CEF Levels / EAE Levels

CEF LEVELS / EAE LEVELS

A1 – Cadre European de Referencement Breakthrough

EAE – BEGINNER

  • Use a narrow range of language adequate for basic communication
  • Greet people, recognise some public notices and signs.
  • Produce phases about everyday situations, which require predictable language.

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A2 – Cadre European de Referencement  Waystage

EAE level PRE INT

  • Use language for survival in a foreign country.
  • Ask simple questions and obey simple instructions.
  • Use a limited range of language for short communication and practical need. Breakdowns in communication can be recovered with repetition and assistence.

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B1 – Cadre European de Referencement Thresold

EAE – INT A

  • Cope linguistically in a range of everyday situations, which require a predictable use of language.
  • Ask simple questions for clarification.
  • Write a straghtforward routine letter and understand parts of a presentation or discussion on predictable matters.

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B2 – Cadre European de Referencement Vantage

EAE – INT B

  • Handle the main structures of the language with some confidence and demonstrate knowledge of a wide range of vocabulary.
  • Produce written texts of various types, showing the ability to develop an argument as well as describe or recount events.
  • Grasp the main points of a radio or TV programme, presentation or demonstration.

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C1 – Cadre European de Referencement – Effective operational proficieny (EOP)

EAE POST INT

  • Use the gramatical structures of the language with ease and fluency.
  • Adapt their language use to a variety of social and work situations, express opinions and take part in discussions in a culturally acceptable away.
  • Produce a variety of texts and use the language in a creative and flexible way.

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C2 – Cadre European de Referencement – Mastery

EAE – ADVANCED

  • Use an extensive range of language in a range of culturally appropriate ways.
  • Cope with language use situations of everyday life with ease, including conversations on a variety of topics and in a variety of contexts. Lapses in appropriacy of language used in communication are recovered with ease.