International Standards

We prepare you to speak, study or work in Spanish anywhere in the world. Travel and communicate with the locals of any Spanish-speaking country.

Our courses follow the "Common European Framework of Reference: Learning, Teaching, Assessment” (CEFR) 1

It is a guideline to describe the achievements of learners of foreign languages worldwide. It is also intended to make it easier for educational institutions and employers to evaluate the language qualifications of candidates for education admission or employment.
It places the students of a language in between the levels A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 or C2, according to their listening, speaking, reading and writing ability.

Our Online Spanish Courses

In all of our courses you will find:

Beginners!
Level A1

4 courses

By completing this level you will understand and use everyday expressions.
 You will also be able to introduce yourself, ask for and give basic personal information.

  • Survival expressions.
  • Greetings and farewells.
  • Alphabet.
  • Personal pronouns.
  • Llamarse verb.
  • Articles and nouns.
  • Verbs ser and estar.
  • Vocabulary of professions and occupations .
  • Verbs tener and haber.
  • Vocabulary of parts and objects of the house.
  • Interrogative pronouns.
  • Possessive adjectives.
  • Possessive pronouns.
  • Vocabulary of numbers.
  • The time.
  • Vocabulary of countries and nationalities.
  • The days of the week.
  • Final test.
  • Present tense.
  • Qualifying adjectives.
  • Vocabulary of colors.
  • Prepositions of time.
  • Vocabulary of places in the city.
  • Prepositions of place.
  • Muy and mucho.
  • Verbs saber and conocer.
  • Personality and physical adjectives.
  • Totally irregular verbs.
  • Irregular verbs in the first singular person (yo).
  • Vocabulary of the restaurant.
  • Verbs with double irregularity.
  • Adjectives for feelings, emotional and physical conditions.
  • Orthography: G and J.
  • Final test.
  • Irregular verbs with vowel changes.
  • Vocabulary of fruits.
  • Irregular verbs with spelling changes.
  • Verbs querer and preferir.
  • Verb poder.
  • Verbs of obligation and need.
  • Affective verbs.
  • Vocabulary of parts of the body.
  • Adverbs of place.
  • Demonstrative adjectives.
  • Demonstrative pronouns.
  • Vocabulary of the family members.
  • Reflexive verbs.
  • Vocabulary of sports.
  • Orthography: the syllable.
  • Final test.
  • Adverbs.
  • Comparatives.
  • Vocabulary of clothing.
  • Superlatives.
  • Contable and uncountable nouns.
  • Gerund and present continuos tens.
  • Near future tense.
  • Reflexive verbs with change of meaning.
  • The weather.
  • Undefined pronouns.
  • Quantity adverbs.
  • The ordinal numbers.
  • Months and seasons.
  • Orthography: stressed and unstressed syllables.
  • Final test.

Elementary!
Level A2

4 courses

By completing this level you will be able to understand frequently used expressions and also describe aspects of your past and your environment, as well as issues related to your immediate needs.

  • Structure of the sentence.
  • Reflexive verbs that express a change of mood.
  • Simple past tense: regular verbs.
  • Expressions of time in the past.
  • Simple past tense: irregular verbs.
  • Vocabulary of transportation.
  • Direct object pronouns.
  • Indirect object pronouns.
  • Verb periphrasis.
  • Double pronoun. 
  • Pronouns of direct and indirect object with gerund.
  • Vocabulary of the supermarket.
  • Por and para.
  • Orthography: punctuation marks.
  • Final test.
  • Auxiliary verb: haber.
  • Participial verbs.
  • Present perfect tense.
  • Expressions of time in the presente perfect tense.
  • Vocabulary of currency.
  • Contrast of the simple past tense with the presente perfect tense.
  • Indicators of before and after regards the present.
  • Imperfect past tense.
  • Vocabulary of animals.
  • Pronunciation of Y and LL.
  • Final test.
  • Contrast of the simple past and imperfect tenses.
  • Biography and informative texts of historical figures.
  • Past perfect tense.
  • Expressions of time with the past perfect tense.
  • Myths and legends.
  • Travel vocabulary.
  • Contrast of all the past tenses.
  • The history of my country.
  • Use of the infinitive as a noun.
  • Simple future tense.
  • Weather forecast.
  • Hypothesis about the present using the simple future tense.
  • Double consonants: nn, rr, cc.
  • Final test.
  • Perfect future tense.
  • Hypothesis about the recent past using the future perfect tense.
  • Contrast of the simple future and future perfect tenses used to make hypothesis.
  • Food vocabulary.
  • Imperative tense.
  • Traffic signs and prohibition notices.
  • Imperative with reflexive verbs.
  • Uses to invite to perform an action and to give simple instructions.
  • Imperative with direct and indirect pronouns.
  • Cooking vocabulary.
  • Common instructions for cooking recipes.
  • Impersonal use of SE.
  • Conditional: Si + present/future/imperative.
  • Differences in between C, CC, V and B.
  • Final test.

