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It looks like there is no current internationally recognized method to describe language fluency. If it is helpful though, you can view a list of language proficiency tests for each language. Check the table below to convert your proficiency results to different regional test scores:


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Since you are looking for an official certificate, you should check the conditions of the Certificate Examinations in Polish as a Foreign Language / Egzaminy Certyfikatowe z Języka Polskiego jako Obcego. As with other official examinations, the rules are strict: exams take place on specific dates and under specific conditions that require physical presence ...


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You don't need to do a degree in English Literature if you just want to learn Old English or confirm your skills. However, I still think that individual university courses is the closest thing you can get if you want a formal exam. At some universities you may sign up for individual courses, and attending the course may not be required to sit the exam (given ...


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The Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) is the international standard used outside the U.S. It has six levels, ranging from A1 to C2. The U.S. Interagency Language Roundtable ILR is scaled from 0 to 5, with intermediate ranges of 0+, 1+, 2+, 3+ and 4+. Call them from 0.5 to 4.5. The CEFR C2 level, specifically excludes ILR's 5.0 or "native," so ...


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At the moment, there seems to be no internationally recognised way of describing language proficiency if "international" is interpreted as "worldwide". The Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) is your best bet in Europe, but even in Europe, not all employers may be familiar with it. Note that the CEFR was created by the Council of Europe (CoE), ...


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Some companies may not be familiar with CEFR and it may sometimes be safer to use descriptions such as "near native" or "fluent" (see e.g. Describing language skills on the Jobline LMU website). However, the Council of Europe (CoE) has pointed out that C2 is not meant to imply a near-native level: Level C2, whilst it has been termed ‘Mastery’, is not ...


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According to the Seal of Biliteracy FAQ, Illinois is one of the states that "have approved a statewide Seal of Biliteracy". See also the Illinois State Seal of Biliteracy. Since the Seal of Biliteracy is for any student who masters academic English and "any other language" (according to the FAQ), it is possible in theory to get a Seal of Biliteracy for ...


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There are three TOEIC tests that you can take: the TOEIC® Listening and Reading Test, the TOEIC® Speaking and Writing Tests, the TOEIC Bridge™ Test. The TOEIC Bridge™ Test is for "lower-intermediate level learners", which is a very vague description. To find out whether this test is something for you, you can free sample questions and the examinee handbook,...


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The ILR (International Language Roundtable) is the most recognized language fluency test in the United States. According to the official website: The ILR as an entity does not develop or administer language tests itself. Many government agencies refer to the ILR Language Skill-Level Descriptions in scoring language proficiency tests and assigning scores, ...


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To quote the ILR website: "Where can I take an ILR test?" The answer is: We’re sorry, there is no “ILR test”. The ILR as an entity does not develop or administer tests itself. Many government agencies refer to the ILR Skill Level Descriptions but their tests are administered only within the government context and they are not available to private ...


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According to the page Examiner recruitment and training at IELTS.org, applicants for the job of IELTS examiner must have a) An undergraduate degree or Master’s degree or qualification(s) that can be demonstrated to be equivalent to an undergraduate degree or Master’s degree (3 years’ full-time academic study, or a minimum of one year’s full-time academic ...


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Yes. There are proficiency tests for Standard Chinese that go beyond B2 and that cover at least level C1. The DLPT V offers assessments of High Level Language Proficiency. It has been 25+ years since I last took the DLPT. I am uncertain how openly it is offered. The Defense language Institute Foreign Language Center offers an (Open to the Public) Online ...


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In addition to those listed in the other answer, here are a few more: For French: the Test de Connaissance du Français (TCF) is an certification that grades candidates on the CEFR scale from A1 to C2. Each certificate awarded is valid for 2 years. several other French proficiency certifications can be found on the website of the French Institute. For ...


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For French, two important certificates are DELF and DALF: the Diplôme d'études en langue française (DELF) is a set of certificates for CEFR levels A1 – B2. the Diplôme approfondi de langue française (DALF) is a set of certificates for CEFR levels C1 and C2. In addition to DELF for the general public, there are also versions of the certificate for school ...


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The written HSK test consists of three parts: a listening section, a reading section and a writing section. Each part is worth 100 points, even though they differ in duration and (in my opinion) difficulty. During the listening part, the participant needs to listen to short dialogues or statements and answer questions about them. Each dialogue is played ...


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There are only two main TOEIC tests to choose, and a high score on either one will certainly boost your resume. Your choices are the Listening & Reading Test, thus a sort of passive test. There is also the Speaking & Writing Test, which is more of an active test. It looks likes the average score (lots of data here) is below 700 (out of 990), so if ...


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You can describe your language proficiency using the ILR system, the ACTFL system or the CEFR system. ILR and ACTFL were developed in the United States, while the CEFR by the Council of Europe. However, over the last years, it seems that the CEFR has become the most used system: not only all the EU countries use it, but also a lot of non European ...


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