Our System of Levels

 

Our System of Levels

TOEFL
71-80  
         

x CAE \ BEC HI

 

57-70        

x FCE\ BEC VANTAGE

 

 
45-56      

x PRE FCE\ PRE BEC

VANTAGE

   
34-44    

x PET \ BEC PRELIM-

INARY

     
24-33
 

 

x KET

 

       
14-23

 

x

 

         
 

 Level 1

 Beginner 


 Level 2

Elementary

Level 3

Pre-Int

Level 4

Int

Level 5

Upper-Int

Level 6

Advanced


 

CEF Summary of abilities

Beginner A1
Learners can communicate at a basic level. They can deal with some situations necessary to survive in the target language speaking environment. Their comprehension of the target language is limited but a foundation has been laid for further learning.
 
Elementary A2
Learners can communicate at a basic level. They can survive in the target language environment. Their comprehension of the target language is limited but a foundation has been laid for further learning.
 
Pre-Intermediate A2
Learners are able to communicate in the target language adequately in simple everyday situations. Their range of vocabulary and ability to manipulate grammatical structure is developing as is their ability to comprehend the oral and written target language.
 
Lower Intermediate B1
Although their target language vocabulary and grammar are limited in range, learners are able to communicate in most basic everyday situations. They are beginning to deal confidently with authentic reading and listening material.
 
Mid-Intermediate B1
Learners are developing their target language skills and can speak quite fluently in most everyday situations. Their ability to express more complex ideas is beginning to develop, although their language is not always accurate.
 
Upper Intermediate B2
Learners will possess a range of vocabulary and a command of all basic grammatical structures. They can use the target language in a variety of contexts and are beginning to appreciate many of the complexities of the language.
 
Lower Advanced C1
Learners are able to use a wide range of language effectively in a variety of contexts and can easily comprehend the natural spoken and written target language.

Upper Advanced C2
Learners are developing an understanding of and an ability to produce subtleties and complexities of the language, although they may still require some work on accuracy. At the end of this level, students should be close to native speaker competence.