Course for advanced learners (B1 / B2 CEFR)
"Prepare yourself for fluent comprehension with the Spanish Intermediate Course!"
This course is different than other language courses:
You learn for only 17 minutes a day!
This course does not have to be installed.
This course is very user friendly and trouble-free to operate.
You started to learn Spanish with our Beginner's Course?
That's great: This course builds upon the basic vocabulary you learned with the Spanish Beginner's Course.
You learn quickly and efficiently:
The program provides you with new and practical exercises everyday.
With this Spanish intermediate course, you will achieve the B1 and B2 level of the
Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
After four months of study, you will have learnt a diverse advanced vocabulary.
You will be able to converse fluently in Spanish.
This course offers suitable learning methods for all types of learners.
This is what makes language learning really enjoyable!
At whom is this intermediate course directed?
The Spanish Intermediate Course is the ideal complement for anyone who already has basic knowledge of Spanish.
With the intermediate course, you learn new vocabulary quickly and successfully.
When you have completed this intermediate course, you will be able to hold a fluent conversation in Spanish.
What does this Spanish Intermediate Course offer?
You achieve fluency in Spanish.
In the texts and dialogs of this course, you only focus on topics of everyday life.
What do you need for a long stay in Spain?
You start work at a new job.
You search for an apartment.
You need a mobile phone.
You make new friends.
You only learn what you really need.
Our unique long-term method will amaze you too.
We have developed a method with which you can learn Spanish in short order and speak it fluently.
You expand your vocabulary.
You learn over 1800 new words.
You learn the vocabulary in this course systematically:
All words are sorted by topic.
You will be amazed at how quickly you are able to learn new words!
This course allows you to be a part of large and colorful community of language learners.
Every user of our courses gets access to our 17-Minute-Languages-Insider-Learning-Community.
Learners can exchange ideas, give each other helpful tips and make new friends there.
This course will give you a real feeling of success!
With this language course, you learn for 17 minutes everyday!
Our daily lessons provide you with a number of diverse exercises.
See your progress everyday:
It's really motivating!
You have chosen a successful and popular language course:
This is the newest version:
The Spanish Intermediate Course was completely updated in 2017.
This is a successful learning system:
More than 540,000 people learn a new language with us.
You learn everywhere and anytime:
This Spanish online course runs with Windows / Linux / Mac OS X / iPad / Android Tablets / Windows Tablets.
You will learn online, so you don't need to install anything.
Spanish intermediate vocabulary: Everyday words you really need
With this intermediate language course, you learn a diverse and varied advanced vocabulary.
All of the words you learn are presented by topic.
That is how you learn quickly and expediently.
In the Spanish Intermediate Course, you learn vocabulary related to these topics:
Writing a letter
Enjoying leisure time
An evening in a bar
In the countryside
In the city
Moving to another country
Searching for a new apartment
Reading a newspaper
Writing a complaint
Vocabulary concerning crime
Dealing with the police
Planning a trip
A day at the zoo
Decorating and furnishing
In the hospital
Celebrating at festivals
Searching for a new job
Settling differences of opinion
Expressing your feelings
Vocabulary for traveling
Opening a bank account
Purchasing or selling a vehicle
And much more!
The Spanish Intermediate Course prepares you for challenging conversational situations.
You also learn to use and understand complex sentences.
When you work with this intermediate course, you can easily comprehend written and spoken Spanish.
Furthermore, you will possess a considerably high level of language comprehension
that makes it possible for you to watch and understand television in Spanish.
You will learn over 1,800 new Spanish words in total.
Texts and Dialogs in the Spanish Intermediate Course
All vocabulary and dialog texts were recorded in studio by a Spanish native speaker.
You learn a clear, accent free pronunciation
with the correct emphasis from the beginning.
You can read, listen to, repeat aloud and print out all dialog texts on the screen.
The texts and stories were developed by linguists with the cooperation of translators and native speakers from Spain.
These are the topics of the dialog texts:
The Spanish Intermediate Course orientates itself around everyday language needs.
In the dialog texts, you familiarize yourself with realistic stories and everyday situations.
Accompany the two main characters of the course through the highs and lows of everyday life!
Together you will experience 42 stories such as these:
You go with both protagonists on a quest to search for a new apartment.
They set up an appointment to view an apartment through a real estate agent.
But deciding which apartment is better, is not as easy as it's cracked up to be...
But in the end, the decision is made to take a lovely apartment in the best location.
Even still, the following difficulties arise:
To pay the rent for the shared apartment, a joint bank account has to be opened.
Where do you have to fill in what information on the form?
Anyone would like to furnish a new apartment nicely:
"But what shall we put where?
Don't we also want to renovate the kitchen a bit?"
New furniture and kitchen appliances often come with operating and assembly instructions.
Having the ability to read and correctly understand these manuals
can help make doing day to day things that much easier.
The new television has finally been delivered.
The man of the house impatiently opens the package and would like to watch the soccer match as soon as the tv is plugged in.
But to his horror: the remote control is missing!
Who wants to stand up every time he wants to change the channel?
There's only one thing to be done: write an email of complaint to the product manufacturer...
