CEFR Level Level Name Description Time (Hour) Aim
A1 Beginner Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help. 120 h Travel in Japan
A2 Elementary Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. 480 Travel in Japan
B1 Intermediate Can produce simple connected text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest. 720 Live in Japan
B2 Upper intermediate Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. 1320 Work in Japan
C1 Advanced Can express ideas fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. 2200 Work in Japan
C2 Proficiency Can express him/herself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in the most complex situations. 2500 Work in Japan