Enhance your Spanish Language Skills with a B1 Course

There are many reasons why students choose to learn Spanish at an intermediate level. After A2, the B1 level of Spanish gives you the basics for living, working and studying in a Spanish-speaking country; deepening your knowledge of the language at the intermediate level is a critical step.

Spanish culture is a prevalent one in the world, with many famous artists, directors, dancers, and athletes that come from a Spanish-speaking country. Moreover, Spanish is the second most spoken language in the world with a total of 572 million Spanish speakers all around the globe. There are a total of 20 countries in the world that use Spanish as their official language, and these countries can be found on three different continents. If you wish to travel abroad in Latin America, Spain, or Equatorial Guinea, you will find that being able to communicate in Spanish will give you a strong advantage and allow you to enjoy your trip even more.

Have a look at Lingoda’s Spanish Online Courses: Intensive Spanish Courses, Immersive Spanish Courses, Spanish Private 1:1 Courses, Spanish Conversation Courses, Spanish Evening Classes for busy people, Spanish Grammar Courses, Spanish Reading Courses. Our Spanish teachers come from all over Spanish speaking countries, so you’ll learn also to recognize many Spanish accents and varieties!

Spanish B1 level overview

The Spanish B1 level course will teach you Spanish skills such as…

Understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar topics

Deal with most situations likely to arise while travelling in a Spanish country

Produce simple connected texts on topics that are familiar

Learn B1 level Spanish: Courses for Intermediate Students

Learn Spanish intermediate online with Lingoda. Our courses will offer you an efficient and comfortable way to learn the language. At Lingoda you will be able to find lessons around the clock, 24/7 to be exact, which will give you the freedom to take a lesson whenever it works best with your schedule. All the teachers that work for Lingoda are native-level speakers, as well as fully certified to teach B1 level Spanish online. Our courses follow the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Language) guidelines, which means that after the language course you will be handed an official digital certificate that is recognized globally. Lingoda offers Spanish classes from beginning levels (A1 and A2) to intermediate levels (B1 and B2).

Topics you will cover in your B1 level Spanish courses

During your B1 intermediate Spanish lessons, you will consolidate your knowledge about various verbs such as the past tense, as well as gain understating in new and complex grammatical subjects such as “el subjuntivo.” At the same time, the course will help you enrich your vocabulary and the ability to use grammar properly to produce simple connected texts on topics like family and personal interest. At this point, you will also learn to describe experiences and events, as well as dreams, hopes, and ambitions in your career and personal life.

You will also be able to debate opinions and express desires for certain plans. After the course, you will be able to understand a large part of the Spanish language and gain a very good level of Spanish. This course will be the midway between being a beginner to a more advanced Spanish speaker.

Why should you choose Lingoda for your B1 Spanish lessons?

Choosing Lingoda to learn Spanish intermediate will be one of your best choices regarding language learning courses. At Lingoda we will be able to offer you classes that are held 24/7, making it easier for you to integrate your Spanish course into your daily schedule. We are proud to be able to offer our students an effective and comfortable way to learn a new language, that is why we believe that flexibility is one of our main advantages.

Whether you have a busy work schedule or are a freelancer with a varied schedule, you will be able to choose to take lessons at any time of the day. Moreover, all of our teachers are native speakers and fully accredited to teach online, guaranteeing you a high-quality education. Starting your Spanish lessons with Lingoda is easy, you just have to choose whether you want to take your course in a group or with a private teacher, and then pick the time that fits you best. Lastly, all our courses follow the CEFR guidelines, this will assure you that after the course you will receive an official certificate that will be valid globally.

Sample chapters in our Spanish Intermediate Course

Here’s a preview of the different curriculum chapters you’ll encounter during your Spanish B1 level courses. This is the curriculum we use for our small group classes, and our private one-on-one classes. If you choose to study a private class as well, you may be able to expand beyond these topics depending on your tutor.

Learn all what you need to succeed in a job interview. In order to do so, you will learn in detail how to discuss job terms, negotiate work conditions and have the first contact with the team.

Moreover, in this chapter of Spanish B1.1 you will read about new professions and highly demanded jobs, and about the importance of the culture at work. By doing so, you will review the Spanish past tenses and you will learn some new verbal periphrases.

Learn how to talk about environmental problems and solutions. In order to do that, you will learn to express desires and some vocabulary about climate change and recycling.

Moreover, in this chapter of Spanish B1.1 you will read about pollution and human made disasters. The grammatical focus of the chapter in order to talk about environmental issues will be the present subjunctive.

