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Spanish 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 22 January 2024 and consists of 11 lessons of 90 minutes.

Prefer to participate in the season that starts in the week of April 22nd 2024? (in-person and online available)
Click here for the Spanish 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 and homework next to the regular courses.

You are welcome to also come to the informal sessions every Thursday evening under the new All-You-Can-Talk program. Practise your Spanish to the point of perfection!

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

Be sure to also attend the informal practise sessions! Make your course even more effective! (more information)

Spanish Básico 1 (A0+)

week commencing 22 January
€238

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 11 weeks:

* Monday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs
* Monday between 10:00 and 11:30 hrs
* Tuesday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs

Optional: Extra practise sessions once a week between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (part of the All-You-Can-Talk program aimed at practise making perfect!)

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

book

Aula Internacional Plus 1 (Versión Talenland) €40.00

(ISBN: 9789463251341)

Spanish Básico 2 (A0/A1)

week commencing 22 January
€238

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 11 weeks:

* Monday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs
* Wednesday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs
* Thursday between 10:00 and 11:30 hrs ( start: week of 29 January)

Optional: Extra practise sessions once a week between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (part of the All-You-Can-Talk program aimed at practise making perfect!)

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.

book

Aula Internacional Plus 1 (Versión Talenland) €40.00

(ISBN: 9789463251341)

Spanish/EN Básico 1 (A0+)

week commencing 22 January
€238

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 11 weeks: Wednesday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (ONLINE)

Optional: Extra practise sessions once a week between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (part of the All-You-Can-Talk program aimed at practise making perfect!)

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

book

Aula Internacional Plus 1 (Versión Talenland) €40.00

(ISBN: 9789463251341)

Spanish/EN Básico 2 (A0/A1)

week commencing 22 January
€238

Description: Spanish Básico 2/EN is aimed at students who prefer English as the language of instruction. It 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 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 11 weeks:

* Monday between 19:00 and 20:30 hrs ( start: week of 29 January) (ONLINE)
* Friday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (ONLINE)

Optional: Extra practise sessions once a week between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (part of the All-You-Can-Talk program aimed at practise making perfect!)

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.

book

Aula Internacional Plus 1 (Versión Talenland) €40.00

(ISBN: 9789463251341)

Spanish/EN Básico 3 (A1)

week commencing 22 January
€238

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 11 weeks:

* Tuesday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs
* Wednesday between 12:30 and 14:00 hrs

Optional: Extra practise sessions once a week between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (part of the All-You-Can-Talk program aimed at practise making perfect!)

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.

book

Aula Internacional Plus 1 (Versión Talenland) €40.00

(ISBN: 9789463251341)

Spanish Intermedio 1 (A1+)

week commencing 22 January
€238

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 11 weeks:

* Thursday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (ONLINE)
* Thursday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs
* Saturday between 10:00 and 11:30 hrs

Optional: Extra practise sessions once a week between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (part of the All-You-Can-Talk program aimed at practise making perfect!)

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.

book

Aula Internacional Plus 2 (Versión Talenland) €40.00

(ISBN: 9789463251365)

Spanish Intermedio 2 (A1/A2)

week commencing 22 January
€238

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 11 weeks: Friday between 10:00 and 11:30 hrs

Optional: Extra practise sessions once a week between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (part of the All-You-Can-Talk program aimed at practise making perfect!)

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.

book

Aula Internacional Plus 2 (Versión Talenland) €40.00

(ISBN: 9789463251365)

Spanish Intermedio 3 (A2)

week commencing 22 January
€238

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 11 weeks: Monday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs

Optional: Extra practise sessions once a week between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (part of the All-You-Can-Talk program aimed at practise making perfect!)

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.

book

Aula Internacional Plus 2 (Versión Talenland) €40.00

(ISBN: 9789463251365)

Spanish Avanzado 1 (A2+)

week commencing 22 January
€238

Description: Spanish Avanzado 1 is the first part of the advanced course Spanish (CEFR B1 level). The complete CEFR B1 level consists of 4 parts. This course comprises of a unique approach to continue developing Spanish composition skills to an advanced level through writing descriptions, narrations, expositions, and argumentations. 

For whom: Those who have successfully completed Spanish Intermedio 3 or users with CEFR A2 level. When in doubt, please contact us for an intake to determine your level

Result after the course: You can understand the main ideas of complex texts on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in your field of specialization. You can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without much effort for either party. You can produce clear, detailed texts on a wide range of subjects and explain viewpoints on topical issues giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options. You will have started to learn the Subjuntivo.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks:

* Tuesday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (ONLINE)
* Wednesday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs

Optional: Extra practise sessions once a week between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (part of the All-You-Can-Talk program aimed at practise making perfect!)

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.

book

Aula Internacional Plus 3 (Versión híbrida) €40.00

(ISBN: 9788419236081)

Spanish Superior 1 (B1+)

week commencing 22 January
€238

Description: Spanish Superior 1 is the first part of the proficient course Superior (CEFR B2 level). The complete CEFR B2 level consists of 4 parts. This is a course to obtain a fully integrated advanced level of Spanish. The course is designed for students whose learning objectives and needs are to improve their knowledge of the language, as that of a near-native speaker level, for business or private purposes

For whom: Those who have successfully completed the Spanish Avanzado 4 or users with CEFR B1 level. When in doubt, please contact us for an intake to determine your level.

Result after the course: You have improved your Spanish level and may soon be mistaken for a native speaker! Given the already established structure, attention is given to a much broader range of topics, both verbal and written, where the teacher will casually find and correct many of the smaller lingering errors. Preferably, we will incorporate as many of your practical needs and wishes so that you will soon be able to demonstrate your proficiency to colleagues, family and friends!

