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Level A2 corresponds to basic users of the language, who can communicate using frequently used expressions in everyday situation.

The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) has six levels, from A1 for beginners, up to C2 for users who are proficient in the language. Levels are divided into three blocks: A or basic user, B or independent user, and C or proficient user.

What can an A2-level learner of English do?

Learners who achieve A2 level:

  • can understand sentences and common expressions about familiar topics, including very basic personal and family information, shopping, places of interest and work
  • can communicate in simple, everyday tasks that require only simple and direct exchanges of information on familiar topics
  • can describe aspects of their past, environment and matters related to their immediate needs, using simple language.

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