Would you ever book a flight without knowing the departure airport? Of course not, because you can’t plan where you’re going without knowing where you’re starting from. Similarly, you need to assess where you’re at in learning Italian if you plan on reaching your goals.
The European Framework of Reference for Languages is a useful tool that helps standardize language levels. There are three main levels: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced, and two sub-levels within each. Use the following self-assessment guide to determine your current level:
If you’re still not sure where you fall between A2 and B2, this free online test can help: http://www.italian-test.com/italian-test.htm (Be sure to come back here after completing the test and let us know your results!)
And my level is…