Levels of Spanish

All our courses include levels A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and follow the content progression officially established by the Instituto Cervantes’ Curriculum Plan.

DELE niveles

A1: acceso


Nivel A2: plataforma


Nivel B1: intermedio


Nivel B2: intermedio alto


Nivel C1: dominio operativo eficaz


Nivel C2: maestría


What does each level mean?

A1: acceso

The student is able to understand and use very frequently used everyday expressions as well as simple phrases aimed at satisfying immediate needs. You can introduce yourself and others, ask for and give basic personal information about your address, your belongings and people you know. You can interact in an elementary way as long as your interlocutor speaks slowly and clearly and is willing to cooperate.

A2: plataforma

The student is able to understand frequently used phrases and expressions related to areas of expertise that are especially relevant to him. You know how to communicate when carrying out simple and daily tasks that do not require more than simple and direct exchanges of information on issues that are known or habitual to you. Can describe in simple terms aspects of his past and his environment as well as issues related to his immediate needs.

B1: intermedio

The student is able to understand clear texts either in work situations , for study or leisure. Knows how to function in most situations. Is able to produce simple and coherent texts. You can describe experiences, events, desires and aspirations, as well as justify briefly your opinions or < strong>explain your plans.

B2: intermedio alto

The student is able to understand the main ideas of complex texts dealing with both concrete and abstract topics, even if they are of a technical nature. Can relate to native speakers with a sufficient degree of fluency and naturalness. You can produce clear and detailed texts on various topics as well as defend a point of view on general topics.</ span>

C1: dominio operativo eficaz

The student is able to understand a wide variety of extensive and demanding texts, as well as recognize implicit meanings in them. You know express yourself fluently and spontaneously. You can make flexible and effective use of the language for social, academic and professional purposes. Can produce clear, well-structured and detailed texts on topics of a certain complexity, showing correct use of the organization, articulation and cohesion mechanisms of the text.

C2: maestría

The student is able to easily understand practically everything what he hears or reads. Knows how to reconstruct information and arguments from various sources, whether in spoken or written language, and present them in a coherent and summarized manner. You can express yourself spontaneously, with great fluency and with a degree of precision that allows you to differentiate small nuances of meaning even in more complex situations.