Language Level CEFR Self-Assessment Grid
Please use the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) self-assessment grids below to estimate your current language level. You may then report this estimated level for the relevant foreign languages on your application. There are 6 levels according to this scale as described below A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, and C2. You may also more formally test your language level here.
|CEFR level*: A1 Basic User At this level the learner can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type; he/she can introduce himself/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has; he/she can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.
CEFR level*: A2 Basic User
CEFR level*: B1 – Independent User
|CEFR level*: B2 Independent User
At this level the learner can understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialization; he/she can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers possible without strain for either party; he/she can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.CEFR level*: C1 Proficient User
At this level the learner can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognize implicit meaning; he/she can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions; he/she can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes and can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organizational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.
CEFR level*: C2 Proficient User
* Common European Framework of Reference for Languages