General Spanish Online Course


This is the syllabus we follow in our General Spanish Course. Refer here for levels and progress.



1A. It was a long time since we’d seen each other

  • Telling stories using different tenses
  • Expressing change or transformation
  • Contrasting the use of “ser” and “estar” with certain adjectives
  • Expressing retrospective advice or suggestions

1B. Problems aren’t solved by crying

  • Expressing temporality
  • Expressing conditions
  • Expressing objections
  • Regretting past actions

2A. You should have put a scarf on!

  • Expressing retrospective advice or suggestions
  • Rejecting a current action
  • Expressing annoyance
  • Warning or threatening someone

2B. You’re gifted at music

  • Emphasizing a person’s characteristics
  • Expressing conditions
  • Expressing feelings and points of view
  • Talking about desires and hypothetical conditions

3A. Imagine how difficult his life was!

  • Emphasizing opinions and comments
  • Reacting with surprise to different situations
  • Attracting someone’s attention

3B. They say that….

  • Referring to other people’s opinions
  • Deriving words from other words
  • Making observations about everyday events
  • Asking for clarification of a message

4A. How do you contribute to your community?

  • Recognizing and analyzing verbs that take prepositions

4B. Rights

  • Talking about social obligations
  • Expressing satisfaction, indifference and surprise
  • Making reference to improbable situations

4C. I’d like to make a formal complaint

  • Making complaints
  • Writing letters of complaint

5A. Promises and more promises

  • Expressing disappointment or discontent
  • Making suggestions and giving opinions

5B. Let’s continue supporting…

  • Declaring actions that are taking place
  • Referring to the consequences or results of an action
  • Declaring simultaneous actions
  • Giving descriptions

5C. They said they’d send it by email!

  • Referring to future information
  • Giving messages

6A. I’ve written lots of letters

  • Expressing the result of an action
  • Writing letters

6B. Conditions

  • Expressing feelings with reference to change
  • Talking about conditions and consequences
  • Feeling regret

6C. A letter has arrived

  • Writing a letter
  • Commenting on a letter
  • Expressing optimism, pessimism and surprise

7A. They kidnapped the minister!

  • Avoiding ambiguity
  • Identifying the person responsible for an action
  • Differentiating colloquial and formal language

7B. News

  • Referring to certain actions, facts or ideas
  • Reading, analyzing and writing news articles
  • Contrasting newly received information with current knowledge
  • Identifying the person responsible for an action
  • Expressing annoyance

7C. Tell me everything!

  • Describing experiences to friends
  • Expressing affection or contempt

8A. Differences between the sexes

  • Giving opinions about specific topics
  • Giving opinions in favor of and against topics

8B. Let’s present a topic of interest

  • Giving presentations about topics
  • Presenting the advantages and disadvantages of a topic
  • Offering solutions

9A. The use of tildes

  • Grouping words according to their accents
  • Applying accent rules to different words

9B. Grammatical difficulties

  • Recognizing difficult grammatical constructions
  • Communicating with lexical precision

9C. Homophonic words

  • Knowing and differentiating homophonic words

10A. Literature

  • Reading, analyzing and writing texts in literary style

10B. History

  • Talking about history
  • Making speculations about the past

10C. Review

  • Review 1
  • Review 2
  • Review 3
  • Review 4
  • Review 5
  • Review 6