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.




Tuition material


For the preparation of DELE exams we use specific and specialized material. We use real exam models and perform activities with real material.





Included


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

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

  • A break coffee or fruit on class days

  • 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 the tuition book (with a deposit)

  • Lending of a bodyboard (with a deposit)

  • Certificate of attendance.





Dates of the preparation corses


The DELE preparation courses start the first Monday of every month.

Other dates are also possible. Contact our office.


Dates 2017


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The 6 levels of the 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.




Prices in €ur


Prices 2017

DELE preparation course 2017

 

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





Conditions


Conditions

Conditions 2017

Tuition

1. The whole invoice amount has to be paid in advance. The student then receives a confirmation and the invoice. If no payment was made within 2 weeks from the date of the booking request, the same is considered cancelled.

2. Bookings or parts of them are not transferable to other persons.

3. The Special Offer for 4 weeks can be divided into two periods any time of the year.

4. Minimum age is 16.

5. The Standard Course is held Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a maximum of 12 participants. A complete level from A1 to B2 in the Standard Course can last up to 5 weeks. Level C1 is divided in two blocks of 4 to 5 weeks each. Students must pass a mandatory level test to step up to the next level.

6. A class session lasts 50 minutes and tuition is given only in Spanish.

7. The classes for bank holidays will be made up during the same week. Classes missed by the student will not be made up or refunded.

8. Extra Lessons may be booked only by students of the Standard Course.

9. Starting dates for beginners: 1st Monday of every month.

10. In case of cancellation the school refunds the money paid for tuition and accommodation less 10% if the cancellation arrives at the school any time up to 20 days prior to the beginning of the course. If later, the school keeps 20% on tuition and accommodation. No cancellations will be admitted if submitted after 4 pm (GMT or CET-1) of our last working day prior to the starting date of the course or occupation of the room. Private classes will only be rescheduled with 24 hours notice, otherwise they will be lost. Teachers' waiting time is 20 minutes, after that all classes scheduled for that day are lost.

11. Tuition material, certificates and diplomas are not included in the tuition price. Our certificate is not valid as an official document in accordance with the legislation regulating non-accredited education. Course verification will only be issued to students who attend at least 85% of their classes.




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Me gustaría muchísimo volver a la escuela el próximo año para mejorar mi español y también porque he encontrado personas muy amables y divertidas. ¡Muchísimas gracias!

Ilaria farioli, 26, Italia.





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Privatlektioner på Skype:


235 Eur/10 timmar


Privatlektioner på Skype




Online spanska kurs för nivåer A1 och A2.

abclingua.net: online Spanish course




Spansk grammatik: