The University of Texas at Austin
The College of Liberal Arts

Spanish Corpus Proficiency Level Training


Participants in a conversation.
Language features
The language features referred to in this website are individual learner tendencies related to the areas of language proficiency (grammar, vocabulary, fluency, and conversation management) that contribute to the speaking skill of the learner.
Any participants in the videos who are native speakers of English and whose target language is Spanish.
Foreign language proficiency is a term used to refer to a person's ability to communicate in the target language. The proficiency level of an individual is not static. Speaking, listening, reading, and writing are language skills that are evaluated when assessing proficiency. This website focuses on speaking, although dialogue also involves listening and understanding.
Target language
Any language that an individual is trying to learn, not including native languages.


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