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Online intensive Spanish course


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Cursos intensivos 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.


Teaching and learning for the 40 hours are distributed as follows:

  • 10 hours per week of live classes with teacher and classmates.
  • 5 hours per week of live interactive forum with teacher and classmates.
  • 5 hours per week of conversation workshop with teacher and classmates.

Autonomous work with guidance and correction from the teacher who provides correction and continuous feedback to help student progress in their language acquisition.

ECTS credits: 4


Course dates: 

August 24 - September 2, 2021


From Monday to Friday, 09:00 h - 14:30 h (30' break)



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



Enrollment period: June 21 - July 21, 2021.

Enrollment procedure:

  • If you have previous knowlegde of Spanish, take the  PLACEMENT TEST to determine which course you can take. 
  • 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 enrollment period has ended.
  • 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