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El Centro de Tertulia (The Spanish Language Centre)

The Centre has been in existence for more than 25 years and its mandate is to support students and instructors of Spanish by providing a locale suitable for practice of the Spanish language and exposure to Hispanic cultures. Students of all levels are expected to visit the Tertulia regularly to enhance their learning experience.

The Centro de Tertulia is a valuable partner to the Aula Cervantes, the first centre of its kind to be opened in Canada by the Instituto Cervantes in Spain for the promotion and teaching of Spanish language and Hispanic cultures.

Rosalba Rensing
Coordinator
T: 403-220-6677
E: rrensing@ucalgary.ca
Facebook: facebook.com/centrotertulia

Hours:
Mondays: 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesdays: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesdays: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location:
Craigie Hall D303
2500 University Drive N.W.
Calgary, AB, T2N 1N4

Cervantes Institute - Aula Cervantes

The Aula Cervantes in Calgary is the only center operating in Canada. It has been established in collaboration with the Department of French, Italian and Spanish of the University of Calgary. The Aula Cervantes helps and supports Spanish students and teachers with many different linguistic materials and resources, cultural and academic projects, professional development activities, etc.

Melania Pascual Salcedo
Coordinator
T: 1-403-220-2830
F: 1-403-284-3634
E: aula.calgary@cervantes.es

Craigie Hall D209
2500 University Drive N.W.
Calgary, AB, T2N 1N4

DELE (Diploma of Spanish as a Foreign Language)

The DELE is the official, internationally recognized qualification certifying students knowledge of Spanish as a foreign or second language. It is issued by the Director of the Instituto Cervantes on behalf of the Spanish Ministry of Education. Examinations are held three times a year – in April, May and November– in more than 500 centres around the world, of which 17 are located in Canada.

Melania Pascual Salcedo
Coordinator
T: 1-403-220-2830
F: 1-403-284-3634
E: aula.calgary@cervantes.es

Craigie Hall D209
2500 University Drive N.W.
Calgary, AB, T2N 1N4

Writing Centre

The Writing Centre is located in Craigie Hall E212 and provides personalized help, resources for students in Spanish, French and Italian, and opportunities for students to publish their academic and creative writings.

The Writing Centre offers:

  • Dedicated times for each language, however students are welcome to come in any time the Writing Center is open, regardless of what language they are seeking help in.

  • Assistants for each language are here to help with written skills, such as working on a course assignment, writing a letter to an employer, a resume, etc.

  • Resources are available for consultation, including dictionaries, manuals, DVDs and language software.

  • The Writing Center hosts a series of workshops focused on written skills as well as presentations on cultural topics.

  • The Writing Center hosts an annual series of workshops focused on written skills as well as presentations on cultural topics.

Learn more.