Basic or Beginner Levels A1 and A2

Upon successfully completing the A1 course, the student can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of the needs of a concrete type. He or she can introduce themselves and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where they live, people they know, and things they have. The student can interact in a simple way provided the other people they are speaking with talk slowly and clearly and are prepared to help.

Upon successfully completing the A2 course, the student can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g., very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment). They can communicate in simple language and can describe routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. They describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment, and matters in areas of immediate need.

Independent or Intermediate Levels B1 and B2

Upon successfully completing the B1 course, the student can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. They can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken. They can produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest. A student who successfully completes the B1 course can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes, and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.

Upon successfully completing the B2 course, the student can understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialization. They can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. They can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

Proficient or Advanced Level C1 (C2 not supported: It is Industry specific and can be developed as needed)

Upon successfully completing the C1 course, the student can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognize implicit meaning. The student can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. They can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic, and professional purposes. After successfully completing the C1 course, the student can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organizational patterns, connectors, and cohesive devices.

Upon successfully completing the C2 course, the student can understand with ease virtually everything heard or read. They can summarize information from different spoken and written sources, reconstructing arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation. The student can express himself or herself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in more complex situations.