Gran Canaria School of Languages

Preparation course for the DELE examination


DELE preparation


The Diplomas in Spanish as a Foreign Language (DELE) are official qualifications certifying the degree of competence and mastery of Spanish, granted by Instituto Cervantes on behalf of the Ministry of Education 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.


There are seven yearly sittings for this diploma: February, April, May, July, September, October and November, allthough not all levels are tested in every sitting. The University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is the examination center in this city.


More information here.



Why DELE?


  1. For its academic and professional recognition.

  2. Because it is a requirement to be able to work in some Spanish companies and to study in many universities in the country.

  3. For his prestige.

  4. To officially accredit the level of Spanish.

  5. Because it is an official diploma recognized internationally in more than 90 countries, private companies, chambers of commerce, public and private educational systems, international cooperation agencies, foundations.

  6. Because it is a requirement to access many undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

  7. Because it has indefinite validity.





Description


DELE preparation course
  • The DELE preparation course is given as a private course all year round in 6 levels: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2.

  • Starting dates: first Monday of every month. Dates are indicated further down.

  • Lenght: 20 horas minimum. The maximum depends on the student's needs, who will be advised by the teacher.

  • The course can be booked in the morning or in the afternoon. There is a price difference.

  • The course is taught by a teacher with specific training as a DELE examiner.

  • All classes pertaining to bank holidays are made up during the same week with one more hour on the other working days.

  • 1 tuition hour: 50 minutes.

  • Tuition is given only in Spanish.

  • There is no booking fee. Prices are as shown below.

  • Tuition material, certificates and diplomas are not included in the price.





Studiematerial


För prepareringen av examen DELE använder vi oss av specifikt och speciellt material. Vi använder oss av modeller för riktiga prov och vi gör aktiviteter med riktigt material.






Included


When the course is booked with our accommodation, following services are included:

  • Free city map

  • Breakfast on class days. Half-board is optional: lunch on class days and only dinner on weekends and bank-holidays

  • Cleaning of the room every 8 or 9 days (first cleaning is before occupying the room),

  • Bed linen and towels are provided and are changed with the cleaning of the room,

  • A break coffee or fruit on class days

  • 50% discount on the weekly excursion to a place of interest on the island

  • Access to our online course (levels A1 and A2) at abclingua.net as from the payment date to the starting date of the course

  • Free grammar book

  • Lending of a bodyboard (with a deposit)

  • Certificate/Diploma.





Datum för kurser för preparation av DELE


Kurser för preparation för DELE startar den första måndagen varje månad.

Andra datum är också möjliga. Konsultera detta med vårt kontor.


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De 6 nivåerna av DELE


Diplomet finns på sex nivåer, enligt Europarådets nivåskala:


DELE A1

Intygar att kandidaten har tillräckliga språkkunskaper för att förstå och använda välkända konkreta fraser för att uttrycka grundläggande behov.


Modelo de examen.

DELE A2

Intygar att kandidaten har tillräckliga språkkunskaper för att förstå och använda ofta förekommande fraser som rör allmänna områden (information om sig själv och sin familj, att handla, beskriva intressanta platser, berätta om sitt yrke, etc.).


Modelo de examen.

DELE B1

DELE B1 (antes Inicial)


Intygar att kandidaten har tillräckliga språkkunskaper för att förstå vardagliga situationer samt kunna uttrycka önskningar och behov.


Modelo de examen.

DELE B2

DELE B2 (antes Intermedio)


Intygar att kandidaten har tillräcklig språkkompetens för att behärska språket i vardagliga situationer, utan krav på språkkunskaper inom specialområden.


Modelo de examen.

DELE C1

Intygar tillräckliga språkkunskaper för att uttrycka sig med klarhet och utan att behöva begränsa det man vill säga. Kandidaten har ett stort ordförråd som också innehåller idiomatiska och vardagliga uttryck.


Modelo de examen.

DELE C2

Intygar att kandidaten har tillräcklig språkkompetens för att behärska språket i mer avancerade språksituationer samt har kännedom om olika kulturella mönster.


Modelo de examen.





Your level


Please, take some time to do our online test before you send us your booking request. This will not only allow us to place you in your appropriate level but also to give you advise on your most convenient starting date.


On your first day of class you will also do an oral placement test. The result of both your written test and the oral test will determine the level you are placed in.





