English

Language Equivalency Charts

Federal Language Tables

English

Note: The only approved tests are IELTS-General Training and CELPIP

Level

CLB

IELTS

CELPIP

 

Speaking

Listening

Reading

Writing

Speaking

Listening

Reading

Writing

Advanced 2

9+

7+

8+

7+

7+

5

5

5

5

Advanced 1

8

6.5

7.5

6.5

6.5

4H

4H

4H

4H

Intermediate2

7

6.0

6.0

6.0

6.0

4L

4L

4L

4L

Intermediate1

6

5.5

5.5

5.0

5.5

3H

3H

3H

3H

Basic2

5

5.0

5.0

4.0

5.0

3L

3L

3L

3L

Basic1

4

4.0

4.5

3.5

4.0

2H

2H

2H

2H

None

3-

3.5-

4.0-

3.0-

3.5-

2L-

2L-

2L-

2L-


Level

CLB

TOEFL*  

 

Overral iBT

Overral pBT

Overral cBT

Advanced 2

9+

113+

625+

263+

Advanced 1

8

100

600

250

Intermediate2

7

77

547

210

Intermediate1

6

68

520

190

Basic2

5

61

500

173

Basic1

4

41

437

123

None

3-

40-

436-

122-

* Comparison for TOEFL has been made by the University of Southhampton

French

Note: The only approved test is TEF

 

 

TEF

Level

CLB

Speaking
(
expression orale)

Listening
(
compréhension orale)

Reading
(
compréhension écrite)

Writing
(
expression écrite)

Advanced 2

9+

 372+

298+ 

 248+

372+ 

Advanced 1

8

349

280

233

349

Intermediate2

7

309-348

248-279

206-232

309-348

Intermediate1

6

271-308

217-247

181-205

271-308

Basic2

5

225-270

180-216

150-180

225-270

Basic1

4

181-224

145-179

121-149

181-224

None

3-

181-

145-

121-

181-


 

 

TCF

Level

CLB

Speaking
(
expression orale)

Listening
(
compréhension orale)

Reading
(
compréhension écrite)

Writing
(
expression écrite)

Advanced 2

9+

 

 

 

 

Advanced 1

8

14

500

500

14

Intermediate2

7

12-13

450-499

450-499

12-13

Intermediate1

6

10-11

400-449

400-449

10-11

Basic2

5

8-9

350-399

350-399

8-9

Basic1

4

6-7

300-349

300-349

6-7

None

3-

5-

299-

299-

5-

Quebec Language Tables

English

 

CLB

IELTS
Speaking

IELTS
Listening

Advanced 1,2

9-12

7+

8+

Intermediate1,2

5-8

5-6.5

5-7.5

B

1-4

1-4.5

1-4.5

N

0

0

0

French

 

TEF or TEFaQ

TCF or TCF-Q

DELF/DALF

Level

Speaking
(
expression orale)

Listening
(
compréhension orale)

Speaking
(
expression orale)

Listening
(
compréhension orale)

Listening
(
compréhension orale)

Listening
(
compréhension orale)

Advanced 1,2
(Level 9,10,11,12)

349+

280+

14+

500+

C1 or C2

C1 or C2

Intermediate2
(Level 7,8)

271-348

217-279

10-13

400-499

B2

B2

Intermediate1
(Level 5,6)

181-270

145-216

6-9

300-399

B1

B1

Basic2
(Level 3,4)

101-180

82-144

2-5

200-299

A2

A2

Basic1
(Level 1,2)

34-100

28-81

1

100-199

A1

A1

None

33-

27-

0

99-

0

0

For DELF/DALF if score is less than 16/25 then points for one level lower is granted