In today’s blog we will speak about the DELE diploma. Have you ever heard about it? If not, our Spanish school, El Rincón del Tándem, explain that to you in a nutshell. Take a look at the article below 😊

What is DELE diploma?

DELE is the acronym of Diploma de Español como Lengua Extranjera (Diploma of Spanish as a Foreign Language).

DELE diplomas are qualification that officially certify a certain degree of mastery of the Spanish language.
DELE diplomas are granted by the Cervantes Institute on behalf of the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training of Spain.

In order to obtain a DELE diploma, students of Spanish language have to take and pass a DELE examination. DELE exams are designed following the guidelines of the CEFR – Common European Framework of Reference for Languages and are available for all the CEFR language levels (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2).

Why to get a DELE diploma?

Foreign people who wish to apply for a job or to enrol in higher-education centres (like university) in Spain and Spanish speaking countries, might be asked to submit an official certificate and required to have reached a certain degree of mastery of the language.

Also, many employers in both public and private sectors, usually ask their candidates to prove their proficiency of Spanish language with an official certification, like DELE.

Besides, the DELE diploma is valid worldwide. Having it will open doors in all Spanish-speaking countries and increase your employability inside and outside your country.

Lastly, the diploma is valid indefinitely.

DELE exams: Where and When?

The DELE exams take place in the examinations centres that are accredited by the Institute Cervantes.

Students of Spanish language can take the exam in Spain or in any other country where the Cervantes Institute has an office (more than 100 countries all over the world).

If you want to find out where DELE exam will take place in your country, you can do it by using the search engine of DELE examination centre.

Also, you can consult the dates of the exams here.

How to register for a DELE exam?

Here you will find all the info about the registration procedure. If you want to take the exam in another countries than Spain, you should consult the webpage of the Cervantes Institute office in your country.

How is the DELE exam?

The DELE exams are composed of 4 tests:

1. First: Reading Comprehension
2. Second: Listening Comprehension
3. Third: Written Expression and Interaction
4. Fourth: Oral Expression and Interaction

So, ¿are you ready to obtain your DELE diploma?

If so, our Spanish school, El Rincón del Tándem, also help its students get prepared for the DELE exam. During lessons of our DELE Spanish course students will study all the contents needed to take successfully exam and achieve proficiency in a specific level.

The preparation course is addressed to those students that want to prepare themselves for any level of the DELE exam (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2) and can be delivered as a group course or private lessons.

We hope this blog post on DELE diploma has provided you with clear and helpful info 😊

As usual, our Spanish school, El Rincón del Tándem, encourage you to keep improving your competences of the Spanish language and practice it inside and outside the school.

¡Hasta pronto!