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The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) is an international standard for describing language ability. It describes language ability on a six-point scale, from A1 for beginners, up to C2 for those who have mastered a language. This makes it easy for anyone involved in language teaching and testing, such as teachers or learners, to see the level of different qualifications. It also means that employers and educational institutions can easily compare our qualifications to other exams in their country.
The diagram below shows all of our English exams on the CEFR.
*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.
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