After an exhausting move to the new apartment,
you have to treat yourself to some leisure time:
Cooking for friends can be very relaxing.
In contrast, an afternoon at the soccer stadium can offer you thrills and excitement!
A little weekend road trip
for just the two of you makes for a nice change of pace:
Where should your trip take you?
A trip to the mountains would be really quite nice.
And we know of a cozy little hut there as well...
You can do great tours there on bike.
An accident almost ruined everything...
don't always run smoothly.
Conflict and lovesickness - it happens in the best of families.
As long as you can forgive one another, things will work out for the best ...
"Will you be my wife?"
is nice opportunity for the whole family to come together again.
Is your sister coming with or without her husband?
Who is your brother bringing?
Is your niece coming as well?
Who can pick up grandpa with the car?
There are still a thousand things to be discussed.
And it'll be an unforgettable celebration!
Big changes are again on the horizon:
These and many other lovely, exciting, sad, funny and
suspenseful stories are to be found in our intermediate course.
Your job is no fun anymore!
But you can make the change without hassle:
Read the employment ads and apply.
But whether you get your dream job ...?
You will find dialogue in most of the stories so that you can practice speaking in the first person.
But you will also be quickly practising the telling of events:
You listen to news radio and read newspaper articles.
The 42 dialog texts show you a language in it's everyday practical use!
The unique learning methods of the Spanish Language Course:
The heart of this Spanish course is it's long-term memory learning method and daily exercises.
The daily exercises ensure that you learn your new language for 17 minutes every day.
Exactly 17 minutes of learning material is provided by the daily exercises, hence the aptly chosen title of our courses.
In 17-Minute-Languages' insider community you have the opportunity to interact with many other highly motivated learners.
You get great tips and make new connections.
The long-term memory method of 17-Minute-Languages:
This learning method is based on the newest findings from research on vocabulary learning.
Every word to be learned will be repeated at precise intervals.
The long-term method works like this:
You learn a new word.
This word is then registered in the program.
The systematic repetition of the word begins immediately:
If you knew the word on each occasion, by this time you will never forget it!
First thing on the following day you have to correctly translate this word.
The program then waits for two days.
On the third day you will be prompted by the same word again.
You then have to translate it correctly.
The program then waits 4 more days.
On the eighth day you will be prompted by the same word yet again.
The program then waits a final 9 days.
You have to correctly translate the word just one more time on day 17.
It is permanently lodged in your long-term memory.
(Important to know: If you forgot the word to be learned on any occasion during the repetition phase, the repetition starts anew.)
With this learning method, you will learn all of the vocabulary in this Spanish course.
New words will be added to your lessons every day.
Your vocabulary will grow rapidly.
You can decide each day how you would like to learn the Spanish vocabulary:
If you wish to learn very thoroughly,
you can also work with a written translation-program and fill in blanks.
For quick repetition, the program has a "Quick Revision"-function.
You simply enter whether you know a particular Spanish word or not.
You can also learn with the Multiple Choice method:
With this learning method, you will be given five, seven or ten words to choose from.
Your task is to choose the correct translation.
Daily exercises for learning Spanish:
There are various daily exercises
integrated into this language course.
You get the following exercises every day:
You learn new words and repeat the old ones with the long-term memory method as described above.
Texts and phrases:
The program presents you with plenty of text and phrases every day.
You have to complete various exercise related to the texts:
You have to read the texts.
You have to complete fill-in-the-blanks, whether they be whole words or single missing letters.
On other days you will get a text to read with appropriate questions designed to improve comprehension.
You get new and exciting exercise related to the texts every day.
With these concrete examples, you learn Spanish quickly and thoroughly.
Earn yourself points daily:
For every daily exercise you are awarded points.
When ever you have collected enough points, you reach the next level of the program.
In this way, you can see how quickly you've increased your knowledge!
17-Minute-Languages' insider community:
At the end of a lesson you can transfer your points to the online scoreboard.
It is absolutely free.
You do not need to register.
Compare your progress with other 17-Minutes-Languages' learners:
Here you can see the current top scores of all learners (from all languages courses) who have transfered their points to the scoreboard:
Top scores: The 1000 most successful 17-Minutes-Languages' learners
In addition, you can interact with and get support from other learners
You get great tips and can make new connections
The Spanish language course offers a wide variety of learning methods.
You have many options to systematically improve your knowledge.
There is a suitable learning method available for every type of learner.
The following learning methods and test can be chosen from:
In this exercise, you can read through all of the vocabulary and texts.
You can listen to every single word or line of text as often as you'd like
simply by clicking on it.
You can choose between looking at a detailed picture or the plain text.
In this exercise, you will also find a printable version
With one click, you can print out your current lesson or all of the lessons at once.
With this printed version, you can learn without the use of a computer.
The Quick-Show shows you the dialogue texts and vocabulary onscreen
You can read them, listen to them and print them out.
You choose the speed at which you would like the texts or vocabulary to appear on the screen.
Read or listen to the dialogue and vocabulary.
The correct translation will appear with one click
For this test you can choose the language shown (Spanish or English).
Hidden Vocabulary and Texts
Read or listen to the dialogue and vocabulary.
