ESOL Skills for Life qualifications can be obtained at: ENTRY levels 1, 2, 3 and Levels 1 and 2
Entry levels are for beginners, levels 1 and 2 are for more confident users.
It is suggested that learners should acquire at least an Entry level 3 qualification= B1 Users. Read more
Level 1= B2 Users
Level 2= C1 Users
Level 3= C2 Users (ESOL international)
See detailed descriptors for each level on our home page (scroll to the bottom)
Common European Framework of Reference for languages
A1= Entry level 1 (beginner) Basic user
A2= Entry level 2 (elementary) Basic user
B1=Entry level 3 (lower intermediate) Independent user
B2= Level 1 (upper intermediate) Independent user
C1= Level 2 (advanced) Proficient user
C2= Level 3 (proficiency) Proficient user
How do our courses fit into the CEFR framework?
A2 level- Beginner course
B1 level- Intermediate course
B2 (scores 60-84%) - C1 level (scores 85%+) - Advanced course
Candidates are required to sit Reading, Writing and Speaking/Listening tests for the relevant level at an authorized centre. For candidates who decide to prepare with us, tests can be taken at regional, open centres.
Registered students have access to our Student Forum where tutors post plenty of advice, sample papers and additional preparatory material for the test.
Book your exam through us.
For detailed guidance regarding tests' format and content, enrol on one of our preparatory courses.
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