Spanish Courses -Beginner Level

ELC Professional Center offers Spanish language courses that focus on oral and written communication, as well as specialized courses in reading texts. The latter are for participants whose passive knowledge of Spanish is strongly recommended.

A placement test is REQUIRED BEFORE any course enrolment (exception: prior course successfully completed).


Here is a list of the levels offered: 

  • Beginner;
  • Advanced beginner;
  • Intermediate;
  • Advanced intermediate;
  • Advanced.




Once the course is completed, the participant will be able to:

  • Understand and use familiar everyday expressions as well as very basic phrases aimed at satisfying concrete needs;
  • Introduce themselves or someone else and ask them to answer questions about themselves, such as where they live, their family, what belongs to them, and answer similar questions;
  • Communicate in a simple way if the other person talks slowly and clearly as well as show they are cooperative.


The public





Grammar Content

  • the basic principles of phonetics and spelling ins Spanish;
  • introduction to the tonic accent and the written accent;
  • gender and plurality of articles, adjectives and substantives;
  • the present and past (Pretérito Perfecto) of regular verbs (ar-er-ir);
  • the present and past (Pretérito Perfecto) of the most common irregular verbs;
  • the present of regular and the most common irregular pronominal verbs;
  • verbs gustarinteresarencantar;
  • some uses of acondeporpara;
  • contractions al and del;
  • determinate and indeterminate adjectives;
  • possessive adjectives and pronouns;
  • subject pronouns and the constrat between /usted and vosotros/ustedes;
  • direct object pronouns lolaloslas;
  • a few differences between serestar and hay;
  • muchomuchamuchosmuchas;
  • muybastanteun poco;
  • question pronouns, the difference between qué and cuál;
  • the superlative;
  • demonstratives estaesaaquella and the corresponding adverbs of place (aquíahíallí);
  • expression of obligation using tener que + infinitivo;
  • using yo tambiényo tampocoyo síyo no and a mí tambiéna mí tampocoamí , amí no;
  • the past (Pretérito perfecto) in Spanish.