Prices in €ur


Prices 2018

DELE preparation course 2018

 

Morning

Afternoon

1 week:

   

  10 hours/week

  15 hours/week

  20 hours/week

2 weeks:

   

  10 hours/week

  15 hours/week

  20 hours/week

3 weeks:

   

  10 hours/week

  15 hours/week

  20 hours/week

4 weeks:

   

  10 hours/week

  15 hours/week

  20 hours/week

5 weeks:

   

  10 hours/week

  15 hours/week

  20 hours/week



Prices 2019

DELE preparation course 2019

 

Morning

Afternoon

1 week:

   

  10 hours/week

  15 hours/week

  20 hours/week

2 weeks:

   

  10 hours/week

  15 hours/week

  20 hours/week

3 weeks:

   

  10 hours/week

  15 hours/week

  20 hours/week

4 weeks:

   

  10 hours/week

  15 hours/week

  20 hours/week

5 weeks:

   

  10 hours/week

  15 hours/week

  20 hours/week







Villkor


Villkor

Villkor 2018



General terms and conditions 2018

  1. This agreement is legally binding once the centre has received a student's signed enrolment form, either online or in writing, and implies full acceptance of these general terms and conditions. Likewise, the agreement is legally binding if the inscription is made by telephone, once the data of the reservation have been taken and the payment (deposit or total payment) has been received.


  2. This contract is available to the public at http://www.se.grancanariaschool.com/villkor.php


  3. The total amount of the course (and accommodation) shall be calculated according to the valid price list which forms part of this agreement. This amount must be paid in advance. The student will then receive the confirmation of his/her reservation request and an invoice. If payment of the total amount is not made within two weeks from the date of sending the reservation request, it will be deemed cancelled.


  4. A paid course/accommodation or part of it is not transferable to another person.


  5. Minimum age to participate in a group course: 16 years. Minimum age to occupy a room in our accommodation: 18 years or younger accompanied by a responsible adult.


  6. The school offers Spanish courses as non-accredited education all year round. Course20 (Standard course) is offered from Monday to Friday from 9.00 to 13.00. Classes pertaining to bank holidays are made-up during the same week. Classes lost by the student are not made-up or refunded.


  7. The maximum number of participants per group is 14.


  8. From A1 to B2, a complete level lasts between 4 and 5 weeks. The C1 level consists of two blocks of 4 to 5 weeks each.


  9. A class session lasts 50 minutes. Classes are taught in Spanish only.


  10. LEVEL ASSIGNMENT: The distribution of the students in the different levels is the responsibility of the centre and is based on strictly academic criteria. After the initial level test, interview and language needs of the student, the decision will be taken to locate him/her in the most appropriate level.


  11. CHANGES OF LEVEL: A student may request a change of level, but the change will be possible only with the prior consent of his/her teacher and the academic coordinator. In case the teacher and the academic coordinator consider that the linguistic competence of the student is not sufficient to step up to the next level, a proof of access to the higher level will be required that proves the real capacity of production and understanding of the student in that level.


  12. Only students of the Standard Courses (groups) can hire Extra Classes.


  13. Starting dates for beginners in the Standard Course (groups): the 1st Monday of the month throughout the year.


  14. Rooms are given clean and re-cleaned on the 8th or 9th day. Bed linen and towels are included and changed with each cleaning of the room. The cleaning of the apartment with kitchen is not included. The client can ask for an extra cleaning with change of bed linen and towels against payment. We perform washing (not ironing) of your personal clothing against payment.


  15. Accommodation includes breakfast on school days (not for the apartment with kitchen). Half board is optional: lunch on school days and dinner only on weekends and holidays.


  16. The price of the course includes:
    • Initial level test;
    • Tutoring and academic counselling;
    • Free internet access via WiFi;
    • Personalized attention and information;
    • Discount on car rental;
    • Discount on surf courses;

  17. The price of the course does not include: tuition material, certifications and diplomas.


  18. Included in the accommodation price when booked for at least 7 nights:
    • Free grammar book;
    • A break coffee or fruit on school days;
    • 50% discount in the weekly excursion;
    • Free use of a bodyboard (with deposit);
    • Access to our online course (levels A1 and A2) from the date of payment until the beginning of the course;
    • Certificate/Diploma.


  19. Students up to 25 years of age can book a shared room. Students can book double rooms in the company of people who do not attend a course.


