|Grammar||Reading||Writing||Listening & Speaking|
|》 Uses basic daily vocabulary.
》 Can introduce self and ask basic questions.
|》 Able to identify the main idea of a short paragraph.
》 Can answer basic comprehension questions.
|》 Able to complete applications.
》 Understands subject verb sentence structure.
|》 Able to understand speakers who speak clearly.
》 Can follow simple instructions able to participate in basic interviews.
|》 Communicates using compound sentence structures to express personal options.||》 Can read short articles and paragraphs and is able to develop vocabulary in context.
》 Understand the main ideas.
|》 Can write a brief paragraph and contrasting two objects.
》 Able to write personal letters.
|》 Show understanding of basic pronunciation rules.
》 Able to express personal preference.
|》 Uses past and future grammar tenses appropriately when communicating.||》 Able to paraphrase an article or paragraph.
》 Can identity supporting detail in a passage.
|》 Can write a personal story using correct punctuation and spelling.||》 Can engage in conversation.
》 Able to describe people and environment.
|》 Begins to communicate by using perfect tenses.
》 More complex vocabulary is used.
|》 Can read an article, make predictions.
》 Note the difference between fact and opinion.
|》 Able to write basic notes, messages, and requests.
》 Writing has structure including a clear thesis.
|》 Speaking using various clauses.
》 Pronunciation is correct and accent is easy to understand.
|》 Recognizes when different future present, past and perfect grammar tenses are appropriate.||》 Can make assumptions about the author of the text.
》 Can comprehend material from 1 page length articles.
|》 Writes summaries with clear structure.
》 Shows understanding of chronological order.
|》 Correct pronunciation is used.
》 Able to tell facts and express opinions on more complex issues.
|》 Communicates fluently with full understanding of various forms of grammar including perfect tenses and mixed conditionals.||》 Can skim for main idea and specific information in addition to author’s purpose.
》 Able to distinguish main ideas from detail.
|》 Can write a structured essay using complex grammar, understanding tone and style.||》 Engages fully is a conversation understand a majority of the information regardless of accent or speed.
》 Able to communicate and understand complex or abstract ideas.
*A student may not move up a level until they have passed the final exam to place them in that level.
**Students may not drop to a lower level they have already passed.
***They may only do so with written approval from the current teacher and the target class teacher with the permission of the language program director.
****To advance to the next class students must pass the final test with a score or 75%.