Information Instituto de Lenguas
The purpose of this course is that students achieve self-confidence in written and oral expression. This level is focused on the strengthening of grammatical tenses, vocabulary development and knowledge of the sociocultural Spanish and Hispano-American context through debates, various texts, auditions and conversations between students and the professor. Students, once they finish the course, will be able to produce simple and coherent texts about topics that are familiar for them or of personal interest. Also, they will be able to face new situations, make complaints, engage in talks about usual issues spontaneously or ask for clarification when they do not understand.
By means of texts analysis, exercises and different activities, which are, intended for students to study and revise, for example, the most difficult verbal tenses. On the other hand, it pursues the correction of common spelling mistakes and the acquisition of lexicon and essential structures that allow them to be able to express themselves safely about usual issues within their fields of interest or speciality.
This course aims to reach the level B2 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 SIELE's exam at the end of the course.
In order to enrol on the Intensive Spanish B1-B2 course, students must have a Spanish A2 Certificate. 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 B1-B2 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)
The exam of this course is not official, but you can order a certificate of attendance and competency if you need to.
Students' grades are determined by taking a Spanish Language Competency Exam. This exam evaluates different activities such as Reading comprehension, writing, listening and speaking.
The Instituto de Lenguas provides students the opportunity to enrol SIELE's Official Exam that the university offers
If a student has a certain disability that affects the exam execution, they should contact Pablo Brotons (email@example.com ) before the beginning of the course.