Spanish A1

Level A1 is equal to beginners

A Spanish A1 course consists of ten weekly sessions of 2,5 hours each. The final exam takes place after the course on a predetermined date (see schedule below). One course level will have beencovered by the end of this course.

What’s the content of Spanish A1?

During this course you will learn the basics of the Spanish language, with emphasis on reading, speaking, listening and writing skills in an everyday context. Topics that are covered include:

  • greetings and farewells;
  • presenting yourself;
  • describe your personality and that of others;
  • family;
  • shopping, clothes and colours;
  • counting from 0 to 1.000.000.
  • grammar and vocabulary;
  • Spanish speaking countries.

By the end of the course, you will have a small vocabulary to be able to communicate in common and everyday situations. The final level of the course is A1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).

What is the course schedule for period 1: September - December 2017?

The Language & Training Centre offers Spanish courses, three times a year. 

Our course periods are:

  • Period 1: October - December
  • Period 2: January - March
  • Period 3: April - June

The enrolment deadline for the course(s) mentioned below is Wednesday 13 September, 13.00 hours. 


Course day & time


Exam date

Spanish A1

25/9/2017 - 27/11/2017
17.30-20.00 hours 

Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Woudestein

Thursday 30 November 2017
17.30 hours 

Spanish A1

27/9/2017 - 29/11/2017

18.30-21.00 hours 

Erasmus University College
Nieuwemarkt 1A, Rotterdam

Monday 4 December 2017
17.30 hours (Woudestein)

Spanish A1


28/9/2017 - 30/11/2017
17.30-20.00 hours

Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Woudestein

Monday 4 December 2017
17.30 hours


What is the course fee for Spanish A1?

Rate 1: students & employees 

Rate 2: others 

€ 279,-€ 379,-

 Which rate is applicable to you? Read on.

Good to know

  • This course is accessible for participants with an academic background (HBO/WO).
  • English is the language of support during classes. However, the language of instruction is Spanish and will be commonly used.
  • The course material costs approximately € 40, - and is not included in the course fee. You will receive a confirmation letter with further details when the course starts.
  • Course participants are expected to spend approximately three hours a week on course preparation and self-study.
  • Our groups are small: the minimum number of participants is 10, the maximum is 16. Please note that the LTC reserves the right to cancel this course if the required minimum
    number of participants is not reached.
  • Attendance is not compulsory, but advisable. Please note that the last class consists of an oral test and a listening test. In order to pass the course, you should be present on that
    particular day.
  • A final written exam is part of this course.
  • A certificate is awarded to participants who achieve a total score of 5.5 or higher.
  • Read our requirements and general terms and conditions carefully before registering.

How to register

This course is for beginners only. You need to apply and pay for the Spanish A1 course via our webshop. If rate 2 (others) is applicable to you, please choose rate 2 during your purchase.

Payment is possible via iDeal. In the case where you don’t have iDeal or where your employer is paying, please use the enrolment form to register. If you wish to receive an invoice for your employer, please mark this option on your enrolment form. N.B. After receiving your payment via our webshop, an invoice cannot be given.