The trimester program can accommodate students at beginning, high beginning, low intermediate, intermediate, high intermediate, advanced, high advanced, and superior Spanish language levels. The program consists of three Spanish language modules, each covering the skills of writing, reading, speaking and listening. All students are required to take a Spanish language placement exam upon arrival in Granada. The exam will indicate each student?s language proficiency level, and will determine the level of the first module in which the student is eligible to enroll. At the end of each module, students may advance to the next level, and will most likely complete 3 language levels (for example: low intermediate, intermediate, high intermediate) during the program. Please note, however, that level advancement is not automatic. Students will advance to the next level if their language acquisition skills demonstrate readiness and the CLM deems the advancement appropriate. Classmates are international students, the majority of whom are North American.
All students must take a Spanish language placement exam upon arrival in Granada. The exam will indicate each student?s language proficiency level, and will determine the courses in which the student is eligible to enroll. This program is well-suited to students at all levels of Spanish language proficiency.
Students who have completed the following number of semesters/quarters of college-level Spanish or the equivalent typically place into the following language levels:
0-2 semesters (0-3 quarters) = Beginning
1-3 semesters (2-5 quarters) = High Beginning
2-4 semesters (3-6 quarters) = Low Intermediate
2-5 semesters (3-7 quarters) = Intermediate
3-6 semesters (5-9 quarters) = High Intermediate
4-7 semesters (6-10 quarters) = Advanced
5-8 semesters (8-11 quarters) = High Advanced
6+ semesters (9+ quarters) = Superior
Gap Year students are also eligible for this program. For more information, click.
Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50.
Minimum Admissions Prerequisites
There is no language prerequisite for this program.
Level is determined by a placement test administered by the University of Granada.
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