Find your language level

Find out which level of study is right for your skill set.

Assess your level

View the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) self-assessment grid (PDF) to identify your level and the class most suited to your skills.

Available levels

Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) equivalentLevels
A1 (basic user)Beginners
A2 (basic user)Pre-Intermediate (equivalent to GCSE level)
B1 (independent user)Intermediate (equivalent to AS-level)
B2 (independent user)Upper-Intermediate (equivalent to A-level)
B2 (independent user)Advanced (post A-level)
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Discuss your level with us

If you are not sure about your level, come to an open evening and have a chat with one of our tutors. If you can’t make it to an open evening, we can arrange a telephone assessment.