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What is English Level? Definition, Types, and Examples

What is English Level?

You can discover your level of English on a scale from A1 (Beginner) to C2 (Very advanced).

1. Study Target for English Level A1

i. English Communication A1

• Exchanging greetings.

• Giving personal information.

• Using number , day ,months,years.

• Asking for and telling the time.

• Describing people.

• Giving information about objects.

• Describing places.

• Describing habits and rountines.

• Expressing likes and dislikes.

• Describing simple actions.

ii. English Vocabulary A1

• Day of the week and months.

• Number and price.

• Countries and nationalities.

• Colours.

• Personal possessions.

• Part of the body.

• Family and friends.

• Food and drinks.

• House hold rooms and objects.

• Clothes.

iii. English Grammar A1

• Questions words

• Possessive adjectives and pronouns.

• Persent simple.

• There is/ there are.

• Imperatives.

• Present continuous (now or in progress).

• Prepositions of place.

• Modals: Can, Can’t, do, does n’t.

• Simples Adjectives.

• Comparatives and superlatives.

2. Study Targets for English Level A2

i. English Communications A2

• Describing habits and daily routines.

• Expressing ability and inability.

• Describing past experiences.

• Asking for and giving direction.

• Describing personality and feelings.

• Making comparisons.

• Describing jobs.

• Describing places.

• Making requests (e.g at a restaurant).

• Expressing future plans.

ii. English Vocabulary A2

• Personality and feelings.

• Food and drinks.

• Education.

• Jobs.

• Weather

• Family and friends.

• Daily and free time activities.

• Places in towns.

• Body and health.

• Transport and travel.

iii. English grammar A2

• Questions words.

• Adverb of frequency.

• Past simple.

• Present continuous.

• Present perfect simple.

• Preposition of time and place.

• Comparatives and superlatives.

• Like+ing.

• Future simple well.

• Future: going to.

• Past Continuous.

3. Study Targets for English Level B1

i. English Communication B1

• Describing experience and events.

• Expressing hopes and ambitions.

• Describing feelings.

• Giving reasons.

• Giving opinions.

• Expressing preferences.

• Stating obligations.

• Expressing certainty.

• Describing events in the past.

• Describing events in the future.

ii. English Vocabulary B1

• Feeling and emotions.

• Travel and transport.

• Entertainment.

• Leisure activities.

• Sport, health and fitness.

• Educations.

• News and media.

• Technology.

• Time expressions for the past.

• Time expressions for the future.

iii. English Grammar B1

• Adverbs for time ,degree, manner.

• Past habits and states (used to).

• Present Perfect simple.

• Modals: Should have, might have etc.

• Present continuous (future).

• Future simple, will

• Future: going to

• Present perfect continuous.

• Past continuous.

• Past perfect simple.

• Conditionals (first and second).

• Future continuous.

• Passives.

4. Study Targets for English Level B2

i. English Communication B2

• Describing experiences.

• Expressing opinions.

• Expressing agreement and disagreement.

• Giving advice with advantages and disadvantages

• Making suggestions

• Expressing feelings and emotions.

• Reporting events.

• Speculating about events in past, present, Future.

• Adding emphasis.

• Describing hopes and regrets.

ii. English Vocabulary B2

• Work and education.

• Lifestyles.

• Money.

• Crime and Punishment.

• Technology.

• Media and communication.

• Global issues.

• Multi word verbs.

• Reporting verbs.

• Linking Expressions.

iii. English Grammar B2

• Compound adjectives.

• Adverbs for time, degree, manner.

• Relative clauses.

• Past perfect simple. 

Past perfect continuous.

• Present perfect continuous.

• Passives.

• Modal of speculation.

• Conditionals [second and third].

• Mixed conditionals.

• Reported speech.

• Future perfect simple.

• Future perfect continuous.

5. Study Targets for English Level C1

i. English Communication C1

• Expressing feeling and attitudes.

• Emphasizing an issue or a feeling.

• Expressing opinions tentatively.

• Developing an argument systematically.

• Negotiating and conceding.

• Describing cause and effects.

• Expressing empathy and sympathy.

• Expressing reservations.

• Speculating about events in past, present, future.

• Discussing complex subjects in detail.

ii. English Vocabulary C1

• Life experiences and lifestyles.

• Book and literature.

• Money and business.

• News and current affairs.

• Global issues.

• Technology.

• Scientific developments.

• Vague language.

• Colloquial expressions.

• Idiomatic expressions.

iii. English Grammar C1

• Future [revision]

• Passives [all forms]

• Compound adjectives and modifying gradable adjectives.

• Adverb and adverbial phrases:degree.

• Modals in the past.

• Mixed conditionals.

• Ellipsis and substitution.

• Adding Emphasis-cleft sentences.

• Adding emphasis-inversion with negative adverbials.

• Multiword verbs.

6. Study Targets for English Level C2

i. English Communication C2

• You can express yourself fluently and precisely in any topic.

• This includes complex situations and the ability to communicate accurately in formal and informal settings.

ii. English Vocabulary C2

• You have an excellent range of vocabulary, including idiomatic expressions and colloquial language.

• You can use phrases and expressions accurately with natural and sophisticated control.

iii. English Grammar C2

• You can use a full range of grammatical structures accurately and appropriately.

• You can naturally use different linguistics forms to convey finer shades of meaning.

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