This course is aimed at students who have completed the Spanish Beginners course, or those who have already acquired a basic knowledge of Spanish. This course covers A2 of the Common European Framework of References for Languages.

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and rules regarding social distancing this course will be taught remotely. The course tutor will provide live teaching sessions online using Microsoft Teams. Lessons will be scheduled at the times indicated below. Learners will also be able to access a wide range of College services including Moodle, Office 365 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, One Drive) and Microsoft Teams to support online learning. Induction sessions will be offered prior to the start of the course, to allow learners to familiarise themselves with the online learning platforms. Learner handbooks and user guides will also be provided.

  • Description

    The language skills for everyday situations will be consolidated and expanded.

    The following topics will be covered during the course:

    • Everyday activities
    • Shopping
    • Personal information
    • Transport
    • Accommodation and health

    Grammar will include the use of past and future tenses, as well as the present tense. Structures will be expanded, using adverbs and adjectives, to enable students to express themselves more accurately. The language skills to be developed are speaking, listening, reading and writing. These will be practised in a variety of classroom activities including work in pairs and groups, listening to CDs, use of interactive media, reading brochures and writing notes, emails or short letters.

    Learning Outcomes: Students will continue to learn how to communicate in everyday situations using the four language skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing.

    Students should be aware this is a 3 term course and they will be expected to complete all 3 terms of Intermediate before moving up to Advanced the following September.

    *PLEASE NOTE - The running of this course is subject to receiving sufficient enrolment numbers. Newbury College reserve the right to close, cancel or postpone a course if it has not received the minimum required enrolment number by the scheduled start date. In the case of cancellation, enrolled students will be notified approximately one week before the start date.

  • Entry Requirements

    Students will be expected to have completed the beginners course or have equivalent experience and be able to communicate at a simple level using the present tense.

    Term two is a continuation of term one so basic knowledge is required. Term three is a continuation of term two so equivalent knowledge is required. Students are welcome to begin at the start of term two and three as long as they have equivalent experience.

  • Qualification

    This course does not lead to a formal qualification.

  • Progression

    Following successful completion of all three terms of Spanish Intermediate year one, students can progress onto the Spanish Intermediate Year 2 course.

  • Assessment

    Progress on this course will be tested through answering handouts, informal quizzes/tests, observation, peer and lecturer feedback, presentation, audio recording and marked written work.

  • Home Study

    Homework (reading and assignments) is essential and students will benefit from undertaking home study of approximately one hour per week.

  • Work Placement

    Student do not need to be in relevant work to undertake this course.

  • Fees and Additional Costs

    The tutor may advise to purchase book/CD, which will be discussed during the course.

Code Day Start End Times Fees*
99877 202103 Tuesday 20/04/2021 29/06/2021 19:00 - 21:00 £160

Apply now

Please be aware that this course has already started. Please call 01635 845000 to check if spaces are available

Code Day Start End Times Fees*
97908 202103 Thursday 22/04/2021 01/07/2021 13:00 - 15:00 £160

Apply now

Please be aware that this course has already started. Please call 01635 845000 to check if spaces are available

* Terms and conditions apply. The fees stated on this website are for guidance purposes only and should be checked before enrolment. Unless otherwise stated, fees shown are for tuition only, over one term (Community Learning courses) or one academic year. Where a course is longer than one academic year, the fees stated are for the first year, and the cost of the second or subsequent years will be discussed at interview. For details of fee remission for students over 19 click here. If you think you may be entitled to a concession or fee remission, or you would like more information on the additional costs associated with your chosen course, please contact us on 01635 845000 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Fee information

14 - 18 year olds

In most cases students aged 14-18 years old on a substantial study programme will NOT be required to pay fees and most course-specific equipment and materials will be funded by the College. This excludes stationary, non-curriculum trips and a £15 enrichment fee.

19 years and over

Students aged 19 years and over may be required to pay fees. For details of fee remission and loans for students over the age of 19 click here. Please note that some courses may have additional registration, examination and/or materials fees. Where we have been unable to provide these additional costs in this information, they will be discussed with you prior to enrolment. If you think you may be entitled to financial support or fee remission, or you would like more information on the additional costs associated with your chosen course, please contact us.