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Online semester Spanish courses


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Cursos cuatrimestrales online. Tus clases de idiomas desde casa


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 teaching hours distributed as follows:

  • 20 hours of real-time online sessions
  • 9 hours of synchronous online activities
  • 9 hours of practical workshops 
  • 2 hours final exam
  • Homework and assignments from the teacher, who will provide correction and continuous feedback

All of the course hours will be with a teacher.

ECTS credits: 4


Dates and timetables - two days a week:

Monday and Wednesday groups: February 10 to April 28, 2021

Tuesday and Thursday groups: February 11 to April 27, 2021


Dates and timetables - one day a week:

Friday groups: February 12 to May 14, 2021

This is the course

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

Sessions streamed in real-time 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


  • UC3M international students: 265 €
  • General public from outside UC3M: 300 € 


5% discount for students enrolled in previous courses


A levels:

  • Tuesday and Thursday, 18:00 - 20:00
  • Friday, 10:00 - 13:30

B and C levels:

  • Monday and Wednesday, 09:00 - 11:00
  • Friday, 10:00 - 13:30


2C 20/21 Registration: Closed.

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)
    • Reading comprehension (2 points)
    • Listening and audiovisual comprehension (2 points)
    • Oral expression and interaction. This section of the exam will be assessed during the last day of the workshop session. (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.

    The exam will be given through Aula Global and Blackboard Collaborate.

  • Attendance

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

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

  • Plataforms


    Platforms to be used:

    • Moodle (Aula Global UC3M)
    • Blackboard Collaborate

    Technical requisites for student

    Technical requisites necessary for the correct development of the course:

    • Computer with camera and microphone
    • Internet connection.
  • Cancellations