In today’s globalized world, where communication knows no borders, the importance of language cannot be overstated. Babel Language offers businesses and educational institutions reliable language services designed to bridge linguistic gaps.
Language assessment services
Language assessment services offer several benefits to individuals, organizations, and educational institutions. Here are some of the key advantages:
Accurate Proficiency Measurement: Language assessments provide a reliable way to measure an individual’s language proficiency. This is crucial for determining language skills for academic, professional, or immigration purposes.
Placement and Certification: Educational institutions and employers can use language assessments to place students or employees in appropriate courses or positions. Certifications obtained through assessments can enhance job prospects.
Customized Learning: Language assessment results can guide the development of customized learning plans. This helps learners focus on areas where improvement is needed, optimizing their language acquisition journey.
Global Mobility: Language assessments are often a requirement for international travel, immigration, or work in foreign countries.
Enhanced Communication: Improved language skills resulting from assessments can lead to more effective communication in multicultural and multilingual settings, reducing misunderstandings.
Increased Confidence: For individuals, achieving a high proficiency level through language assessments can boost confidence in using the language in various contexts.
Continuous Improvement: Regular language assessments can be used as a tool for ongoing improvement, helping individuals and organizations track progress and set new goals.
In summary, language assessment services offer a wide range of benefits, from improving language skills to facilitating international mobility and enhancing communication in diverse settings. They play a crucial role in education, employment, and cross-cultural interactions, contributing to personal and professional growth.
It is important for a company to have an accurate assessment of the language level of its employees, as well as of its future employees. Babel Language comes to the aid of the Human Resources Department with the language audit services. The following aspects are pursued according to the European Reference Framework: reading, writing, speaking and listening skills.
Acquisition of A1 level: The student can understand and use familiar, everyday expressions, as well as simple statements aimed at meeting basic needs. They can introduce themselves or introduce someone or ask a person questions that concern him / her (home, relationships, belongings, etc.). They are able to answer to the same type of questions. They can communicate easily if the interlocutor speaks slowly and distinctly).
Acquisition of level A2: The student can understand isolated phrases and expressions frequently used in relation to immediate priority areas (personal or family information, shopping, the immediate environment, work). They can communicate in simple and ordinary situations, which require only an exchange of information, simply and directly, on familiar and common topics. They can describe in simple terms their family, their environment and talk about familiar and ordinary subjects or that correspond to basic needs. The candidate can write a very simple personal letter.
Acquisition of level B1: The student can understand the essential points when using clear and basic language and when it comes to familiar things (at work, at school, during leisure time). The student can produce a simple and coherent speech on familiar topics and areas of interest. They can talk about an event, an experience or a dream, describe a hope or a goal and briefly explain the reasons or explanations for a project or idea.
Acquisition of level B2: The student can understand the essential content of concrete or abstract topics in a complex text, including a technical discussion. They can communicate with a degree of spontaneity and ease during a conversation with a native speaker. They can express themselves in a clear and detailed way on a wide range of topics, give opinions on a topic and expose the advantages and disadvantages of different situations.
Acquisition of level C1: The student can understand a wide range of long and demanding texts, as well as notice implicit meanings. They can express themselves spontaneously and almost without seeming to be searching for words. They can use language in an efficient and flexible way in social, professional or academic life. They can express themselves on complex topics, in a clear and well-structured way. Speech is articulated, organized and cohesive.
Acquisition of level C2: The student can understand, without effort, practically anything they read or hear. They can relate facts and arguments from various written and oral sources, summarizing them in a coherent way. They can express themselves spontaneously, very flowing and in a precise way and can distinguish between the fine nuances of meaning, in relation to complex subjects.