Level 6 Description at entry

(Equivalent to C2 in Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)

Skills Achievement
and Speaking
I can understand extended speech and lectures and follow even complex lines of argument providing the topic is reasonably familiar.
I can understand most TV news and current affairs programmes. I can understand the majority of films in standard dialect.
I can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible.
I can take an active part in discussion in familiar contexts, accounting for and sustaining my views.
I can present clear, detailed descriptions on a wide range of subjects related to my field of interest.
I can explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.
Writing I can write clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects related to my interests.
I can write an essay or report, passing on information or giving reasons in support of or against a particular point of view.
I can write letters highlighting the personal significance of events and experiences.
Reading I can read articles and reports concerned with contemporary problems in which the writers adopt particular attitudes or viewpoints
I can understand contemporary literary prose.
Grammar and Syntax I know the Present Subjunctive tense.
I can use most prepositions (however, despite, etc).
I can use Reported Speech.
I can use the Passive voice.
I understand the main grammatical terms used at my level.