Spanish language levels
Our courses are programmed in 6 levels in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL)
and, more specifically, following the Instituto Cervantes Curriculum (PCIC) which sets the reference levels for the Spanish language
and designed the official diplomas of Spanish as a foreign language, DELE.
Level A1 (Breakthrough):
Users exchange information with brief questions and answers, within a clear and specific communicative context.
After completion of this level, you will be ready to take DELE A1 exam.
Level A2 (Waystage):
Users understand, communicate and express themselves in spoken and written Spanish, using simple language in daily situations and
different cultural settings.
After completion of this level, you will be ready to take DELE A2 exam.
Level B1 (Threshold):
Users understand and are able to express themselves in communicative contexts in everyday life, knowing how to solve problems by
After completion of this level, you will be ready to take DELE B1 exam.
Level B2 (Vantage):
Users understand and express themselves in general situations where there is an exchange of information. They express personal
attitudes on subjects that are familiar for them or which they are interested in and they speak about their experiences too.
After completion of this level, you will be ready to take DELE B2 exam.
Level C1 (Effective Operational Proficiency):
Users understand and express themselves in different situations with complex linguistic structures - still controlled -with fluency and
in a spontaneous way.
After completion of this level, you will be ready to take DELE C1 exam.
Level C2 (Mastery):
Users express themselves in a suitable way in any situation, controlling linguistic and cultural elements like a native speaker and
discerning nuances in meaning.
After completion of this level, you will be ready to take DELE C2 exam.
The allocation of participants to a level will depend on their results of the level test they will do on the first day of the course.
Our course programme establishes the following level progression depending on the number of course hours:
This progression is flexible because the teachers take into account the different abilities, interests and needs of every student.