B2 (Vantage)

B2 is one of the CEFR levels described by the Council of Europe.

The capacity to achieve most goals and express oneself on a range of topics.

  • Can show visitors around and give a detailed description of a place.
  • Can understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialisation.
  • Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.
  • Can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.
B2 level exams

At this level you can do the Cambridge First, BEC Vantage and PTE General level 3 practice exams

You can also get an a B2 certificate if you do well enough in the PTE Academic, a multi-level exam, while B2 level candidates should get a band score of 5-6.5 on the IELTS test.

B2 level practice

This web site contains practice tests at B2 level for reading, listening and grammar.




  • CEFR: A2, B1, B2, C1, C2