Cover up the individual phrases with either Spanish or English.
Think about the translation.
You can then uncover the correct answer with the mouse.
If you like learning with word lists, this is the best method
Here a selection of vocabulary or dialogue text will be read to you by the program.
Afterwards, you have to type in the word or sentence you heard
We recommend this exercise when you can already speak Spanish well and, above all, you would like to improve your spelling
Printable Flash Cards
The dialogue texts and the index cards can be printed out.
With these small cards at hand, you have flexibility and can learn on the go
For this purpose, there are many versions available for you
All you need is standard printing paper (or thin card) and a printer.
After printing, all that's left is to cut the index cards out.
And just like that you can start learning without a computer - where ever you may be
Quick repetition is the fastest way to learn.
You will be shown vocabulary and phrases onscreen.
Think about the correct translation.
Click on "show answer".
Then tell the program whether you knew the answer or not.
For these tests you do not have to type anything in
, which saves you a lot of time
You can choose between Spanish and English from the language menu.
Multiple Choice Test
Read or listen to parts of the dialogues or vocabulary.
Afterwards, choose the correct translation from multiple choice.
You will be shown between three and ten similar words.
The number of possible answers can be chosen by you.
Learning and testing through inputting text
This is the most precise way of learning
Read or listen to parts of the dialogue, vocabulary and exercises.
Type in the correct translation and learn proper spelling at the same time
Digital Dictionary and Search Option
Type a word in the search box and get it's translation.
You can look at all the vocabulary in dictionary form
With one click you can listen to any word.
Fill-in-the-blanks texts are read in Spanish or English.
There are missing words in this texts.
Your task is to simply fill in the blanks with the correct words
In this exercise you have a choice:
Would you like to work on the text in Spanish or English?
It is possible for beginners to blank out just the shorter words
For this exercise, the words from a dialogue text are jumbled up.
You simply have to put the words back in the correct order.
With this exercise you work on improving your sentence building skills in the foreign language
We have built many gizmos into the program so that learning remains fun and exciting.
Repeat the words until you know all the vocabulary:
In all of the tests, you have to type in the right words so often that you will be able to do the correct translation instantly.
Simple words stop appearing in the daily program after 2 or 3 repetitions.
More difficult word may be repeated 5 or 6 times.
Especially difficult words, which you often don't know, are asked even more often.
Most importantly we don't want you to have forgotten these words by the very next day!
Seven words at a time:
After learning seven new words, the software will show you a table with a summary.
Learning seven words at a time is especially effective.
Now you can repeat these words again at a glance.
Points, learning time and number of repetitions:
You can already see how long you spend with one lesson unit.
By the way, you won't be able to cheat:
The program will actually only show the amount of time you worked.
If you would like to take, say a one hour brake, the clock stops ticking until you're ready to work again.
Every word allows you to see how often you have already repeated it today.
Words that you knew immediately will no longer appear in tests for this day.
Word that you are still having trouble with will continue to appear again and again.
For every word you knew, you get points.
In this way, you can compare a day's learning with each other.
You also see, for example, at which time of the day you learn vocabulary the quickest.
A break after every 30 minutes:
Studies have shown that after a half an hour of learning concentration decreases rapidly.
For this reason, your language course will remind you every 30 minutes that you should take a brake.
Stand up, go for a walk, drink a glass of water.
Afterwards, reinvigorated, you are ready for the next half an hour!
(You can, of course, ignore the reminder and immediately continue learning.)
A wide variety of pictures:
If knew a word, you will see a new photo as reward.
(We have also thought of something for you even if you answer incorrectly...)
When you see that the course is fun and rewarding, you will be motivated to see it through to the end!
Motivating tips throughout:
At regular intervals, you will get tips from our experts on how you can learn even more effectively.
Let us surprise you!
You will have these benefits after having learnt with the beginner's and intermediate course:
Make more of your free time!
You stay in great mental shape!
You will be able to watch movies in Spanish!
What a joy it is to be able to read a book in Spanish!
Every trip will become an unforgettable experience!
Scientific studies have shown:
A educational background increases quality of life and life expectancy.
Train your brain!
Studies have shown that learning languages helps stave off dementia and Alzheimer's.
You meet new people!
Broaden your horizons as you travel to Spain.
If you can speak Spanish, your trip will become an unforgettable experience:
You will get to know more intensely and better understand the country and its people.
When you can speak Spanish, you will be able to easily find your way in Spain.
You will be able to ask for information or ask the locals for help.
Building your career!
Every new language opens a door to a new world for you.
You will meet many new and interesting people!
Who knows: maybe the love of your life speaks Spanish?
Are you in a bilingual relationship?
Your partner will be proud of you, if you improve your Spanish!
You will increase your professional opportunities now that you can speak Spanish fluently and confidently.
You now have the skills to work in Spain whenever you wish.
Then the Spanish Intermediate Course is exactly what you are looking for!
- Would you like to learn more effectively than would be possible with more traditional learning methods?
- Do you need to achieve success quickly when learning?
- Would you like to determine for yourself when, how much and where you learn?
- Would you like to speak Spanish fluently?
Order your Spanish language course here!
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