B2 is the independent level in language learning. At this point, the person is more confident in their English language ability. A B2 level in English would allow the person to live and work independently in an English-speaking country. The person can communicate spontaneously and in a clear and detailed manner, however, some subtleties or implied meanings in conversation can be missed.
Students require about 600 hours of instruction to reach B2 from a complete beginner level.
According to the CEFR guidelines, a language learner at the B2 level:
Take Tandem’s standardized language B2 level English test to verify your English language level. The test will examine your reading, listening, and grammar abilities within a 45-minute timeframe.
Once you’ve passed the test, you’ll receive your official certificate straight away! Download Tandem to your smartphone and get your B2 English certificate online today.
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