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The Spanish (Upper Intermediate/B2) test evaluates a candidate's proficiency in the Spanish language at the B2 level of the CEFR framework. It assesses the candidate's understanding of verbs, grammar, vocabulary, reading comprehension, listening comprehension, writing skills and speaking skills.

Covered skills:

  • Verbs
  • Vocabulary
  • Listening Comprehension
  • Speaking Skills
  • Literature
  • Current Events
  • Grammar
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Writing Skills
  • Culture & Society
  • History

9 reasons why
9 reasons why

Adaface Spanish (Upper Intermediate/B2) Assessment Test is the most accurate way to shortlist Analysts

Reason #1

Tests for on-the-job skills

The Spanish (Upper Intermediate/B2) test helps recruiters and hiring managers identify qualified candidates from a pool of resumes, and helps in taking objective hiring decisions. It reduces the administrative overhead of interviewing too many candidates and saves time by filtering out unqualified candidates at the first step of the hiring process.

The test screens for the following skills that hiring managers look for in candidates:

  • Ability to conjugate and use verbs correctly in various tenses
  • Understanding of grammar rules and ability to apply them in sentences
  • Knowledge of a wide range of vocabulary and ability to use it in context
  • Ability to comprehend and analyze written passages in Spanish
  • Ability to understand and interpret spoken Spanish
  • Proficiency in writing skills, including accurately composing paragraphs and essays
  • Effective communication skills in spoken Spanish
  • Understanding of Spanish culture and society
  • Familiarity with Spanish literature
  • Knowledge of Spanish history
  • Awareness of current events related to Spanish-speaking countries
Reason #2

No trick questions

no trick questions

Traditional assessment tools use trick questions and puzzles for the screening, which creates a lot of frustration among candidates about having to go through irrelevant screening assessments.

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The main reason we started Adaface is that traditional pre-employment assessment platforms are not a fair way for companies to evaluate candidates. At Adaface, our mission is to help companies find great candidates by assessing on-the-job skills required for a role.

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Reason #3

Non-googleable questions

We have a very high focus on the quality of questions that test for on-the-job skills. Every question is non-googleable and we have a very high bar for the level of subject matter experts we onboard to create these questions. We have crawlers to check if any of the questions are leaked online. If/ when a question gets leaked, we get an alert. We change the question for you & let you know.

How we design questions
Reason #4

1200+ customers in 75 countries

customers in 75 countries

With Adaface, we were able to optimise our initial screening process by upwards of 75%, freeing up precious time for both hiring managers and our talent acquisition team alike!

Brandon Lee, Head of People, Love, Bonito

Reason #5

Designed for elimination, not selection

The most important thing while implementing the pre-employment Spanish (Upper Intermediate/B2) test in your hiring process is that it is an elimination tool, not a selection tool. In other words: you want to use the test to eliminate the candidates who do poorly on the test, not to select the candidates who come out at the top. While they are super valuable, pre-employment tests do not paint the entire picture of a candidate’s abilities, knowledge, and motivations. Multiple easy questions are more predictive of a candidate's ability than fewer hard questions. Harder questions are often "trick" based questions, which do not provide any meaningful signal about the candidate's skillset.

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Reason #6

1 click candidate invites

Email invites: You can send candidates an email invite to the Spanish (Upper Intermediate/B2) test from your dashboard by entering their email address.

Public link: You can create a public link for each test that you can share with candidates.

API or integrations: You can invite candidates directly from your ATS by using our pre-built integrations with popular ATS systems or building a custom integration with your in-house ATS.

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Reason #7

Detailed scorecards & benchmarks

Reason #8

High completion rate

Adaface tests are conversational, low-stress, and take just 25-40 mins to complete.

This is why Adaface has the highest test-completion rate (86%), which is more than 2x better than traditional assessments.

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Reason #9

Advanced Proctoring

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About the Spanish (Upper Intermediate/B2) Online Test

Why you should use Pre-employment Spanish (Upper Intermediate/B2) test?

