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Spanish 1

Do you want to learn Spanish for a holiday or for your study or work? Did you take Spanish in school, but it has become a little rusty? Spanish 1 will quickly help you get back on track! The course focuses on practical skills and introduces you to Spanish culture. After the course Spanish 1, you can continue on to Spanish 2, 3 and 4.

Classes take place on the Wageningen University & Research Campus, in the Forum building.

Target group

Spanish 1 is for anyone who has little to no knowledge of Spanish and wants to quickly acquire a solid foundation in the language.

End level

Spanish 1: A1 (CEFR)

Course content

After this course, you will be able to:

  • understand simple words, phrases and sentences;
  • ask and answer short, simple questions;
  • follow a simple conversation;
  • write short, simple sentences about personal matters.

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 2 (halfway to A2).

Planning

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 1 is offered annually in February, May and September/October. The next course starts in September/October.

Group Start date End date Course day Time
Group 1A October 1, 2019 December 3, 2019 Tuesday 19.30 - 21.15 hrs
Group 1B September 30, 2019 December 2, 2019 Monday 19.30 - 21.15 hrs

Course materials

Talenland: Aula Internacional 1 ISBN: 9788415846772.

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.

Fees  

BSc/Msc WUR Students € 60
WUR Employees € 250
Standard fee € 275

Prior to registration

If you have no prior knowledge of the Spanish language you are welcome to register directly for the course. If you are unsure about your level, we would like to do an intake interview (optionally by telephone). Please contact our Service Centre (into@wur.nl / 0317-482552) to schedule an appointment.