WHAT RESULTS
CAN YOU EXPECT?

The Web Spanish program is open to students ranging from absolute beginners to advanced learners. The following list details what our students will have learned upon completion of each level. This measurement is based on standards established under the Common European Framework of Reference for Language (CEFR).

1.BASIC LEVEL

Spanish Students Will:

  • Develop basic competence in oral and written comprehension and expression of the Spanish language, giving and responding to simple information that satisfies their immediate needs.
  • Master both regular and irregular verbs in the present tense.
  • Learn vocabulary related to a range of different personal topics.

See Basic 1 course content.

2.UPPER BASIC LEVEL

Spanish Students Will:

  • Handle everyday situations, understanding simple questions spoken at below-normal speed and giving opinions using basic vocabulary.
  • Master both regular and irregular verbs in the present and basic past tenses.
  • Learn vocabulary related to a range of different personal and social topics.

See Basic 2 course content.

3.INTERMEDIATE LEVEL

Spanish Students Will:

  • Initiate, sustain and end simple conversations about different topics, including past experiences and future plans, understand the majority of questions and instructions spoken at below-normal speed, and read and write simple texts.
  • Master both regular and irregular verbs in the complex past, conditional, future, imperative and present subjunctive tenses.
  • Learn vocabulary related to a range of different personal, social and cultural topics.

See Intermediate 1 course content.

4.UPPER ADVANCED LEVEL

Spanish Students Will:

  • Initiate, sustain and end complex conversations about a range of topics, understand the majority of questions and instructions spoken at near-normal speed, and read and write complex texts.
  • Master both regular and irregular verbs in the complex past, future perfect and past subjunctive tenses.
  • Learn vocabulary related to a range of different current affairs and news topics.

See Intermediate 2 course content.

5.ADVANCED LEVEL

Spanish Students Will:

  • Speak with ease, understanding, initiating, sustaining and ending a wide variety of complex conversations at near-normal speed, using Spanish effectively in professional settings, debating the pros and cons of different topics and reading and writing about a wide range of topics with few mistakes.
  • Master the use of the subjunctive with pay for essay the conditional, pluperfect and the passive voice.
  • Learn further vocabulary related to a wide range of different current affairs and social and cultural topics.

See Advanced 1 course content.

6.UPPER ADVANCED LEVEL

Spanish Students Will:

  • Develop a near-native level of competence in oral and written comprehension and expression of the Spanish language.
  • Consolidate all the different tenses and complex grammatical constructions introduced in previous levels.
  • Master the use of different idioms and colloquialisms.
  • Learn further vocabulary related to a wide range of different current affairs, as well as historical, social, cultural and abstract topics.

See Advanced 2 course content.

Students learn at different speeds, but you can get a
rough idea of the rate of advancement here:
Average Progress

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