B2

EU language levels: Level B2

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

Common European Framework of Reference for languages skills described in levels ranging from A1 for beginners to C2 for those who have completely mastered a particular language. So everyone involved in the process of teaching and testing languages (students, teachers, people who train teachers, etc.) can easily be familiar with the levels which belong to different qualifications. In addition, employers and educational institutions can thus easily compare different qualifications, and to understand their relationship with the tests that exist in their country.

C1
B2
B1
A2
A1
Listening:
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.
Reading:
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.
Spoken interaction:
I can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible.
I can take an active part in discussion in familiar contexts, accounting for and sustaining my views.
Spoken production:
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.
Writing:
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.
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