Language levels and standards

Learn languages with (the right) class!

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The “Common European Framework of Reference for Languages” (CEFR) helps to standardise different course levels and support you in your choice of course. There are a total of six levels: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2. These levels are further divided into two sub-levels (A1/1, A1/2, A2/1, etc.). At CAMPUS LinguaNEUM A1 and A2 are elementary levels; B1 and B2 intermediate levels; and C1 and C2 advanced levels.

The CERF was designed to provide a transparent, coherent and comprehensive basis for the elaboration of language syllabuses and curriculum guidelines, the design of teaching and learning materials, and the assessment of foreign language proficiency. It is used in Europe but also in other continents.

The CEFR describes comprehensively what competence language learners have at a certain level and what communicative situations they can handle. In this way you can measure your learning progress throughout your life and at each level.

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