The Spanish (Upper Intermediate/B2) test makes use of scenario-based questions to test for on-the-job skills as opposed to theoretical knowledge, ensuring that candidates who do well on this screening test have the relavant skills. The questions are designed to covered following on-the-job aspects:

  • Conjugating verbs in different tenses
  • Applying grammatical rules accurately
  • Expanding vocabulary and word usage
  • Comprehending written texts in Spanish
  • Understanding spoken Spanish
  • Formulating coherent written responses
  • Expressing oneself confidently in speech
  • Knowledge of Spanish culture and society
  • Analyzing Spanish literature
  • Understanding Spanish history

Once the test is sent to a candidate, the candidate receives a link in email to take the test. For each candidate, you will receive a detailed report with skills breakdown and benchmarks to shortlist the top candidates from your pool.

What topics are covered in the Spanish (Upper Intermediate/B2) test?

  • Verbs

    This skill measures the ability to understand and use various verb forms and tenses in Spanish. It is important to assess this skill as verbs play a crucial role in sentence structure, communication, and expressing actions and states.

  • Grammar

    This skill assesses the understanding and application of grammatical rules and structures in Spanish. Evaluating grammar is essential as it ensures proper sentence formation, comprehension, and effective communication.

  • Vocabulary

    Measuring vocabulary proficiency in Spanish tests the knowledge and usage of words and terms in different contexts. This skill is important for communication, understanding written and spoken text, and expressing ideas accurately.

  • Reading Comprehension

    This skill evaluates the ability to understand and interpret written Spanish texts. Assessing reading comprehension is crucial as it gauges the proficiency to comprehend and extract information from a variety of written sources.

  • Listening Comprehension

    Measuring listening comprehension assesses the ability to understand spoken Spanish in various contexts. This skill is important for effective communication, understanding audio content, and engaging in conversations or discussions.

  • Writing Skills

    This skill measures the ability to produce written Spanish text, including essays, reports, or other types of written communication. Assessing writing skills is important as it evaluates the proficiency to convey ideas, express thoughts coherently, and use appropriate grammar and vocabulary.

  • Speaking Skills

    This skill assesses the ability to speak Spanish fluently and accurately in different situations. Measuring speaking skills is crucial as it evaluates pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary usage, and overall oral communication proficiency.

  • Culture & Society

    This skill measures knowledge and understanding of Spanish culture, customs, and society. Evaluating cultural proficiency provides insight into the candidate's awareness of traditions, social norms, and cultural sensitivity.

  • Literature

    Measuring literature skills assesses knowledge and understanding of literary works, authors, and literary elements in the Spanish language. This evaluation provides insights into the candidate's grasp of literary analysis and interpretation.

  • History

    This skill evaluates knowledge and understanding of Spanish history, including significant events, periods, and influential figures. Assessing historical knowledge provides insight into the candidate's understanding of Spain's historical context and cultural development.

  • Current Events

    Measuring current events skills assesses knowledge and understanding of recent news, trends, and developments in Spanish-speaking countries. Evaluating current events proficiency captures the candidate's awareness of current affairs and ability to connect them to broader social, political, and cultural contexts.

  • Full list of covered topics

    The actual topics of the questions in the final test will depend on your job description and requirements. However, here's a list of topics you can expect the questions for Spanish (Upper Intermediate/B2) test to be based on.

