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 A1.1 level in speaking

and a A1.1 level in two of the three skills (reading comprehension, writing and/or listening comprehension).

A2.1

Possess an A1.2 level in speaking

and a A1.2 level in two of the three skills (reading comprehension, writing and/or listening comprehension).

A2.2

Possess an A2.1 level in speaking

and a A2.1 level in two of the three skills (reading comprehension, writing and/or listening comprehension).

B1.1

Possess an A2.2 level in speaking

and a A2.2 level in two of the three skills (reading comprehension, writing and/or listening comprehension).

B1.2

Possess an B1.1 level in speaking

and a B1.1 level in two of the three skills (reading comprehension, writing and/or listening comprehension).

B1.3

Possess an B1.2 level in speaking

and a B1.2 level in two of the three skills (reading comprehension, writing and/or listening comprehension).

B2.1

Possess an B1.3 level in speaking

and a B1.3 level in two of the three skills (reading comprehension, writing and/or listening comprehension).

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