Your learning path starts here. This level is ideal for you if you are a complete beginner or you have a very basic knowledge of Spanish (you know a few words). You will gain a basic and practical foundation of the language.
Enrol in this course if you have completed our Inicial 1 level or if you have learnt Spanish for an average of 15 tuition hours. Broaden your knowledge with helpful language tools and expressions, ideal for travel.
This level is perfect for you if you have studied Spanish for roughly 30 classroom hours. Among many other useful contents, you will learn the first past tense, “Pretérito Perfecto”. Once you complete this course, you will achieve an A1 level of Spanish.
Enrol in this course if you have an A1 level of Spanish (equivalent to our three Inicial courses). By the end of the course, you will have another very practical past tense under your belt, the “Pretérito Indefinido”. See the syllabus for full contents.
Deepen your understanding of when to use Pretérito Perfecto vs Pretérito Indefinido by talking about your past experiences and rating entertainment and leisure activities. You will also learn the structure “Se Impersonal” by working with recipes and explaining to your fellow students how to prepare your favourite dishes.
On completion of this course, you will achieve an A2 level of Spanish and you will be ready for our Intermedio courses. This course is ideal to add the “Pretérito Imperfecto” to your repertoire, learn the differences between past tenses and gain proficiency distinguishing when to use one or another.
Welcome to the Intermediate levels! By this stage, you will master all the past tenses, and will be able to narrate stories and anecdotes. In this level you will gain further fluency speaking about the future and using “Perífrasis verbales”.
On completion of this course, you will have achieved a B1 level of Spanish. You will be able to express yourself on a range of topics, give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans, and describe experiences, dreams, hopes and ambitions.
You will “become a journalist” by working with real newspaper articles to learn the passive voice and the language of the media. This course will also give you the tools to argue your reasoning, refute opinions of others, and propose conditions.
As an advanced user of the language, you will express your wishes, evoke imaginary situations, and give advice by learning how to use the Pretérito Imperfecto de Subjuntivo, and more complex uses of the conditional.
Welcome to our higher-level courses! As a proficient user of the language, you will work with real materials that use complex vocabulary and describe actions and movement, paying attention to nuances and subtleties of the language.
In the last course of our programme, you will gain confidence interacting in Spanish speaking working environments. You will learn to write cover letters, highlight the strengths of a company, elaborate formal texts, and master sales pitches and job interviews.
We’re just off Clapham High Street, in Clapham North Art Centre (26-32 Voltaire Road SW4 6DH).
Nearest tube stations: Clapham North & Clapham Common (Northern Line)
Nearest overground station: Clapham High Street
All students who attend at least 80% of the lessons will receive a certificate of completion.
If you miss a lesson, we help you catch-up. Your teacher will post the contents covered on our online platform, you can watch a recording of the lesson, and you can even join a different group on an alternative date, all for free!
If you are unable to complete your course, you can put your enrolment on hold for up to 12 months and rejoin at a later date.
In the unlikely event that we need to amend or cancel a course, we will give you as much notice as we can and will offer you a place on an alternative course or a full refund.