Spanish short courses

To book or find out more about any of our courses or workshops, either drop into Club Reception, call us on 020 3994 9600 or fill out our enquiry form and we will get back to you. 

If you're unsure about your level, please don't hesitate to contact the Tutor on daniel.cristiano@ymca.co.uk or on 07970 528 517.

Spanish for Complete Beginners (NEW CLASS)

This eight-week course is an introduction to Spanish and is designed for beginners with very limited experience of Spanish. 

Small classes (typically between six and ten students) allow for maximum contact time with the Tutor and students are different ages and come from a wide range of backgrounds. All course materials are provided by the Tutor. 

Next course starts:

Thursday 17th October, 7pm to 9pm in Keith Clarke Room 2

  • Member price: £112
  • Non-member price: £168
  • Number of classes: 8 (over 9 weeks as there will be no class on Thursday 24th October)
  • Please pay at Club Reception in advance

What students will learn

You will learn reading, writing, speaking and listening skills in a variety of topics including ordering at a restaurant and asking for directions. The classes are taught using a communicative and task-based approach with ‘real-life’ situations.  There is no formal test (phew!) 

Who can do the course?

Anyone can do this course and no prior work needs to be undertaken. 

Spanish for Post - Beginners 

This eight-week course follows on from the Complete Beginners' Course. 

Small classes (typically between six and ten students) allow for maximum contact time with the Tutor and students are different ages and come from a wide range of backgrounds. All course materials are provided by the Tutor. 

Next course starts:

Wednesday 16th October, 7pm to 9pm in Meeting Room 2

  • Member price: £112
  • Non-member price: £168
  • Number of classes: 8 
  • Please pay at Club Reception in advance

Pre-intermediate Spanish

This eight-week course follows on from the Post - Beginners' Course.

Next course starts:

Monday 14th October, 6 to 8pm in Keith Clarke Room 2

  • Member price: £112
  • Non-member price: £168
  • Number of classes: 8 (over 9 weeks as there will be no class on Monday 25th November)
  • Please pay at Club Reception in advance

Who can do the course?

People with a basic knowledge of grammar (e.g. present tense), vocabulary (e.g. daily activities) and pronunciation.

About the Tutor

Daniel Cristiano has over 15 years’ experience teaching Spanish as a foreign language including designing and teaching courses for King's College London, the University of Oxford, the UK Foreign Office and the London Business School.

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