PRE-INTERMEDIATE

At this level, students can recognize and use a certain number of basic grammatical structures and have basic vocabulary, although their English is still limited.

EXPECTED GRAMMAR TO USE

    Present Simple
    Present Continuous
    Present Perfect
    Present Perfect Continuous
    Past Simple
    Past Continuous
    Future Simple
    Will/going to
    Comparatives and Superlatives
    Modal verbs ( can/could; must; should; have to; may/might - most common meanings)
    Conditionals I – II
    Basic prepositions and phrasal verbs

LEVEL STAGES

  • PRE-INTERMEDIATE LOW

    On this level student
    - is able to talk about everyday activities providing some details about his/her past experience, making mistakes in the usage of irregular verbs;
    - is ready to compare things, which, however, may still be a bit challenging for him/her;
    - can speak about current activities expressing his/her opinion about them;
    - is able to speak about his/her experience using Present Perfect, although with a number of mistakes:
    - can give simple explanations and reasons with frequent, occasionally long pauses before some words. 
  • PRE-INTERMEDIATE

    On this level student
    - is able to compare things without making many mistakes in the usage of adjectives;
    - can talk about past experience making fewer mistakes in the usage of irregular verbs;
    - can maintain a conversation being able to understand the main message of an interlocutor, although the probability of guessing is still rather high;
    - can communicate simply, and is capable of understanding other speakers in familiar context, yet with some difficulty;
    - their speech may include noticeable pauses and frequent repetitions. 
  • PRE-INTERMEDIATE STRONG

    On this level student
    - is able to express their opinion giving simple reasons because of somewhat limited vocabulary;
    - is more confident in the usage of irregular verbs, so he/she can say more about his/her past experience;
    - can analyze life achievements, although may use Past Simple instead of Present Perfect or Present Perfect Continuous;
    - can comprehend the information from records well enough to provide opinions;
    - doesn't have problems with expressing future plans;
    - starts using conditional sentences, although mistakes may occur. 

SELF-STUDY MATERIALS

- It is not necessary to work through the topics in order.
- Start with listening, doing supplementary exercises from the link, working with multiple exercises in vocabulary to practice vocabulary and then re-watch the video to be able to recognize the vocabulary you have studied.
- As for grammar, first click on the name of Grammar concept (eg. Present Tenses) to read the rules and then do the multiple exercises one by one until you feel confident enough.

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