Spanish for Beginners


This is a group for beginners at speaking Spanish.  We also have a group for those who are no longer beginners and wish to improve their language skills - details of that group are here.

Where and when

We meet every Thursday afternoon, usually at Market Harborough Methodist church,  from 2pm until 4pm.

Other information

New members are most welcome, please contact me for details.

Contact details

Don Collins 01858 462409 or 07808 611369


Spanish – May 2020

Español por “Zoom”. I am very pleased to report to members that both Spanish study groups are holding meetings via the internet and we are all thoroughly enjoying the experience although it is an interesting experience trying not to talk when some other member of the group is speaking. It reminds one of our schooldays […]

Spanish by E-Mail

Everybody knows the difficult situation that we are in and the serious effects that it is having on Group Meetings. However, where there is a will there is a way and it has to be said that both the Beginners group and the Improvers group have shown their desire to “Carry On Regardless”. How is […]

Spanish for Beginners – December meeting

The Thursday Spanish groups hold their last meeting of the year on the 15th December and will recommence on the 5th January.  We wish all our members a ‘Feliz Navidad y un Buen Año Nuevo’.  If anyone is interested in joining us, do please contact me.  Don Collins.

SLU3A Invades Murcia!

At 7.05 in the morning our flight left Birmingham airport, and on board were fifteen intrepid SLU3A members determined to become Conquistadors and practice the Spanish they had been studying for little more than a year.  On arrival, they were met by Joaquín Verdu who accompanied them to their hotel.  After settling in, they were […]

Spanish for Beginners – Murcia

In October our groups plan to visit Murcia to get a taste of the real Spain and to test how well we are doing with this beautiful language.  We arrive in Murcia city and after lunch visit the Royal Casino where interest groups hold chats about life, etc. October 4th:  we plan to visit the […]

Spanish for Beginners

These rapidly improving groups have decided to “take the bull by the horns” and put our knowledge to the test.  We are embarking on a trip in early October to Murcia where the majority of the population do not speak English and there are no English pubs or restaurants.  This indeed will be a test […]