Template:User fr

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fr This user is a native speaker of French
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This {{User fr}} template can be used to display a contributor's French language skill and level of ability on their user page. For userboxes for different languages see Category:Language Userboxes or use the {{Userbox-lang}}.


The template has one unnamed parameter and one named parameter.

Unnamed parameters

  1. The (optional) unnamed parameter is a number to indicate the level of ability in this language. If this parameter is omitted the wording for native speaker will be displayed.
    • 0 = limited or no ability
    • 1 = basic
    • 2 = intermediate
    • 3 = advanced
    • 4 = near-native
    • 5 = professional

Named parameters

This (optional) parameter can be used to define a skill other than speaking, for example reading or writing. If omitted the default is speaking.


Using different ability levels

Using English as an example the following shows the range of abilities that can be choosen.

Ability You type You get
Native ability

{{User fr}}

fr This user is a native speaker of French
Professional ability

{{User fr|5}}

fr-5 This user is a professional speaker of French
Near-native ability

{{User fr|4}}

fr-4 This user is a near-native speaker of French
Advanced ability

{{User fr|3}}

fr-3 This user is an advanced speaker of French
Intermediate ability

{{User fr|2}}

fr-2 This user is an intermediate speaker of French
Basic ability

{{User fr|1}}

fr-1 This user is a basic speaker of French
Limited ability

{{User fr|0}}

fr-0 This user does not understand French (or understands it with considerable difficulty).

Using different skills

Situation You type You get
Intermediate reader speaker

{{User fr|2|skill=reader}}

fr-2 This user is an intermediate reader of French
Professional reader and writer

{{User fr|5|skill=reader and writer}}

fr-5 This user is a professional reader and writer of French
Basic reader, writer and speaker

{{User fr|1|skill=reader, writer and speaker}}

fr-1 This user is a basic reader, writer and speaker of French