Language Levels

A1 Starters

At the completion of the Beginner Level, students are able to talk about most everyday activities in the present, express basic desires, and do simple errands. They are able to read basic sentences relevant to their everyday lives and write simple phrases and sentences.


A2 Key Language

When students finish the Elementary Level, they are able to talk about everyday activities in the present, past, and future. They are able to read short narratives, directions, and labels, and write simple sentences linked with connectors such as “but”, “and”, and “because”.


B1 Preparing for School

Students at the completion of the Low-Intermediate level are able to read short, simple blogs and news stories, identify main ideas and supporting details, and write simple paragraphs on familiar topics.


B2 Excelling in School

Students at the completion of the High-Intermediate level are able to read short articles, identify implied main ideas and details. They are also able to write on a wide range of topics. They are able to write essays giving reasons to support a point of view.


C1 Advanced

Students at the completion of the Advanced Level are able to read research articles, synthesis different author’s ideas, and write well-structured essays defending a position. They are able to write in a style appropriate to the readers.


C2 Proficiency

Students at the completion of the Proficiency Level are able to research topics in their field of study and write academic essays effectively to persuade others.