||CAN advise on or talk about complex or sensitive issues, understand colloquial references and deal confidently with hostile questions.
||CAN understand documents, correspondence and reports, including the finer points of complex texts.
||CAN write letters on any subject and full notes of meetings or seminars with good expression and accuracy.
||CAN contribute effectively to meetings and seminars within own area of work or keep up a casual conversation with a good degree of fluency, coping with abstract expressions.
||CAN read quickly enough to cope with an academic course, to read the media for information or to understand non-standard correspondence.
||CAN prepare/draft professional correspondence, take reasonably accurate notes in meetings or write an essay which shows an ability to communicate.
||CAN follow or give a talk on a familiar topic or keep up a conversation on a fairly wide range of topics.
||CAN scan texts for relevant information, and understand detailed instructions or advice.
||CAN make notes while someone is talking or write a letter including non-standard requests.
||CAN express opinions on abstract/cultural matters in a limited way or offer advice within a known area, and understand instructions or public announcements.
||CAN understand routine information and articles, and the general meaning of non-routine information within a familiar area.
||CAN write letters or make notes on familiar or predictable matters.
||CAN express simple opinions or requirements in a familiar context.
||CAN understand straightforward information within a known area, such as on products and signs and simple textbooks or reports on familiar matters.
||CAN complete forms and write short, simple letters or postcards related to personal information.
||CAN understand basic instructions or take part in a basic factual conversation on a predictable topic.
||CAN understand basic notices, instructions or information.
||CAN complete basic forms, and write notes, including times, dates and places.