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Spanish A2

Communication, grammar and presentation skills

This course is addressed to learners with a previous knowledge of Spanish who completed the A1 level during the last academic year or who were assigned to the A2 level after the placement test.


EUI language courses are free for EUI PhD and LL.M. researchers, but most other EUI members have to pay a nominal fee. To check course fees click on total hours.


Spanish 201

Communication and grammar skills

CEFR level A2

All EUI members except for 1st year researchers

Time & Place

7-30 September

12 hours

  • Monday 13.30-15.00
  • Wednesday 13.30-15.00



Spanish 201: Communication and grammar skills

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, students will

  • have reached level  A2 of the Common European Framework (Waystage) 
  • be able to discuss personal information.
  • be able to find information in a text
  • be able to express personal opinions
  • be able to formulate requests
  • know how to discuss the past, present and future
  • know how to agree and disagree
  • be able to make hypotheses
  • have become immersed in Hispanic culture

Course contents


Course materials are provided by the Spanish teacher

The course includes work on the following:

  • Listening comprehension: 

information about topics of general interest in normal speech; topics of personal or professional interest; to learn how to take notes while listening.

  • Written comprehension:

Tests that consist mainly of high frequency everyday and academic-related language.

Newspaper articles.

  • Oral interaction:

To deal with dialogues in most situations where the language is spoken.

Conversation on topics of personal and professional interest.

  • Oral expression:

Connection of phrases in a simple way in order to describe experiences and events.

To give (briefly) reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.

To describe (briefly) the topic of one's own research.

  • Writing:

Capacity to write a simple connected test on topics of personal and academic interest.

Learning methods and activities

Activities in and out of class include:

  • Reading comprehension
  • Grammar learning in small groups
  • Pairwork
  • Evaluation with exercises
  • Auto-correction
  • Role play
  • Independent writing
  • Note taking


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