ABC FORMATION offers a wide range of courses from beginner to advanced level and in various ways. Our teaching is based on the latest methodological innovations and is part of a communicative and action-oriented approach.

All our courses are aligned with the levels of Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CECRL) in order to ensure continued progress and acquire a internationally recognized level of learning.

We integrate the cultural and intercultural dimensions learning the language by offering you numerous authentic documents and class projects around the French language and culture

HOW ARE THE CECRL LEVELS BREAKDOWN?

Elementary Independent Experimented
A1 A2 B1 B2 C1 C2
80h 160h 240h 240h 240h 240h
A1 A2.1 A2.2 B1.1 B1.2 B1.3 B2.1 B2.2 B2.3 C1.1 C1.2 C1.3 C2.1 C2.2 C2.3
80h 80h 80h 80h 80h 80h 80h 80h 80h 80h 80h 80h 80h 80h 80h

FIND OUT THE DESCRIPTIONS OF EACH LEVEL AND FIND YOURSELF ON THE CECRL

 

DISCOVERY LEVEL (A1)

Can understand and use familiar, everyday expressions as well as very simple statements aimed at satisfying concrete needs. Can introduce oneself or someone else and ask a person questions about them – for example, about where they live, their relationships, what they own, etc. – and can answer the same type of questions. Can communicate simply if the interlocutor speaks slowly and clearly and is cooperative.

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INTERMEDIATE LEVEL (A2)

Can understand isolated sentences and frequently used expressions related to immediate areas of priority (e.g., simple personal and family information, shopping, local environment, work). Can communicate in simple and usual tasks requiring only a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and usual subjects. Can describe his training, his immediate environment using simple means and discuss subjects that correspond to immediate needs.

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THRESHOLD LEVEL (B1)

Can understand the main points when clear, standard language is used and when dealing with familiar things from work, school, play, etc. Can handle most situations encountered while traveling in an area where the target language is spoken. Can produce simple, coherent speech on familiar topics and areas of interest. Can recount an event, experience or dream, describe a hope or goal, and briefly state reasons or explanations for a project or idea.

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.ADVANCED LEVEL (B2)

Can understand the essential content of concrete or abstract topics in a complex text, including a technical discussion in his specialty. Can communicate with a degree of spontaneity and ease such that a conversation with a native speaker does not involve tension for either party. Can express himself clearly and in detail on a wide range of subjects, express an opinion on a current issue and explain the advantages and disadvantages of different possibilities.

 

 

AUTONOMOUS LEVEL (C1)

Can understand a wide range of long and demanding texts, as well as grasp implicit meanings. Can express himself spontaneously and fluently without apparently having to search for words. Can use the language effectively and flexibly in their social, professional or academic life. Can express himself on complex subjects in a clear and well-structured manner and demonstrate his control of the tools of organization, articulation and cohesion of discourse.

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MASTERY LEVEL (C2)

Can effortlessly understand almost everything he/she reads or hears. Can reproduce facts and arguments from various written and oral sources by summarizing them coherently. Can express himself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely and can distinguish fine nuances of meaning in relation to complex subjects.