Beginners Spanish 2, Certificate | Part time online | The Open University UK | United Kingdom
4 months
195 GBP/full
195 GBP/full
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This Beginners Spanish 2 course at The Open University UK lets you continue your Spanish learning from courses such as Beginners Spanish 1: ¡Empezamos! or other study and move onward with your language-learning journey. 


Starting from simple tasks such as telling the time, you will progress unit by unit towards being able to hold longer conversations and to understand more language in different situations. You'll acquire knowledge of some more basic structures of Spanish, along with key vocabulary, such as telling the time and talking about likes and dislikes. This course also continues to build your awareness of the cultural diversity of the Spanish-speaking world.

After successfully completing this Beginners Spanish 2 course at The Open University UK, you will receive a digital badge. This can be shared on social media, added to email signatures or act as a certificate.

You will learn

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • communicate with speakers of Spanish in a limited range of predictable and simple contexts relating to everyday situations
  • understand and use simple Spanish grammatical structures (for example, questions and statements), and common terms for everyday objects and events
  • recognise and use basic Spanish phrases in formal and informal styles of communication and use polite forms of address and greetings
  • show basic intercultural communicative competence, including an awareness of Spanish-speaking cultures and societies.

The course is designed to help you achieve a level of language proficiency equivalent to level A1 of the Council of Europe Common European Framework of Reference for languages (CEFR).

Programme Structure

In Beginners Spanish 2, you will learn how to:

  • tell the time and talk about working hours and opening and closing times
  • talk about going to places and means of transport
  • say what you do in your daily and weekly routine
  • talk about mealtimes and eating habits
  • talk about hobbies and spare time
  • talk about likes and dislikes
  • express preferences and give reasons
  • express opinions, agreement and disagreement.

Learning a language is also learning about culture, so you will also discover information about different aspects of the Hispanic culture related to food and music.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 4 months
    • 3 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details
  • Start: At anytime before registration end date
  • Registration closes 31 December





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • There are no entry requirements for this course.
  • However, it's beneficial if you have some basic knowledge of Spanish, similar or equivalent to the language, skills and vocabulary practised in Beginners Spanish 1: ¡Empezamos! (LGXS001).
  • You will be given guidance on developing your language-learning skills such as different techniques to memorise vocabulary and approach grammatical topics.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    195 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 195 GBP for the full programme during 4 months.
  • National

    195 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 195 GBP for the full programme during 4 months.


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