Everything you need to know about the A1 level Spanish exam for schoolchildren that accredits linguistic competence for:

  1. Ask for and be able to give basic personal information about yourself and your daily life
  2. Understand and use everyday expressions in order to meet immediate needs;
  3. Interact in an elementary way with other people, with a slow and cooperative speed of speech.

Structure of the DELE A1 exam for schoolchildren:

(Information below expresses the sequence of administration of the examination tests):

 

Tests and duration Structure of the tests Maximum score
                                                              SCHEDULE ESTABLISHED IN THE CALL FOR THE EXAM CENTER
Test 1: Reading Comprehension
45 minutes
4 tasks
25 items
Task 1 (5 items)
Task 2 (6 items)
Task 3 (6 items)
Task 4 (8 items)
25 points
Test 2: Listening comprehension
20 minutes
4 tasks
25 items
Task 1 (5 items)
Task 2 (5 items)
Task 3 (8 items)
Task 4 (7 items)
25 points
Test 3: Written expression and interaction
25 minutes
2 tasks
Task 1. Written interaction
Task 2. Written interaction
25 points
TEST 4 MAY TAKE PLACE ON THE SAME EXAM DAY OR ANY OTHER AGREED DAY
Test 4: Oral expression and interaction
10 minutes (preparation: 10 minutes)
3 tasks
Task 1. Personal presentation
Task 2. Presentation of a topic
Task 3. Conversation with the interviewer
25 points

What makes the difference between DELE A1 (general) is that this exam is designed for students between the ages of 11 and 17 (The exam is adapted to their age).

For more information about the DELE A1 exam for schoolchildren, the Instituto Cervantes offers the following documents free of charge:

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