Spanish C1 | Instituto de Lenguas UCV

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Price

470€

Duration

60 contact hours (including exams and oral presentations)

Extracurricular activities are included in the study programmes and in the course price.

  • Tour within the city centre of Valencia
  • Food Fair

Publication of the grades

First term: 7th of January 2019
Second term: 20th of May 2019

Calendar

First term:

  • Monday and Wednesday, from 17:30h to 20h. From the 17th of September to the 12th of December 2018.

Second term:

  • Monday and Wednesday, from 17:30h to 20h. From the 30th of January to the 8th of May 2019.

Issue of the certificates*

First term: from the 14th of January 2019
Second term:  from the 27th of May 2019
*Certificate of achievement and attendance

Enrolment period

Second term: open.

Once the registration has been completed, no refund can be given for course fees.

Location

Valencia

Queries

Información Instituto de Lenguas

institutodelenguas@ucv.es

+34 96 069 04 68

Spanish coordinator

Lucía de Ros lucia.deros@ucv.es

Additional information

Students who enrol onto this course are able to understand a wide range of extended texts and with a certain level of demand as well as recognize implicit meaning. They can express themselves fluently and spontaneously without many obvious examples of effort to find the appropriate expression. They can use language in a flexible manner and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes. They can produce clear, detailed and well- structured texts about a certain amount of complexity showing controlled use of organization mechanisms, connectors and cohesive devices.

The course is aimed at the acquisition and strengthening of grammatical aspects studied, as well as developing understanding and recognition of those exceptions which, because of their frequency are indispensable for any student of Spanish language. The text typology covers all modalities, language levels and oral practices are focused on a wide range of topics, interlocutors and contexts.

The course aims at strengthening, establishing and expanding all the achievements, both oral and written, that students have been accumulating over their study of language. Furthermore it is intended to ensure the correct use of idioms, varieties of diction and specific vocabulary that can be required. Vocabulary expansion is achieved quickly and gradually by all kinds of texts and activities that test the lexical richness of the students.

This course aims to reach the level C1 requirements of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

It is focused on the four language skills (conversation and interaction, listening comprehension, reading comprehension and writing). During this class period, students will receive the practice needed to pass the Official Exam C1 DELE at the end of the course.

Requirements

In order to enrol on the Spanish C1 course, students must have achieved a Spanish B2 Level prior to the course start date. Instituto de Lenguas reserves the possibility of administering a level test during the first week of the course.

If you want to check your current Spanish level to determine if you are suitable for the C1 course, you can do this by carrying out a level test on the following link https://www.cervantes.to/es/test_inicial.html (select the level that you want to check)

Evaluation

The mark of any student is determined by taking a written exam and an oral presentation, as well as the attendance and class work.

The course is focused on the official exams preparation of the Instituto Cervantes. We offer our students the possibility to apply for these examinations.

Books

C DE C1. Curso de español de nivel superior. Editorial Difusión. ISBN: 978-84-16273-48-5

Exams and publication of the grades

First term:

  • First call: 29th and 31st of October 2018.  
  • Second call:  26th and 28th of November 2018.
  • Oral presentation: 19th of November 2018.

Second term:

  • First call: 11th and 13th of March 2019.
  • Second call: 8th and 10th of April 2019.
  • Oral presentation: 25th of March 2019.  

Mock exam

On the following link, Mock exams of DELE from Instituto Cervantes are available https://examenes.cervantes.es/es/dele/preparar-prueba

Disability

If a student has a certain disability that affects the exam execution, they should contact Pablo Brotons (pablo.brotons@ucv.es ) before the beginning of the course.

How to register for this course

Registration will be done online by card payment or in person at any Nuevos Alumnos Office from the starting date until the day before the beginning of each course.

The registration fee is €200 (deductible from the total amount of the course) and will not be returned in case of cancellation of the registration. The remaining amount will be paid in different monthly installments, whose amount and date of payment are specified in the student’s enrolment form (see number of monthly installments per course).

Group/Building changes

There will be neither group nor building changes unless unforeseen circumstances occurred after the registration require otherwise. In that case, this should be documentary proof provided and it will be subject to availability.

Deregistration

Course cancellation can be done by completing and submitting a Course Cancellation Request Form. Paper forms can be found at the concierge desk of any UCV building and submitted in the main Students’ Office (Secretaría) along with a photocopy of the ID card/passport. Digital forms are also available to be filled in within the student's Intranet page (departamentos / secretaría / instancias virtuales alumnos/ baja total titulación). It is not possible to request the cancellation of a course via e-mail.

The termination of the student registration does not entail the refund of the fees paid until the date of the Course Cancellation Request. However, once the course cancellation is made effective, no other monthly installments will be charged.

Online

Start the enrolment online process

In person

If doing the registration in person at Nuevos Alumnos it is necessary to provide your bank account number (IBAN), a photocopy of ID and the amount required to make the reservation. This can be paid in cash or by credit card.

Nuevos Alumnos Offices

  • Plaza de la Almoina, 3 – 46001, Valencia
  • C./ Sagrado Corazón, 5 – 46110, Godella
  • Alzira (c/ Adrián Campos Suñer, núm.6, 46600)
  • Xàtiva (c/ Camí fàbrica de paper, s/n, 46800)

See location

Important information

  • This is an attendance-based course, consequently attendance is mandatory.
  • On the first day of class students will have to take with them their enrolment form. (For the purpose of enrolment check. Once this is done, the student will keep the form).
  • The UCV reserves the right to cancel a group if the minimum number of students required is not met. In this case, students will be informed.