03 October 2016
Sign languages and the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) – Descriptors and approaches to assessment
This resource establishes European standards for sign languages for professional purposes in line with the Common EuropeanFramework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and provides anoverview of assessment descriptors and approaches.
The website contains definitions of CEFR proficiency levels for sign languages, videos in International sign and links to related projects and activities,an assessment cycle for language proficiency in sign languages, ideas for making good use of the CEFR, as well as a glossary.
Target users: teachers and teacher trainers, curriculum developers in tertiary educational environments, university level educators and international NGOs
Authors: Lorraine Leeson, Tobias Haug, ChristianRathmann, BeppievandenBogaerde
In cooperation with Moscow State Linguistic University
Languages: English, Czech, German and International sign language
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