On your first morning at school you will be given a placement test. This will be used to assess your knowledge of English grammar. During this time you will also be taken for a short oral test with a teacher. You will be put into a class according to the results of your grammar and oral tests.
Normally, it takes approximately 8 weeks to advance one level.
Your teacher will monitor your progress throughout your time at the school. You will be given advice on ways of helping yourself to build confidence and make improvements. Your teacher will provide you with new language and skills for your level of English as well as helping you to achieve the level that is attainable during your stay at the school. If you are following a long-term programme regular tests will be provided in order for you to see what progress you are making. The combination of your motivation with your teacher's expertise will guarantee positive results.
No oral or grammatical accuracy or fluency.
The student can communicate in a very simple and limited fashion.
The student can communicate in a limited number of the most familiar situations in which language is used in everyday life.
The student can communicate in a range of everyday situations which require largely predictable use of limited vocabulary and basic grammar.
The student is able to handle the main structures of language with some confidence and demonstrates knowledge of an adequate range of vocabulary and uses appropriate communicative strategies.
The student is able to use the structures of the language with ease and fluency with minor lapses in accuracy and appropriateness.