Level A2 - Core Inventory
Communicative Objectives: Here you will find a detailed list of what you will be able to do by the end of your A2 – Level Course
|• I can ask people how they feel in different situations. For example: “Are you hungry?” or ” Are you ok?” and say how I feel.|
|• I can ask and answer simple questions about home and country, work and free time, likes and dislikes.|
• I can ask and answer simple questions about a past event. For example, the time and place of a party, who was at the party and what happened there.
|• I can make and accept invitations, or refuse invitations politely.|
|• I can make and accept apologies.|
|• I can describe myself, my family and other people.|
|• I can describe my education, my present or last job.|
|• I can describe my hobbies and interest.|
|• I can describe my home and where I live.|
|• I can describe what I did at the weekend or on my last holiday.|
|• I can talk about my plans for the weekend or my next holiday.|
|• I can understand simple information and questions about family, people, homes, work, and hobbies.|
• I can understand what people say to me in simple, everyday conversation, if they speak clearly and slowly and give me help.
|• I can understand short conversations about family, hobbies and daily life, provided that people speak slowly and clearly.|
• I can understand short, clear and simple messages at the airport, railway station etc. For example, ” The train to London leaves at 4:30″.
|• I can understand the main information in announcements if people talk very clearly. For example: weather reports, etc.|
|• I can understand short, simple texts containing familiar vocabulary including international words.|
• I can find the most important information in advertisements, information leaflets, webpages, catalogues, timetables, etc.
• I can understand the main points in short, simple news items and descriptions if I already know something about the subject.
For example: news about sport or famous people.
• I can understand short simple messages from friends. For example: e-mails, web chats, postcards or short letters.
|• I can write a simple message, for example, to make or change an invitation or an appointment to meet.|
• I can write a short message to friends to give them personal news or to ask them a question. For example, a text message or a postcard.
|• I can complete a questionnaire with information about my educational background, my job, my interests and my skills.|
• I can write about things and people I know well using simple language. For example: descriptions of friends, what happened during the day.
|• I can start a conversation.|
|• I can explain what I don’t understand and ask simply for clarification.|
|• I can start, maintain, or end a short conversation in a simple way.|
|• I can ask somebody to repeat what they said in a simpler way.|
Grammar and Vocabulary Objectives: To learn how to use English in these situations, you will need to know most of these language areas.
|• Adjectives -comparative -use of than and definite article||• Modals -should|
|• Adjectives -superlative -use of definite article||• Past continuous|
|• Adverbal phrases of time, place and frequency -including word order.||• Past simple|
|• Adverbs of frequency||• Phrasal verbs -common|
|• Articles -with countable and uncountable nouns||• Possessives -use of ‘s,s’|
|• Countables and Uncountable: much/many||• Prepositional phrases (place, time, and movement)|
|• Future Time (will and going to)||• Prepositions of time: on/in/at|
|• Gerunds||• Present continous|
|• Going to||• Present continous for future|
|• Imperatives||• Present perfect|
|• Modals -can/could||• Questions|
|• Modals -have to||• Verb + ing/infinitive: like/want -would like|
|• Wh -questions in past|
|• Zero and 1st conditional|
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.
|• On Sundays I visit my mother.||• Break the glass in an emergency.|
• Could I use your computer? Yes. Of course you can.
|• Ekaterina is tall and slim.||• Where did she go to university?|
• This could be England’s best chance.
|• Mary has long blonde hair.||• How did they travel?|
• I have to go to Madrid tomorrow. I’ve got a job interview.
|• It’s green and it’s made of plastic.||• Do you like British food?|
• You should stay in and study tonight. You’ve got an exam on Friday.
|• Can you give me that book, please?||• The plane lands at six|
• Would you like a piece of cake/ cup of tea?
|• Can you open the window?||• I was living in Spain when I met her.|
• I need as much information as possible.
|• Why don’t we phone Jim?||• It was raining, so we decided to get a taxi.||• I’ll meet you outside Mary’s house.|
|• We must hurry. We are late.||• She’s going to have an operation in October.|
• They arrived at the station in the middle of the night.
|• Ediburgh is the capital city of Scotland. I has lots of old buildings. |
It is famous for its castle and its architecture.
Every year in summer it holds an international arts festival which brings performers
and visitors from around the world.
|• Narene’s playing basketball tonight.|
• Those children over there are very noisy.
|• First we went to Naples. We stayed there 5 days and visited Heracleum and then Pompeii. |
After that we went to Procida, but I don’t like it. Finally we stayed a week in Capri.
|• He has lost his wallet||• These shoes are killing me.|
|• Somebody stop him!||• Have you got your results yet?|
• The fastest mammal in the world is the cheetah.
|• Have you ever been to Greece?|
• Maths is the most difficult subject for me.
|• Have they come back from the supermarket?||• A return ticket to Brighton, please.|
|• If I stay in the sun I get a headache.||• Can you tell me the way to IKEA?|