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Learn Spanish 2: People and their interests

Develop your knowledge of the Spanish language to help you follow basic grammar rules and communicate different topics.

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Learn Spanish 2: People and their interests

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  • 4 weeks

  • 5 hours per week

  • Digital certificate when eligible

  • Introductory level

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Expand your Spanish vocabulary to have richer conversations

This course will help you build on your language skills to take your Spanish to the next level.

Over four weeks, you’ll learn how to start expressing likes and dislikes, both in writing and speaking Spanish.

As you expand your knowledge of the Spanish language, you’ll grow your confidence in not just communicating essential phrases but also holding a conversation and showing off your personality.

Understand the rules of Spanish grammar

To develop your language skills, you must be able to use certain grammar aspects.

You’ll explore simple present tense, interrogative words, time adverbs, and more to help you communicate complex sentence structures.

Start to transition to intermediate Spanish

With your grammatical knowledge, you’ll be ready to tackle more intermediate Spanish such as describing present actions, routine activities, and what you like to do in your spare time.

You’ll also be able to recognise different vocabulary including describing clothes, professions, and regions of a country.

Learning from the experts at Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, you’ll finish the course with the opportunity to demonstrate your skills with a written piece and oral presentation, which will be graded by your peers.

What topics will you cover?

  • Present time actions
  • Likes & dislikes
  • Free time activities
  • Regions of a country
  • Professions
  • Fashion & the human body

When would you like to start?

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On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Recognize how to express likes and dislikes.
  • Recognize how to use the following grammar aspects: simple present tense (regular verbs), interrogative words (qué, cómo, dónde, etc.), the verb Gustar, time adverbs, conjunctions y (e), o (u), pero, gradatives: muy, bastante, un poco, adverbs también and
  • Recognize how to use the following vocabulary aspects: numbers, professions, parts of the body, clothes
  • Describe present time actions: routine activities and free time activities
  • Describe places: regions of a country

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for anyone interested in learning Spanish.

It will be most useful for learners who have already completed the Learn Spanish 1: Basics, meeting people and describing places course.

Who will you learn with?

Hola. Soy Gustavo Jaramillo Cardona, profesor de español en el Centro de Lenguas de la Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana de Medellín. ¡Mucho gusto!

Soy Jorge Estupiñán, profesor de español del Centro de Lenguas de la Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana.

Who developed the course?

Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana

Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana (UPB), located in Medellín, Colombia, is a highly recognized institution not only in the city, but also in the country due to its high-quality accreditation awarded by the Colombian Ministry of Education.

UPB promotes integral development of human being as an ethical, social, rational, religious, artistic person, who gives a humanist sense of the environment through a process of continuous improvement.

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  • Learn at your own pace
  • Discuss your learning in comments
  • Tests to boost your learning
  • Digital certificate when you're eligible

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Buy this course

$134/one-off payment

Fulfill your current learning need

  • Access to this course
  • Learn at your own pace
  • Discuss your learning in comments
  • Tests to boost your learning
  • Printed and digital certificate when you’re eligible

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