Le singe est dans l'arbre [EN->FR]

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Re: Le singe est dans l'arbre [EN->FR]

Postby badger » Tue Aug 13, 2019 6:52 pm

MamaPata wrote:No, definitely not! Personally, I am only interested in doing exams from about B2 (though if I could get work to pay, that might be different). So I would probably choose a more fun course below that level and then do B2/C level prep classes later, but if you’re planning on doing the exam, that makes total sense.
I can't imagine ever going above B2 - at least in exams - so B1 would be as practise for B2 as much as anything else, I don't think it's terribly useful in itself.
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Re: Le singe est dans l'arbre [EN->FR]

Postby DaveAgain » Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:36 pm

badger wrote:I can't imagine ever going above B2 - at least in exams - so B1 would be as practise for B2 as much as anything else, I don't think it's terribly useful in itself.
B1 is the level required for immigrants to France.
Since 1 January 2012, candidates for French nationality must prove that they have mastered French to a level of B1 "oral" (i.e. in activities such as "listening", "spoken interaction" , "spoken production") defined by the Common European Framework of Reference.

https://www.ciep.fr/en/tcf-anf/faq#t8n6273
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Re: Le singe est dans l'arbre [EN->FR]

Postby badger » Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:10 pm

DaveAgain wrote:B1 is the level required for immigrants to France.
Since 1 January 2012, candidates for French nationality must prove that they have mastered French to a level of B1 "oral" (i.e. in activities such as "listening", "spoken interaction" , "spoken production") defined by the Common European Framework of Reference.

https://www.ciep.fr/en/tcf-anf/faq#t8n6273
Thanks Dave. I stand corrected & pleasantly surprised. maybe I was thinking of B2 which I think is the pre-req for French Universities. I think this is the link you intended though:

https://www.ciep.fr/en/tcf-anf/faq#t8n6277

it was citizenship that I had in mind as a "useful" thing. not that there's anything on the horizon for the UK that's making me think that being French doesn't sound so bad or anything. :roll:
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Re: Le singe est dans l'arbre [EN->FR]

Postby MamaPata » Wed Aug 14, 2019 6:28 am

badger wrote:it was citizenship that I had in mind as a "useful" thing. not that there's anything on the horizon for the UK that's making me think that being French doesn't sound so bad or anything. :roll:


Yeah... nothing at all.... :roll:
I’ll look forward to hearing how it all goes!
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