Reading & Writing 

Students can
·         read a variety of short, simple texts on familiar matters to get an idea of the content
·         identify the main point of reading texts
·         scan texts to find specific, predictable information in simple everyday material such as advertisements, menus, timetables
·         demonstrate an understanding of a text by answering wh- questions and reference questions
·         use an idea of the overall meaning of short texts to derive the probable meaning of unknown words from the context
·         understand simple instructions encountered in everyday life
·         write about their family, living conditions, educational  background, etc.
·         write about everyday aspects of his/her environment, e.g. people, places, a job or study experience in linked sentences
·         write short, simple biographies about people
·         analyze paragraphs by identifying parts of a paragraph, finding irrelevant sentences, ordering, completing paragraphs
·         practice writing topic sentences, supporting sentences and concluding sentences
·         practice outlining
·         write description (people, place) paragraphs
·         write narration paragraphs
·         use linkers & conjunctions (and, because, so, but, or, for example, therefore, however) 
Listening & Speaking
Students can
·         listen to dialogues (extended versions) and short texts to identify the topic and main point
·         find specific information to answer knowledge based and basic comprehension questions, do matching exercises, and fill in charts
·         understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure etc., including short narratives
·         catch the main point in short, clear, simple listening excerpts
·         understand simple directions (location-wise)
·         interact in structured situations and short conversations
·         ask and answer questions and exchange ideas and information on familiar topics in everyday situations
·         make and respond to invitations, suggestions and apologies
·         provide and ask for personal information
·         give a simple description or presentation of people, living or working conditions, daily routines, likes/dislikes, etc. as a short series of simple phrases and sentences linked into a list
·         tell a story
·         describe everyday aspects of his/her environment e.g. people, places, a job or study experiences, events and activities, plans and arrangements, habits and routines, past activities and personal experiences
·         explain what s/he likes or dislikes about something
·         use simple descriptive language to make brief statements about and compare objects and possessions
·         give a short, rehearsed, basic presentation on a familiar subject
·         get / give simple information about travel, directions and buying tickets
·         give and receive information about quantities, numbers, prices
·         order a meal
·         engage in information-gap activities
Linguistic & Vocabulary Range
·         demonstrate an understanding of verb structures including present simple and continuous, and past simple forms (* recycling)
·         have a repertoire of basic language which enables them to deal with everyday situations with predictable content
·         have sufficient vocabulary to handle topics such as family, hobbies and interests, work, travel, and current events
·         have necessary vocabulary for the expression of basic communicative and survival needs, and they are introduced to basic parts of speech and sentence analysis, and increase their active vocabulary to approximately 900 words
·         demonstrate proficiency in the following grammatical areas:
There is / are
Countable & Uncountable nouns
Indefinite pronouns
Present continuous (for fixed plans)
Past continuous
Present Perfect Simple (for experience)
Comparatives& Superlatives (Adjectives and Adverbs)
Gerunds and Infinitives
Future simple (will & going to)
If clause (type 0, 1)
Time Clauses (basic)
Prepositions of time and place
Articles (a, an, the)
Modals (can, may, might, must, have to, don’t have to,
mustn’t, can’t, should, had to, could, used to) to express
ability, possibility, permission, obligation, prohibition, lack
of obligation, advice, and past habit