €30.00

(ISBN: 9788415620853)

Aula Internacional 4 Nueva edición Libro del alumno + CD (Versión Premium) €40.00

(ISBN: 9788417249540)

Accelerated Spanish/EN 6 (B2.2)

week commencing 19 July
€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 9 weeks: Monday and Thursday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs (ONLINE)

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 5 Nueva edición €30.00

(ISBN: 9788415846802)

Aula Internacional 5 Nueva edición Libro del alumno + CD (Versión Premium) €40.00

(ISBN: 9788417249557)

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)

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 *