The CEFR is widely used in the development and referencing of language syllabi, qualifications, assessment and other learning materials. The results show that DP English language courses develop all four key language skills reading, writing, speaking and listening with comprehensive assessment. All courses have at least one grade that can be considered comparable to CEFR B2, the level most commonly required by university admissions departments.
Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
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Using simple words, can describe his or her surroundings and communicate immediate needs. Intermediate B1 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.
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.
Advanced C1 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. Master or Proficient C2 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.
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