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Diploma in Spanish as a Foreign Language - Qualifications Level B2

STUDY MODE:

Full-time 1 Year (3 Terms) 

STARTS IN:

January, April, June & September

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Language of instruction:

Spanish

LOCATION:

100% Online OR Blended

Minimum age: 17+

Course Code:

GPS01AB

Schedule:

Mon to Fri 9am-3:30pm 

This gap year programme is one of the best ways for students to expand their language education in the least amount of time outside and inside of the classroom. It combines a unifying international focus with a multidisciplinary approach, enabling students to develop their language skills, social, historical, geographical and cultural knowledge, while also being introduced to European & LATAM politics, civilization, art, economy, literature, and international communication awareness of the Spanish-speaking world and other assorted countries at the European level from various perspectives. 

Students do not require any prior knowledge of Spanish to start. We understand that every student has different needs and different goals when they learn a new language. That is why we offer a wide variety of classes and activities to develop a substantive knowledge of study skills, critical thinking and group work while obtaining the international certification DELE. Students can also specialise in their studies with afternoon classes and more.

Become fluent in Spanish and immerse yourself in a new culture.

Course classes

  • Language projects & oral presentations
  • Oral & written communication
  • Grammar & lexical items
  • Citizenry & intercultural competence
  • Hispanic culture & civilization
  • Project Sessions/Group Discussions
  • Independent/Collaborative Study
  • Entrepreneurial Skills
  • European Union
  • Global Awareness
  • European History & Literature
  • Academic Skills
  • Charity Committee
  • European Integration
  • Global Perspectives
  • Sustainability Initiatives
  • Internationally Recognised DELE Exam Preparation
  • Volleyball
  • Badminton
  • Futsal
  • Handball
  • And others
  • Chess
  • Darts
  • Arts & Culture
  • Culinary Arts
  • Personal Presence
  • Fitness Circuit Challenges
 

Special Focus Classes

Our Special Focus Classes are designed for students that wish to improve their knowledge of a specific area of the language skills and learn something new at the same time. Class offerings will vary depending on student interest and language level, such as: Global Development, Diction & Pronunciation, Public Speaking, Grammar, etc…

Trips, Excursions and Events

From discussions in the classroom to organised social events. This programme gives students the opportunity to spend several days away from home. The CSL also offers various optional indoor and outdoor activities for a complete and enjoyable educational experience.

Student Services

Further Studies

Successful completion of this programme is a prerequisite for admission to the Diploma in Spanish as a Foreign Language – Qualifications Level C2 at superior levels.

  • Official High School diploma, college, university diploma or degree, OR
  • Passes in any two (2) units CAPE or GCE A-level subjects, OR
  • Minimum of four (4) CSEC (CXC)/GCE O’Level subjects, inclusive of English A and mathematics, Grades 1,2,3* or A,B,C.

 

Apply now and become a student

FULL-TIME  
CSL TERMCSL LEVELCEFR LEVEL
TERM 1A2 + DELE PREPA2
TERM 2B1 + DELE PREPB1
TERM 3B2 + DELE PREPB2
  • There are 14 weeks per Term.
  • All our courses cover the contents of the Common European Framework of Reference of Languages (CEFR) of the Council of Europe.
  • The communicative approach is applied in all language for international communication courses.

Teaching methods – what to expect:

  • Intel i5 or equivalent processor.
  • Minimum 8 GB of RAM.
  • For computers using Windows (minimum system requirement: Windows 10)
  • For computers using Mac (minimum system requirement: OSX 10)
  • For iPad tablets (iOS) (minimum system requirement: iOS 9)
  • For Android tablets (minimum system requirement: Android 5)
  • The use of headphones with working speakers and a microphone is advised.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download the Acrobat Reader.

2022 Start Dates

Registration PeriodLate Registration PeriodStart Date 
ClosedClosedMonday, 03 January
ClosedClosedMonday, 04 April
ClosedClosedMonday, 04 July
04/July to 26/AugustMonday, 05 September

2023 Start Dates 

Registration PeriodLate Registration PeriodStart Date 
01/Nov to 25/Nov 202228/Nov to 02/Dec 2022Tuesday, 03 January
06/Feb to 24/Feb27/Feb to 03/MarMonday, 03 April
01/May to 26/May29/May to 01/JuneMonday, 05 June
03/July to 28/July31/Jul to 04/AugMonday, 04 September

This is a self-funded programme meaning the programme is not GATE funded. Listed prices are valid for applications received between January 1, 2022 and December 31, 2022.

Fees cover the following:

  • General operating/Maintenance costs
  • Class tuition 
  • DELE preparation courses
  • Digital learning plataform and academic material 
  • Placement and progress tests
  • End of course CSL certificate
  • Some extra-curricular activities at School or locally
  • Graduation costs

 

(NON-REFUNDABLE) – PER PERSON
Registration Fee:  TT$ 250 – US$ 44 (annual fee)
Late Registration Fee:  TT$ 200 – US$ 35 (annual fee)
Administrative Fee:  TT$ 60 – US$ 14 (annual fee)
Placement Test Fee (if applicable): TT$ 350 – US$ 60
DELE Exam Fees: TBA (per test)
Amenities Fee (for blended students only): TT$ 800 – US$ 135 (per Term)
Gap Year ProgrammeTuitionTuition 
DomesticInternational
Per TermTT13,960US2,350
Per month TT4,995 US820
Special Focus Classes (Combined with Core Classes)
One-to-OneTT1,260 per weekUS230 per week
Mini GroupTT990 per weekUS180 per week
  • Tuition fees do not include the external examinations, stationery supplies, printing, fees for supplementary exams and repeats, other living costs, etc.

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