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Know your level

Learn more about your level and decide where you want to go. We are here to help.

Level: Intermediate (CEFR:B1+)

This means your level of English equates to 400 - 500 hours of guided instruction. 

Please see the Cambridge English assessment chart below

Level Information

Next Step: Upper Intermediate (CEFR:B2)

You need approximately 100-150 hours of guided instruction to reach the next level.

This is how you can achieve this: 

Students in Class

In Bournemouth with The Language Training Co

Comparing Levels

Intermediate (CEFR:B1+) vs Upper Intermediate (CEFR:B2)

Speaking B1+

I can:

* speak regularly with native speakers, discussing familiar topics in detail such as family, hobbies, work, travel and news.

* talk about past experiences and future plans, giving reasons.

Reading B1+

I can:

* read letters, articles, stories and reports about common topics

* understand descriptions of events, feelings and wishes.

Speaking B2

I can:

* communicate fluently and spontaneously with other English speakers.

* take part in discussions presenting and justifying my opinions.

* give clear detailed descriptions on a wide range of subjects.

Reading B2

I can understand:

* articles and reports about contemporary issues.

* contemporary literature.

Listening B1+

I can understand:

* the main points of any familiar topic related to work, school, leisure etc.

* most TV news and current affairs programmes.

* the majority of films.

Writing B1+

I can write:

* clearly and in detail about a wide range of subjects.

* letters about events and personal experiences.

Listening B2

I can understand:

* long complex speech and lines of argument.

* most television programmes, news and films.

Writing B2

I can write:

* detailed, clear, well-structured text to express my points of view.

* about complex subjects in a letter, an essay or a report.

* in an appropriate style.

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