Level 1: No or little background
Level 2: Ability to hold short conversations. A basic understanding of Persian grammar e.g. using structures “I like/ I want to do something”, making very simple sentences in past and present, with few mistakes in verb conjugation
Level 3: Ability to hold uncomplicated conversations about daily life, arrange meetings, and explain events by using past tense, with limited vocabulary
Level 4: Good understanding of basic Persian grammar, e.g. present and simple past, with passive knowledge of other tenses. Vocabulary extends beyond daily life conversations which allows the learner to be self-reliant for conversation with native speakers.
Level 5: Good proficiency in talking about any familiar topic, ability to hold a conversation about abstract topics, with limited vocabulary. Good understanding of Persian grammar with only some grammatical mistakes in the conjugation of tenses, the use of prepositions and complex structures.
Level 6: Ability to talk about general and concrete topics with only the occasional mistake in the use of tenses. Difficulties in constructing more complicated sentences. Limited vocabulary to talk about more complicated topics.
Level 7: Ability to understand and discuss well-known abstract and complex topics. A good understanding of advanced grammar with some grammatical mistakes in less used structures.
Level 8: Proficiency in discussing all concrete topic with occasional grammatical mistakes in complicated structures. The learner requires to enrich his vocabulary with technical terms.
Level 9: Ability to talk about all abstract and concrete topics in detail. Ability to provide alternative vocabularies and structures to avoid repetition while speaking and writing.
(according to CEFR)