Spanish certificates / DELE C1

Certificates Spanish: DELE C1

The  Diploma de Español – Nivel  C1 attests  very good language knowledge, which allows for differentiated communication in different situations, even when these are on abstract or complex topics.

The DELE C1 was introduced in November 2010 and consists of several parts.

Distribution DELE C1

Reading comprehension (80 minutes)

  • Five questions on reading comprehension, text completion, multiple-choice exercises with three  possible answers, answering questions, gap text

Listening Comprehension (about 60 minutes)

  • Five tasks: radio program, news, general spoken text (multiple-choice), dialogues (assign pictures)

Written Expression (80 minutes)


  • Completion of a form or request
  • A letter, a postcard, advice or an email
  • An essay on defined data

Oral Expression (20 minutes)

The participants must

  • present themselves
  • present a defined topic
  • have a conversation with the examiner
  • lead a dialogue based on slides
DELE C1 exam information

Using dictionaries and other educational equipment is strictly prohibited during both the exam and preparation time.



Emma Lomax

Diploma in English Language Teaching Acquisition (Cambridge University)
Director of Studies

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