ELEMENTARY USE OF LANGUAGE
He/ She can understand and use familiar, everyday expressions and very simple sentences, which relate to the satisfying of concrete needs. Can introduce him/herself and others as well as ask others about themselves.
He / She 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). He/ she also can describe his/her background and education, immediate surroundings and other things associated with immediate needs in a simple way.
He/ She can understand the main points when clear, standard language is used and the focus is on familiar topics associated with work, school, leisure time, etc. He/ She can deal with most situations typically encountered when travelling in the language region. He/ She can report on experiences and events, describe dreams, hopes and goals as well as make short statements to justify or explain his/her own views and plans.
He/ She can understand the main contents of complex texts on concrete and abstract topics; also understands specialized discussions in his/her own primary area of specialization. He/She can easily communicate so spontaneously and fluently that a normal conversation with native speakers is easily possible without a great deal of effort on either side.