A2 (pre Elementary)
Can understand sentences and commonly used expressions associated with topics directly related to his/her direct circumstances (e.g. personal information or information about his/her family, shopping, work, immediate surroundings). Can make him/herself understood in simple, routine situations dealing with a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and common topics. Can describe his/her background and education, immediate surroundings and other things associated with immediate needs in a simple way.
After passing the examination A2 you will be able to do the following, for example:
understand the main content of everyday conversations as well as brief radio announcements or phone messages,
obtain the most important information from short newspaper articles, everyday advertisements and public notice boards,
fill in ordinary forms in shops or at banks or government offices,
write messages about your immediate situation,
introduce yourself and exchange personal details in a conversation,
ask and answer questions in conversations about everyday topics,
agree on something or make arrangements in everyday conversation.