Beginners Spanish Stage 2

As your study of the language progresses from Beginners Stage 1 you will grow in confidence, you will learn about sentence structure and how to conjugate some irregular and reflexive verbs to facilitate communication. Other personal information, such as expressing likes and dislikes, agreements, and disagreements, as well as audios and videos, will help you progress and learn more about the culture as well.

Course Content

You will study:

Words used to link ideas, e.g. and, but, also

How to ask questions

The basic rules of pronunciation

Cultural aspect

Simple structures to express like / dislike

Present tense / timeframe with frequently used verbs / structures

Basic numerical data.

Safety Information
We want to keep you safe while you are at RHACC and as such all on-site classes will have additional hygiene procedures in place, as per government guidelines. Please note that if guidance changes, we may need to make changes to your course, such as reducing numbers attending onsite, or in the event of lockdown, postponing or moving the course online. Please act responsibly and do not attend the class if you display any of the symptoms of Covid-19 or have been in recent contact with someone who has. Please see government advice here.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be 19 or over on the start date of the course.

Completion of Beginners Stage 1.

Alternatively, if you have not previously taken a course in this language at RHACC, please complete the self-assessment Level and Placement test found here: Levels and Placement Tests | RHACC | Richmond | London UK

First Class Requirements

Please bring a pen and paper or your electronic device if preferred.

Attendance Requirements

Regular attendance is advisable to ensure maximum progress.

Assessment Methods

Learners will discuss their goals with the tutor who will assess their progress during the course through in-class observation and a range of activities.

There will be tutor input, group pair and individual work, and use of a range of audio-visual and IT resources. We aim to match the teaching to a wide range of individual learning styles and to make your learning enjoyable, challenging and rewarding. You will be given homework to complete after each session.

This is not an exam course.

Further Study Options

Further to completing this course you can enrol on Post Beginners Stage 1.

Additional Information

In the first class your tutor will let you know the name of the course textbook to purchase.

Some literacy, numeracy and IT skills can help you learn a language. We can give you guidance and support to acquire these.


Remote Learning:
Some of our courses are now delivered through remote learning, including video conferencing (using Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Skype) and email contact with your tutor.

If your course is indicated as an ONLINE COURSE, you will need either a PC (with a camera and microphone), laptop, tablet, smartphone and access to the internet to be able to join the lessons. Lessons will run at the published time – so be ready and set up to join in.

We hope you will enjoy this new approach to learning – many of our learners have commented on how they are enjoying the classes and have improved their IT and digital skills in the process.

Please don't worry if some of this is new to you - you are not alone! See here for guidance on how to use our simple software. If you are experiencing any problems with connection or installing software for your online class please contact our eLearning support team via the Student Intranet Portal: We are here to help you.