  20. Accommodation payment is made for full weeks starting on Saturday / Sunday at 12 noon. Rooms must be vacated on Saturday / Sunday before 10:00 h.


  21. Smoking is not allowed in the school or in the accommodation. Animals are not allowed.


  22. CANCELLATIONS: For cancellations arriving 20 days before the start of the course, the school reimburses the amount paid for classes and accommodation less 10%. If the cancellation arrives later, the school reimburses the amount paid less 20%. No cancellations will be admitted if submitted after 4:00 pm (GMT or CET-1) of our last working day prior to the starting date of the course or arrival at the accommodation.

    Private lessons will only be rescheduled with 24 hours’ notice, otherwise the will be lost. Teachers’ waiting time is 20 minutes; after that all classes scheduled for that day are lost.

    For long stays in our accommodation, the student can make changes or cancellations for the following month and claim a refund as long as he/she gives notice until the 15th day of the month prior to that change or cancellation. Of all the amounts that are returned, 20% will be deducted for administrative expenses.


  23. CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE OR DIPLOMAS: The Diploma may be issued at the end of the corresponding level. The Certificate of Attendance can be issued at any time, but only to students with at least 85% attendance. Our diploma / certificate is not an official document, according to the legislation that regulates non-accredited education.


  24. PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA AND IMAGE RIGHTS: the student, by accepting this contract, gives consent for his/her personal data submitted in the booking process to be included in a file owned by Gran Canaria School of Languages, SLU and processed under the Personal Data Protection Act 15/1997 for the purposes of carrying out the academic, economic and administrative management of the student, necessary for the organization and development of the training activity of Gran Canaria School of Languages.

    During the time that the student is enrolled in the centre, images of the students can be captured and used in the composition of graphic or video files prepared to inform or publicize activities organized by the centre. Dissemination can be done through publications on paper or the inclusion on the website www.grancanariaschool.com, social networks, as well as by publication in information leaflets owned by Gran Canaria School SLU. The treatment of student images is carried out in accordance with Organic Law 1/1982, of May 5, on civil protection of the right to honour, personal and family privacy, and the image itself, eliminating any captures or filming that might violate these fundamental rights. The images are not used for purposes other than those expressed and may be transferred to third parties for promotional or advertising purposes.

    When registering, the student expresses his / her consent for Gran Canaria School of Languages to make photographs and videos showing and using images taken by the students during the classes and activities of the school in which they appear for promotional purposes. The denial of this permit must be communicated in advance by one of two options:
    • Option 1: Students will be provided with a document upon request.
    • Option 2: sending a letter addressed to the centre, Gran Canaria School of Languages, Calle Dr. Grau Bassas 27, 35007 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, SPAIN, or via email to office@grancanariaschool.com


  25. STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR AND COEXISTENCE: Students are expected to behave appropriately and respect their peers and staff at our school. Inappropriate or offensive behaviour towards others or class attendance in drunkenness or under the influence of drugs will not be accepted.

    If a student behaves improperly with a classmate, teacher or staff member, he or she will receive a verbal notice from Gran Canaria School of Languages and will be informed in writing of the consequences of his / her performance, in order to correct his / her behaviour. If this does not happen after this first warning, the expulsion process may be initiated by the school, if necessary and according to the current legality. In case of violent acts, serious alteration of the order or threats to the physical integrity of other persons, the expulsion will be immediate.

    Gran Canaria School of Languages reserves the right to expel the student, both from the school and from its accommodation, in case of breach of any of the legal conditions, serious disciplinary infractions or acts of violence towards other students, teachers or staff of the centre. Expulsion of a student implies loss of the right to financial compensation and exempts the school from any additional obligation. All expenses (indemnities, fines, etc.) caused by breach of the law will be borne by the student and in the case of minors, their parents or legal guardians.


  26. CLAIMS AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION: we have the necessary management procedures so that any problems that may arise during the student's stay are resolved as soon as possible. In all cases, the student must communicate his/her complaints in writing and the school will respond verbally and also in writing, proposing the best options for the resolution of the complaint.

    No claim or complaint made after the end of the stay that has not been brought to the attention of the school in writing during the course will not be accepted.

    In case of not reaching a full agreement between both parties, the school makes available to its customers the complaint sheets conforming to the official model. For any dispute arising from the interpretation or fulfilment of this contract, the school is submitted expressly to the arbitration system of consumption, through the corresponding Consumer Arbitration Board.

