Use the Internationally Accepted CEFR to Measure Student Ability
The Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) is a standard used by educators worldwide to measure the language proficiency of nonnative speakers. TOEFL® Primary™ scores are mapped to CEFR levels, so you will know about your students’ abilities in relation to a widely accepted international standard.
See the following documents for more information about CEFR Levels:
- Understanding TOEFL Primary Reading and Listening Score Reports (PDF)
- Understanding TOEFL Primary Speaking Score Reports (PDF)
Help Students Find the Right Books at the Right Reading Level with MetaMetrics Lexile Measures
TOEFL Primary Reading scores are also matched to MetaMetrics® Lexile® measures. Lexile measures help students, teachers and parents select reading material appropriate for a particular student’s English reading ability. Lexile measures are based on a developmental scale for measuring both readers and texts.
Browse the ever-growing Lexile Book Database and find the right books for your students.
|5 Out of 5 Stars||Students speak in English to expand descriptions, communicate multistep directions and tell stories effectively. They successfully ask questions and make simple requests.
|4 Out of 5 Stars||Students speak in English to express and explain what they like and give directions. They begin to expand their descriptions of things and events.
|3 Out of 5 Stars||Students speak in English to say what they like and give some descriptions. They begin to ask questions and tell stories
|2 Out of 5 Stars||Students begin to speak in English using words and simple statements. They begin to say what they like and give some descriptions.
|1 Out of 5 Stars||Students attempt to speak in English using words and simple phrases.
They may be able to: