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Online semester 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.


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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.


Dates and timetables - two days a week:

(2) hours each class

Monday and Wednesday groups: from September 27 to December 11, 2023

Tuesday and Thursday groups: from September 28 to December 12, 2023


Dates and timetables - one day a week:

10 classes of (4) hours

Saturday groups: from September 23 to December 02, 2023

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 discounts


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


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

Alumnos caminando en la facultad


Level B2.1 - General English

  • Monday and Wednesday 18:00 - 20:00

Level B2.2 - General English

  • Monday and Wednesday 18:00 - 20:00

Level B2 First - Overall preparation for the exam

  • Saturday 10:00 - 14:00

Level C1.1 - General English

  • Tuesday and Thursday 18:00 - 20:00

C1 Advanced - Overall preparation for the exam

  • Saturday 10:00 - 14:00


Registration period for the first semester 2023/2024: from August 22 to September 13, 2023

  • If you have previous knowlegde of English, 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 English, contact the Language Center
  • All registrants will receive an email from the Language Centre after the registration 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 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.

  • Plataforms


    Platforms to be used:

    • Blackboard Collaborate for live lessons.
    • Moodle (Aula Global UC3M) for access to course materials, submission of homework and assignments, and final exams.

    Technical requisites for student

    Technical requisites necessary for the correct development of the course:

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

    Please read our cancellation conditions carefully

    Cancellation and refund policy