Spanish Language Courses

We offer Spanish language courses at eight different levels from beginners through to intermediate plus. Each course runs for 10 weeks, with learners able to progress onto the next level upon successful completion of the previous stage.

Our Foreign Languages course offering is delivered by tutors who are experienced practitioners in various subject languages and specialist backgrounds, and their professional expertise and knowledge is highly valued by our students. At Colchester Institute we offer a supportive and stimulating environment for those who are working towards gaining confidence in their chosen language.

Gaining language skills may enhance career opportunities in a variety of industries and professions. Students may wish to progress to higher level language courses, and eventually to GCSEs or A levels.

*This course is not available to learners under 18.

As these programmes are not government funded additional learning support cannot be provided

Please call (01206) 712777 for more information.

Beginners Spanish Language Courses
Outline: With outstanding tuition and learning resources and facilities, our courses offer excellent opportunities to learn a new language

Beginners

Classes focus on basic conversation and pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary and learning about the culture of the country. There are no formal entry requirements however a willingness to engage and improve your skills is desirable.

Beginners Plus

This language course is suitable for people who have completed a beginners’ language course and who wish to improve their Spanish to aid career prospects, for relocation abroad or simply for a holiday.

Duration10 Weeks
CampusColchester Institute
The College at Braintree (Beginners Only)
Start DateBeginners: TBC
Beginners Plus at Colchester Institute : 25/02/19
Beginners Plus at Braintree: 15/01/19
AttendanceOne evening per week | 6pm - 8pm unless stated
Price£117
Improvers Spanish Language Courses
Outline: The focus is on the communicative aspect of the language, with vocabulary and grammar to support this as appropriate, alongside cultural insights.

Improvers

This Improvers course is for those who have completed Spanish Beginners and Spanish Plus courses, or the equivalent of 40 hours tuition, and want to continue studying the language. Again, the focus is on the communicative aspect of the language, with vocabulary and grammar to support this as appropriate, alongside cultural insights.

Improvers Plus

The Spanish Improvers Plus course is for those who have completed Spanish Beginners, Beginners Plus and Improvers courses, or the equivalent of 60 hours tuition, and want to continue studying the language. Again, the focus is on the communicative aspect of the language,  including a wider variety of grammatical structures and range of vocabulary.

Duration10 Weeks
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateImprovers: TBC
Improvers Plus: TBC
AttendanceOne evening per week | 6pm - 8pm unless stated
Price£117
Intermediate Spanish Language Courses
Outline: Includes a wider variety of grammatical structures, eg. verb tenses, and will extend the range of vocabulary covered

Intermediate

The Spanish Intermediate course is for those who have completed Beginners, Beginners Plus, Improvers and Improvers Plus courses, or the equivalent of 80 hours tuition, and want to continue studying the language. The focus remains on the communicative aspect of the language, but will include a wider variety of grammatical structures, eg. verb tenses, and will extend the range of vocabulary covered, eg. through reading texts.

Intermediate+

The Spanish Intermediate Plus course is for those who have completed Beginners, Beginners Plus, Improvers, Improvers Plus and Intermediate courses, or the equivalent of 100 hours tuition, and want to continue studying the language. The focus remains on the communicative aspect of the language, but will include a wider variety of grammatical structures, including building confidence using different verbs tenses in the present, past and future. You will also extend your range of vocabulary and continue your appreciation of Spanish culture.

Upper-Intermediate

The Spanish Upper-Intermediate course is for those who have completed Beginners, Beginners Plus, Improvers, Improvers Plus, Intermediate and Intermediate Plus courses, or the equivalent of 120 hours tuition, and want to continue studying the language. The focus remains on the communicative aspect of the language, but will include a wider variety of grammatical structures, including building confidence using different verbs tenses in the present, past and future. You will also extend your range of vocabulary and continue your appreciation of Spanish culture.

Upper-Intermediate Plus
The Spanish Upper-Intermediate Plus course is for those who have completed Beginners, Beginners Plus, Improvers, Improvers Plus, Intermediate, Intermediate Plus and Upper-Intermediate courses, or the equivalent of 140 hours tuition, and want to continue studying the language. The focus remains on the communicative aspect of the language, but will include a wider variety of grammatical structures, including building confidence using more complex verb forms. You will further extend your range of vocabulary and continue your appreciation of Spanish culture.

Duration10 Weeks
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateIntermediate: TBC
Intermediate Plus: TBC
Upper Intermediate: TBC
Upper Intermediate Plus: 27/02/19
AttendanceOne evening per week | 6pm - 8pm unless stated
Price£117

Disclaimer

All Fees and prices shown on the website are for courses starting in the 2018-19 academic year unless stated otherwise, and are correct at the time of entering/printing information, however these may be subject to change. The College cannot accept legal or financial liability as a result of any such changes.

The course information describes programmes offered by Colchester Institute. The College takes all reasonable steps to provide courses as described, but cannot guarantee provision. The information is for guidance and does not form any part of a contract.

The College reserves the right to update and amend information as and when necessary. Colchester Institute will do its best to provide the courses shown, but may have to modify or withdraw a course depending on customer demand and other factors.