Intermediate!
Level B1

4 courses

By completing this level you will be able to function in most of the situations that may arise in Spanish-speaking places. Also, you will be able to produce simple and coherent texts on topics that are familiar to you or in which you have a personal interest.

  • Prepositions to narrate past events (to + definite article + amount of time + of + infinitive).
  • My family tree.
  • Practice with the verb “Parecerse a alguien”.
  • Expression “Se me da bien/mal”.
  • Simple Conditional Tense.
  • Make recommendations indirectly.
  • If I were/had/were + Simple Conditional.
  • Places of tourist interest in the Hispanic world.
  • Compound Conditional Tense.
  • Make hypotheses in the recent past using the compound conditional.
  • Contrast between the two conditional tenses.
  • Homophones words.
  • Final exam.
  • Ser and Estar + adjectives of personality (qualities and defects).
  • Structure of the simple and subordinate sentence with the Subjunctive regime.
  • Present subjunctive: conjugation of regular and irregular verbs.
  • Present subjunctive for the expression of desires.
  • Ojalá (que).
  • Present subjunctive for the expression of feelings and emotions.
  • Verbs that express a change of mood (ponerse nervioso, dar miedo, enfadarse…).
  • Express desires, feelings and emotions about other people’s actions.
  • Present subjunctive for the expression of recommendations, requests, prohibitions.
  • Public notices and advertising.
  • Exclamatory phrases
  • Que + noun
  • Accentuation of compound words.
  • Final exam.
  • Present subjunctive for the expression of complaints and claims.
  • Vocabulary and writing of PQRs.
  • Adverbs of negation.
  • Present subjunctive for the expression of opinion, doubt and probability.
  • Literature: Hispano-American stories.
  • Interpretation and opinion of short literary texts.
  • Present subjunctive for the expression of temporality and purpose.
  • Creating a budget in Spanish.
  • Relative clauses.
  • Impersonal expressions that rule subjunctive.
  • Prepositional verbs.
  • Cuánto/como + verb
  • Abbreviations.
  • Final exam.
  • Verbs of perception and conviction in negative form with subjunctive.
  • Comparisons: relative superlative.
  • Contrast of all uses of the present subjunctive.
  • Festivities in Spanish America.
  • Verbs of change.
  • Appreciative derivation of words: diminutives.
  • Reciprocal verbs.
  • Vocabulary of free time activities.
  • Discursive connectors.
  • The written press.
  • Prefixes.
  • Final exam.

Upper intermediate!
Level B2

4 courses

By completing this level you will be able to interact with native speakers with a sufficient degree of fluency and naturalness, so that communication is carried out without effort on the part of the interlocutors. In addition, you will be able to understand and produce complex texts.

  • Dejar de + infinitive.
  • Preposition + determined article + que + present subjunctive.
  • To be for/against + noun
  • Infinitive + que + subjunctive.
  • Presente perfect subjunctive.
  • Subordinate clauses with the present perfect subjunctive.
  • Show for or against.
  • Express courtesy or caution
  • Expressions with the verb “echar”.
  • False cognates.
  • Use of quotation marks.
  • Final exam.
  • Imperfect subjunctive tense.
  • Subordinate clauses with the imperfect subjunctive.
  • Conditional sentences.
  • Comparisons: what more/less; superlatives.
  • Make conditions to do something.
  • Express hypothesis.
  • Daily life.
  • Work practices.
  • Diphthongs.
  • Hiatus.
  • Triphthongs.
  • Final exam.
  • Imperfect Subjunctive.
  • Passive voice.
  • Middle voice.
  • Discursive connectors.
  • Argumentative: but; however; besides; so.
  • Regional cultures.
  • National identity.
  • Countries, states and towns.
  • Sentence structure: complements, direct and indirect.
  • Final exam.
  • Past erfect subjunctive.
  • Subordinate clauses.
  • Hypothetical sentences.
  • Ser and estar + adjective (good, horrible…)/ adverb (good/bad).
  • Be polite, be frowned upon + infinitive).
  • Be logical / natural.
  • Adverbs and expressions of time.
  • Introduction to indirect speech.
  • Living conditions: levels and quality.
  • Daily life: work, sport, leisure activities.
  • Rituals.
  • Ceremonies and family events, public and private celebrations.
  • Sentence structure: circumstantial complements.
  • Final exam.

Advanced!
Level C1

4 courses

By completing this level you will be able to express yourself fluently and spontaneously, making flexible use of the language for social, academic and professional purposes. In addition, you will be able to produce clear, well-structured and detailed texts on topics of a certain complexity.

