CLB conversion tables

Convert your test scores into CLB scores from the tables below.

How to use the tables below? For examples, if you scores 6.0 for Reading, Writing and Listening, but 5.5 for Speaking.

You will have CLB 7 for Reading, Writing and Listening, and CLB 6 for Speaking.

IELTS scores to CLB scores

CLB Level Reading Writing Listening Speaking
10 8.0 7.5 8.5 7.5
9 7.0 7.0 8.0 7.0
8 6.5 6.5 7.5 6.5
7 6.0 6.0 6.0 6.0
6 5.0 5.5 5.5 5.5
5 4.0 5.0 5.0 5.0
4 3.5 4.0 4.5 4.0
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TEF scores to CLB scores

CLB Level Reading Writing Listening Speaking
10 263-277 393-415 316-333 393-415
9 248-262 371-392 298-315 371-392
8 233-247 349-370 280-297 349-370
7 207-232 310-348 249-279 310-348
6 181-206 271-309 217-248 271-309
5 151-180 226-270 181-216 226-270
4 121-150 181-225 145-180 181-225
Test d’évaluation de français (TEF) – Test score equivalency chart for reports issued on or after April 1, 2014