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COURSE OF SPANISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE AND CHILEAN CULTURE
ELEMENTAL LEVEL – A1

This course corresponds to an elementary level A1 of Spanish. According to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), at the end of this level the students will be able to understand and use everyday expressions and simple phrases of very frequent use designed to satisfy needs of immediate type. The learners can introduce themselves; ask for and give basic personal information about themselves and others, and they can socialize in an elementary way as long as their interlocutors speak slowly and clearly and are willing to cooperate. The course provides relevant aspects of the Chilean culture that benefit the learning process and interaction in the language of immersion.

COURSE OF SPANISH AS SECOND LANGUAGE AND CHILEAN CULTURE
BASIC LEVEL – A2

This course corresponds to a basic level - A2 of Spanish. According to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), at the end of this level the students will be able to understand phrases and expressions of frequent use related to areas of experience that are especially relevant. They could communicate in simple and direct exchanges about issues that are familiar or common to them, and they could describe in simple terms aspects of their past and their environment. The course provides relevant aspects of Chilean culture that benefit the process of learning and interaction in the language of immersion.

COURSE OF SPANISH AS SECOND LANGUAGE AND CHILEAN CULTURE
INTERMEDIATE LEVEL – B1

This course corresponds to an intermediate level - B1 of Spanish. According to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), at the end of this level the students will be able to understand the main points of clear texts on issues that are known to them in work, study and/or leisure. They will be able to develop in most urban transactions; they will be able to produce simple and coherent texts about familiar topics or subjects of personal interest, and they will be able to describe experiences, events, desires, aspirations, opinions and plans. The course provides relevant aspects of the Chilean culture that benefit the learning process and interaction in the language of immersion.

COURSE OF SPANISH AS SECOND LANGUAGE AND CHILEAN CULTURE
UPPER INTERMEDIATE LEVEL – B2

This course corresponds to an advanced intermediate level - B2 of Spanish. According to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), at the end of this level the students will be able to understand the main ideas of complex texts, both concrete and abstract. They could interact with native speakers with sufficient fluency and naturalness; they will be able to produce clear and detailed texts on diverse topics and defend points of view on general topics indicating pros and cons of different options. The course provides relevant aspects of the Chilean culture that benefit the learning process and interaction in the language of immersion.

COURSE OF SPANISH AS SECOND LANGUAGE AND CHILEAN CULTURE
ADVANCED LEVEL – C1

This course corresponds to an advanced level - C1 of Spanish. According to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), at the end of this level the students will be able to comprehend extensive texts with a certain level of requirement and recognize in them implicit meanings. They will be able to express themselves in a fluent and spontaneous way without obvious signs of effort; they may make flexible and effective use of the language for social, academic and professional purposes; they will be able to produce clear, well structured and detailed texts on topics of certain complexity, showing organization, articulation and cohesion of the text. The course provides relevant aspects of the Chilean interaction culture that benefit the process of interaction and learning in the language of immersion.

COURSE OF SPANISH AS SECOND LANGUAGE AND CHILEAN CULTURE
UPPER LEVEL – C2

This course corresponds to a higher level - C2 of Spanish. According to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), at the end of this level the students will be able to easily understand practically everything they hear or read. They will know how to reconstruct the information and the arguments coming from diverse spoken or written sources and present them in a coherent and summarized way; they can express themselves spontaneously, with great fluency, differentiating small nuances of meaning even in situations of greater complexity. The course provides relevant aspects of the Chilean culture that benefit the learning process and interaction in the language of immersion.