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Face-to-face semester Spanish courses

Cursos cuatrimestrales presenciales. Tus clases de idiomas de siempre


All levels and sub-levels from A1 to C1 are offered, provided there are enough students enrolled in the level. Interested students who have previous knowledge of the language, please take the online placement test to determine which course you can join.


Duration: 40 hours (exam included)

Course modality: Face-to-face

Location: Getafe, Leganés and Puerta de Toledo campuses

ECTS credits: 4*

* The home University will be the institution which decides to grant credits.


Monday and Wednesday groups

Start date: Wednesday, October 02, 2024

End date: Monday, December 09, 2024

Tuesday and Thursday groups

Start date: Tuesday, October 01, 2024

End date: Thursday, December 05, 2024

Getafe timetables

Getafe campus

A levels:

  • Monday and Wednesday, 10:30 - 12:30
  • Monday and Wednesday, 12:30 - 14:30
  • Monday and Wednesday, 15:00 - 17:00. This timetable is only offered for A1.1 level (complete beginner)

B and C levels:

  • Tuesday and Thursday, 10:30 - 12:30
  • Tuesday and Thursday, 12:30 - 14:30

This is the course

The face-to-face courses offered by the Centro de Idiomas have a communicative focus and work on all of the language competences, oral as well as written.

All the teaching hours given by a teacher ensure interaction with the teacher and with classmates.

All of the autonomous activities are always carried out under the guidance of the teacher, who provides correction and continuous feedback to help the student progress in their language acquisition.  

Fees and discount


  • Students and UC3M community: 275€
  • Outside the UC3M: 325€


5% discount on the price for former students of the Language Centre.

Leganés & Puerta de Toledo timetables

Leganés campus

All levels:

  • Tuesday and Thursday, 16:00 - 18:00

Puerta de Toledo campus

A levels:

  • Tuesday and Thursday, 14:00 - 16:00

​B and C levels:

  • Monday and Wednesday, 14:00 - 16:00


Registration period for first semester 2024/25: from July 18 to September 18, 2024

How to register:

  • If you have previous knowledge of Spanish, please take the ONLINE PLACEMENT TEST to determine which course you can join. At the end of the test, you will obtain the final score and the link to the registration form.
  • If you have not studied Spanish before and have no knowledge of Spanish, you will be assigned level A1.1 (absolute beginner level). Please simply fill in the REGISTRATION FORM
  • All registrants will receive an email from the Language Centre after completing the registration.
  • The Placement Test and the Registration Form will be available when registration is open.
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  • Objectives
    • Engage in comprehensive work in all communicative competences, oral as well as written.
    • Acquire the tools necessary to improve oral fluency appropriate to the level.
    • Improve and broaden the student’s lexical range.
    • Work towards attaining grammatical accuracy.
  • Assessment
    • Grade for participation and progress in class: 30%
    • Grade for homework, assignments and autonomous work: 30%
    • Final exam grade: 40%

    The exam will assess all the communicative elements of the language with a maximum of 10 points possible:

    • Listening comprehension (2 points)
    • Reading comprehension (2 points)
    • Grammar and vocabulary (2 points)
    • Written expression and interaction (2 points)
    • Oral expression, interaction, and comprehension (2 points)

    In order to pass the course, the student must receive a grade of 5 in each of the three parts: participation and progress, homework, and exam.

  • Attendance


    A student may only be absent for up to 20% of the course (8 hours) for any reason.

    A student who fails to meet the attendance requirement for any reason will be allowed to take the final examination but will not receive credit.

  • Cancellations

    Please read our cancellation conditions carefully

    Cancellation and refund policy