There are four main users of the Global Scale of English

Map the exact level and learning goals of your students

Prepare for lessons, map the levels of your students and set precise learning goals using our GSE resources.

Teachers can use the GSE alongside any language materials, or select the aligned teaching and learning materials and assessments.

  • Understand your students’ levels of proficiency more precisely
  • Monitor students’ progress in a more accurate way
  • Make more informed choices in selecting materials or assessments.
GSE teachers

Previously we were benchmarking using the CEFR, but we found that the GSE was an enhancement because it focused more on the needs of academic learners – particularly on writing skills.

Vic Stephenson, Head of Curriculum (English), Study Group, UK