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*Linguaskill reports up to a maximum score of 180+ , which equates to C1 (or above) on the CEFR scale. Scoring up to C2 will be introduced in early 2021.
Download a larger version of the Cambridge English Scale
The Cambridge English Scale is a range of scores used for reporting the results of Cambridge English exams. It is built on our existing results reporting and years of research, and is designed to complement the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
Download a factsheet for teachers for guidance on converting practice test scores to Cambridge English Scale scores
For more detailed information about Cambridge English Scale results for particular exams, please see the results pages for:
There may be times when it is useful to know how a CEFR level, IELTS band score or old standardised score compares to a Cambridge English Scale score.
Our score converter tool can help you. Simply select what type of score you’d like to convert from, input the value and the tool will tell you what the equivalent Cambridge English Scale score is. You can also use the tool to convert from scores on the Cambridge English Scale back to CEFR Levels, IELTS band scores or old standardised scores.
You can embed the Cambridge English Scale score converter on your website, simply copy and paste the code below into your website:
A note for candidates
If you are using your result to apply to university or college, do not worry if the institution still specifies a standardised score in their requirements. You will be able to use your Cambridge English Scale score. If you have any problems, please do not hesitate to contact us at email@example.com and we’ll be able to help.