Spanish Beginners 1

Level: A1

This Spanish Beginners 1 online course introduces you to the lives of four young professionals living in Amsterdam. You encounter these young professionals in all sorts of everyday situations and learn sentences and expressions that you can put into practice right away. This Spanish course is for absolute beginners: no prior knowledge of Spanish is needed.

What is covered in the Spanish Beginners 1 course?

  • The Spanish alphabet
  • Spelling simple Spanish words
  • Acquiring a basic Spanish vocabulary
  • Correct pronunciation of the most important Spanish sounds
  • Understanding and using simple, everyday Spanish expressions and sentences
  • Introducing yourself and asking and answering basic questions about yourself in Spanish.

Course level
The Spanish Beginners 1 course takes you to level A1 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Upon completion of Spanish Beginners 1, you will receive a certificate that you can add to your LinkedIn profile.

Language settings
This course is currently available in the interface languages English, Dutch, German and French.

Sign up
You can start one of our language courses at any time. The time allotted for the course starts at the moment you purchase a course. You can buy a 3-, 6-, or 12-month package.

If you would like to practice your speaking skills some more, you can purchase 5 or 10 conversation lessons lasting one hour to supplement your Spanish e-learning course. These private Spanish lessons are given by experienced UvA Talen language teachers. At the beginners’ levels, the emphasis is on practicing pronunciation. You will learn how to pronounce simple sentences and have basic conversations, as well as practicing sounds and words. You can let us know what you want to focus on during the online private Spanish lessons. Our teachers are there to help you learn in accordance with your wishes. For more information, check out Online+Teacher or get in touch with us.

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3 months of online learning


6 months of online learning

6 months of online learning + 5 private lessons
6 months of online learning + 10 private lessons


12 months of online learning

12 months of online learning + 5 private lessons
12 months of online learning + 10 private lessons