UCL Centre for Languages & International Education (CLIE)


Spanish Level 2 Plus

Prerequisite for entry

Successful completion of Spanish Level 2 at UCL CLIE or for learners who have studied the language before, for instance up to GCSE level.

Term duration

10 x 2-hour classes


After 20 hours students may progress to level 3

Aims and Objectives

The aim of the course is to enable students with a good knowledge of basic Spanish to reach an intermediate level and to communicate in and understand Spanish.

Course Content

Main topics/themes to be covered:

  • Discussing past events, e.g. holidays.
  • Giving our opinion about people, things and events in the past.
  • Expressing our wish to do something.
  • Discussing problems/issues and giving advice.
  • Discussing our mood and our health.
  • Discussing habits, customs and circumstances of the past.
  • Telling personal anecdotes.
  • Culture and history from Spain and Latin America.


  • Pretérito indefinido de indicativo.
  • Preterito Imperfecto de indicativo.
  • Me gustaría + infinitive.
  • Pasárselo bien/mal.
  • Caer bien/mal.
  • The verb parecer.
  • Qué + adjetive/noun.
  • The imperative.
  • The verb doler.
  • Ser vs. estar.
  • Ya no vs. todavía.

Linguistic Structures/ Phonetics

Revision of basic rules of the pronunciation of spoken Spanish.

Learning Resources

  • Course book: Aula Internacional 2, Editorial Difusión (units 2 and 6-9).ISBN: 9788415640103
  • Online platform campus.difusion.com (materials to be used in class, as homework and for self-study; details will be provided in class). For this online platform, students will need to open their own account and then, for full access, purchase a premium account for a year access.
  • We recommend you to acquire your book (Aula Internacional 1), or the platform, or both through the European Bookshop http://www.europeanbookshop.com/setbooks.php?institution=195705&class=900
  • In addition, there is a range of language learning materials for self-study in the Self-Access Centre (SAC).