Beginner

Goal A1: Breakthrough or beginner. Language Skills 

  
  • Can recognise and use familiar words and simple phrases for concrete purposes.
  • Can introduce himself or someone else.
  • Can ask and answer basic questions about home, family, surroundings, etc.
  • Can communicate in a basic way when the other person speaks slowly and clearly, and is ready to repeat or reformulate to help communication.
 

A2 - Elementary

Goal A2: Elementary. language Skills

  
 
  • Can understand isolated phrases and common expressions that relate to areas of high personal relevance (like personal or family information, shopping, immediate environment, work).
  • Can communicate during easy or habitual tasks requiring a basic and direct information exchange on familiar subjects.
  • Using simple words, can describe his or her surroundings and communicate immediate needs.

B1.1 - 1: Intermediate

Goal B1.1 - 1. language Skills

 
  • Can understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar subjects in work, school, leisure activities, etc.
  • Can manage in most situations that come up when travelling in a region where the language is spoken.
  • Can produce a simple and cohesive text on familiar subjects or subjects of personal interest.
  • Can narrate an event, an experience or a dream; describe a desire or goal, and outline reasons or explanations behind a project or idea.
 

B2 - Upper Intermediate

Goal B2. language Skills

 
  • Can understand the main ideas of concrete or abstract topics in a complex text, including a technical article in the user’s area of expertise.
  • Can communicate with a degree of spontaneity and fluency during a conversation with a native speaker, in a way that is comfortable for everyone.
  • Can speak in a clear, detailed way on a number of subjects; express an opinion on current affairs, giving the advantages and disadvantages of the various options.
 

C1 - Advanced

Goal C1. Language Skills

  • Can understand a wide range of long and complex texts, including any subtextual or stylistic nuances.
  • Can express him or herself freely and fluidly, without obviously fumbling for words.
  • Can use the language effectively and fluently in a social, professional or academic context.
  • Can speak in a clear, organised way about complex subjects, developing a well-structured argument.
 

C2 - Master or Proficient

Goal C2. Language Skills

  
  • Can effortlessly understand almost everything he or she reads or hears.
  • Capable of a coherent summary of events or arguments from oral or written sources.
  • Can express him or herself precisely in a spontaneous, fluent way, conveying finer shades of meaning precisely.