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Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: CEFR

 

 

   


A : Basic User


 
B : Independent User


 
C: Proficient User 


    A1: Beginner        
A2 : Elementary                B1 : Intermediate         
B2: Upper intermediate                C1 : Proficient User       
C2 : Proficient User
   
Breakthrough                  
   


Waystage               

 
Threshold                    


Vantage                            

 
Effective Operational              


Mastery

   


What do I need?
What do I have?
Where do I live?
Who do I know?



Family,
shopping,
environment,
job,
qualification.

 
Consistence,
about personal
interests, plans,
explanations.



Abstract topics,
large scale,
effortless.



 
Understanding of
implicit
meaning,
structured,
detailed, complex.


Everything effortless,
summarizing,
shades of meaning,
sources.


   
Slowly with help
 
Fluently & use of the tenses
 
Natural, complex, flexible

 

 

 

 

 

New words

These are new terms recently created and used in the media. They represent a sort of update about trends, inventions and novelties

 

Unusual words

Cryptic expression for example for saying things more softly

 

linguistic inspiration

Small-word big-word choices, confused words, poems, nursery rhymes, ethymology, synonyms, business letters, social letters, short stories etc.

 


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