A2 Spanish level

General Objectives for A2 Spanish level

At A2 Spanish level student will:

  • Understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment).
  • Communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.
  • Describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.



Communicative Content Grammatical content
  • Talk about habits and difficulties
  • Express duration
  • Ask and answer questions about motivation
  • Talk about intent
  • Make recommendations
  • Describe feelings
  • Relate and react to past events/ Talk about past events
  • Speak of the beginning and the duration of an action
  • Express tastes and preferences
  • Describe a house/home
  • Compare
  • Express/be able to speak about coincidences
  • Locate objects in their spaces
  • Describe objects: shapes, styles, materials …
  • Furniture and parts of a house
  • Manage different kinds of situations such as: invitations, presentations, greetings and farewell
  • Ask for things and favors / Request and grant permission
  • Capture someone’s attention
  • Give/Make excuses and justify
  • Talk about leisure activities
  • Talk about the schedule
  • Relate to past experiences
  • Describe places
  • Talk about intentions and projects
  • Talk about tastes/likes and eating habits
  • Explain how a dish is prepared
  • Talk about experiences and evaluate them
  • Express the desire to do something
  • Talking about valuing people and things
  • Give advice
  • Talk about different moods
  • Describe pain, aches/discomfort and symptoms
  • Talk about habits, customs and circumstances in the past
  • Place/locate actions in the past and present
  • Argue and debate
  • Relate in the past form
  • Sequence actions
  • Express emotions

  • Reflexive verbs: “sentirse” + adjective
  • Tener que / hay que / lo mejor es
  • Pensar a + Infinitive
  • Ir a + Infinitive
  • Irregular present
  • Este/esta/estos/estas
  • Ese/esa/esos/esas
  • El/la/los/las + adjective
  • El/la/los/las + de + noun
  • El/la/los/las + que + verb
  • Pay
  • Expressions with Imperative
  • The difference between “tú” and “usted”
  • Pretérito perfecto/indefinido en función de los marcadores temporales
  • Pretérito imperfecto
  • Personal pronouns
  • Impersonal forms with “se”
  • Temporary markers
  • Empezar a+ Infinitive, ir/irse
  • me/te/le/nos/os/les gustaría + Infinitive
  • Use of “ser” and “estar”

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