E.D.U. STANDARDS and the European Common Framework

E.D.U. STANDRADS abides by the standards set by the Council of Europe’s Common European framework of Language Proficiency. Global descriptors of the six basic levels are provided below.

Obtaining certification that abides by these standards is suitable for inclusion in a learner portfolio such as the Council of Europe language portfolio or Europass.


  • Μπορεί να κατανοήσει με ευκολία σχεδόν όλα όσα ακούει ή διαβάζει.
  • Μπορεί να συνοψίσει πληροφορίες από διάφορες προφορικές και γραπτές πηγές, ανασυνθέτοντας επιχειρήματα και περιγραφές σε μια συνεκτική παρουσίαση.
  • Μπορεί να εκφραστεί αυθόρμητα, με μεγάλη άνεση και ακρίβεια, διαχωρίζοντας λεπτές σημειολογικές αποχρώσεις ακόμα και σε ιδιαίτερα σύνθετες περιστάσεις.


  • Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. Can deal with most situations likely to arise while travelling in an area where the language is spoken.
  • Can produce simple connected text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest.
  • Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.


  • Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type.
  • Can introduce him/her self and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has.
  • Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help