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DELE 30 Exam Preparation Program

The DELE or Diploma of Spanish as a Foreign Language are official titles which certify test takers' level of understanding and command of the Spanish language, and which are granted by the Instituto Cervantes in the name of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport of Spain.  This certificate is the only officially recognized Spanish certificate intended for non-Spanish speakers. Our DELE 30 Program is a Super Intensive Exam Preparation Program that will help you to successfully pass the DELE Exam. Most don Quijote schools are official DELE examination centers.

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CLASSES/WEEK 30
SMALL GROUPS MAX. 8
LESSON DURATION 55 MINUTES
ALL LEVELS
START DATES DEPENDS ON DELE EXAM DATES
TEXTBOOK INCLUDED
MINIMUM AGE 17
LEVEL TEST WRITTEN AND ORAL
DELE 30

A FAST-TRACK PROGRAM TO DELE EXAM SUCCESS

WHO IS THIS PROGRAM DESIGNED FOR

This DELE 30 Exam Preparation Program is a super intensive one week program that combines 20 group DELE preparation classes with 10 private classes. This program has been designed for those students who need an extra academic push focused on successfully passing the DELE exam. 

In this program, you will review past DELE exam questions, learn exam techniques and receive insider tips from experienced DELE teachers. Don Quijote is an official DELE exam center. Students can choose to add private DELE classes to their DELE 20 Program should they need extra exam preparation support. With don Quijote, over 80% of our students pass their DELE exam successfully the first time they take the exam.

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WHAT TO EXPECT

We offer the DELE 30 Preparation Course for each language level examined (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2). The program duration is one week and consists of 20 weekly classes an 10 private classes aimed at preparing you for the exam. The program dates are right before the exam dates. You can attend a DELE 30 preparation course at any don Quijote school in Spain or Latin America.

Dates and annual fees for the DELE exams are established annually by the Instituto Cervantes. Exam fees are the same at any exam center. Instituto Cervantes requires each student to fulfill personally their own application and pay for their exam fee ahead of time.  The final deadline to sign up to the exam is generally a month before the exam date.

The DELE exam dates for 2018 are:

  • February 9th 2018 for the level A2
  • April 6th 2018  for levels A1, A2, B1, B2, C1
  • May 19th 2018 for all levels (A1 to C2)
  • July 13th 2018 for levels A2, B1, B2, C1
  • September 14th 2018 for the level A2
  • October 5th 2018 for levels A2, B1, B2
  • November 10th 2018 for all levels (A1 to C2)
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The DELE Exam follows the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) of the Council of Europe and are held for six language levels: A1-A2-B1-B2-C1-C2. At don Quijote we are very experienced at preparing students for this exam. The 5 language skills that are evaluated through each exam level are reading comprehension, written expression, listening comprehension, grammar and vocabulary, and oral expression.
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LEVELS THAT YOU CAN ACHIEVE WITH THIS COURSE

basic user

Uses basic key vocabulary and simple grammar structures to interact with native speakers about familiar topics.

  • A1, A2
    25
    beginner, elementary

independent user

Communicates accurately and is able to develop a fluid conversation with native speakers on most topics.

  • B1, B2
    50
    intermediate, upper intermediate

PROFICIENT USER

Expresses himself or herself naturally and spontaneously in complex personal, professional or academic situations.

  • C1, C2
    80
    advanced, PROFICIENT
  • A1 exam format

    The A1 diploma certifies that the student is able to communicate using Spanish in a basic way in everyday situations.
    This exam is made up of different parts organized into 2 groups:

    Group 1: Reading comprehension (45 minutes, 4 tasks) and written expression and interaction (25 minutes, 2 tasks).
    Group 2: Listening comprehension (20 minutes, 4 tasks) and oral expression and interaction (15 minutes).

  • A2 exam format

    The A2 diploma certifies that the student can understand commonly used, everyday phrases and expressions.
    This exam is made up of different parts organized into 2 groups:
    Group 1: Reading comprehension (60 minutes, 5 tasks) and written expression and interaction (50 minutes, 2 tasks).
    Group 2: Listening comprehension (35 minutes, 5 tasks) and oral expression and interaction (15 minutes).

  • B1 exam format

    The B1 diploma certifies that the student can understand the idea of clear texts, deal with most situations that occur while travelling in areas where Spanish is spoken, produce simple and coherent texts about familiar topics and describe experiences, events, wishes and hopes.
    This exam is made up of 4 parts:

    Reading comprehension (70 min)
    Listening comprehension (40 min.) 
    Written expression and interaction (60 min.)
    Oral expression and interaction (30 min: 15+15)

  • B2 exam format

    The B2 diploma certifies that the student can interact with native speakers, produce clear and detailed texts about diverse topics and understand the ideas of complex texts about both concrete and abstract topics.
    This exam is made up of 4 parts:
    Reading comprehension (70 min.)
    Listening comprehension (40 min.)
    Written expression and interaction (80 min.)
    Oral expression and interaction (40 min: 20+20)

  • C1 exam format

    The C1 diploma certifies that the student can understand a wide variety of lengthy texts and grasp their implicit meaning, express themselves fluently and spontaneously, use Spanish flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes, and produce clear, well-structured and detailed texts about topics of some complexity.
    This exam is made up of 4 parts:
    Reading comprehension and use of language (90 minutes, 5 tasks).
    Listening comprehension and use of language (50 minutes, 5 tasks).
    Integrated skills. Listening comprehension and written expression and interaction (80 minutes, 2 tasks).
    Integrated skills. Reading comprehension and oral expression and interaction (20 minutes) (and 20 minutes to prepare).

  • C2 exam format

    The C2 diploma certifies that the student is proficient in Spanish and has the linguistic competence to communicate effectively in any situation, proving ability to spontaneously adapt to any context, with a high degree of precision.
    This exam is made up into 3 parts:
    Use of language, reading and listening comprehension (105 minutes, 6 tasks).
    Integrated skills: Listening and reading comprehension, and written expression and interaction (150 minutes, 3 tasks).
    Integrated skills: Reading comprehension and oral expression and interaction (20 minutes) (and 30 minutes to prepare).

nacho

Professor - Alicante

NACHO

Teaching Spanish to international students is like travelling to many places at once. I learn from my students as much as they learn from me. Teaching Spanish is about transmitting my own culture.

teresa

Professor - Salamanca

TERESA

It is stimulating to awake the interest for the Spanish culture and language of all my international students. Seeing them discover our history is enriching.

sergio bueno

Professor - Malaga

SERGIO

The main aim of every professor is to see that students progressively learn. And if they do so while having fun, it is so much more enriching. I love to see how my international students explore and fall in love with the culture of my city.

SANDRA

Professor - Tenerife

SANDRA

I like to teach Spanish very much and at don Quijote it is extra special because the Students have a fantastic learning attitude, are motivated, and the atmosphere at the school is fresh and Dynamic. There is no other place quite like this one. We learn from each other constantly.

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