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What proficiency level can I achieve after taking CanopyLearn Medical Spanish?

As a self-paced course, the results may vary.

Since CanopyLearn Medical Spanish is a self-paced online course, certain results are not guaranteed to every learner as everyone has a different learning style, level of dedication, and capability to learn another language. 

According to a panel of experts including linguists, psychometricians, and medical interpreters at the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE), a learner who scores highly on our Medical Spanish Level I-III quizzes with grades range of 80-100% may reflect an ILR designation of Speaking 2 (Limited Working Proficiency), which is equivalent to a CEFR designation of B2

  • Level I: Upon successful completion with scoring in the 80-100% range on each lesson quiz, a learner should reflect an ILR designation of at least Speaking 1 (Elementary Proficiency) with the potential for a superior learner and/or a learner who has ample opportunity to frequently apply grammar, vocabulary, and cultural concepts to their daily professional and/or personal lives to reach a higher level.
  • Level II: Upon successful completion with scoring in the 80-100% range on each lesson quiz, a learner should reflect an ILR designation of Speaking 1+ (Elementary Proficiency, Plus) with the potential for a higher level if the learner were able to demonstrate successful execution of the grammatical and conversational nuances of the preterite and imperfect tenses (e.g., as indicated by activity scores beginning in the “Pregnancy and Prenatal Care” sections onward).
  • Level III: Upon successful completion with scoring in the 80-100% range on each lesson quiz, a learner should reflect an ILR designation of Speaking 2 (Limited Working Proficiency). A strong learner who has ample opportunity to frequently apply grammar, vocabulary, and cultural concepts to their daily professional and/or personal lives could possibly be at a higher level.

Note: In evaluating the grading rubric for the online course cumulative section quizzes, it was observed that a score of 80% may be received if the student were to miss relatively few answers, particularly in Medical Spanish Levels II and III (our method for determining this was to purposefully select incorrect answers at times to measure the grading scale). This equates to an 80% representing a higher grade perception than would be the norm in academic settings where such a score may place the student in the B-, nearly C+ range. This is an important distinction as it signifies that an 80% according to this curriculum is a “better” grade.