C2 Proficiency

C2 English level (proficiency)

The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) has six levels, from A1 for beginners, up to C2 for users who are proficient in the language.

What can a C2-level learner of English do?

Learners who achieve C2 Proficiency level can:

  • understand with ease practically everything they hear or read
  • summarise information and arguments from different spoken and written sources, and present them coherently and concisely
  • express themselves spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in more complex situations.

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