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Wednesday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs

Optional: Extra practise sessions once a week between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (part of the All-You-Can-Talk program aimed at practise making perfect!)

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.

book

Aula Internacional Plus 4 (Versión híbrida) €40.00

(ISBN: 9788419236098)

Spanish Superior 3 (B1-B2+)

week commencing 22 January
€238

Description: Spanish Superior 3 is the third part of the proficient course (CEFR B2 level). The complete CEFR B2 level consists of 4 parts. The course continues to offer a comprehensive review of advanced grammar structures, while developing proficiency and advancement in communicative skills, concentrating on the dynamic application of the living language taught through dialogue, phonetics and vocabulary. 

For whom: Those who have successfully completed the Spanish Superior 2 or who have some knowledge of the Spanish level B2, but have not completed this level as yet. When in doubt, please contact us for an intake to determine your level.

Result after the course: Students are able to understand the main ideas behind complex texts that deal with both concrete and abstract topics. They can relate to native speakers with a sufficient degree of fluency and naturalness in a way that communication is carried out effortlessly by many of the interlocutors. They can produce clear and detailed texts on diverse subjects as well as defend points of view on general subjects. Students will also be able to understand both face-to-face conversations and retransmitted speeches, on topics, habitual or not, regarding personal, social and professional life. They can participate in conversations with sufficient fluency and spontaneity to produce a satisfactory interaction with native speakers. They are able to write clear and detailed texts on a variety of topics, as well as real or imagined facts and experiences, synthesizing and evaluating information and arguments from various sources.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Monday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs

Optional: Extra practise sessions once a week between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (part of the All-You-Can-Talk program aimed at practise making perfect!)

Recomendación para estudiantes que comienzan en TaalTaal: ¿Quiere saber si este curso es el adecuado para Ud.? Le recomendamos hacer una cita con uno de nuestros profesores para valorar su nivel actual de conocimiento de la lengua española. Puede llamarnos al número de teléfono 070-3226091 o enviarnos un email a info@taaltaal.nl

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

book

Aula Internacional Plus 5 (Versión híbrida) €40.00

(ISBN: 9788419236104)

Conversación & Gramática (B2-C1)

week commencing 22 January
€238

Description: This course is designed for intermediate or advanced Spanish students who want to improve their conversation skills and grammar. This course is focused on an immersive, communication-based approach to language acquisition. Students learn the Spanish grammar accompanied by writing, listening and conversational exercises as, for example, reading newspaper articles, debates about contemporary issues, presentations about artworks, watching Spanish films and documentaries followed by analysis and debate. Lectures and the reading and sharing of current event news will develop an understanding of Spanish speaking countries culture, past and present.

For whom: Students who are currently taking part in Spanish Avanzado or Superior courses at TaalTaal or whose proficiency is equivalent to CEFR level B1/B2. 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: You will feel confident in more abstract and complexed conversations and discussions. You will be able to express your opinions and thoughts better about more abstract ideas. Your grammar knowledge will be noticeably proficient!

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks:

* Tuesday between 13:00 and 14:30 hrs
* Wednesday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs

Optional: Extra practise sessions once a week between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (part of the All-You-Can-Talk program aimed at practise making perfect!)

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.

book

Vía rápida (nivel A1-B1) €30.00

(ISBN: 9789460301964)

book

Vía rápida - cuaderno de ejercicios €22.00

(ISBN: 9789460301971)

book

Aula Internacional Plus 1 (Versión Talenland) €40.00

(ISBN: 9789463251341)

book

Aula Internacional Plus 2 (Versión Talenland) €40.00

(ISBN: 9789463251365)

book

Aula Internacional Plus 3 (Versión híbrida) €40.00

(ISBN: 9788419236081)

book

Aula Internacional Plus 4 (Versión híbrida) €40.00

(ISBN: 9788419236098)

book

Aula Internacional Plus 5 (Versión híbrida) €40.00

(ISBN: 9788419236104)

AYCT Spanish (av/sup)

week commencing 5 February
€0

Description: TaalTaal offers the possibility of following extra conversation lessons at the level of your regular course in addition to the regular lessons. If you are already following a Spanish course at TaalTaal, no extra costs are involved. The lessons are given by experienced teachers in order to improve your speaking skills.

For whom: These sessions are specifically meant for students of the courses Avanzado 1, 2 3 | Superior 1, 2, 3 | Maestría C de C1 1, 2, 3| Accelerated Spanish/EN 3 (B.1.1) | Accelerated Spanish/EN 4 (B.1.2) | Accelerated Spanish/EN 5 (B .2.1) | Accelerated Spanish/EN 6 (B.2.2)at TaalTaal.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 10 weeks: Tuesday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs

Optional: Extra practise sessions once a week between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (part of the All-You-Can-Talk program aimed at practise making perfect!)

AYCT Spanish (bas/int)

week commencing 29 January
€0

Description: TaalTaal offers the possibility of following extra conversation lessons at the level of your regular course in addition to the regular lessons. If you are already following a Spanish course at TaalTaal, no extra costs are involved. The lessons are given by experienced teachers in order to improve your speaking skills.

For whom: These sessions are specifically meant for students of the courses Avanzado 1, 2 3 | Superior 1, 2, 3 | Maestría C de C1 | Accelerated Spanish/EN 3 (B.1.1) | Accelerated Spanish/EN 4 (B.1.2) | Accelerated Spanish/EN 5 (B .2.1) | Accelerated Spanish/EN 6 (B.2.2)

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 10 weeks: Tuesday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs

Optional: Extra practise sessions once a week between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (part of the All-You-Can-Talk program aimed at practise making perfect!)

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 *