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Level A1

The A1 level accredits the sufficient linguistic competence to understand and use daily expressions frequently used in any part of the Spanish-speaking world, aimed at satisfying immediate needs; asking and giving basic personal information about yourself and daily life and interacting on a basic level with speakers, whenever they are speaking slowly and clearly and are willing to cooperate.The exam to obtain this Diploma is composed of the following parts:

Reading Comprehension
(45 minutes)
1. The candidate will answer, sellecting the right response, to the multiple choice questions with four possible answers which will be formulated from informative texts.
2. The candidate will have to recognise numbers, words or phrases and the general meaning of the informative material or the instructions. Also, they will know how to extract specific information from a text of more common use.

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Written Expression and Interaction
(25 minutes)
The candidate will have to give basic personal information in written form, write simple phrases and sentences about their own identity or  getting around it immediately and interchanging for messages of courtesy, simple and basic personal information etc.

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Listening Comprehension
(20 minutes)
The candidate will be given 4 tasks based on capturing general ideas or simple statements, transmitted slowly and with clear articulation. They will have to choose the correct answers.

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Oral Expression and Interaction
(15 minutos)
The candidate will have to carry out 4 tasks in the 15 minutes of the test. In the two first tasks, the candidate will have to give basic information about themself. In the 3rd and 4th tasks they will carry out various brief interchanges with the interviewer, which will display cooperation and will communicate slowly and clearly. The candidate will carry out the tasks from the corresponding graphic material and following the guidelines and instructions of the interviewer. 

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