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Press release
Language.  07/11/2015

The second round of examinations for the assessment and certification of knowledge of Catalan begins

The second round of examinations to obtain the Institut Ramon Llull’s Catalan Language Certificates begins on Saturday, 7th November. They assess the level of knowledge of Catalan as a foreign language outside Catalan-speaking areas. The examinations in the second round will be held on three different days according to the level, in cities in Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, Spain, Japan, Mexico, Paraguay and Chile. 

The basic and elementary level exams will be held on Saturday, 7th November, whilst the intermediate level test will be a week later, on 14th November. The proficiency and advanced level examinations will be held on Saturday, 21st November. The results will be made public on 5th February 2016.

The second round of examinations will be held in Argentina (Buenos Aires, La Plata, Mendoza, Rosario), Brazil (São Paulo), Cuba (Havana), Spain (Madrid), Japan (Osaka, Tokyo), Mexico (Guadalajara), Paraguay (Asunción) and Chile (Santiago de Chile).

The first round of examinations was held last May, and the results were published on 18th September. The students who in the coming days will sit the second round of examinations enrolled for them between 21st September and 12th October.

The Institut Ramon Llull certificates accredit people’s level of knowledge of the Catalan language for both academic and employment purposes (public administration, businesses, institutions), and they are structured in five levels in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. 

The examinations will be held in 12 cities in 8 different countries

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The Institut Ramon Llull is a consortium that comprises the Generalitat (Government of Catalonia), Balearic Islands Government and the Barcelona City Council, and its mission is the promotion of Catalan language and culture abroad.
Generalitat de Catalunya Govern de les Illes Balears Ajuntament de Barcelona
The IRL forms part of the Fundació Ramon Llull, which was established by the Government of Andorra, the Ramon Llull Institute, General Council of the Eastern Pyrenees, the city of Alghero, Balearic Islands Towns and Entities Network and the group of Valencian Cities, and has its central offices in Andorra.
Fundació Ramon Llull