A transparent, coherent and comprehensive reference instrument. The result of over twenty years of research, the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, teaching, assessment (CEFR) was designed to provide a transparent, coherent and comprehensive basis for:
- the elaboration of language syllabuses and curriculum guidelines;
- the design of teaching and learning materials;
- and, the assessment of foreign language proficiency.
It is used in Europe but also on other continents as a tool to measure language competency.