What is my language level?

BEhereBEthere uses the well-known words Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate and Upper Intermediate to talk about language levels. After the word there is a code like A2 or B1 or B2. The code comes from the EU system called CEF (Common European Framework).

If you are at PreIntermediate (A2) level, you should be able to:

  • Understand simple sentences.
  • Communicate while doing simple tasks.

If you are at Intermediate (B1) level, you should be able to:

  • Understand the main points of clear speech.
  • Deal with most situations while travelling.

If you are at Upper Intermediate (B2) level, you should be able to:

  • Understand ideas in complex speech.
  • Interact with fluency and spontaneity.

 


What are CEF levels?

To see more about ‘CEF’ levels and how they compare to exams such as Cambridge ESOL, IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC, etc. click here.

What is your level?

To get a very approximate idea of your level now, click on this link to an external site called ExamEnglish.

Making progress

To read about making progress in language learning, click here.


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