    Present tense (regular verbs)
    Present tense (irregular verbs)
    Past tense (preterite)
    Past tense (imperfect)
    Future tense
    Conditional tense
    Subjunctive mood
    Direct object pronouns
    Indirect object pronouns
    Reflexive verbs
    Comparatives and superlatives
    Demonstrative pronouns
    Interrogative pronouns
    Possessive pronouns
    Impersonal expressions
    Idiomatic expressions
    Phrasal verbs
    Verb + infinitive constructions
    Relative pronouns
    Passive voice
    Gender and number agreement
    Use of articles
    Word order
    Forming questions
    Reading comprehension techniques
    Identifying main ideas in a text
    Understanding context
    Making inferences
    Vocabulary in context
    Listening comprehension strategies
    Identifying specific information in a listening passage
    Understanding the speaker's purpose
    Drawing conclusions from a spoken text
    Note-taking skills
    Writing coherent paragraphs
    Organizing ideas in writing
    Using various sentence structures
    Writing formal letters
    Writing persuasive essays
    Using appropriate conjugations and tenses
    Developing strong arguments
    Engaging in conversations
    Giving presentations
    Understanding cultural practices
    Recognizing typical social customs
    Appreciating cultural celebrations
    Reading and analyzing Spanish literature
    Identifying themes and motifs in literature
    Analyzing literary devices
    Understanding the historical context of Spanish literature
    Major events and figures in Spanish history
    Key periods in Spanish history
    Colonialism and its impact
    Independence movements
    Dictatorships and revolutions
    Modern political landscapes
    Issues affecting Spanish-speaking countries

What roles can I use the Spanish (Upper Intermediate/B2) test for?

  • Analyst
  • Spanish Teacher
  • Translator
  • Interpreter
  • Tour Guide
  • Bilingual Customer Service Representative
  • International Relations Specialist
  • Language Consultant
  • Content Writer
  • Foreign Language Correspondent
  • Language Researcher

How is the Spanish (Upper Intermediate/B2) test customized for senior candidates?

For intermediate/ experienced candidates, we customize the assessment questions to include advanced topics and increase the difficulty level of the questions. This might include adding questions on topics like

  • Keeping up with current events
  • Translating between Spanish and English
  • Identifying idiomatic expressions
  • Recognizing regional variations in Spanish
  • Providing detailed feedback on written work
  • Interpreting complex spoken passages
  • Analyzing literary devices and themes
  • Comparing historical periods in Spanish history
  • Preparing presentations and speeches
  • Interacting effectively in social settings
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The hiring managers felt that through the technical questions that they asked during the panel interviews, they were able to tell which candidates had better scores, and differentiated with those who did not score as well. They are highly satisfied with the quality of candidates shortlisted with the Adaface screening.

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Spanish (Upper Intermediate/B2) Hiring Test FAQs

Can I combine multiple skills into one custom assessment?

Yes, absolutely. Custom assessments are set up based on your job description, and will include questions on all must-have skills you specify. Here's a quick guide on how you can request a custom test.

Do you have any anti-cheating or proctoring features in place?

We have the following anti-cheating features in place:

  • Non-googleable questions
  • IP proctoring
  • Screen proctoring
  • Web proctoring
  • Webcam proctoring
  • Plagiarism detection
  • Secure browser
  • Copy paste protection

Read more about the proctoring features.

How do I interpret test scores?

The primary thing to keep in mind is that an assessment is an elimination tool, not a selection tool. A skills assessment is optimized to help you eliminate candidates who are not technically qualified for the role, it is not optimized to help you find the best candidate for the role. So the ideal way to use an assessment is to decide a threshold score (typically 55%, we help you benchmark) and invite all candidates who score above the threshold for the next rounds of interview.

What experience level can I use this test for?

Each Adaface assessment is customized to your job description/ ideal candidate persona (our subject matter experts will pick the right questions for your assessment from our library of 10000+ questions). This assessment can be customized for any experience level.

Does every candidate get the same questions?

Yes, it makes it much easier for you to compare candidates. Options for MCQ questions and the order of questions are randomized. We have anti-cheating/ proctoring features in place. In our enterprise plan, we also have the option to create multiple versions of the same assessment with questions of similar difficulty levels.

I'm a candidate. Can I try a practice test?

No. Unfortunately, we do not support practice tests at the moment. However, you can use our sample questions for practice.

What is the cost of using this test?

You can check out our pricing plans.

Can I get a free trial?

Yes, you can sign up for free and preview this test.

I just moved to a paid plan. How can I request a custom assessment?

Here is a quick guide on how to request a custom assessment on Adaface.

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