TSE International in Spanish TSE INTERNATIONAL IN SPANISH (ENGLISH SPEAKERS)


The Argentine Association of Technical-Scientific Translators (AATT) offers Spanish teachers, coaches and language schools its TSE International examinations in Spanish.

 

What are the TSE International in Spanish?

The TSE (acronym for Translation Skills Examinations) are supplementary evaluations in Spanish comprehension and production.

Their goals are:

1) To evaluate the acquisition of content and the development of the linguistic abilities stipulated by the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference) for Languages;

2) To promote academic excellence through the challenge international exams present; and

3) To internationally certify the level of Spanish acquired by the end of a school year or learning cycle.

 

Who are the TSE International in Spanish for?

The TSE International in Spanish have been designed for English speakers learning Spanish as a foreign or second language at school or college, as well as for those who study Spanish with a coach or at a language school. Candidates enter one of three categories: JUNIORS (12-year-olds to 15-year-olds), ADULTS (16-year-olds to 35-year-olds), SENIORS (36-year-olds plus).


What do the TSE International in Spanish evaluate?

They evaluate reading comprehension in Spanish, précis writing in Spanish, translation from English into Spanish and translation from Spanish into English.

 

How are the TSE International in Spanish given?

The AATT forwards the TSE International in Spanish examination papers to the soliciting coaches, schools, colleges and language schools. The candidates sit for the examinations under the supervision of their own teachers who return the completed papers to the AATT in order to be corrected by an independent Evaluation Board at the Instituto Superior del Traductorado-DIPREGEP 5649.


What certification do the candidates get?

Upon the results of the corrections by the Evaluation Board, the candidates are issued the TSE International in Spanish certificates. These Certificates of International Proficiency give faith of the degree of language ability evinced in the different sections of the papers in accordance with the CEFR classification. The Certificates are issued following the international CV format, in English and accompanying Spanish translation.


What recognition do the TSE International in Spanish have?

The TSE International in Spanish from the Argentine Association of Technical-Scientific Translators are recognized by the Instituto Superior del Traductorado-DIPREGEP 5649, a specialized higher education establishment authorized by the Ministry of Culture and Education (Buenos Aires - Argentina). They are also sponsored by New Oxford Institute (leading language school in La Plata-BA), approved by Torres & Torres Private Museum (non-profit-making cultural institution in Argentina), and recognized by the Linguistic World Corporation (international federation of language schools).


How much do the TSE International in Spanish cost?

The TSE International examination papers, the correction of the papers and the issuing of the certificates has a cost of 115 euros (in European countries) or 150 American dollars (in American countries) per candidate.


How can I implement the TSE International in Spanish?

If you are a Spanish teacher, coach or language school and wish to propose the TSE International in Spanish to your students, please contact the AATT, and we will be pleased to send you a form to apply for authorization to implement them.