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RESOURCE: Oral Language Proficiency Poster

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Are you confused about language proficiency levels? This colorful poster makes everything easy to see at a glance. And it’s clear enough to understand.

The poster was published by ACTFL, the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. The ACTFL language proficiency scale (illustrated in the poster) is one of two national scales.

The other national scale is from the Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR). It also has five levels—and the levels are calibrated to the ACTFL scale.

So if you understand the poster, you are solid in your grasp of U.S. standard oral language proficiency levels.


Article originally found in INTERSECT weekly update from May 11, 2018.

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