The dealio on the DELE

¿Hablas español? Nowadays, it is often necessary to have the ability to express yourself in a foreign language. Being able to prove your language skills is just as important.

Are you currently learning Spanish? If so the DELE certificate is the best official and internationally validated proof for your Spanish skills.

We would like to help you in the process of getting your certificate and clarify any queries you may have. Therefore, we have gathered together all the necessary information about how to obtain your DELE qualification:

The Diplomas in Spanish DELE were created in 1988 by the Ministry of Education (RD 826/88).

The Diplomas DELE are official qualifications certifying the degree of competence and mastery of Spanish, granted by Instituto Cervantes on behalf of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport of Spain. The DELE examination provides for all the different variants of the Spanish language. They are all considered as valid to obtain the diploma.

The DELE examinations have been designed following the guidelines of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) of the Council of Europe, which ensures a practical way of establishing a standard, international and objective measurement of the level that should be reached at each teaching stage, and in evaluating results.

The levels of the Diplomas in Spanish are integrated into the CEFR and the costs range from 125€ to 200€ (the higher the level, the higher the cost of the exam).
•Diploma de Español Nivel A1. Breakthrough

•Diploma de Español Nivel A2. Waystage

•Diploma de Español Nivel B1. Threshold

•Diploma de Español Nivel B2. Vantage

•Diploma de Español Nivel C1. Effective Operational Proficiency

•Diploma de Español Nivel C2. Mastery

The Diplomas in Spanish DELE were created within the framework of the series of actions aimed at disseminating the Spanish language and raising the profile of our culture abroad.

DELE Exam dates for 2016

July 15
General: A2, B1, B2, C1

October 21
General: A2, B1, B2

November 25th and 26
Young learners: A1, A2/B1 / General: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2

Please address the exam centers in each country regarding the availability of tests and levels



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