|Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, school) provided the other person talks slowly.
|Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need. Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.
|Can understand the purpose, structure and main idea of short text on familiar and routine matters (e.g. on notices, posters or in catalogues). Can extract specific information from short text.
||Can fill in a form/questionnaire with personal details about him/herself (e.g. name, nationality and address). Can write a short piece of correspondence (e.g. post card). Can produce short text based on pictures (e.g. diary entry, short story, description) and familiar and routine matters.