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CEFR C1 French
CEFR C1 French tells us what a French language learner is able to do at the C1 (Lower Advanced) level. According to the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference), a C1 level French language learner can do the following:
Can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognise implicit meaning.
Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions.
Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes.
Can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.
CEFR C1 French: Reading
Understand long and complex factual and literary texts, appreciating distinctions of style.
Understand specialised articles and longer technical instructions, even when they do not relate to own's field.
CEFR C1 French: Writing
Express oneself in clear, well-structured text, expressing points of view at some length.
Write about complex subjects in a letter, an essay or a report, underling what is personally considered salient issues.
Select style appropriate to the reader in mind.
CEFR C1 French: Listening
Understand extended speech even when it is clearly structured and when relationships are only implied and not signalled explicitly.
Understand television programmes and films without too much effort.
CEFR C1 French: Speaking
Present clear, detailed descriptions of complex subjects integrating sub-themes, developing particular points and rounding off with an appropriate conclusion.
Express oneself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions.
Use language flexibly and effectively for social and professional purposes.
Formulate ideas and opinions with precision relate personal contribution skilfully to those of other speakers.