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Face-to-face semester Spanish courses


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All levels and sub-levels from A1 though C1 are offered, provided there is a sufficient number of students enrolled in the level. Interested students must first take an online placement test for that purpose.


Duration: 40 hours will be distributed as follows:

  • 38 hours face-to-face lesson given by a teacher.
  • 2 hours for final exam.
  • Autonomous work with guidance and correction from the teacher.

Course modality: Face-to-face(*)

Location: Getafe campus

ECTS credits: 4

* If you are interested in online courses, please contact us.


Dates and timetables - two days a week:

Monday and Wednesday groups: September 27 to December 15, 2021

Tuesday and Thursday groups: September 28 to December 9, 2021

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 teacher, who provides correction and continuous feedback to help student progress in their language acquisition.  

Fees and discount


  • Students and UC3M community: 265€
  • Outside the UC3M: 300€


5% discount for students enrolled in the previous semester courses.


Getafe campus

A levels:

  • Monday and Wednesday, 10:30 - 12:30
  • Monday and Wednesday, 12:30 - 14:30

B and C levels:

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

Leganés campus

All levels:

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


Registration period for the first semester 2021/22: July 20 - September 14

Registration procedure:

  • If you have previous knowlegde of Spanish, take the PLACEMENT TEST to determine which course you can take. At the end of the test, you will obtain the final score and the link to the enrollment form.
  • If you do not have previous knowlegde of Spanish, simply fill in the ENROLLMENT FORM
  • All registrants will receive an email from the Language Centre after the registration period has ended.
  • Placement test and enrollment form will be available in the registration period.
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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 the online sessions: 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:

    • Written expression and interaction(2 points)
    • comprehension (2 points)
    • Listening and audiovisual comprehension (2 points)
    • Oral expression and interaction (2 points)
    • Grammar and vocabulary (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 given reason.

    As this is a face-to-face course, a student who does not meet the required attendance for whatever reason, may take the final exam, but will not receive credit recognition.  

  • Cancellations