LanguageCert International ESOL B1 Achiever is our first qualification for independent users of English, aligned with the 'threshold' level of the CEFR.
LanguageCert International ESOL B1 exams assess all four language skills of candidates who can understand clear input on familiar matters, deal with situations arising during travelling, produce simple text, describe experiences and provide reasons and explanations. LanguageCert International ESOL B1 exams is the first basic step towards your B2 Communicator level.
What you will achieve
You can understand main points of clear standard communication, convey information, feelings and opinions on familiar topics (family, work, school or leisure), engage in discussion to reach shared understanding, produce simple connected text and describe experiences, events, hopes and ambitions.
You have gained the basics of English and now have practical language skills for everyday use. Now you can read a simple magazine/newspaper article in English, write an everyday e-mail to a friend or colleague, create simple texts on topics of personal interest, comprehend a casual discussion in English and deal with most travel situations in areas where the language is spoken.
By completing the B1 Achiever level, it means that you have developed your ability to communicate in English for practical tasks and situations and you have laid the foundation to improve your work, study and travel prospects with an internationally recognised certification. LanguageCert International ESOL B1 exams is the first step towards your B2 Communicator level.
There are two exams for this level:
- Written Exam (Listening, Reading, Writing)
- Spoken Exam (Speaking)