Listening and Understanding Sentence-length Utterances
Listen and understand sentence-length utterances, primarily in face-to-face conversation about familiar topics and learned material, when strongly supported by context.
Reading and Understanding Simple Factual Texts
Read and understand main ideas and some details in simple factual texts about familiar topics and short literary texts.
Speaking in Simple Sentences
Speak in simple sentences to convey basic information about concrete social situations on familiar topics
Writing Simple Sentences
Write simple sentences using basic word order and structures to express personal meaning on familiar topics.
Writing Short Stories or Essays
Write short stories or essays on familiar topics using coherent sentences and paragraphs.
Basic Awareness of Cultural Differences
Function with basic awareness of cultural differences in German-speaking countries.
Language Learning Strategies
Use appropriate language learning strategies to achieve both formal understanding of and communicative ability with German.
Basic Grammar Concepts
Understand and apply basic grammar concepts correctly when focused on accuracy.