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Learn more about your level and decide where you want to go. We are here to help.

Level: Beginner (CEFR:A1)

This means your level of English equates to 0 - 50 hours of guided instruction. 

Please see the Cambridge English assessment chart below

Time Table

Next Step: Elementary (CEFR:A2)

You need approximately 100-130 hours of guided instruction to reach the next level.

This is how you can achieve this: 

Students in Class

In Bournemouth with The Language Training Co

Comparing Levels

Beginner (A1) vs Elementary (A2)

Speaking A1

I can:

* ask and answer simple questions on very familiar topics.

* Use simple phrases and sentences to describe where I live and people I know.

Reading A1

I can understand familiar names, words and very simple sentences, for example on notices and posters or in catalogues.

Speaking A2

I can:

* communicate in simple and routine tasks on familiar topics and activities.

* handle short social exchanges

* simply describe my family and other people, living conditions, my educational background and my present or most recent situation

Reading A2

I can:

* read very short, simple texts.

* find specific, predictable information in advertisements, prospectuses, menus and timetables.

* understand short simple personal letters.

Listening A1

I can understand familiar words and very basic phrases about myself, my family and immediate surroundings when people speak slowly and clearly.

Writing A1

I can:

* write a short, simple postcard, for example holiday postcards.

* fill in forms with personal details, for example entering my name, nationality and address on a hotel registration.

Listening A2

I can understand:

* phrases and common vocabulary on common areas e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, the local area, and employment.

* the main point in short, simple messages and announcements.

Writing A2

I can write:

* short, simple notes and messages.

* a simple personal letter, for example thanking someone.

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