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Spanish 3

Take this course if you can already understand simple words, sentences, and short texts in Spanish. You can also take this course if you have completed the course Spanish 2. After the course Spanish 3, you can continue on to Spanish 4.

The course takes place in the Forum building on the Wageningen University & Research campus.

Target group

Spanish 3 is for anyone who has taken 3 to 4 years of Spanish at middle school and wishes to refresh their Spanish language skills, or anyone who has completed the course Spanish 2.

End level

Spanish 3: A2 (CEFR)

Course content

After this course, you will be able to:

  • hold short, simple conversations about personal topics;
  • understand the key information in everyday conversations about familiar topics;
  • understand the key information in short, simple texts (brochures, advertisements);
  • write short, simple messages or emails.

The emphasis is on speaking skills. Reading, listening, and writing skills will also be addressed. You will also learn more about the Spanish culture. After completing this course, you can take the course Spanish 4 (halfway to B1)


    This course meets once a week for 8 weeks. Each class is 1 hour and 45 minutes. You should expect to spend 2 to 3 hours on homework each week.

    Dates and times

    The course Spanish 3 is offered annually in October, February, and May. The next course starts in February 2019.

    Course materials

    Aula Internacional 2: ISBN: 9789460306174

    These books are available at the WUR shop in the Forum building on the Wageningen University & Research campus.

    Certification and exam

    To receive a Wageningen in'to Languages certificate, a minimum attendance of 80% is required. A diagnostic test is optional. This costs €25.


    BSc/MSc WUR Students* € 60
    WUR Employees € 250
    Standard fee € 275

    * This €60 fee applies only to students with a signed authorisation form. Students pay €60 if they need this language course for an internship/thesis abroad. The internship/thesis must be part of their prescribed study programme/approved set of MSc examination subjects. The form must be signed by the thesis or internship supervisor.

    Prior to registration

    To ensure that new course participants are placed into the appropriate course, they are required to take a free course level assessment. An intake interview (optionally by telephone) will also take place. You cannot register for a course until you have taken this course level assessment. Please contact our Service Centre ( / 0317-482552) to schedule an appointment.