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Semester face-to-face 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)


Getafe campus

Tuesday and Thursday: from October 1 to December 5, 2024

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 discounts


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


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

Alumnos caminando en la facultad


Getafe campus

All levels:

  • Tuesday and Thursday: 12:30 - 2:30


Registration period 1ºC 2024/2025: from August 26 to September 18, 2024

Registration procedure:

  • If you have previous knowledge of the language, take the PLACEMENT TEST to determine which course you can take. You will find the link of the test after submitting the enrollment form.
  • If you do not have previous knowledge of the language, just fill in the ENROLLMENT FORM.
  • 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 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). This grade will be obtained by the completion of oral activities throughout the course.

    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