What does CEFR mean? What are CEFR levels?

What are the CEFR levels?

The CEFR regulates language proficiency at six levels, from A1 to C2. These levels can be divided into three broad levels: Basic User, Independent User, and Power User. These levels are defined through ‘can-do’ descriptors, which specify the knowledge and know-how required for attaining this communication “threshold”1

What is the purpose of the CEFR?

The CEFR was developed to facilitate an original approach to the transmission of teaching methods in a way that is more suitable for the operational application of unknown languages. Therefore, itidentifies the needs of the language and determines the knowledge and skills needed to achieve this communication “threshold”1

Who is the CEFR for?

The CEFR is an international framework used by everyone involved in language education, measurement and assessment.

What are the different types of users according to the CEFR?

The six levels of the CEFR are:
A1 – Beginner
A2 – Basic
B1- Intermediate
B2 – Upper Intermediate
C1 – Advanced
C2 – Expert
has been determined. These CEFR levels are used to assess users and determine their training needs.

What CEFR levels does Lingua Learn teach for?

Lingua Learn It regularly offers group lessons for levels A1 to B2. In addition, training at C1, C2 levels can be arranged upon request.

What do the codes for Lingua Learn trainings mean?

Lingua Learn organizes a varying number of trainings for each level. For example, in order to finish the A1 level, participation in 2 group courses of 30 academic hours each is expected with the codes Lingua Learn A1.1, A1.2. However, for the B1 level, 4 group trainings of 30 hours each with B1.1, B1.2, B1.3, B1.4 codes are offered. We kindly ask you to take a look at the relevant categories to review our trainings.

In which languages does Lingua Learn offer CEFR training and certification?

Lingua Learn offers CEFR in English, CEFR in German, CEFR in Italian, as well as CEFR-based corporate and individual assessments and training in over 15 languages.

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1 Council of Europe, coe.int