Your English Level

You can determine your level of English on a scale from 1 (Beginner) to 9 (Very advanced). Check the table below to see which level you have, or take a 20 minute free Online English level test which will help you determine your English level with accuracy.

LevelLSE Class LevelDescriptionCEF level*
9Very AdvancedI speak and understand English completely fluently.C2
8AdvancedI speak and understand very well but sometimes have problems with unfamiliar situations and vocabulary.C2
7Pre-advancedI speak and understand well but still make mistakes and fail to make myself understood occasionally.C1
6Upper IntermediateI speak and understand well but still make mistakes and fail to make myself understood occasionally.B2
5IntermediateI can speak and understand reasonably well and can use basic tenses but have problems with more complex grammar and vocabulary.B1
4Low IntermediateI can make simple sentences and can understand the main points of a conversation but need much more vocabulary.B1
3Pre-IntermediateI can communicate simply and understand in familiar situations but only with some difficulty.A2
2Elementary I can say and understand a few things in English.A1/2
1BeginnerI do not speak any English. 

*CEF - The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

Necessary Levels of English

Business English:

Course  Level
Business and Professional English 30+   Level 4 - 8
Business English 20-30  Level 4 - 8
Business and Professional English 30+ Level 4 - 8

Legal English:

Course  Level
Legal English 30+             Level 6 - 8
Legal English 20-30   Level 5 - 8
TOLES exam preparation Level 5 - 8

Professional English:

Course  Level
Medical English   Level 5 - 8
English for Human Resource Professionals   Level 5 - 8
Effective Lecturing SkillsLevel 6 - 8
Communication Skills for Bankers
Level 5 - 8

Exam preparation:

Course  Level
IELTS preparation course  Level 4 - 7
Cambridge Advanced Certificate (CAE)  Level 7 - 8
Cambridge First Certificate in English (FCE)Level 5 - 6
Cambridge BEC Higher Level 7 - 8
Cambridge BEC VantageLevel 5 - 6

Voice training:

Course  Level
Voice training and Accent modification    Level 5 - 9

Corporate English training:

Course  Level
Corporate English training                             Level 1 - 9

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