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  • Beginners - Ideal for absolute beginners who have little or no knowledge of the language.

  • Beginners + - Follow on course from beginners, expanding vocabulary and basic communication.

BEGINNERS  - Year 1

Ideal for absolute beginners who have little or no knowledge of the language

            By the end of the beginner course you:

  • Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type.

  • Can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has.

  • Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

    (A1 of CEFR)

BEGINNERS+ - Year 2

Follow on course from beginners, expanding vocabulary and basic communication

  • By the end of the beginner + course you:

  • Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment).

  • Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.

  • Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.

    (A2 of CEFR)

Courses are in line with the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for Languages which divides learners into 3 divisions, A, B & C and 6 levels from A1 – C2.  The CEFR describes what a learner is supposed to be able to do in reading, listening, speaking and writing at each level.