What is Spanish C1?
Through these courses we hope we have built your passion and capabilities. You’re capable of so much more. This course has drawn your future and this course will give you a clearer and detailed path. You have trusted us with your wings and it is almost time to soar.
Why Spanish C1? Benefits and opportunities
This course consists of everything you need. It’s almost like a pack. A pack which will set you in the right frame of mind when facing real life situations. This course consists of debates, analysis and so much more. It gives you the upper hand when conversing and communicating native speakers. Conversation with native speakers is crucial so that you’re able to understand the ways and the different topics that could be brought up. This course, syllabus and learning outcomes will help you with situations both in and out of classes.
You will be able to see the different opportunities and scales you can reach. We believe that each student is capable of something different. We put your talents on the spotlight. All trainers are here for each sunny day and rainy day just to make sure that you’re able to walk with your head high and be prepared for anything that might cross paths.
How to prepare for Spanish C1?
- Description of people and objects and more
- Expression of the past, obligations, advice, emotions and more.
- Formulating hypotheses
- Summarizing arguments and speeches
- Structure of speeches
- Making literary use of the language
- Narration of different tenses and verbs
Tips and Tricks:
This course can be overwhelming and stressful which is why these tips and tricks will always help you stay calm and centred during both classes and possible assignments.
- Watching YouTube videos
- Listening to the local radio of Germany
- Watching local movies
- Guidance from teachers
- Sample papers
- Test yourself
- Audio recordings from native speakers
Self-motivation is your biggest key. Once you are capable of pushing yourself to your fullest capabilities you will be able to understand the depth of the language. The materials provided here will guide you and support you when you feel a bit lost.
- Advanced use of verbs
- Negative imperative
- Verbs with prepositions
- Review of subjunctive
- Prefixes and suffixes
- Comparative construction
- Synonyms and antonyms
- General spelling rules
- Interpretation and production
Keeping a high and constant schedule will allow you to have a better planning and understanding during this course. The pattern of exam is listed below but will also give you an insight on the things to focus on.
The best way to prepare is to plan ahead. At Elan we provide you with all the tips and guidance. This shall prepare you for the course. Keep your head held high.
Video links –
Common sayings – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50USchGZ7HY
Listening comprehensions – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cCXLqsktJXQ
Phrasal verbs – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KqL1uj-Uhg
Speaking – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NySKjOTbHsU
Sample papers –
Sample paper #4- https://examenes.cervantes.es/sites/default/files/dele_c2_2011_2.pdf
Important tips for Spanish C1 and the examinations:
Exam details –
This examination will be divided into 4 modules: listening, reading, writing and speaking.
The examination will be split into 2 different groups. The first group is the reading comprehensions which will be a 90 minute task consisting of 5 tasks. The second part of the examination will be your listening comprehension and written tasks. This task will have a duration of 80 minutes and 2 different tasks.
The second part of the examination consists of listening comprehension and oral. The listening comprehension will be 50 minutes consisting of 5 tasks. The oral examination will have a duration of 40 minutes. You will have 20 minutes to prepare and 20 minutes to present.
Make sure to prioritize your work so that you’re able to complete everything on time while still being able to recheck your work.
Exam cracking tips –
All the tips learnt during this course will guide you through your examination. Remember to pace yourself. Don’t stress. Work on the different strategies provided to you. When reading make sure to underline or highlight the important fact. During writing beware of your time. Keep yourself focused. Don’t deviate to another topic or factor, focus on one and keep building the idea. Read the instructions carefully. Follow them and make sure that you’re rechecking your answers. During the listening test make sure to write down important dates, names etc. Make sure to always keep your focus. When you’re calm and centred you can achieve it all.