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Spanish ONLINE Courses

Absolute beginner or post beginner

Our Beginner 1 Spanish beginners course is the right choice if you have never studied Spanish before. However, students with some knowledge could apply for Beginner 2 or Beginner 3.

Check availability and course contents below.

Materials are included in the course price: a course book designed to cater for your needs and the length of the course.

Beginner 1

Regular Courses B1

From 4th July till 15th Sep | 11-week – 2 hours session once a week

Refund policy | Terms and conditions

Absolute Beginner Price Student Discount
Beginner 1 | Tue – 6.30-8.30pm 11 weeks | Starts 5th July £150

*£125

Every month | 4-week – 2 hours session once a week

Absolute Beginner Starts 4th July Starts 1st August Starts 5th Sept
Beginner 1 | Mon and Wed – 6.30-8.30pm 4 weeks Price: £140

Price: £140

Price: £140

Course content

Start from scratch. This is the course for absolute beginner students. You will be surprised to see how much you can speak from the first day.

This course is also focused in pronunciation to give that confidence that we all need at this stage.

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Introduce yourself and others
  • Give and ask for personal information ( age, name, where you live, where you are from, profession, phone number, email address, etc.)
  • Describe people ( physical and character description)
  • Talk about your family
  • Describe your neighbourhood and town
  • Describe your country and talk about the weather

Vocabulary

  • Numbers: 0-100
  • Professions and nationalities
  • Holiday nouns
  • Family members and relationships
  • Physical description and character adjectives
  • Places in the city
  • Adjectives to describe a neighbourhood/town
  • Weather/climate and geography words

Grammar

  • The alphabet & pronunciation
  • The definite article. Nouns and adjectives: masculine/feminine & singular/plural
  • Regular present tense: AR / ER / IR: the three conjugations.
  • Irregular verbs: Tener (To have), Ser (To Be 1) and Estar (To Be 2)
  • Possessive and interrogative pronouns.
  • Building sentences: affirmative/negative statements and questions.

Beginner 2

Regular courses B2

From 4th July till 15th Sep | 11-week – 2 hours session once a week

Post Beginner Price Student discount
Beginner 2 | Tue – 6.30-8.30pm 11 weeks | Starts 5th July £150

*£125

Every month | 4-week – 2 hours session once a week

Post Beginner Starts 5th July Starts 2nd August Starts 6th Sept
Beginner 2 | Tue and Thu – 6.30-8.30pm 4 weeks Price: £140

Price: £140

Price: £140

Course content

We will learn to interact in very simple interactions such us ordering in a restaurant, shopping, asking for directions, etc. What you need to survive in Spanish!

This course is not suitable for complete beginners. You have to be able to do a basic exchange of personal information in Spanish. At the start of this course we expect from you to introduce yourself, to be able to make simple questions and to describe other people.

By the end of this course students will be able to :

  • Give and ask for directions
  • Describe a town or city
  • Talk about things I like or I am interested in
  • Talk about your hobbies and how often you practise them
  • Describe food and dishes
  • Order in a bar or a restaurant
  • Talk about my habits
  • Recommend and give advice
  • Talk about your daily routine
  • Tell the time
  • Talk about timetables
  • Ask for prices when going shopping

Vocabulary

  • Shopping ( gifts, special occasions, shops)
  • Food and drinks ( typical dishes, ingredients, beverages)
  • Expressions and phrases to give directions
  • Clothing
  • Time and routine (frequency adverbs, seasons, days of the week, months of the year)
  • Habits ( hobbies, sports, body parts)
  • Numbers (100- 1,000,000)

Grammar

  • Present tense: Irregular verbs
  • Verb gustar (like) and similar ones : interesar and encantar
  • Description of places: Estar (To be 2), Hay (There is / are), Ir (To go)
  • Obligations: Tener que + infinitive
  • Frequency adverbs and expressions
  • Quantifiers (muy/mucho)
  • Reflexive verbs
  • Prepositions

Beginner 3

Courses B3
Post Beginner Price Student discount
Beginner 3 | Mon – 6.30-8.30pm 11 weeks | Starts 4th July £150

*£125

Course content

The last of our beginner courses it’s for those who can already cope with all the surviving situations covered in the previous level.

We will learn to tell simple stories in the past, like what you did on last weekend, and to talk about future plans. This course is full of vocabulary to consolidate all the structures learnt from beginner 1.

By the end of the course students will be able to:

  • Plan your holidays
  • Talk about your daily routine and habits
  • Describe your feelings and talk about your difficulties when learning a new language
  • Give advice and recommendations
  • Talk about the duration of an action
  • Talk about timetables, leisure and free time activities
  • Describe places
  • Talk about past experiences
  • Talk about intentions and projects in the future
  • Express preference
  • Describe a house/ an object
  • Locate objects in space
  • Compare

Vocabulary

  • Adjectives to talk about feelings
  • Activities to learn languages
  • Free time activities and leisure facilities
  • Travelling
  • Types of housing
  • Parts of the house
  • Adjectives to describe a house/flat
  • Adjectives to describe objects ( shapes, styles and materials)

Grammar

  • Irregular and reflexive verbs in the present tense: revision.
  • Expressions and prepositions ( desde, desde hace, hace…que)
  • Present Perfect tense
  • Future: ir (to go) + infinitive
  • Prepositions
  • Verbs gustarencantar y preferir
  • Comparative structures

Beginner Spoken

Spoken Course
Beginner Spanish – Spoken Starts 4th July Starts 1st August Starts 5th Sept
Beginner Spoken | Mon – 6.30-8pm 4 weeks Price: £70

Price: £70

Price: £70

Course content

Suitable only after completion of Beginner 2 or Beginner 3.

A conversational course to practice and develop your oral skills based in the contents of our beginner courses. An extra to build on your confidence before you go to the next level perfect for the summer.

Topics covered in each course are different.

Not sure about your level?

You can always contact us on WhatsApp, phone (131 507 0884) , info@saltedinburgh.co.uk to arrange a meeting or to make any enquiry.