Academic Aspects

Platiquemos/CLS FSI ACTFL CEF Definition
Levels
Scale
Scale
Scale
8
3
Superior
C2
Able to speak Spanish with sufficient structural accuracy and vocabulary to participate effectively in most formal and informal conversations, including business and professional.
7, 8
2+
Advanced
Plus
C1
Ability to satisfy most work requirements, and show some ability to communicate on concrete topics.
6, 7, 8
2
Advanced
B2
Ability to satisfy routine social demands and limited work requirements.
4, 5, 6
1+
Intermediate High
Able to satisfy most survival needs and limited social demands.
3, 4
1
Intermediate Mid
B1 Able to satisfy some survival needs and some limited social demands.
2, 3
1
Intermediate Low
A2
Able to satisfy basic survival needs and minimum courtesy requirements.
1, 2
0+
Novice High
Able to satisfy immediate needs with learned utterances.
1
0+
Novice Mid
A1
Able to operate only in a very limited capacity.
0
Novice Low
No knowledge at all. Where foreign language learning begins.