Adult Spanish Lessons

Choose from our SPANISH COURSES or SPANISH WORKSHOPS below. If you're unsure of your level, please view the level descriptions or contact us

Regular
Spanish Courses

10 weeks x 1.5 h Spanish lessons

Each level at Lara’s Spanish Hub is split into two. For example, to complete the beginner level you would need to complete Beginner 1 and Beginner 2.

Spanish Workshops

1 or 2  sessions

PRONUNCIATION: in this workshop we talk about the Spanish sounds and help you improve your accent. 

ESSENTIAL CONVERSATION: in this workshop we will focus on the most important social interactions such as grocery shopping, at the restaurant, at the hotel, etc.

SER & ESTAR: in this workshop we do a deep dive into the uses of these two verbs to demystify them once and for all. 

REFLEXIVE VERBS: a great workshop to learn or revise reflexive verbs and get a hang on when to use them.

POR & PARA: a special workshop to learn to use these prepositions correctly once and for all.

PAST TENSES: if you would like to learn or revise the difference between the Indefinite and the Imperfect tenses, this workshop is perfect for you. 

THE SUBJUNCTIVE: if the mere word “subjunctive” puts the fear of God in you, this is the perfect workshop for you.

Specialist Spanish Courses

Course duration and lesson times vary

CONVERSATION: you’re looking to focus on your conversation fluency (5wk x 1.5h lessons)

INTENSIVE: you’re looking to complete a regular course in half the time (5wk x 3h lessons)

TRAVELLING: you’re about to travel overseas and need some survival Spanish (4wk x 1.5h lessons)

Small class
sizes

Max class size of 12 students.

Free catch-up lesson

Can't make a lesson? Catch up in a parallel running course.

15 hour
courses

Weekly, 1.5 hour Spanish lessons for 10 weeks. Intensive and workshops also available.

Free Monthly meetup + social events

Practise your Spanish at a local tapas bar with your teacher and other students.

Course work provided

Folder and all material provided throughout the course.

Online resources

Extra coursework, including extension resources.

Beginner 1

In this Spanish course you will learn:

  • Introductions and greetings: having a simple conversation to introduce yourself
  • Everyday expressions and simple phrases
  • The Spanish alphabet and the sounds of Spanish
  • Basic grammatical concepts (nouns, adjectives, gender, number, etc.)
  • How to ask and give personal information (nationality, profession, address, telephone number, etc.)
  • Numbers
  • Question words (cuándo, dónde, quién, etc.)
  • Fruit and vegetables
  • Grocery shopping: how to buy things at a shop and interact in a simple way
  • Regular verbs in the Present tense
  • How to construct affirmative and interrogative sentences

$285.00
reg $300.00

Including:

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Beginner 2

In this Spanish course you will learn:

  • Consolidation of Regular verbs in the Present Tense
  • Typical Latin American and Spanish dishes
  • How to order food at a restaurant
  • Irregular verbs in the Present Tense
  • How to talk about your habits and daily routines
  • Days of the week
  • Frequency adverbs
  • Saber y conocer
  • Querer + infinitive to talk about plans and wishes
  • Poder + infinitive to talk about abilities or permission

$285.00
reg $300.00

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Elementary 1

In this Spanish course you will learn:

  • To be confident using the Present tense, both regular and irregular verbs
  • To be confident using both open and closed questions
  • The verbs SER and ESTAR
  • To describe personality using SER
  • To describe physical appearance using SER & TENER
  • To describe emotions and physical states using ESTAR & TENER
  • How to describe yourself and your family and its members in terms of personality and physical appearance
  • Vocabulary for clothes
  • How to buy clothes: At the clothes store
  • Possessive Adjectives 
  • Family related vocabulary

$285.00
reg $300.00

Including:

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Elementary 2

In this Spanish course you will learn:

  • Vocabulary for countries and nationalities
  • The Near Future for future plans & events
  • How to make plans and invitations 
  • How to tell the time
  • Parts of the day
  • Adverbs of time
  • Reflexive verbs in the Present Tense
  • To talk about daily routines using reflexive verbs
  • Parts of the body
  • To explain health problems to the doctor
  • To talk about your physical needs and emotions

$285.00
reg $300.00

Including:

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Intermediate 1

In this Spanish course you will learn:

  • To feel confident using reflexive verbs in the Present Tense
  • The verb GUSTAR and other similar verbs to express an opinion
  • To express agreement and disagreement
  • To talk about your likes and dislikes and your hobbies
  • The vocabulary for sports and leisurely activities
  • Prepositions of place and vocabulary related to the city and other public spaces
  • The verbs HAY and ESTAR to talk about existence and to ask for directions
  • How to describe your city using SER, ESTAR and HAY
  • How to describe the weather and to use basic geography terms
  • Comparatives and superlatives

NOTE: CONTENT IS FLEXIBLE TO THE STUDENTS’ LEVEL

$285.00
reg $300.00

Including:

Please contact us for course availability

Intermediate 2

In this Spanish course you will learn:

  • The Preterite tense: regular & irregular verb conjugation
  • When to use the Preterite
  • To talk about past actions
  • The Imperfect : regular and irregular verbs
  • To talk about past habits and states
  • To know when to use the Preterite and the Imperfect 
  • To talk about past trips and holidays and your childhood
  • To compare the past and the present
  • Travel related vocabulary
  • Hotel related vocabulary and how to do the check in at a hotel 

NOTE: CONTENT IS FLEXIBLE TO THE STUDENTS’ LEVEL

$285.00
reg $300.00

Including:

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High-Intermediate 1

In this Spanish course you will learn:

  • How to buy a train & plane ticket and make a reservation: At the travel agency
  • DO and IO Pronouns
  • The Present Perfect Tense
  • To talk about actions that started in the past and continue in the present
  • Types of adverbs
  • The Future tense
  • The Pluperfect tense
  • To talk about past actions that happened before another past action
  • To feel confident using the different past tenses 
  • To talk about past actions and events using the four past tenses

NOTE: CONTENT IS FLEXIBLE TO THE STUDENTS’ LEVEL

$285.00
reg $300.00

Including:

Please contact us for course availability

High-Intermediate 2

In this Spanish course you will learn:

  • The Conditional Tense
  •  Progressive Tenses
  • Impersonal Verb Forms
  • The uses of the gerund
  • Types of adjectives
  • The Zero Conditional Sentence
  • The First Conditional Sentence: for possible or likely situations
  • Difference between QUÉ and CUÁL
  • To form words using prefixes and suffixes
  • Many colloquial expressions of everyday use

NOTE: CONTENT IS FLEXIBLE TO THE STUDENTS’ LEVEL

$285.00
reg $300.00

Including:

Choose your location & starting date below:

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Advanced 1

In this Spanish course you will learn:

  • Complex sentences: relative sentences, subordinate sentences, etc.
  • The Imperative Mode
  • How to write and read recipes
  • To give orders and commands
  • To give and ask for directions in a foreign country
  • Concession Clauses
  • Prepositions
  • POR and PARA
  • To be familiar with and use the most common verb periphrases
  • To debate about problems such as pollution, economic crisis, poverty or immigration

NOTE: CONTENT IS FLEXIBLE TO THE STUDENTS’ LEVEL

$285.00
reg $300.00

Including:

Please contact us for course availability

Advanced 2

In this Spanish course you will learn:

  • The Subjunctive Mode: introduction to its uses
  • To know when to use the Subjunctive and the Indicative Mode and which adverbs, particles, etc. trigger the use of the Subjunctive Mode
  • To know which verbs and which conjunctions are used with either
  • The Present Tense of the Subjunctive Mode
  • To express opinion, wishes, doubt, probability, etc. using the subjunctive: the WEIRDO method
  • The Subjunctive with a future meaning
  • The Subjunctive with time particles
  • How to give recommendations and suggestions 

NOTE: CONTENT IS FLEXIBLE TO THE STUDENTS’ LEVEL

$285.00
reg $300.00

Including:

