Foundation Package

  • You are a complete beginner
  • You have very basic knowledge of the language
  • You find it difficult to produce more than a few key words and phrases
  • You haven’t used the language in a while and/or want to start at the beginning
  • Your vocabulary is very limited and you have no real understanding of the grammar
  • You can introduce yourself or greet someone but wouldn’t understand if they responded
  • Beginner Package

    • You have comprehensive knowledge of the Foundation Package
    • You can greet and introduce yourself and others with ease
    • You can understand and use familiar everyday expressions
    • You know basic phrases such as polite expressions
    • You are able to have a basic conversation, provided the other person talks slowly and clearly
    • You know how to identify gender and number in a sentence
    • You know how to count and write the numbers (0-20)
    • You can express emotions
    • You know when to use the definite and indefinite articles
    • You know the subject pronouns
    • You know how to form small sentence
    • You have little knowledge of conjugation
    • You can easily advance by immersing yourself into the culture and language
    • Intermediate Package

      • You have comprehensive knowledge of the Foundation & Beginner packages
      • You can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases
      • You can express yourself, ask or answer questions about what you want and need
      • You can interact comfortably but the other person may need to talk slowly and clearly at times.
      • You are confident forming a sentence but may need time to put things together before vocalizing
      • You have comprehensive knowledge of grammar and language structure
      • You are able to negate sentences
      • You have a wide range of vocabulary (adjectives, nouns, verbs etc…)
      • You are able to conjugate practical verbs such as “to have, to be, to go” etc…
      • You are confident conjugating in the present tense
      • You can comfortably ‘get by’ when visiting the country, but need to adapt to the speed
      • You can easily advance by immersing yourself into the culture and language
      • Advanced Package

        • You have comprehensive knowledge of the Foundation, Beginner & Intermediate Packages
        • You can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas including basic personal and family information, shopping, traveling, ordering food etc…
        • You can communicate in simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters
        • You are able to conjugate in the present, past and future tense
        • You can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered at work, school, leisure, etc.
        • You can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst traveling in an area where the language is spoken.
        • You can describe experiences and events
        • You can briefly give reasons and explanations
        • You can easily advance by immersing yourself into the culture and language