BabeliUM

EVALUATION

become a language champion

The  CEFR  describes proficiency in a foreign language at six levels : A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2, and forms the basis for the international recognition of communication skills , which greatly facilitates the mobility of students and professionals.

A1

ORAL COMPREHENSION

I can recognize simple words and expressions in common use relating to myself, my family and the contexts in which I am inserted, when spoken to me clearly and slowly.

ORAL PRODUCTION

I can use simple phrases and phrases to describe where I live and people I know.

ORAL INTERACTION

I can communicate in a simple way, as long as my interlocutor is willing to repeat or say in other words, at a slower pace, and help me to formulate what I would like to say. I can ask and answer simple questions about familiar topics or areas of immediate need.

WRITING COMPREHENSION (READING)

I can understand familiar names, words and very simple sentences, for example on notices, posters or leaflets.

WRITTEN PRODUCTION

I can write a simple and short postcard, for example when on vacation. I am able to fill in a form with personal data, for example, in a hotel, with name, address, nationality.

A2

ORAL COMPREHENSION


I can understand the most frequently used expressions and vocabulary related to aspects of personal interest, such as family, shopping, work and the environment in which I live. I can understand the essence of an advertisement and simple, short and clear messages.

ORAL PRODUCTION

 

I can use a series of expressions and sentences to talk in a simple way about my family, other people, living conditions, my education and my current or most recent job.

ORAL INTERACTION


I can communicate in simple, day-to-day situations, on common subjects and activities that only require a simple and direct exchange of information. I am able to participate in brief exchanges despite not understanding enough to carry on the conversation.

WRITING COMPREHENSION (READING)


I can read short, simple texts. I can find predictable and concrete information in simple everyday texts, for example advertisements, leaflets, menus, timetables. I can understand short and simple personal letters.

WRITTEN PRODUCTION


I can write short, simple notes and messages on matters of immediate need. I can write a very simple personal letter, for example to thank someone for something.

B1

ORAL COMPREHENSION

I can understand the main points of a spoken sequence
on current affairs at work, school, leisure, etc. I can understand the main points of many radio and television programs on current affairs or topics of personal or professional interest when the speech rate is relatively slow and clear.

ORAL PRODUCTION

I can articulate expressions in a simple way to describe experiences and events, dreams, desires and ambitions. I can explain or justify opinions and plans. I can tell a story, relate the plot of a book or film and describe my reactions.

ORAL INTERACTION

I can deal with most situations that may arise when traveling in an area where the language is spoken. I can enter, without prior preparation, into a conversation on topics that are familiar, of personal interest, or pertinent to everyday life (eg, family, hobbies, work, travel, and current affairs).

WRITING COMPREHENSION (READING)


I can understand texts in which everyday or work-related language predominates. I can understand descriptions of events, feelings and desires in personal letters.

WRITTEN PRODUCTION

I can write simply articulated text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest. I can write personal letters to describe experiences and impressions.

B2

ORAL COMPREHENSION

I can understand long expositions and lectures and even follow
more complex parts of the argument, as long as the topic is relatively familiar to me. I can understand most news and other information programs on television. I can understand most films as long as the standard language is used.

ORAL PRODUCTION


I can express myself clearly and in detail on a wide
range of subjects related to my interests. I can explain a point of view on a given subject, giving the advantages and disadvantages of different options.

ORAL INTERACTION

I can converse with sufficient fluency and spontaneity to make normal interaction with native speakers possible. I can take an active part in a discussion that takes place in familiar contexts, presenting and defending my points of view.

WRITING COMPREHENSION (READING)

I can read articles and reports on contemporary issues towards which the authors adopt particular attitudes or points of view. I can understand contemporary literary texts in prose.

WRITTEN PRODUCTION


I can write clear and detailed text on a wide range of subjects related to my interests. I can write an expository text or a report, transmitting information or giving reasons for or against a certain point of view. I can write letters highlighting the meaning that certain events or experiences have for me.

C1

ORAL COMPREHENSION

 

I can understand a long exposition, even if it is not clearly structured or when the articulation between ideas is only implied. I can understand television programs and movies without much difficulty.

ORAL PRODUCTION

I can present clear and detailed descriptions on complex topics that integrate subtopics, developing particular aspects and reaching an appropriate conclusion.

ORAL INTERACTION

I can express myself spontaneously and fluently, with no apparent difficulty in finding suitable expressions. I can use the language flexibly and effectively for social and professional purposes. I formulate ideas and opinions with precision and adapt my speech to that of my interlocutors.

WRITING COMPREHENSION (READING)

I can understand long and complex texts, literary and non-literary, and distinguish styles. I can understand specialized articles and lengthy technical instructions, even when they are not related to my area of expertise.

WRITTEN PRODUCTION

I can express myself in a clear and well-structured way, presenting my points of view with a certain degree of elaboration. I can write letters, communications or reports on complex subjects, highlighting the aspects that I consider most important. I am able to write in the style I feel is appropriate for the reader I have in mind.

C2

ORAL COMPREHENSION


I have no difficulty understanding any kind of oral utterance, both face-to-face and through the media, even when speaking quickly, at the speed of native speakers, and it only takes some time to become familiar with the accent.

ORAL PRODUCTION

I can, without difficulty and fluently, make an oral exposition or develop an argument in a style appropriate to the context and with a logical structure such that it helps my interlocutor to identify and memorize the most important aspects.

ORAL INTERACTION


I can effortlessly participate in any conversation or discussion and even use idiomatic and colloquial expressions. I can express myself fluently and accurately convey small differences in meaning. Whenever I have a problem, I’m able to go back, work around the difficulty and rephrase, without it being noticed.

WRITING COMPREHENSION (READING)

 can read with ease virtually all forms of written text, including more abstract, linguistically or structurally complex texts such as manuals, specialized articles and literary works.

WRITTEN PRODUCTION

I can write texts in a fluent and appropriate style. I can write complex letters, reports or articles in a structured way that present a case with such a logical structure that it helps the reader to perceive the essential points and memorize them. I can write summaries and reviews of literary and professional works.