How is my Grammar & Vocabulary test score related to my CEFR level?

After you have done your Grammar & Vocabulary test you will receive your score. The Grammar & Vocabulary test score will be numbered between 1 and 60 and can deduce your CEFR level form this score.

Grammar & Vocabulary test score to CEFR level

grammar & vocabulary test score CEFR Level

Required level for... (example for the maritime sector)

1 - 12



13  - 24


support, ratings

25 - 36



37 - 48


operation level

49 - 60


 officers + office staff 

EFR Description of CEFR LEvel  


You convey and understand only general meaning in very familiar situations. There are frequent breakdowns in communication.



Your basic competence is limited to familiar situations. You frequently show problems in understanding and expression. You are not able to use complex language.



You have a partial command of the language and cope with overall meaning in most situations, although you are likely to make many mistakes. You should be able to handle basic communication in your own field.



Generally you have an effective command of the language despite some inaccuracies, inappropriate usage, and misunderstandings. You can use and understand fairly complex language, particularly in familiar situations.



You have an operational command of the language, though with occasional inaccuracies, inappropriate usage and misunderstandings in some situations. Generally, you handle complex language well and understand the detailed reasoning.


About the CEFR standard

CEFR is short for Common European Frame of Reference for Languages: Learning, Teaching, Assessment. You can find more information about the European CEFR standard on Wikipedia.

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After you have done your level test you will receive your Level Test score. The Level Test score will be numbered between 1 and 100 and can be mapped to 7 levels on EnglishCentral. You can also deduce your CEFR Level from this score.

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