The Best Spanish Lessons, Classes & Courses in Leeds

· Ali Turner · Business

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Looking for Spanish lessons and courses in Leeds? You’ve come to the right place!

Ever wanted to learn Spanish? There’s no time like the present, so why not make it happen? Whether you want to swot up before you holiday, work your way up to fluency or get a formal qualification that will open the doors to a new career, there are loads of Spanish courses in Leeds – and we’ve rounded them all up, all in one place. Take a look, see which one suits you best and get started. After all, más vale maña que fuerza!

Instituto Cervantes

Instiuto Cervantes

First, a little introduction. Instituto Cervantes was created by the Spanish government in 1991 to help promote their language and culture. They have 88 centres around the world, including one in Leeds. They have a packed calendar of Spanish lessons that will take you from beginner to advanced, available both online and in-person with 30 hours of teaching across 12 weeks. They also offer intensive, revision and conversation courses, not to mention a Spanish choir and online reading club. Plus, you can get DELE certified here.

Instituto Cervantes, 169 Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 3AR. 12-week Spanish courses start from £187, free taster sessions are available.

Leeds City College

Leeds City College Spanish Language Course

Wondering where to learn Spanish in Leeds? Leeds City College is the obvious choice. They offer a whole range of Spanish courses, from basic and holiday to practical and improver. All of these courses are part time, spread across five weeks and designed for adults. They don’t include a formal qualification or exam, but by the end of the course, you’ll be able to greet people in Spanish, ask for directions and use common phrases like ‘¿Donde esta la discoteca?’ As well as learning a new language, this is a great way to build your confidence.

Leeds City College, Marsh Street, Rothwell, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS26 0AG. 5-week Spanish courses start from £60.

Language for Fun

Language For Fun

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If the idea of textbooks, homework and exams is putting you off learning Spanish in Leeds, you might want to try Language for Fun. Their classes are designed for adults, but use games and interactivity to make things more interesting. There’s a real focus on conversation here – everyone speaks and everyone engages in the class, but you’re never put on the spot. You can learn online or in-person – whichever you choose, you’ll have ten 90-minute classes as you work your way towards the kind of conversational Spanish that makes holidaying easy.

Language for Fun, Rothwell Community Hub, Marsh Street, Rothwell, West Yorkshire, LS26 0AD. 10-week Spanish courses start from £160.

Horsforth Evening Classes


If you’re looking for something local, where you can make friends and pick up a new skill, Horsforth Evening Classes is a great shout. It’s an independent, not-for-profit group for the local community. Their two Spanish courses are run across three terms – don’t worry if you miss the autumn intake, you can just wait for spring or summer to roll around. Beginners Spanish will introduce you to the basics, while Spanish Improvers helps you expand your vocabulary. Both classes are two hours long and held on Wednesday nights.

Horsforth Evening Classes, Horsforth School, Lee Lane East, Horsforth, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS18 5RF. 12-week Spanish courses cost £105 for the autumn term, £96 for the spring term and £87 for the summer term.

The University of Leeds

Serious about learning Spanish? Want to make it more than a hobby? Spanish is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world, so why not make a career of it? By doing an undergraduate degree at the University of Leeds, you’ll develop your spoken and written Spanish to a high level, as well as learning about the culture of the Spanish-speaking world. This full-time, four-year degree includes a year abroad, so you can put your skills into practice, and optional modules in translation and business language to help you get work-ready.

The University of Leeds, Woodhouse, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 9JT. 4-year Spanish BAs require ABB A-level including A in Spanish or equivalent.


Language Courses

Something a little different here. Superprof is a searchable community of tutors, ready and waiting to help you master a new skill. They have a huge selection of Spanish tutors in Leeds, ranging from certified teachers to native speakers, graduates and students. Prices vary depending on experience, so you can find someone to fit your needs and your budget. These one-to-one sessions are built around the student, so whether you want to get holiday ready or need a little help preparing for your GCSEs, they’ll help you reach your goals.

Superprof has Spanish tutors available for online and in-person lessons. Prices vary depending on experience, free taster session available.