This website uses the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference) standard to ascribe level guidance to the videos included on this website. We also use the framework Elementary, Pre-Intermediate etc. popular with many ESL/EFL/ESOL textbooks.

Cambridge English have put together a helpful video which explains the European Framework, available to view on their website, or simply to watch below:

If you are studying for an English exam (TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS etc.) and are unsure which CEFR level you are studying at Wikipedia has a very helpful table to clarify matters.

The following table may also be useful to those trying to find out more about international level standards.

level chart*This website uses the label “Pre-Intermediate” in place of “Lower-Intermediate”.