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Standards in Teaching and Learning Language through the classification of can do statements..or functions!
What words most stand out here?
That’s right, information, capacity, communicate, and level. ALTE and CEFR unify criteria and standardizes the learning and teaching of languages for learners and teachers. If we are studying for a standardized exam, the TKT, that is recognized throughout the world, then so are our learners with the use of ALTE and CEFR.
So far, your posts have been very reflective and very astute.
Here is a chart for you to see the relationship between the two standards of language teaching in Europe.
From the British Council Examinations Services in Bogota, http://www.britishcouncil.org/colombia-exams-ielts-common-european-framework-cambridge-esol-and-alte.pdf