Language Levels – What’s CLB ?
CLB stands for the Canadian Language Benchmarks, is used in Canada to guide the teaching and assessment of Language levels in Canada.
The benchmarks are organized in 3 stages and 12 levels. The benchmarks describe tasks that people can do in listening, speaking, reading and writing. The CLB’s 12 benchmarks are divided into 3 parts: Stage I: Basic Proficiency; Stage II: Intermediate Proficiency; and Stage III: Advanced Proficiency. The CLB cover four skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing. There is also a French version of the CLB.
Test score equivalency chart
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Test d’évaluation de français (TEF) – Test score equivalency chart for reports issued on or after April 1, 2014