Skip to main content

Spanish 2

Classes

There are no classes currently available for registration.

Overview

This 29-week short course, Spanish 2, leads to CEFR B1 (Intermediate)/AS-level*. It will develop your ability to interact in Spanish in a wider range of everyday situations, such as:

  • recounting events in the past
  • expressing wishes
  • making conditions
  • offering advice.

At the same time, you will gain an increased awareness of everyday life and the diverse cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. You will be introduced to media in Spanish and, by the end of the short course, you will be expected to understand the gist of news and other programmes in standard Spanish. We cover grammatical structures including the passive voice and passive constructions, the imperative and the subjunctive.

We use the textbook ELE Actual B1 for this course supported by a wide range of authentic materials, including video, audio, electronic and written documents. You will also develop your reading and writing skills.

Assessment of this course is via two pieces of coursework (10%), a 40-60-minute in-class written assessment (20%), an in-class written and listening assessment (40%), an in-class oral presentation (20%), class participation (5%) and a portfolio (5%).

Spanish 2 is one of a series of short courses we offer from beginner to advanced levels.

* Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Please note: this is only an approximate equivalence.

This can be taken as a standalone short course or as a part of:

30 credits at level 4

  • Entry requirements

    Entry requirements

    Most of our short courses have no formal entry requirements and are open to all students.

    You should choose this course:

    • if you have previously taken Spanish 1 with us; or
    • if you have previously studied Spanish and taken a qualification such as GCSE, O-level or equivalent in the language; or
    • if you believe that you may have reached level A2 according to the CEFR.*

    Once you have started the class, normally within the first two weeks, we will check that your level is appropriate for the class, and we may advise you to go up or down a class (i.e. to Spanish 1 or Spanish 3).

    As part of the enrolment process, you may be required to submit a copy of a suitable form of ID.

    International students who wish to come to the UK to study a short course can apply for a Visitor visa. Please note that it is not possible to obtain a Student visa to study a short course.

  • How to apply

    How to apply

    You register directly onto the classes you would like to take. Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis - so apply early. If you wish to take more than one short course, you can select each one separately and then register onto them together via our online application portal. There is usually no formal selection process, although some modules may have prerequisites and/or other requirements, which will be specified where relevant.