C1 Spanish Level

nivel B2 de español - B2 Spanish level

General Objectives for C1 Spanish level

Student at C1 Spanish level will obtain the following skills:

  • Listening Comprehension: Comprehend the general content and details of conversations between native speakers and oral texts in a clear and expressive manner even in subjects not familiar to the learner.
  • Oral Production: Pragmatically intervene in discussions on any subject providing opinions and attitudes effectively, fluently and accurately.
  • Reading Comprehension: Understand the details and communicative intention of texts of various kinds and on topics not familiar to the learner.
  • Written Production: Develop appropriate pragmatically texts of various kinds referred not only to everyday needs but also to the personal and professional interests of the learner by providing information and expressing their personal opinions and attitudes in an effective way, with fluidity and precision.

Communicative Content

  • Greet and respond to the greeting in a formal manner
  • Express wishes/hopes and intentions
  • Ask if they have knowledge of something
  • Express what is remembered or forgotten
  • Tell a story and react to the anecdote
  • Express feelings and sensations: affection, admiration, nervousness, embarrassment…
  • Give an order or instruction and respond
  • Ask a favor
  • Express possibility/ Present options
  • Show skepticism
  • Express obligation and need, or lack thereof.
  • Ask for and give an option
  • Evaluate, and ask for an assessment
  • Express certainty and evidence, or the lack of certainty and evidence
  • Talk about Global Warming
  • Ask questions and express personal tastes/ Ask questions about state of mind/ Ask questions about mood
  • Express fear, anxiety, worry, empathy, hope, enjoyment and boredom, shame,  anger and resentment/indignation
  • Ask and express wishes/desires
  • Ask for objects and ask for help
  • Ask and express preferences and indifference
  • Invite to formulate a hypothesis
  • To thank
  • Reply to an appreciation
  • Apologize
  • Reply/respond to an apology
  • Ask and talk about the ability to do something
  • Offer, invite, propose and suggest an activity
  • Accept/reject a proposal, an offer or an invitation
  • Ask for permission
  • Give and deny permission
  • To prohibit
  • Reject a ban
  • Warn, threaten, express relief
  • Make a complaint
  • Congratulate
  • Form/express good wishes
  • Express nervousness, resignation
  • Give condolences
  • Reassure and console
  • Make compliments
  • Express being annoyed or upset, disappointment, regret, amazement and wonder
  • Interact with officers in recrimination situations for not responding to the code of conduct.
  • Understand the general and specific information content of texts
    related to the present policy of different countries.
  • Respond to an order, request or ask, by accessing or refusing/avoiding the commitment.
  • Express approval and disapproval
  • Ask if you agree
  • Come to an agreement
  • Express agreement
  • Express disagreement
  • Present a counterargument
  • Quote
  • Introduce a new topic
  • Highlight an event and an element
  • Interrupt
  • Ask for information
  • Correct previous information

Grammatical content

  • Compository elements that are associated with nouns
  • Frequently used prefixes and suffixes
  • Adjectives of both genders
  • Comparative construction ‘más/menos de’
  • Comparative construction ‘más/menos que’
  • Comparative construction ‘cuanto más/menos’
  • Uses of ser y estar + qualifying adjective
  • Vocabulary of the body and personality
  • Morphology and uses of the pretéritos de indicativo in Spanish.
  • Temporary markers
  • Markers used in storytelling
  • Verbal periphrasis to mark the temporal perspective: estar + gerund / participle
  • Verbal periphrasis to mark the temporal perspective: ir + infinitive
  • Verbal periphrasis to mark the temporal perspective: estar a punto de + infinitive
  • Morphology and uses of the present and imperfect subjunctive
  • Morphology and uses of the conditional
  • Uses of subjunctive and conditional in substantive sentences to: express opinion, advise, formulate wishes, express feelings and moods
  • Uses of the indicative and the subjunctive in final, modal, temporal sentences
  • Relative pronouns and adverbs
  • Morphology and frequent uses of relative pronouns and adverbs
  • Prayer constructions with relative pronouns and adverbs with preposition.
  • Home assosiated vocabularu
  • Expressions and phrases related to home
  • Personal pronouns
  • Demonstrative and pronoun ‘lo’ with prepositional phrases.

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