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Adults Lower Beginner – A1.1 – Spanish 1 – Self Paced*

A Spanish course that fits your lifestyle and allows you to study consistently at your own pace. An ideal starting point for building a strong Spanish foundation.

Course Details



Delivery Method



Intensive, Semi-Intensive

*Plus one payment for course materials.
Looking to enrol in any course 'In Progress' or have more questions about this program?
Please contact us or book a live session with Celina.

The self-paced online Spanish 1 course is designed to fit into your busy schedule, allowing you to study consistently and progress at your own pace. By enrolling in this course, you are taking the first step towards building a good foundation in the Spanish language, a skill that can open up great opportunities in your personal and professional life.

Rest assured, you won’t be alone in your learning journey. Our team is just one click away, ready to provide you with the support and guidance you need.

Our Spanish 1 Program for Adults is packed with resources to facilitate self-paced learning in three key language skills: listening, reading, and writing. 

As you progress in the course, our personalized approach ensures that your unique learning style is met. This course includes 10 hours to practice your speaking skills in one-on-one sessions with a qualified Canadian-based instructor, which can be booked in person or live online

We have developed this approach to create a course that values and caters to enhancing your learning experience.

Personalized attention, faster results!

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand and use familiar everyday expressions and basic phrases to satisfy concrete needs. This course is designed to give you a solid foundation in the Spanish language, allowing you to communicate in basic everyday situations.
  • Introduce yourself and others, ask and answer basic questions such as where people live, do and have.
  • Have a basic conversation in Spanish with others in a simple way when they speak slowly and clearly.

Important considerations about our courses before you sign up:

  • We follow the Standards for Foreign Language Learning in the 21st Century and adopt a communicative approach. The student works on the four language abilities in every class: speaking, writing, reading, and listening.
  • In order to properly implement a conversational class, it is required:
    • 90% Attendance.
    • Homework in the digital platform. Depending on the type of course, all of our group courses require between 30 minutes and three hours of homework per week.
  • Can’t commit to the homework in a group course? Join us in a private course. Contact us.
  • Evaluation Criteria: 100% of the Final Mark
    • Homework 40%
    • Quizzes 20%
    • Class Participation 20%
    • Presentations 20%
  • Pass rate required: 75%
  • Terms and Conditions and Cancellation Policy apply
  • If you have more questions, please read our FAQs or contact us
  • Technical Requirements for online classes and remote exams
  • SIELE authorized
    examination center

  • Experienced native
    Spanish trainers

  • Spanish private
    classes available

  • Small size group classes,
    6 students max.

  • SIELE authorized examination center

  • Experienced native Spanish trainers

  • Spanish private classes available

  •  Small size group classes. 6 students max.

    2 Hours /  Once Per Week / During 9 Months
    2-3 Hours / Once/Twice Per Week / During 6 Months
    2-5 Hours / Once or + Per Week / During 3 Months

In-Person - There is a limited number of in-person group and private courses available at our location in Oakville.

Live Online - Meet at the same time and day each week online via Zoom. Complete homework assignments outside of class time. Engage in meaningful conversations with other classmates and a qualified instructor.

Hybrid - Conveniently designed to integrate live online and in-person learning. Never miss another class! In a hybrid course, the student can attend in-person or live online at the regularly scheduled time. The instructor will be in person at our location.

Self Paced Online - Follow a predetermined curriculum and time frame to enable consistent and progressive Spanish study at your own pace.

Unless otherwise specified, all learning resources are digital, not printed. Please, read more about our learning resources here.

Printed versions of our learning resources are optional and have an additional fee. Please, contact us if you are interested in a printed version.

Yes, however, prior to joining any of the ongoing courses a 75% pass result of a proficiency evaluation is required.

To easily assess what course level is the right fit for you, please take a moment to complete our Spanish proficiency test.

Speak Spanish Academy reserves the right to cancel programs with a full refund due to low enrollment. Two weeks before the starting day, the Academy will refund the full amount.

In the event a student needs to cancel with less than two weeks notice to the course's starting date or for courses in progress. The Academy will only provide credit to be used in 12 months after written cancellation notice is received.

No refunds will be given for the student's absence.

No make-up classes are available for group classes. However, please send us an email at least 3 hours prior to your scheduled class if you can't attend it, and we will record it for you.

Please visit our terms and conditions to learn more about our refund policy.


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