Beginner - No previous knowledge
I do not speak or understand the language.
A1 - Elementary
I speak and understand a few things.
A2 - Pre-intermediate
I am able to understand a little and can communicate simple sentences in familiar situations.
B1 - Intermediate
I can communicate and understand reasonably well. I can write simple text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest.
B2 - Upper intermediate
I can speak and understand the language in most situations. Reading and writing is possible with many standard errors.
C1 - Advanced
I understand everyday situations with almost no trouble. I can communicate in unknown and new situations. I am comfortable with reading and writing, and make few grammatical mistakes.
C2 - Proficient
I can express myself spontaneously in everyday and unknown situations. I can summarise information from different spoken and written sources.