aprendemos junior cycle spanish programme

The best choice for JC Spanish! 

The 2nd edition of Aprendemos has been fully updated based on teacher feedback and also reflects the 2022 and 2023 exams.  Book 1 is the ideal companion for students starting their language-learning journey,  while Book 2 builds on their initial success.

Aprendemos is carefully scaffolded to help students build their language skills and is packed with authentic texts to immerse students in the culture.  There are lots of practical and engaging digital resources as well as unmatched exam support. 

Check out the ¡Aprendemos! books and digital resources   

¡Aprendemos! 1 (2nd edition) overview



Comprehensive Scaffolding

  • Sentence builders support vocabulary learning and written/spoken production - New 
  • Clearly signposted exercises for language skills’ practice 
  • Student-friendly language and design 
  • Learning tips in every chapter – New 
  • Reading strategies to enhance students’ reading skills – New 

Unrivalled Assessment Support

Aprendemos provides students with all the prep they need! 

  • Exercises and activities reflect the style of questions used in the SEC exam 
  • Videos help prepare students for CBA1 - New 
  • Dedicated chapters to prepare students for CBAs, the Assessment task and the exam - New 
  • Sections and activities throughout to develop self-reflection skills - New 
  • Summer and winter tests 

Check out the ¡Aprendemos! books and digital resources


Keep Students Engaged!

  • Fun digital activities to support student engagement and learning
  • Clave feature with useful CBA-linked key tasks - New
  • Diálogo cartoon strips offer spoken interaction practice

Grammar and Vocabulary Focus

  • Interactive games make practising vocabulary and grammar fun!
  • Review sections in each chapter summarise key vocabulary and grammar points
  • Grammar PowerPoints for each chapter reinforce language skills - New


Sentence Builders

Aprendemos full page sentence builder

Sentence Builders

Check out our Sentence Builders that could align with the topic you're currently teaching with your classes.

1st year: Unit 7: Mi rutina diaria

1st year: Unit 8: ¿Qué tiempo hace?



Cultural Awareness

  • Exam-style comprehension questions based on the recent exam papers
  • Authentic texts that immerse students in the language
  • Provides cultural insights into Spanish-speaking countries

How it works


The ¡Aprendemos! 2nd Edition programme package:

  • Student Textbooks with themed units, engaging design and carefully planned progression
  • Student Portfolios where students can complete scaffolded language tasks, prepare for CBAs and evaluate and reflect on their learning
  • Teacher's Guides with comprehensive plans and resources
  • Digital Resources that will enhance teaching and learning


Watch Videos

Author Elaine Higgins provides a comprehensive and insightful walkthrough of ¡Aprendemos! 1 (2nd edition).

Check out our short overview video about ¡Aprendemos! 1 (2nd edition)

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