Please contact us for course availability

Superior 1

In this Spanish course you will learn:

  • The Imperfect of the Subjunctive Mode
  • The second conditional sentence: for unreal or hypothetical situations
  • To use the different conditional sentences to express likelihood and possibility
  • How to use linking words to make complex sentences
  • To use indirect speech and talk about what someone else has told you
  • Work related vocabulary
  • How to look for work in a Spanish speaking country
  • How to have a job  interview 

NOTE: CONTENT IS FLEXIBLE TO THE STUDENTS’ LEVEL

$285.00
reg $300.00

Including:

Please contact us for course availability

Superior 2

In this Spanish course you will learn:

  • The Passive Voice
  • The impersonal and passive SE
  • The Present Perfect of the Subjunctive Mode: conjugation and uses
  • Correlation of tenses
  • The Pluperfect of the Subjunctive Mode
  • To be confident using the different tenses of the Subjunctive Mode
  • The Third Conditional Sentence: for imaginary situations in the past
  • Mixed Conditional Sentences 

NOTE: CONTENT IS FLEXIBLE TO THE STUDENTS’ LEVEL

$285.00
reg $300.00

Including:

Please contact us for course availability

Proficiency Courses

Because you can always keep improving your Spanish, in these courses we will:

  • Consolidate  previous content and focus on advanced level topics, e.g. the different tenses of the Subjunctive Mode, complex structures, etc.
  • Take part in discussions and express your opinion on many different topics.
  • Work on the students’ specific needs and interests
  • Work on more complex texts, video & audio material, e.g. podcasts, movies, etc.
  • Have a strong focus on conversation and developing more fluency
  • Work on accent reduction

NOTE: CONTENT IS TAILORED TO THE STUDENTS’ LEVEL

$285.00
reg $300.00

Including:

Please contact us for course availability

Conversation Classes

Overview

These sessions are focussed on oral communication and are a great way to practise speaking Spanish with a range of activities, such as games, role-plays and real-life scenarios, carefully planned to allow you to practise grammar and vocabulary without thinking about it, in a fun and relaxed way. These classes also help revise and reinforce contents already covered. If you feel like you need some extra speaking practice to gain the confidence to talk to other people in Spanish, then these are the classes for you.

Beginner Conversation Course

Aimed at providing extra speaking practice for students who have already learnt some basic Spanish grammar and vocabulary, roughly equivalent to having completed up to our Elementary 1 level (please refer to our level description page) – or have an equivalent level of Spanish.
IMPORTANT: This course is not for absolute beginners, please read above.

Intermediate Conversation Course

Aimed at providing extra speaking practice for students who already have a good command of Spanish and have acquired knowledge equivalent at least to our level Intermediate 2 (please refer to our level description page) – or have an equivalent level of Spanish.

Advanced Conversation Course

Aimed at providing extra speaking practice for students who already have a very good command of Spanish and have completed our High Intermediate or Advanced Levels – or have an equivalent level of Spanish.

TBD

Including:

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Intensive - Beginner 1

Overview:

  • 5 weeks x 3 hour classes (with a short brake), to be held on Saturday morning.
  • These courses cover the same contents as a regular 10-week course but in a more condensed way, as they take place in half the number of weeks.

We are currently only offering Beginner 1 Intensive.

$285.00
reg $300.00

Including:

Please contact us for course availability

Spanish for Travellers

Overview:

6 weeks x 1.5 hour classes

Are you travelling to a Spanish speaking country soon? Don’t leave without our survival Spanish course!

This course is designed around the different situations that you will most likely encounter in your trip. We’ll cover pronunciation, vocabulary and basic concepts that will allow you to interact with the locals and do things like introducing yourself and having a simple conversation with someone, going grocery shopping, ordering food at a restaurant, checking in at a hotel, buying tickets, asking about directions, etc., along with cultural information related to travelling.

No previous knowledge of Spanish is required. All materials included.

TBD

Including:

Please contact us for course availability