Common European Framework Implementation and English Language Learning Challenges

Behnam Behforouz


This paper is a short review regarding the challenges of implementing Common European Framework on EFL context outside of the Europe. It is mainly focused on the limitations of CEF, investigated the common reasons of the discrepancy between EFL and ESL learners` proficiency levels according to CEF, and finally presented the possible adopted version of Comprehensible Input by Stephen Krashen in EFL context as the probable solution to overcome some problems that EFL learners may encounter while learning a foreign language.


EFL/ESL learners, Common European Framework, Krashen, comprehensible input

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