Template:User es

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es This user is a native speaker of Spanish
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This {{User es}} template can be used to display a contributor's Spanish language skill and level of ability on their user page. For userboxes for different languages see Category:Language Userboxes or use the {{Userbox-lang}}.


The template has one unnamed parameter and one named parameter.

Unnamed parameters

  1. The (optional) unnamed parameter is a number to indicate the level of ability in this language. If this parameter is omitted the wording for native speaker will be displayed.
    • 0 = limited or no ability
    • 1 = basic
    • 2 = intermediate
    • 3 = advanced
    • 4 = near-native
    • 5 = professional

Named parameters

This (optional) parameter can be used to define a skill other than speaking, for example reading or writing. If omitted the default is speaking.


Using different ability levels

Using English as an example the following shows the range of abilities that can be choosen.

Ability You type You get
Native ability

{{User es}}

es This user is a native speaker of Spanish
Professional ability

{{User es|5}}

es-5 This user is a professional speaker of Spanish
Near-native ability

{{User es|4}}

es-4 This user is a near-native speaker of Spanish
Advanced ability

{{User es|3}}

es-3 This user is an advanced speaker of Spanish
Intermediate ability

{{User es|2}}

es-2 This user is an intermediate speaker of Spanish
Basic ability

{{User es|1}}

es-1 This user is a basic speaker of Spanish
Limited ability

{{User es|0}}

es-0 This user does not understand Spanish (or understands it with considerable difficulty).

Using different skills

Situation You type You get
Intermediate reader speaker

{{User es|2|skill=reader}}

es-2 This user is an intermediate reader of Spanish
Professional reader and writer

{{User es|5|skill=reader and writer}}

es-5 This user is a professional reader and writer of Spanish
Basic reader, writer and speaker

{{User es|1|skill=reader, writer and speaker}}

es-1 This user is a basic reader, writer and speaker of Spanish