    The Spanish law applies to all relations between the student and the centre and / or between contractors of services with the centre, and all parties will submit to the jurisdiction of the Courts and Tribunals of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Villkor 2019



General terms and conditions 2019

  1. This agreement is legally binding once the centre has received a student's signed enrolment form, either online or in writing, and implies full acceptance of these general terms and conditions. Likewise, the agreement is legally binding if the inscription is made by telephone, once the data of the reservation have been taken and the payment (deposit or total payment) has been received.


  2. This contract is available to the public at http://www.se.grancanariaschool.com/villkor.php


  3. The total amount of the course (and accommodation) shall be calculated according to the valid price list which forms part of this agreement. This amount must be paid in advance. The student will then receive the confirmation of his/her reservation request and an invoice. If payment of the total amount is not made within two weeks from the date of sending the reservation request, it will be deemed cancelled.


  4. A paid course/accommodation or part of it is not transferable to another person.


  5. Minimum age to participate in a group course: 16 years. Minimum age to occupy a room in our accommodation: 18 years or younger accompanied by a responsible adult.


  6. The school offers Spanish courses as non-accredited education all year round. Course20 (Standard course) is offered from Monday to Friday from 9.00 to 13.00. Classes pertaining to bank holidays are made-up during the same week. Classes lost by the student are not made-up or refunded.


  7. The maximum number of participants per group is 14.


  8. From A1 to B2, a complete level lasts between 4 and 5 weeks. The C1 level consists of two blocks of 4 to 5 weeks each.


  9. A class session lasts 50 minutes. Classes are taught in Spanish only.


  10. LEVEL ASSIGNMENT: The distribution of the students in the different levels is the responsibility of the centre and is based on strictly academic criteria. After the initial level test, interview and language needs of the student, the decision will be taken to locate him/her in the most appropriate level.


  11. CHANGES OF LEVEL: A student may request a change of level, but the change will be possible only with the prior consent of his/her teacher and the academic coordinator. In case the teacher and the academic coordinator consider that the linguistic competence of the student is not sufficient to step up to the next level, a proof of access to the higher level will be required that proves the real capacity of production and understanding of the student in that level.


  12. Only students of the Standard Courses (groups) can hire Extra Classes.


  13. Starting dates for beginners in the Standard Course (groups): the 1st Monday of the month throughout the year.


  14. Rooms are given clean and re-cleaned on the 8th or 9th day. Bed linen and towels are included and changed with each cleaning of the room. The cleaning of the apartment with kitchen is not included. The client can ask for an extra cleaning with change of bed linen and towels against payment. We perform washing (not ironing) of your personal clothing against payment.


  15. Accommodation includes breakfast on school days (not for the apartment with kitchen). Half board is optional: lunch on school days and dinner only on weekends and holidays.


  16. The price of the course includes:
    • Initial level test;
    • Tutoring and academic counselling;
    • Free internet access via WiFi;
    • Personalized attention and information;
    • Discount on car rental;
    • Discount on surf courses;

  17. The price of the course does not include: tuition material, certifications and diplomas.


  18. Included in the accommodation price when booked for at least 7 nights:
    • Free grammar book;
    • A break coffee or fruit on school days;
    • 50% discount in the weekly excursion;
    • Free use of a bodyboard (with deposit);
    • Access to our online course (levels A1 and A2) from the date of payment until the beginning of the course;
    • Certificate/Diploma.


  19. Students up to 25 years of age can book a shared room. Students can book double rooms in the company of people who do not attend a course.


  20. Accommodation payment is made for full weeks starting on Saturday / Sunday at 12 noon. Rooms must be vacated on Saturday / Sunday before 10:00 h.


  21. Smoking is not allowed in the school or in the accommodation. Animals are not allowed.


  22. CANCELLATIONS: For cancellations arriving 20 days before the start of the course, the school reimburses the amount paid for classes and accommodation less 10%. If the cancellation arrives later, the school reimburses the amount paid less 20%. No cancellations will be admitted if submitted after 4:00 pm (GMT or CET-1) of our last working day prior to the starting date of the course or arrival at the accommodation.

    Private lessons will only be rescheduled with 24 hours’ notice, otherwise the will be lost. Teachers’ waiting time is 20 minutes; after that all classes scheduled for that day are lost.

