Review Reflecting on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages and its Companion Volume (a review)

This is a book for students and teachers of linguistics but also for language education policy makers, curriculum designers, materials writers and language testing agencies and teachers around the world. Based on a conference held in London in 2020 hosted by the British Council, the authors present their analyses of the Council of Europe Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), introduced in 2001 and the Common European Framework of Reference – Companion Volume (CEFR-CV), the final version of which was published in 2020. The thirteen chapters present papers by attendees at the conference based on their presentations, edited by David Little and Neus Figueiras, and cover theoretical issues and issues of practical application as well as presentations of how the CEFR and CEFR-CV have been adapted in different countries, notably Greece, Japan, Ireland, Spain and the United States.

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