How Your English Improves

How Your English Improves at Nile Language School

Progression and Proficiency

The table below illustrates student continuous progress from Beginner to Advanced and Test Preparation level. It also serves as a reference to determine the widely accepted CEFR language proficiency classification with the approximate equivalent to other English language evaluation schemes including TOEFL iBT and IELTS.

BEGINNER

Students are familiar with simple vocabulary, phrases, and expressions which allow them to communicate only basic needs using simple terms.

EXAM LEVELS

  • CEFR A1-A2
  • TOEFL iBT 0-36
  • IELTS 3.5-4.5

Ready for Higher Education

Not ready

INTERMEDIATE

Students are able to communicate through simple conversations and can produce simple written notes. They are progressing to the level where they start participating in conversations about familiar topics, understand longer texts and produce simple paragraphs.

EXAM LEVELS​

  • CEFR A2-B1
  • TOEFL iBT 37-54
  • IELTS 4.5-5.5

Ready for Higher Education

Not ready

HIGH INTERMEDIATE

Students can participate in conversations about familiar topics and can understand longer texts. They are able to produce simple paragraphs. They are progressing to the level of being able to participate in more complex conversations, understand more advanced texts, and produce a simple essay.

EXAM LEVELS​

  • CEFR B1-B2
  • TOEFL iBT 55-74
  • IELTS 5.5-7.0

Ready for Higher Education

Partially

ADVANCED

Students can fully express themselves in various social and professional contexts requiring explanation and understanding of complex concepts, ideas, and themes. They are able to understand inferences and use them effectively for communication.

EXAM LEVELS​

  • CEFR B2-C1
  • TOEFL iBT 75-91
  • IELTS 7.0-7.5

Ready for Higher Education

READY

TEST PREPARATION

Students have achieved linguistic proficiency and independence comparable to that of a native speaker. They are well-versed in the use of the English language and can understand, analyze, and express complex ideas. They have mastered the use of inferences for effective communication.

EXAM LEVELS​

  • CEFR C1-C2
  • TOEFL iBT 92+
  • IELTS 7.5+

Ready for Higher Education

READY

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At Nile Language School we promote a strong partnership between the students and the teachers. Just as the teachers understand the importance of their work, our students understand the value of hard work and dedication to the learning process. This shared responsibility and commitment to quality education guarantee student success and their linguistic growth.

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