Formación en Lengua Extranjera
Español para extranjeros

The program of Spanish for foreigners is aimed at:

  • Foreigners interested in learning or improving their communicative competence in Spanish as a foreign language.
  •  Non-native Spanish speakers, professionals, interested in learning or improving their communicative competence in Spanish as a foreign language.
  • UNAD Florida students.

The program of Spanish for foreigners aims to develop communicative skills through social and cultural immersion in the hispanic world, especially the Colombian culture. Daily life contexts that allow students manage to solve communicative tasks by using the language in a meaningful way.

  • Live conference sessions to practice with tutors from everywhere at UNAD.
  • Permanent interaction with teachers through oral and written means.
  • The online course is 100% virtual, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Synchronous and asynchronous assessment to get a customized learning experience.
  • Flexible access to contents, permanent assessment, customized learning process and strengthening of autonomous learning.


  • This program is aligned with the Common European Framework from the A1 to B2 levels.
  • Level A1 Basic/Nivel A1 Básico inicial

According to the Common European Framework, this is the descriptor for level A1:

  • Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type.
  • Can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has.


Programa alineado a los estándares del Marco Común Europeo (MCER) con los niveles del A1 Básico inicial al B2 Avanzado.

Nivel A1 Básico inicial

De acuerdo con el Marco Común Europeo MCER, se establecen las siguientes competencias para el nivel A1:

  • Comprender y utilizar expresiones cotidianas de uso muy frecuente, así como frases sencillas destinadas a satisfacer necesidades de tipo inmediato.
  • Presentarse a sí mismo y a otros, pedir y dar información personal e interactuar con frases cortas y sencillas sobre temas cotidianos de forma oral o escrita.

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