    For long stays in our accommodation, the student can make changes or cancellations for the following month and claim a refund as long as he/she gives notice until the 15th day of the month prior to that change or cancellation. Of all the amounts that are returned, 20% will be deducted for administrative expenses.


  23. CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE OR DIPLOMAS: The Diploma may be issued at the end of the corresponding level. The Certificate of Attendance can be issued at any time, but only to students with at least 85% attendance. Our diploma / certificate is not an official document, according to the legislation that regulates non-accredited education.


  24. PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA AND IMAGE RIGHTS: the student, by accepting this contract, gives consent for his/her personal data submitted in the booking process to be included in a file owned by Gran Canaria School of Languages, SLU and processed under the Personal Data Protection Act 15/1997 for the purposes of carrying out the academic, economic and administrative management of the student, necessary for the organization and development of the training activity of Gran Canaria School of Languages.

    During the time that the student is enrolled in the centre, images of the students can be captured and used in the composition of graphic or video files prepared to inform or publicize activities organized by the centre. Dissemination can be done through publications on paper or the inclusion on the website www.grancanariaschool.com, social networks, as well as by publication in information leaflets owned by Gran Canaria School SLU. The treatment of student images is carried out in accordance with Organic Law 1/1982, of May 5, on civil protection of the right to honour, personal and family privacy, and the image itself, eliminating any captures or filming that might violate these fundamental rights. The images are not used for purposes other than those expressed and may be transferred to third parties for promotional or advertising purposes.

    When registering, the student expresses his / her consent for Gran Canaria School of Languages to make photographs and videos showing and using images taken by the students during the classes and activities of the school in which they appear for promotional purposes. The denial of this permit must be communicated in advance by one of two options:
    • Option 1: Students will be provided with a document upon request.
    • Option 2: sending a letter addressed to the centre, Gran Canaria School of Languages, Calle Dr. Grau Bassas 27, 35007 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, SPAIN, or via email to office@grancanariaschool.com


  25. STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR AND COEXISTENCE: Students are expected to behave appropriately and respect their peers and staff at our school. Inappropriate or offensive behaviour towards others or class attendance in drunkenness or under the influence of drugs will not be accepted.

    If a student behaves improperly with a classmate, teacher or staff member, he or she will receive a verbal notice from Gran Canaria School of Languages and will be informed in writing of the consequences of his / her performance, in order to correct his / her behaviour. If this does not happen after this first warning, the expulsion process may be initiated by the school, if necessary and according to the current legality. In case of violent acts, serious alteration of the order or threats to the physical integrity of other persons, the expulsion will be immediate.

    Gran Canaria School of Languages reserves the right to expel the student, both from the school and from its accommodation, in case of breach of any of the legal conditions, serious disciplinary infractions or acts of violence towards other students, teachers or staff of the centre. Expulsion of a student implies loss of the right to financial compensation and exempts the school from any additional obligation. All expenses (indemnities, fines, etc.) caused by breach of the law will be borne by the student and in the case of minors, their parents or legal guardians.


  26. CLAIMS AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION: we have the necessary management procedures so that any problems that may arise during the student's stay are resolved as soon as possible. In all cases, the student must communicate his/her complaints in writing and the school will respond verbally and also in writing, proposing the best options for the resolution of the complaint.

    No claim or complaint made after the end of the stay that has not been brought to the attention of the school in writing during the course will not be accepted.

    In case of not reaching a full agreement between both parties, the school makes available to its customers the complaint sheets conforming to the official model. For any dispute arising from the interpretation or fulfilment of this contract, the school is submitted expressly to the arbitration system of consumption, through the corresponding Consumer Arbitration Board.

    The Spanish law applies to all relations between the student and the centre and / or between contractors of services with the centre, and all parties will submit to the jurisdiction of the Courts and Tribunals of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.





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Excellent teaching and a very good atmosphere at school. ¡Gracias Marta! Visit the old parts of the town (Vegueta, Triana), the mountains (especially Roque Nublo). Very good food (individual preparation).¡Gracias Soraya!


Peter Alex Ramsebner, 57, Austria.





Arbeta med det du kan på spanska innan du kommer hit – öva läsning och gå igenom grammatiken. En liten förberedelse gör början mycket lättare.






Privatlektioner på Skype:


235 Eur/10 timmar


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Online spanska kurs för nivåer A1 och A2.

abclingua.net: online Spanish course




Spansk grammatik: