C2 English level (proficiency)

Understanding your English level

The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) is the system that defines and explains the different levels of oral and written expression and comprehension for languages, including English.

There are six levels of reference, divided into three blocks: basic user for levels A1 and A2, independent user for B1 and B2 and proficient user for C1 and C2.

English level C2 describes proficient users of the language. Learners at this level can perform complex tasks related to work and study.

Skills at C2 English level (proficiency)

What can a C2-level learner of English do?

  • They can understand with ease practically everything he/she hears or reads. 
  • They can summarise information and arguments from different spoken and written sources, and present them coherently and concisely. 
  • They can express him/herself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in more complex situations.

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