Survival Spanish courses for travellers

Improve your speaking skills with our short courses for travellers

Here are two courses for A1 students (levels 2-3) and A2 students (levels 4-6) where the focus is on speaking as we cover some of the essential topics for travel such as accommodation, restaurants, shopping and transport.

A1 (levels 2-3) available over 3 or 5-weeks 

Learn the communicative Spanish skills to use straight away in everyday practical situations

  • Essential phrases: greetings and farewells; asking basic information.
  • Transports and schedules: timetables, arrivals and departures, prices.
  • Getting around the city: vocabulary, location and directions.
  • Accommodation: vocabulary used at hotels, apartments and additional services.
  • At the restaurant (food and menus): vocabulary, ordering, enquiring and booking a table.
  • Shopping: vocabulary about souvenirs, clothes and daily products and asking for things and their prices.
  • Entertainment: vocabulary about free time activities, going to the tourist office and enquiring about museums, performances and trips (timetables, prices and useful information).
  • At the doctor: vocabulary about health and illness, going to the hospital and expressing symptoms.
A2 (levels 4-6) available over 3 or 5-weeks

Advance your communicative skills and confidence in dealing with everyday situations

  • Converse with people: introduce yourself; seek information
  • Transports and schedules: taxi, bus, trains, planes; timetables and prices
  • Getting around the city: expanded vocabulary, location and directions (using the imperative)
  • Accommodation: hotels and renting apartments
  • At the restaurant (food and menus): vocabulary, ordering, enquiring and booking a table
  • Shopping: buying clothes
  • Entertainment: vocabulary about free time activities, going to the tourist office and enquiring about museums, performances and trips (timetables, prices and useful information)
  • At the doctor and the pharmacy: vocabulary about health and illness, going to the hospital and expressing symptoms; buying medicines in the pharmacy
  • Complaints: how to complain in different situations