Level A1 - Core Inventory
Communicative Objectives: Here you will find a detailed list of what you will be able to do by the end of your A1 – Level Course
|• I can use basic greeting and leave-taking expressions.|
|• I can ask how people are.|
|• I can interact in a simple way, asking and answering basic questions, if I can repeat, repair and get help.|
• I can ask and answer (simple personal) questions, like “What’s your name?”, “How old are you?” if the other person speaks slowly and is very helpful.
|• I can give personal information (address, telephone number, nationality, age, family and hobbies).|
|• I can very simply describe myself and my family.|
|• I can very simply describe where I live.|
|• I can understand simple words and phrases, like “excuse me”, “sorry”, “thank you”, etc.|
|• I can understand the days of the week and months of the year.|
|• I can understand times and dates.|
|• I can understand numbers and prices.|
• I can recognize names, words, and phrases I know and use them to understand very simple sentences if there are pictures.
• I can understand words and phrases on everyday signs (for example, “station”, “car park”, “no parking”, “no smoking”, “keep left”).
• I can understand simple forms well enough to give basic personal details ( for example, name, address, date of birth).
|• I can write simple sentences about myself, for example where I live and what I do.|
• I can write about myself and where I live, using short simple phrases. I can understand a hotel registration form well enough to give the most important information about myself (name, surname, date of birth, nationality).
|• I can complete a questionnaire with my personal details.|
|• I can establish contact with people using simple words and phrases and gestures.|
|• I can say when I do not understand.|
|• I can very simply ask somebody to repeat what they said.|
Grammar and Vocabulary Objectives: To learn how to use English in these situations, you will need to know most of these language areas.
|• Adjectives common and demonstrative||• Possessive adjectives|
|• Adverbs of frequency||• Possessive s|
|• Comparatives and superlatives||• Prepositions common|
|• Going to||• Prepositions of place|
|• How much/how many and very common uncountable nouns||• Prepositions of time, including in/on/at|
|• I’d like||• Present continuous|
|• Imperatives(+/-)||• Present simple|
|• Intensifiers – very basic||• Pronouns: simple personal|
|• Modals: can/can’t/could/couldn’t||• Questions|
|• Past simple of “to be”||• There is/are|
|• Past Simple||• To be, including questions+negatives|
Language Work: This is the type of language work you’ll be studying with your teacher. These phrases will be useful in the classroom and beyond.
|• We have three cats and one dog.||• When did you arrive?||• She is wearing a red skirt.|
|• How much does the room cost? 45 Euros per night.||• She eats fruit every day.||• This pizza is really good.|
|• What’s the time? A quarter to seven.||• I lived in Paris for 6 months.||• She’s taller than Michelle.|
|• Where is the supermarket? It’s straight ahead.||• I moved to Madrid when I was 15.||• We always go shopping on Saturdays.|
|• This is Mary. Pleased to meet you.||• Are you going to study this weekend?||• Pedro is Spanish but he works in France.|
|• My name is Carlos.||• I’d like a cup of coffee.||• He’s an engineer.|
|• I am from the north of China.||• I like sitting in the sun and doing nothing.||• I like fresh fruit for breakfast.|
|• I get the bus to college every day.||• He can speak Spanish, French and Italian.||• Vegetables are good for you.|
|• We are from South America.||• Can/could I use your phone?||• What kind of coffee do you want?|
|• Are you French? No I’m not.||• There’s a bank near the station.||• I have a cup of tea every morning.|
|• Is she from Egypt?||• This is my laptop.||• I don’t like fish.|
|• Do you like dancing?||• Our shop is on the High Street.||• Does this bus go to the town centre?|
|• My sister is coming on Tuesday.|