Short Courses

Which language level am I?

Our levels have changed. Find out here what level of language course you should be booking.

 

New to Languages for All?

If you're unsure of you current language level,  please see our Self-assessment information available here.  Students are required to self-assess using the information given, however please get in touch by email (COL@ed.ac.uk) or phone +44(0)131 650 4400) if further advice is required.

 

Studied with us before?

If you've studied with us before it's likely that you'll know which level you are progressing to. Here are our old language levels translated into the new titles:

LEVEL 1

 

 

LEVEL 3

 

Previous Title New Title   Previous Title New Title
1.1 Beginners 1   3.1 Intermediate 1
1.2 Beginners 2   3.2 Intermediate 2
1.3 Beginners 3   3.3 Intermediate 3
1.4 Beginners 4 (Japanese only)   3.4 Intermediate 4
1.5 Beginners 5 (Japanese only)   3.5 Intermediate 5
1.6 Beginners 6 (Japanese only)   3.6 Intermediate 6

LEVEL 2

 

 

LEVEL 4

 
Previous Title New Title   Previous Title New Title
2.1 Elementary 1   4.1 Upper Intermediate 1
2.2 Elementary 2   4.2 Upper Intermediate 2
2.3 Elementary 3   4.3 Upper Intermediate 3
2.4 Elementary 4   4.4 Upper Intermediate 4
2.5 Elementary 5   4.5 Upper Intermediate 5
2.6 Elementary 6   4.6 Upper Intermediate 6

 

Advanced courses remain titled as such and there are no changes to maintenance courses other than that Le France en Direct becomes Le Francais Actuel.

 

Language Level Progression

Please see the following document for more information on the progression through language levels at COL:

 

Our course framework aims to match the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR): http://www.coe.int/en/web/common-european-framework-reference-languages/