The level of prerequisite skills to enter a course is determined for each level of each language. These requirements determine transition to a higher level.

New enrolments

New entrants must complete a placement test and an assessment interview.

Re-enrolment

Those enrolled at INL who wish to enter a higher level course must pass the tests during and/or at the end of the semester in order to obtain their ability assessment which indicates the skills acquired.

Skills

The competencies assessed to enroll in a language course are :

  • listening ;
  • speaking ;
  • reading comprehension ;
  • written expression.

Prerequisite general courses

A1.1 and A1

Complete beginner level.

A1.2

Possess an A1 level in listening and speaking.

A2.1

Possess an A1.2 level in listening, speaking, reading and written expression.

A2.2

Possess an A2.1 level in listening, speaking, reading and written expression.

B1.1

Possess an A2.2 level in listening, speaking, reading and written expression.

B1.2

Possess a B1.1 level in listening and speaking

and possess a B1.1 level in either reading or written expression.

B1.3

Possess a B1.2 level in listening and speaking

and possess a B1.2 level in either reading or written expression.

B2.1

Possess a B1.3 level in speaking

and possess a B1.3 level in either listening, reading or written expression.

B2.2

Possess an B2.1 level in speaking and a B2.1 level in two of the three skills (reading comprehension, writing and/or listening comprehension).

B2.3

Possess an B2.2 level in speaking and a B2.2 level in two of the three skills (reading comprehension, writing and/or listening comprehension).

C1.1

Possess an B2.3 level in speaking and a B2.3 level in two of the three skills (reading comprehension, writing and/or listening comprehension).

C1.2

Possess an C1.1 level in speaking and a C1.1 level in two of the three skills (reading comprehension, writing and/or listening comprehension).

B2.1 écrit

Possess a B1.3 level in reading and written expression.

B2.1 oral

Possess a B1.3 level in listening and speaking.

B2.2 écrit

Possess a B2.1 level in reading and written expression.

B2.2 oral

Possess a B2.1 level in listening and speaking.

C1 Écrit

Possess a B2.2 level in reading and written expression.

C1 oral

Possess a B2.2 level in listening and speaking.

Prerequisite specialised french courses

B2 français des affaires (French for Business)

Possess a B1.3 level in listening, speaking, reading and written expression.

A2.1 renforcement phonétique (Enhanced Phonetics)

Possess an A1.2 level in listening, speaking, reading and written expression.

B1/B2 phonétique (Phonetics)

Possess a B1.1 level in listening, speaking, reading and written expression.

B2/C1 auto apprentissage (Independent Learning)

Possess a B1.3 level in listening, speaking, reading and written expression.

C1 littérature (Literature)

Possess a B2.2 level in listening, speaking, reading and written expression.

Prerequisite specialised german courses

Schreibkurs B2/C1 (B2/C1 Writing)

Possess a B1.3 level in reading and written expression.

Prerequisite specialised english courses

B1 Writing

Possess a B1.1 level in written expression.

B1 Conversation

Possess a B1.1 level in speaking.

B2 Business

Possess a B1 level in listening, speaking

and possess a B1 level in either reading or writing.

B2 Writing

Possess a B2.1 level in writing.

B2 Conversation

Possess a B2.2 level in speaking.

C1 Conversation

Possess an B2.3 level in writing.

C1 Media

Avoir les compétences de niveau C1.1 oral en  :

  • expression orale

et avoir deux des trois compétences de niveau C1.1 :

  • compréhension orale
  • compréhension écrite
  • expression écrite