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  • Hello everybody! This is Jack Askew from to

  • and in this video we're going to talk about English language levels, and I have

  • a question for you. So keep watching...

  • Before I ask you the question of what English level you have,

  • I'm going to explain how you can evaluate your own level using the Common

  • European Framework of Reference for languages, and this splits English

  • learners into six different levels:

  • A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2

  • So let's have a look at all these different levels so you can evaluate

  • your own English level currently. So the first one is beginner A1, and this is

  • where you can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly

  • and clearly and is prepared to help.

  • This is where you can introduce yourself and others. You can ask and answer questions

  • about personal details, such as where you live,

  • people you know, and things you have. So that's A1. A2 is elementary and this is

  • where you can understand sentences and frequently used expressions, for example,

  • very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography,

  • employment, etc. And you can communicate in simple and routine tasks on familiar

  • topics. B1 is interediate, and this is where you can deal with most situations

  • likely to arise while traveling in an area where the language is spoken.

  • You can also describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes, and ambitions, and

  • briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans. Now moving on to

  • upper intermediate now, and this is a level B2

  • this is where you can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that

  • makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without

  • difficulty for either party.

  • So that's a B2 level: upper intermediate. Now, C1 is advanced and, this is

  • where you can express ideas fluently,

  • spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. You can use

  • language flexibly and effectively for social, academic, and professional

  • purposes.

  • So that's a C1 level. And then finally, we have proficient, and this is C2

  • Now, look at this first one: Can understand with ease

  • virtually everything heard or read. Can express him or herself spontaneously

  • very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of

  • meaning even in the most complex situations.

  • So those are the six levels according to the European Framework for Languages, so

  • now it's time for the question and what I want to know is this: what English level

  • do you currently have? What English level do you currently have?

  • Leave your comments below this video, and also tell me if you are happy with this

  • current level.

  • Thanks for watching and see you next time!

Hello everybody! This is Jack Askew from to

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