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Common European Framework Self-Assessment Grid

 

A1-A2 Elementary; A2-B1 Pre-Intermediate; B1-B2 Intermediate;
B2-C1 Upper-Intermediate; C1 Advanced; C2 Proficiency
 

  UNDERSTANDING SPEAKING WRITING
Listening Reading Interaction Production
1 • I can recognise familiar words and very basic phrases concerning myself, my family and immediate concrete surroundings when people speak slowly and clearly. • I can understand familiar names, words and very simple sentences, for example on notices and posters or in catalogues. • I can interact in a simple way provided the other person is prepared to repeat or rephrase things at a slower rate of speech and help me formulate what I’m
trying to say.
• I can ask and answer simple
questions in areas of immediate need or on very familiar topics.
• I can use simple phrases and sentences to describe where I live and people I know. • I can write a short, simple postcard, for example sending
holiday greetings.
• I can fill in forms with personal details, for example entering my
name, nationality and address on a hotel registration form.
2 • I can understand phrases and the highest frequency vocabulary related to areas of most immediate personal relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local area, employment).
• I can catch the main point in short, clear, simple messages and announcements.
• I can read very short, simple texts.
• I can find specific, predictable information in simple everyday material such as advertisements, prospect uses, menus and timetables and I can understand short, simple personal letters.
• I can communicate in simple
and routine tasks requiring a
simple and direct exchange of information on familiar topics and activities.
• I can handle very short social exchanges, even though I can’t usually understand enough to keep the conversation going myself.
• I can use a series of phrases and sentences to describe in simple terms my family and other people, living conditions, my educational background and my present or most recent job. • I can write short, simple notes and messages relating to
matters in areas of immediate needs.
• I can write a very simple personal letter, for example thanking someone for something.
B1 • I can understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.
• I can understand the main point of many radio or TV programmes on current affairs or topics of personal or professional interest when the delivery is relatively slow and clear.
• I can understand texts that consist mainly of high-frequency everyday or job-related language.
• I can understand the description of events, feelings and wishes in personal letters.
• I can deal with most situations likely to arise while traveling in an area where the language is spoken.
• I can enter unprepared into
conversation on topics that are familiar, of personal interest or pertinent to everyday life (e.g. family, hobbies, work, travel and current events).
• I can connect phrases in a
simple way in order to describe experiences and events, my dreams, hopes and ambitions.
• I can briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.
• I can narrate a story or relate the plot of a book or film and describe my reactions.
• I can write simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest.
• I can write personal letters describing experiences and
impressions.
B2 • I can understand extended speech and lectures and follow even complex lines of argument provided the topic is reasonably familiar.
• I can understand most TV news and current affairs programmes.
• I can understand the majority of films in standard dialect.
• I can read articles and reports concerned with contemporary problems in which the writers adopt particular attitudes or viewpoints.
• I can understand contemporary literary prose.
• I can understand extended speech and lectures and follow even complex lines of argument provided the topic is reasonably familiar.
• I can understand most TV news and current affairs programs.
• I can understand the majority of films in standard dialect.
• I can present clear, detailed descriptions on a wide range of subjects related to my field of interest.
• I can explain a viewpoint
on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.
• I can write clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects related to my interests.
• I can write an essay or report, passing on information or giving reasons in support of or against a particular point of view.
• I can write letters highlighting the personal significance of events and experiences.
C1 • I can understand extended speech even when it is not clearly structured and when relationships are only implied and not signalled explicitly.
• I can understand television programmes and films without too much effort.
• I can understand long and complex factual and literary texts, appreciating distinctions of style.
• I can understand specialised articles and longer technical instructions, even when they do not relate to my field.
• I can express myself fluently
and spontaneously without
much obvious searching for
expressions.
• I can use language flexibly
and effectively for social and
professional purposes.
• I can formulate ideas and
opinions with precision and
relate my contribution skillfully
to those of other speakers.
• I can present clear, detailed descriptions of complex subjects integrating sub-themes,
developing particular points and rounding off with an appropriate conclusion.
• I can express myself in clear, well-structured text, expressing points of view at some length.
• I can write about complex subjects in a letter, an essay or a report, underlining what I consider to be the salient issues.
• I can select style  appropriate to the reader in mind.
C2 • I have no difficulty in understanding any kind of spoken language, whether live or broadcast, even when delivered at fast native speed, provided I have some time to get familiar with the accent. • I can read with ease virtually all forms of the written language, including abstract, structurally or linguistically complex texts such as manuals, specialised articles and literary works. • I can take part effortlessly in any conversation or discussion and have a good familiarity with idiomatic expressions and colloquialisms.
• I can express myself fluently and convey finer shades of meaning precisely. If I do have a problem I can backtrack and restructure around the difficulty so smoothly that other people are hardly aware of it.
• I can present a clear, smoothly flowing description or argument
in a style appropriate to the context and with an effective logical structure which helps the recipient to notice and remember significant points.
• I can write clear, smoothly-flowing
text in an appropriate style.
• I can write complex letters, reports or articles which present
a case with an effective logical structure which helps the recipient to notice and remember
significant points.
• I can write summaries and reviews of professional or literary works.


A1-A2 Elementary; A2-B1 Pre-Intermediate; B1-B2 Intermediate;
B2-C1 Upper-Intermediate; C1 Advanced; C2 Proficiency

 

Source:

http://www.pearsonlongman.com/ae/cef/cefguide.pdf


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