An A1 level of English would be sufficient for very simple interactions, for example as a tourist in an English-speaking country. An A1 level would not be sufficient for other academic or professional purposes.
- Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type.
- Can introduce herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where she lives, people she knows, and things she has.
- Can interact with other people in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.
a student at the A1 level in English will be able to:
- Introduce himself simply and use basic greetings.
- Tell where he and others are from and give a basic description of his city.
- Talk simply about family and colleagues, describing their appearance and personalities.
- Discuss clothing at a basic level and ask salesclerks simple questions about it.
- Talk about favorite foods and make simple orders for take-out food.
- Talk about daily activities and arrange meetings with friends and colleagues.
- Describe current weather conditions and suggest activities according to the weather forecast.
- Talk in general terms about his health and describe common medical symptoms to a doctor.
- Describe the location of his home and give simple directions.
- Talk about his hobbies and interests and makes plans for fun activities with friends or colleagues.
- Complete basic transactions at a hotel, including checking in and checking out.
- Discuss common products, make basic purchases, and return faulty items.