The DELE exam: Why should I take it?
Why should I take the DELE exam? What is it? Do I need it?
These are all of the questions you must be thinking right now and just hearing the word ‘exam’ can make you feel both anxious and nervous..
Having said that, the DELE exam is actually one of the most beneficial exams that a Spanish learner can take. Not only does it open doors to international job opportunities, but it also correctly certifies your Spanish skills.
What exactly is the DELE exam?
DELE is short for Diplomas de Español como Lengua Extranjera so the DELE exam is an internationally recognized certification of Spanish language proficiency. It’s issued by the Instituto Cervantes on behalf of the Spanish Ministry of Education, which accredits your exact level when it comes to your proficiency in the Spanish language. But why is it so important?
Why do you need it?
It is an internationally recognized measure of the Spanish language, so it can be extremely useful if you are looking for a job in a Spanish speaking country, or even a job in any country that requires Spanish skills. Future employers can use your DELE certification as a way of measuring you against other candidates as it clearly clarifies your language level for them.
It’s often required for academic or professional purposes and is widely accepted by educational institutions and employers globally as proof of Spanish language proficiency.