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Study English Level B1

English level B1 (Pre-Intermediate / Intermediate) is the third CEFR English language level. We provide the international CEFR description, followed by study targets

At the end of English level B1, you can:

  • Understand the main points on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.

  • Deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an english-speaking area.

  • Produce simple connected text on topics, which are familiar, or of personal interest.

  • Describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes & ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans. 

Study Targets For English Level B1

Here are our study targets for the key components of English Level B1.       

English Communication (B1)

  • Describing experiences and events

  • Expressing hopes and ambitions

  • Describing feelings

  • Giving reasons

  • Giving opinions

  • Expressing preferences

  • Stating obligations

  • Expressing certainty

  • Describing events in the past

  • Describing events in the future

English Vocabulary (B1)

  • Feelings and emotions

  • Travel and transport

  • Entertainment

  • Leisure activities

  • Sport, health and fitness

  • Education

  • News and media

  • Technology

  • Time expressions for the past

  • Time expressions for the future

English Grammar (B1)

  • Adverbs for time, degree, manner

  • Past habits states (used to) 

  • Present perfect simple

  • Modals: should have, might have etc

  • Present continuous (future)

  • Future simple: will

  • Future: going to

  • Present perfect continuous

  • Past continuous

  • Past perfect simple

  • Conditionals (first and second)

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