B1 English level (intermediate)
The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) has six levels, from A1 for beginners, up to C2 for users who are proficient in the language.
What can a B1-level learner of English do?
- They can understand the main points of clear texts on familiar topics in standard language.
- They can manage most situations on a trip to places where English is used.
- They can produce simple, organised texts about familiar topics.
- They can describe experiences, events, wishes and aspirations, and explain opinions and plans.
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