Level guide

Anglo-Link's ranks in the framework of international tests
Anglo-Link rank
CEFR*
IELTS
Cambridge English Scale**
TOEFL iBT
Beginner A1 1.5 KET Pass (100 – 119) 0 - 19
Elementary A2 2.5 – 3.5 KET Pass (120 – 132)
KET Pass with Merit (133 – 139)
PET (120 -139)
20 - 31
Intermediate B1 4.0 – 5.0 KET Pass with Distinction (140 – 150)
PET Pass (140 – 152)
PET Pass with Merit (153 – 159)
FCE Grade D (140 – 159)
32 - 45
Advanced B2 5.5 – 6.5 PET Pass with Distinction (160 – 170)
FCE Grade C (160 – 172)
FCE Grade B (173 – 179)
CAE Grade D (160 – 179)
46 – 93
Fluent C1 7.0 – 8.0 FCE Grade A (180 – 190)
CAE Grade C (180 – 192)
CAE Grade B (193 – 199)
CPE Grade D (180 – 199)
94 – 114
Master C2 8.5 CAE Grade A (200 – 210)
CPE Grade C (200 – 212)
CPE Grade B (213 – 219)
115 - 117
Near native / native 9 CPE Grade A (220 - 230) 118 - 120

* The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

** Cambridge English Scales: KET: Key, PET: Preliminary, FCE: First, CAE: Advanced, CPE: Proficiency

Anglo-Link rank
CEFR*
Beginner A1
Elementary A2
Intermediate B1
Advanced B2
Fluent C1
Master C2
Near native / native N/A

* The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

Anglo-Link rank
IELTS
Beginner 1.5
Elementary 2.5 – 3.5
Intermediate 4.0 – 5.0
Advanced 5.5 – 6.5
Fluent 7.0 – 8.0
Master 8.5
Near native / native 9
Anglo-Link rank
Cambridge English Scale**
Beginner KET Pass (100 – 119)
Elementary KET Pass (120 – 132)
KET Pass with Merit (133 – 139)
PET (120 -139)
Intermediate KET Pass with Distinction (140 – 150)
PET Pass (140 – 152)
PET Pass with Merit (153 – 159)
FCE Grade D (140 – 159)
Advanced PET Pass with Distinction (160 – 170)
FCE Grade C (160 – 172)
FCE Grade B (173 – 179)
CAE Grade D (160 – 179)
Fluent FCE Grade A (180 – 190)
CAE Grade C (180 – 192)
CAE Grade B (193 – 199)
CPE Grade D (180 – 199)
Master CAE Grade A (200 – 210)
CPE Grade C (200 – 212)
CPE Grade B (213 – 219)
Near native / native CPE Grade A (220 - 230)

** Cambridge English Scales: KET: Key, PET: Preliminary, FCE: First, CAE: Advanced, CPE: Proficiency

Anglo-Link rank
TOEFL iBT
Beginner 0 - 19
Elementary 20 - 31
Intermediate 32 - 45
Advanced 46 – 93
Fluent 94 – 114
Master 115 - 117
Near native / native 118 - 120
Beginner (A1)
Your abilities

You understand and can use some basic English phrases to say hello, goodbye, thank you, etc. You can also say a few things about yourself (name, nationality, age, possessions), but you are not able to understand or engage in a conversation or any form of written exchange.

Your goals

Your goals working through this level are to:

  1. Learn the basic structures and the most common daily vocabulary and phrases.
  2. Open your ears to English sounds and rhythm by hearing English in the background (without trying to understand anything).

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