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

Level: Upper Intermediate (CEFR:B2)

This means your level of English equates to 500 - 600 hours of guided instruction. 

Please see the Cambridge English assessment chart below

Level Information

Next Step: Advanced (CEFR:C1)

You need approximately 125-175 hours of guided instruction to reach the next level.

This is how you can achieve this: 

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In Bournemouth with The Language Training Co

Comparing Levels

Upper Intermediate (CEFR:B2) vs Advanced (CEFR:C1)

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.

Speaking C1

I can:

* express myself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions.

* use language flexibly and effectively for social and professional purposes.

* formulate ideas and opinions with precision and relate my contribution skilfully to those of other speakers

Reading C1

I can understand:

* long and complex factual and literary texts, appreciating distinctions of style.

* specialised articles and longer technical instructions, even when they do not relate to my field.

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.

Listening C1

I can understand:

* extended speech even when it is not clearly structured and when relationships are only implied and not signalled explicitly.

* television programmes and films without too much effort.

Writing C1

I can:

* express myself in clear, well-structured text, expressing points of view at some length.

* write detailed expositions of complex subjects in an essay or a report, underlining what I consider to be the salient issues.

* write different kinds of texts in a style appropriate to the reader in mind.

Any questions?

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