Pending requests

Philip Newton philip.newton at
Thu Nov 26 14:23:15 CET 2015

On 26 November 2015 at 12:19, Kent Karlsson <kent.karlsson14 at> wrote:
> BUT, I would prefer a scheme based on CEFR
> (,
> The A levels are, however, so basic that it is hard to give any new
> information
> (like in a Wikipedia article or a news article/podcast/etc). So for the
> purpose
> of "simplified language tagging" the A levels could be skipped (IMO).
> The C2 level, IIUC, isn't quite like "advanced native speaker", but close.
> So, instead of "-simple" or "-basic", something along the lines of:
>     -levelB1
>     -levelB2
>     -levelC1
>     -levelC2
> (referring to the CEFR levels) would be my preference.

How about "-cefrb1 .. -cefrc2" to make it more explicit that "B1" etc.
refer to CEFR levels?

Since it's a European thing, it might not be immediately obvious to
everyone what "B1 level" is.

Philip Newton <philip.newton at>

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