Official exams

Official exams

Being able to prove your level of language with a qualification or certificate is essential, whether it is for professional reasons or whether you are preparing for university. There are currently quite a number of qualifications that can certify your language level.

At the Yes! School we help you to prepare for official Englsih Exams (IELTS, Cambridge, TOEFL, EOI, British Council) , French Alliance Française exams (DELF, DALF), German Goethe Institut exams, the Instituto Cervantes Spanish exams or the Generalitat catalan exams.


There are currently many qualifications that can certify your language level. The best known ones, without doubt, are the Cambridge University ESOL examinations.

If you are between 7 and 12 years old, the Young Learners exams will motivate you and you will get lots of badges every year.

For young people and adults, Cambridge Cambridge offers a wide range of certificates according to their level: KET, PET, First Certificate (FCE), Advanced (CAE) or Proficiency (CPE).

At the Yes! School we can also help you prepare for exams of other institutions, such as the EOI (Official Language School), The British Council or exams which will enable you to gain entry toforeign universities, such as the IELTS or the TOEFL.

Please ask for further information.


The Alliance Française is an institution dedicated to the promotion of the French language and the French culture, and was the first one to regulate the official French language for foreigners exams. The certificates available are the DELF and the DALF.

With the introduction of a Common European Reference Framework for Languages, the most commonly recognised official exams are A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2.


The Goethe-Instituts exams are recognised worldwide. From level A1 (elementary) to C2 (bilingual) as established by the Common European Reference Framework for Languages, the student can sit any of the exams at any level with us and obtain one of the following certificates:

  • Goethe-Zertifikat A1
  • Goethe-Zertifikat A2
  • Goethe-Zertifikat B1
  • Goethe-Zertifikat B2
  • Goethe-Zertifikat C1
  • Goethe-Zertifikat C2

In addition to these traditional tests, there are also the BULATS (Deutsch-Test für den Beruf), which certify your level of business German.


The DELE is the qualification that certifies the level of Spanish of a non native Spanish speaker. It is an internationally recognised qualification valid indefinitely and essential for those who want to study in a Spanish university as well as those who want to join the Spanish speaking business world.

The DELE levels are also A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2.

Official exams are held in April, May , July, October and November.