  • Frequently used prefixes and suffixes.
  • Adjectives with both genders.
  • Comparative constructions: más/menos de, más/menos que and cuanto más/menos.
  • Uses of ser and estar + qualifying adjectives.
  • Physical and personality description.
  • Judge and value.
  • Body parts.
  • Personality adjectives.
  • Home.
  • Expressions and set phrases.
  • Temporary bookmarks.
  • Story organizers.
  • Final exam.
  • Verbal periphrases to mark the temporal perspective: estar + gerundio/participio, ir a + infinitive, be about to + infinitive.
  • Uses of the subjunctive and the conditional in substantive sentences to: express an opinion, advise, formulate wishes, express feelings and moods
  • Tell stories.
  • Express temporal relationships between actions.
  • Correct information errors.
  • Food.
  • Free time activities.
  • Resources and techniques for organizing and improving a written text.
  • Final exam.
  • Uses of the indicative and the subjunctive in final, modal, temporal sentences.
  • Relative pronouns and adverbs.
  • Morphology and frequent uses.
  • Sentence constructions with relative pronouns and adverbs with preposition.
  • Define.
  • Give instructions.
  • Give and ask for opinion.
  • Advise.
  • Cultural expressions related to Spanish-speaking countries – music, literature, painting, sculpture, theater, film and television.
  • The syneresis.
  • Final exam.
  • Direct and indirect speech.
  • Morphology and uses of the present and imperfect subjunctive.
  • Morphology and uses of the conditional.
  • Demonstratives and pronouns with prepositional phrases.
  • Persuade and convince.
  • Resources to express agreement and disagreement with part of what another has said.
  • Express doubt and reserve.
  • Newspapers, television, radio, internet, mail.
  • Accentuation of monosyllables.
  • Diacritical accent mark.
  • Final exam.

Expert!
Level C2

4 courses

By completing this level you will be able to easily understand practically everything you hear or read. Also, you will be able to express yourself spontaneously, with great fluency and with a degree of precision that allows you to differentiate small nuances of meaning even in more complex situations.

  • Morphology and uses of the present and imperfect subjunctive.
  • Correlation of times in the indirect speech referring to the present, the past or the future.
  • Verbs that introduce the referred speech.
  • Express hypothesis.
  • Express probability in its various degrees.
  • Repeat, count and summarize what has been said.
  • Remind someone of something.
  • React to information showing agreement and disagreement.
  • Places of tourist interest in the Hispanic world.
  • Biographies and texts of historical figures.
  • Words with various grammatical functions.
  • Uses of por qué, porque, porqué, por que.
  • Uses of ser and estar.
  • Passive constructions.
  • Gerund and participle.
  • Adverbials with a gerund.
  • Uses of lo + adjective.
  • Subordinate clauses.
  • Match and add information pointing out oppositions and contrasts.
  • Express likes, desires and feelings.
  • Describe, express opinion and assess positively and negatively.
  • Express doubt and reserve.
  • Express surprise, astonishment.
  • Express complaint, protest and argue it.
  • Make suggestions, recommend.
  • Food.
  • Free time activities.
  • Poverty of language (queísmos, cosísmos, word something)
  • Final exam.
  • Noun sentences with verbs in the indicative, subjunctive or future.
  • Causal and concessive sentences with a verb in the indicative or subjunctive, introduced by frequently used conjunctions and conjunctive phrases.
  • Discursive connectors of cause and opposition.
  • Discursive connectors, cause, opposition and organization of information.
  • Ask for and give advice.
  • Accept and reject tips.
  • Recognize and use discourse markers to indicate reinforcement, logical sequence, and contrast relationships.
  • Extract and select relevant information to make a summary.
  • Respond to outside interventions by reply.
  • Continue other interventions through examples, arguments and formulations.
  • Make a start. Change topic.
  • Conclude.
  • Cultural expressions related to Spanish-speaking countries – music, literature, painting, sculpture, theater, film and television.
  • Abuse of verbs hacer, tener, ser y estar.
  • Subordinate clauses. Causal and consecutive with a verb in the indicative or subjunctive, introduced by conjunctions and frequently used conjunctive phrases.
  • Impersonality.
  • Morphology and uses of the conditional.
  • Morphology and uses of the imperfect past tense, the past perfect tense and the pluperfect subjunctive.
  • Conditional and concessive subordinate clauses.
  • Provide a word or expression to the interlocutor.
  • Request information about a word or an expression that has been forgotten.
  • Clarify the meaning or intent of the conversation through a summary.
  • Express prohibition.
  • Grant permission with certain conditions.
  • Give compliments and react to a compliment.
  • Newspapers, television, radio, internet, mail.
  • Use of graphics.
  • Final exam.

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