Level is not about texts The B1 level from the Telemarketing List CEFR says nothing about the difficulty level of a text . This is the opinion of Carel Jansen, professor of communication and information sciences, among others. In his article in Onze Taal, he explains that the Telemarketing List CEFR levels are about the command of people's written and oral language skills. More specifically, people learning a new European language. These are people who do not communicate in their Telemarketing List mother tongue. In short, the CEFR levels are about people and not (just) about texts.
That's an important nuance to keep Telemarketing List in mind. Wooden blocks with CEFR language levels Dutch A1 to C2 2. Figures about B1 language are not well substantiated Other criticism is made of the statement that the majority of Dutch people understand Telemarketing List texts at B1 language level. According to BureauTaal, this concerns 80% to 95% of our Telemarketing List population. The communication agency bases these percentages on a publication by the Dutch Language Union.
That publication again refers to Telemarketing List a study by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). In reality, this publication states that less than 40% of the Dutch population has language level B1 , Carel Jansen found out. It, therefore, seems Telemarketing List that BureauTaal has misinterpreted the figures. 3. There is no clear definition of B1 language As a writer you at least want to know what a good B1 text must meet. However, there is no Telemarketing List clear definition of B1 language. The government says the following about it: “Language level B1 is simple Dutch.