SIELE certification

Official SIELE Examination Center

Learn Spanish in Lima and get your SIELE international diploma at the same place

What is SIELE?
 

SIELE certifies the degree of proficiency for Spanish language with four tests: reading comprehension, listening comprehension, written expression and interaction, and spoken expression and interaction. The exam also takes as a reference the levels established by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

SIELE is the Servicio Internacional de Evaluación de la Lengua Española which electronically certifies

 command of Spanish language proficiency for students and professionals.

Governing body

What is the difference between the SIELE and DELE tests?

SIELE

Servicio Internacional de

Evaluación de la Lengua Española

DELE

Diploma de Español

como Lengua Extranjera

Modern test

carried out using a computer

Traditional test, written

long-hand with a pencil on paper

Single test with no ''pass'' or ''fail'' result:

Get certified at the level of competency you demonstrate to have (A1, A2, B1, B2, or C1).

You are required to register for the

specific level of competency you wish to get certified for (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, or C2).

There are no pre-defined dates: You can choose the day and time of your exam, plus which of the 4 modules(s) testing communicative competencies you wish to do on that day.

You must select one of the pre-defined exam dates published by the DELE examination center of your preference. You must also complete all parts of the test on the same day.

You will receive your results and certification in a maximum of 3 weeks, which is ideal for people who need to get certified as soon as possible.

Results take approximately 2-3 months after the test to be published (plus weeks more before the diploma finally arrives).

Your SIELE diploma will be valid for 5 years.

Your DELE diploma will be valid life-long.

Format

Levels

Dates

Results

Validity

SIELE Global
The complete test

OR

Allows you to receive the SIELE Certificate with a score between 0 and 1000

Independent modalities

Pass the SIELE test, one step at a time

You will receive a SIELE report card with a score between 0 and 500 for the modules S1, S2, S3, and S5, and between 0 and 250 for the S4 module.

All four skills
 

Reading 

comprehension

Writing expression and interaction

Listening 

comprehension

Oral expression

and interaction

S1

Reading 

comprehension

Listening 

comprehension

S2

Reading 

comprehension

Writing expression and interaction

S3

Oral expression

and interaction

Listening 

comprehension

S4

Oral expression

and interaction

S5

Oral expression

and interaction

Writing expression and interaction

How many points to I need to get a diploma?

Points needed on Reading 

Comprehension

Points needed on Listening 

Comprehension

Points needed on Writing Expression and Interaction

Points needed on Oral Expression and Interaction

Less than A1

0 to 32.99 points

0 to 32.99 points

0 to 33.99 points

0 to 39.99 points

A1 Level

33 to 65.99 points

33 to 65.99 points

34 to 68.99 points

40 to 75.99 points

A2 Level

B1 Level

B2 Level

C1 Level

66 to 117.99 points

118 to 177.99 points

178 to 216.99 points

217 to 250 points

66 to 111.99 points

112 to 163.99 points

164 to 210.99 points

211 to 250 points

69 to 103.99 points

76 to 124.99 points

104 to 166.99 points

125 to 175.99 points

167 to 214.99 points

176 to 214.99 points

215 to 250 points

215 to 250 points

Ready to take

the SIELE test

in Lima?

Check our exam dates at our official SIELE page, or send us a message if you'd like to book a test at a time that fits your schedule.

LESSONS FORMAT: 

One-on-one classes

STARTING:
Any day
* / all year round
(*Subject to availability & space)


AVAILABLE SCHEDULES:

Depends on the frequency and duration of your class. For more exact information, please view our schedules simulator (click here)

 

CERTIFICATION LEVELS: 

  • Basic (A1)

  • Pre-Intermediate (A2)

  • Intermediate (B1)

  • Advanced (B2)

  • Superior (C1)

DURATION:
Average of 30 to 40 hours

BEFORE THE COURSE:

Take a free evaluation with one of our academic coordinators. This will help us elaborate a custom study plan based on your skills, objectives and areas of improvement.

EXAMINATION DATES AND WHERE TO TAKE THE TEST:

There are no pre-set dates and students can choose when and where to take the test. You can also both prepare for and take the test at Peruwayna. You may register for the SIELE test here

SIELE Preparation course at Peruwayna

This program has been carefully designed to help students successfully obtain the international diploma SIELE (''Servicio Internacional de Evaluación de la Lengua Española'').

Each class session focuses on practice exams that - just like the real exams - contain the following sections:

  • Listening comprehension

  • Reading comprehension

  • Written expression and interaction

  • Oral expression and interaction
     

The course includes a review of grammatical subjects needed to successfully pass the test. In this way, students receive training according to their individual needs while focusing on solving exam questions.

Additionally, our program includes a final mock interview with two interviewers at the same time. This will prepare students for the oral expression and interaction section on the actual SIELE exam.

Frequently asked questions

Can I take the test from home?

 

Even thought this test is completed using a computer (online), it can only be carried out inside the facilities and under the supervision of an official examining center approved by the SIELE organization. The SIELE examination center of your preference will provide you with all the necessary technology and/or tools you need to take the test such as a laptop, computer, headphones, microphones, etc.

How much is the fee to take the SIELE test?

 

The fees for taking the SIELE test varies from country to country, and the current price for taking the SIELE Global in Lima, Perú is €145 as of December 1, 2019. You can complete your payment online at the official SIELE page once you select the country of your preference.

If you prefer to take one module at a time, you can also choose to pay for either the SIELE S1,S2,S3,S4, or S5 (each one of them has a different price)

Do you offer a SIELE preparation course?

 

Yes! Peruwayna offers a SIELE preparation course to help our students not only become familiar with the structure and rules of the test, but also to perfect their Spanish skills and put them into practice before taking the real test. Before signing up for the test, we strongly suggest you to first assess your Spanish level with one of our coordinators (for free) in order to estimate your chances of obtaining the diploma you're looking to get based on your current Spanish skills.

What Universities endorse the SIELE? 

SIELE has more than 75 Associated Universities present in 20 countries in Latin America, Canada, China, and South Korea, which cooperate in the research of Spanish language teaching, back the quality of the content, and contribute innovative didactic material. The excellence of these institutions is one of the keys to the academic prestige of SIELE.

What level of diploma do I need to obtain to get accepted at a university program taught in Spanish?

 

Most university programs taught in Spanish and related to liberal arts would request a B2 diploma. In the other hand, programs related to sciences and hard sciences would request a B1 diploma. However, this may not always be the rule so we strongly suggest you to find out your university requirements ahead of time.

Does the SIELE organization offer a SIELE  preparation course as well?

 

Yes! Their course includes videos to explain how the test works and teaches strategies to complete its various tasks, interactive activities and guided activities. You will learn strategies for each of the component tasks that make up each test, and complete a final practice test applying what you have learned under conditions identical to those of the exam.

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