CEFR Levels

DELF/ DALF/ TEF/ TCF/ TEFaQ

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– CEFR- aligned French language learning strategy to cater to the requirements of all individuals.

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DELF/ DALF/ TEF/ TCF/ TEFaQ

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– Variety of course options to choose from

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– All- inclusive online French language sessions: Grammar, Speaking Listening, Reading, Writing

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– All levels from beginner to advanced: DELF (A1 to B2) and DALF C1 (as per CEFR levels)

CEFR LEVELS DESCRIBED IN DETAIL

WHAT IS CEFR?

CEFR is a standard process of French learning and is recognized at an international level. It makes the French language learning process more objective, measurable, systematic and comprehensive. In other words, CEFR is that framework which is the basis decided to help you to learn language in terms of levels ranging from Beginner to Advanced. As you go all the way up as per CEFR levels during your learning process, you come closer & closer to native- level fluency.

At LingoRelic, we keep the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) as the basis of all our language teaching in order to make the learning process objective, organized and comprehensive for each learner.

If you’re not sure about your level, you may avail the opportunity to take our CEFR level test and know your level.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

DELF/ DALF/ TEF/ TCF/ TEFaQ

LEVEL A1- Breakthrough/ Beginner

This is basically what one would consider “tourist French”- enough to be able to read & understand signs, ask for
simple directions, cope with restaurants and lodging, etc. Furthermore, you can easily introduce yourself, and even ask or respond to simple personal & direct questions..

LEVEL A2- Waystage/ Elementary

This is pretty much where college “Reading French for Graduate Students” courses bring you, at least as far as written French is concerned. They assume you’ll still need to have a bilingual dictionary handy, but won’t have to look up every single word. Having qualified level A2, you become capable of  understanding and using familiar daily- life expressions & phrases. Also, you’re able able to interact well in a basic conversation with a slow- speaking conversation partner.

You can describe your background and daily activities while using simple sentence structures, but you’ll still struggle to continue the conversation on that topic. To get to this level of spoken French, ideally, you should double the effort of what is needed for level A1.

LEVEL B1- Threshold/ Intermediate

At this level, you can absolutely fend for yourself on your own while traveling in France or in a francophone country for an extended period of time. You’ll be able to read pretty well (again, with occasional recourse to a bilingual dictionary). You can carry on simple conversations as long as they don’t get very detailed.

You can also maintain a personal journal and write simple comprehensive texts, essays, & articles on general topics and deal with ease with the fundamental daily- life situations
such as work, education, leisure, etc.

LEVEL B2- Vantage/ Upper Intermediate

This is the minimum level that French universities expect their foreign students to be at in order to start; some will
require that you prove it by passing the DELF B2. This level represents the stage 2 of the CEFR framework ‘independent user’ category. This is the minimum level that French universities expect their foreign students to be at in order to start; some will require that you prove it by passing the DELF B2. Also, to attain a CLB 7 for Canadian immigration, a candidate is expected to achieve a minimum of level B2 in TEF Canada for a better CRS score.

It represents a learner who is capable of communicating in a more fluid and spontaneous way using more idioms and complex sentence connectors and tenses. At this level, your reading is really pretty good, only occasionally needing to look up a word. You become expert enough in
understanding a complex text dealing with general as well as specific themes.

You’ll find that you’re able to follow a college lecturer speaking in good French. Also, you’ll be able to carry an extended conversation on a variety of topics. You can hold technical discussions in your field of specialisation. In
addition, you’ll be able to converse with native French speakers, easily comprehend them and also express yourself without thinking of vocabulary, grammar and sentence structures.

Finally, having qualified a level B2, you’ll become expert in writing proper, clear and comprehensive essays, texts, articles & letters (formal & informal) to put across your opinions as well as suggestions on a particular theme by presenting its positives & negatives. To reach this important milestone, multiply the A1 time & effort by at least four.

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