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from http://www.sil.org/lingualinks/LANGUAGELEARNING/OtherResources/ACTFLProficiencyGuidelines/TheACTFLGuidelines.htm

Listening
Speaking
Reading
Writing

ACTFL guidelines: Listening
Novice

Novice-Low

Novice-Mid Novice-High Intermediate-Low Intermediate-Mid Intermediate-High Advanced Advanced Plus Superior

Listening
Speaking
Reading
Writing

ACTFL guidelines: Speaking
Novice

General Description
The Novice level is characterized by the ability to communicate minimally with learned material.

Novice-Low

Novice-Mid Novice-High Intermediate
General Description Intermediate-Low Intermediate-Mid Intermediate-High ACTFL guidelines: Speaking--Advanced
General Description - The Advanced level is characterized by the speaker's ability to:
Advanced Advanced Plus ACTFL guidelines: Speaking--Superior
Distinguishing characteristics - The Superior level is characterized by the speaker's ability to: Description

Listening
Speaking
Reading
Writing

ACTFL guidelines: Reading
Novice

Novice-Low

Novice-Mid Novice-High Intermediate-Low Intermediate-Mid Intermediate-High Advanced Advanced Plus Superior

Listening
Speaking
Reading
Writing

ACTFL guidelines: Writing

Novice-Low

Novice-Mid Novice-High Intermediate-Low Intermediate-Mid Intermediate-High

Advanced

Advanced Plus Superior

Last updated: 20 December 2007