Many people make the decision to learn languages. But sometimes it is not enough to master a second language, but you must prove your level through an official certificate.
Knowing languages is essential today. However, when it comes to offering you a job or going abroad to study, you will not only be asked to master a second language, but also to demonstrate your level with an official certificate.
The courses have a duration of 45 teaching hours that can be given in Standard (3 hours / week) or Intensive (7.5 hours / week) format.
The classes are taught by highly qualified native teachers with experience in preparation for these types of exams and classes are composed of between 5 and 10 students.
In order for a student to enroll in one of our exams preparation courses, the center will give a level-placement test to make sure each student has the right level.
Within the course we focus specifically on the exam to which students are studying for. All the parts of the exam are taught, explaining the techniques to be followed in each of them and performing practical exercises so that once the student finishes the course, as well as having the appropriate level, students will know with total certainty what to expect in the exam and what is the best way to face and pass each part of the tests.
Among the most recognized tests to accredit the knowledge of English are those of the University of Cambridge. The First Certificate of Cambridge (FCE) provides practical knowledge of the English language an intermediate/upper-intermediate level. It is internationally recognized both in the business world and in the field of teaching and is equivalent to level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
Students can also study the Certificate in Advanced English (CAE), which accredits an advanced level of the language, equivalent to C1, and the Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE), which is the most advanced title of the University of Cambridge and demonstrates excellent knowledge of the language, with a C2 level equivalent.
Another widely requested exam is the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), designed to assess the language skills in the academic and work environment, The results of this examination are valid for two years, although some universities or companies may recognize it , even if this period has expired.
The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) focuses on American English, although it is recognized worldwide, and it is especially aimed at accrediting the knowledge of the language for educational institutions. It is regulated by the ETS entity is valid for two years.
Official examinations of French are issued by the Center International d’Etudes Pédagogiques (CIEP), through the French Ministry of Education. In 2005 a thorough reform of existing exams was made, grouping them into six new tests of different levels. Now, each exam corresponds to a level of the CEFR.
Thus, the official diplomas are DELF A1 (evaluates the initial competences of the student), DELF A2 (deepens the elementary knowledge of the student), DELF B1 (to observe if the student can start and maintain a discussion and write correctly), DELF B2 (to see if the student can debate, argue their ideas, hold an idea or develop an approach), DALF C1 (for very advanced knowledge) and DALF C2 (native level of knowledge).
The Confucius Institute of Madrid organizes the official examinations of YCT, HSK and HSKK, which serve to measure the linguistic competence of the interested person in the Chinese language. In Spain, this examination is the responsibility of the Center for Oriental Studies of the Autonomous University of Madrid. The tests are recognized by institutions, agencies and companies that demand the command of this language, and these exams are essential to enter different Chinese universities.
The Institute of Chinese Culture also offers different certificates and diplomas covering various levels. Therefore, we offer Certificate 1 (beginner level), Certificate 2 (basic level), Diploma 1 (intermediate level) and Diploma 2 (advanced level).
The Goethe-Institut is the institution in charge of the exams that certify the level for those interested in learning the language. The tests match the levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, from level A1 for beginners to C2, which is the highest. These certificates have received great recognition and have been adopted by employers and educational institutions in many countries as proof of qualification. It must be taken into account that its validity is limited in time.
From the lowest to the highest level, we offer Start Deutch 1 (A1) and 2 (A2), the Zertifikat Deutch B1 and B2, the Test Deutsch als Fremdsprache (TESTDAF B2-C1), the ZMP C1 and the Grobes Deutsches Sprachdiplom C2. The German College examines and certifies the different official levels of this German institution. The tests are supervised by the headquarters of the Goethe-Institut in Munich.
On the other hand, studying in a German university requires the German Language Test for University Access (DSH), whose tests are composed of an oral and a written part. Each university designs its own examination, but each one is governed by rules and requirements common throughout Germany.
TIMETAble AND Prices
|SPECIFIC COURSE||TIME||1 PAYMENT||2 PAYMENTS|
|Exam preparation||09:30 – 11:00
11:00 – 12:30
12:30 – 14:00
19:00 – 20:30
20:30 – 22:00
|269 €||149 €|