Advanced Spanish

Courses for the Spanish Proficiency Test DELE

Spanish, also named as the Castilian language, is the second most spoken language in the world composing as one of the six working language of the Latin languages. Being one of the Romance languages, Spanish is not only spoken in Spain but also many other areas of the world. For instance, in the 7 continents, there are more than 350 millions people using it. Especially the Latin American countries. Spanish is not only the official and mother tongue of Spain, but also an official language in most part of Latin America and the other 19 countries. In South America, Mexico and many other countries Spanish is an important language in their daily life, citizens in these countries have their own Spanish TV channel, magazines and newspapers etc.

Course

Level

Course contents

SP02

A1

  • Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type.

  • Can introduce themselves and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people they know and things they have.

  • Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

SP03

A2

  • Can 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).

  • Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.

  • Can describe in simple terms aspects of their background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.

SP04

B1

  • Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.

  • Can deal with most situations likely to arise while travelling in an area where the language is spoken.

  • Can produce simple connected text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest.

  • Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.

SP05

B2

  • Can understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in their field of specialization.

  • Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.

  • Can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

SP06

C1

  • Can understand a wide range of demanding, longer clauses, and recognize implicit meaning.

  • Can express ideas fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions.

  • Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes.

  • Can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organizational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.

SP07

C2

  • Can understand with ease virtually everything heard or read.

  • Can summarize information from different spoken and written sources, reconstructing arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation.

  • Can express themselves spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in the most complex situations.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_European_Framework_of_Reference_for_Languages