At the end of the level, the student will be able:
- to understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type;
- to introduce himself and others and to ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he lives, people he knows and things he has;
- to interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.
At the end of the level, the student will have developed the following skills:
- Listening – He will be able to recognize familiar words and very basic phrases concerning himself, his family and immediate concrete surroundings when people speak slowly and clearly.
- Reading – He will be able to understand familiar names, words and very simple job, for example on notices and posters or in catalogues.
- Speaking Interaction – He will be able to interact in a simple way provided the other person is prepared to repeat or rephrase things at a slower rate of speech and help him formulate what he is trying to say. He will be able to ask and answer simple questions in areas of immediate need or on very familiar topics.
- Speaking Production – He will be able to use simple phrases and sentences to describe where he lives and people he knows.
- Writing - He will be able to write a short, simple postcard, for example sending holiday greetings. He will be able to fill in forms with personal details, for example entering his name, nationality and address on a hotel registration form.