Language levels explained

CEFR*/ ACTFL** Reference

CEFR*

Level Names

ACTFL**

Level Names

Cactus

Levels

A1

Beginner

Novice

(Low/Mid/High)

Beginner

A2

Elementary

Intermediate

(Low/Mid)

Elementary

B1

Intermediate

Intermediate High

Intermediate

B2

Upper Intermediate

Advanced

(Low/Mid/High)

Upper Intermediate

C1

Advanced

Superior

Advanced

C2

Proficient

Distinguished

Proficient



These course models are based on internationally recognised systems: