After October 29 of this year, if you want to apply for Spanish citizenship you will have to pass a test to prove you have basic knowledge of the Spanish language, culture, politics and society. Knowing this you may ask yourself, “Who has the authority to choose the questions on the exam?” Well, there’s no need to worry; the institution in charge in this case is the Instituto Cervantes.
In recent news, during a visit by the King and Queen of Spain to Mexico, various institutions, including the Universidad Autónoma of Mexico, the Instituto Cervantes and the Universidad de Salamanca, signed a collaboration agreement with the objective of creating an electronic accreditation system to evaluate students’ level of Spanish lasting two years.
A estas alturas ya sabrás qué es el DELE y que es el título oficial que otorga el Instituto Cervantes certificando tus conocimientos de español. Así que vamos a responder a una pregunta que seguramente te estás haciendo. ¿Por qué te conviene tener en tus manos esta certificación?
We often hear that the Instituto Cervantes is a basic part of the promotion of the Spanish language abroad. But it is very likely that the reader will want to dig deeper in the history of this institution and its labour. We give you some facts so that you can better understand that task.