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Posted On: July 31st, 2011

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All that studying paid off! Major goal of career break accomplished! Copyright

This past week while on the road, I got some great news.  In November, I took a Spanish fluency exam given through the Spanish government.  It’s called the DELE (Diploma Español como Lengua Extranjera).  My goal during 2007 was not only to learn to speak Spanish fluently, but to pass this exam.  There are 3 levels: Basic, Intermediate and Superior.  I went for the gusto and took the Superior level.  And, I passed.  The pass rate is about 60-65%.  So, I felt great about this.  And, even though I felt I had done my best and thought that even if I didn’t pass, it wouldn’t matter, it did feel good to know that I now have this accreditation behind me.  So, when I go back to BA next week, I’ll be stopping by my language institute to celebrate with my professors and staff.  ¡Dále!

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Originally Published March 8, 2008

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2 Responses to “Passed!”

  1. Maria says:

    Congratulations! No small feat to pass fluency exams – don’t know I’d make the grade in my own language

  2. Today, I went to the beachfront with mmy kids.
    I found a sea shell annd gave it to my 4 year old daughter and said “You can hear the ocean if you put this to your ear.” She put the shell to her ear andd screamed.
    There was a hermit crab inside and it pinched her ear.
    She never wants to go back! LoL I know this is entirely off topic but
    I hhad to tell someone!
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