Learn how to talk about cultural differences. In order to do that, you will learn some vocabulary related to identity, nationality and ethnicity.

Moreover, in this chapter of Spanish B1.1 you will read about multiculturalism and traditions, as well as major cultures and the effects of globalization. By discussing cultural diversity, you will learn new uses of ‘ser’ and ‘estar’ and also expressions of obligation.

Learn how to talk about online security and privacy. In order to do that, you will learn vocabulary related to social media, social networks and different types of online shopping.

Moreover, in this chapter of Spanish B1.1 you will learn how to express advantages and disadvantages, and you will read about fake news and language of journalism. By discussing online security and privacy, you will learn to use reported speech with the perfect tense, you will learn exclamatory expressions, and also new uses of the prepositions ‘por’ and ‘para’.

Learn how to talk about the best place to live. In order to do that, you will learn vocabulary related to moving to a big city, the process of finding an apartment and being homesick.

Moreover, in this chapter of Spanish B1.1 you will read about the cultural offer in a big city and advantages and disadvantages of living in the countryside. By talking about city life and country life, you will review irregular verbs and you will learn more about comparing.

Try 4 lessons from our Spanish Intermediate’s classes

Our B1 Spanish language courses are dedicated to students with a strong basis in Spanish language. If you already know the basics of vocabulary for everyday life and basic but solid grammar foundations, sign up for our free trial period to join group classes and try out some of our B1 Spanish lessons. This is a great way to see what an Intermediate Spanish course looks like at Lingoda.

Meeting with the team


In this lesson you'll learn all the vocabulary about your daily working routine and how to actively participate in meetings

The present subjunctive


Learn to express wishes and needs using the present tense of the subjunctive.

Dealing with fake news


How to have a conversation about news media (and recognize fake news).

Rural flight


Learn how to discuss about pros and cons of living in a big city.

Spanish B1 language for intermediate level

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Frequently asked questions

When you join online courses with Lingoda, you will be provided with all the necessary material you will need in class, as well as to practice outside of class. Our online courses offer you the chance to download and print out digital material which you can use during your lesson, as well as after the class. All the material covered during a lesson will become available to the students once the class is over. You will also be able to find plenty of quizzes to help you practice and sharpen your Spanish skills. All the material provided to our students has been created by a team of experts and follows the CEFR guidelines.

In the B1 course, you will be able to consolidate your knowledge about the different past tenses, while also learning about new and complex grammatical rules. At this level, you will also be able to enrich your vocabulary and understand simple texts on topics that are familiar or of personal interest. Furthermore, you will be able to describe experiences and events at this Spanish level.

Lingoda is not a language learning application. Our team believes that to learn a new language efficiently and effectively, students need live interaction. Our live online courses will provide you with a native-speaking teacher that can give you feedback and answer all your questions in real-time. Moreover, our teachers will also guide you throughout your language learning journey, helping you resolve any doubts you may have along the way. Unlike a language learning application, with Lingoda you will be able to interact and conversate with your classmates and your teachers during the lessons, making learning Spanish more fun and dynamic.

Improving a language is a very subjective matter and it depends solely on the student. If you choose to focus on the language and practice Spanish outside of class, you will be able to improve your skills quickly and pass the B1 test in less time. Most students choose to read a book in Spanish, watch a movie or follow a show in Spanish, as well as make Spanish-speaking friends to conversate within their native language. These are just some of the most valuable tips used by students that wish to improve their language skills quickly. You can also choose to take intensive Spanish courses which will help you increase your skills in a shorter period.

At Lingoda, we are proud to be able to provide our students with courses that follow the CEFR guidelines. Therefore, it is important for us that you understand what this means. The CEFR stands for Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. This is considered an internationally recognized guideline used by language schools to prepare you properly for language exams and to become a fluent Spanish speaker. When taking a CEFR accredited course, you will be able to acquire an official language certificate that will be accepted by plenty of institutions all over the world. With this certificate, you will be able to join Spanish-speaking schools, get a job in a Spanish company, and so much more.

Lingoda will provide you only with native-speaking teachers that have plenty of years of experience. All our teachers have gone through a rigorous selection process, as well as training in Lingodas’ standards and methods. Our teachers are all capable of efficiently teaching Spanish online and allowing you to apprehend the language without any trouble. As such, you can remain assured that you will provide the best online language education that you could imagine.

After your language course, you will be given a digital certificate accredited by Lingoda following the CEFR criteria. This certificate will be sent to you digitally. It is also officially accepted in many institutions all around the world. Nonetheless, you must have completed at least 90% of the course to receive the certificate.