Students learn to perform a number of communicative functions, including describing food and people, places and events, asking for or giving simple information about people, events and procedures, applying for a job, and reviewing a film.
Students learn to demonstrate their use of a range of grammatical structures, including past and present tenses, modals, first, second and third conditionals, and reported speech. Students learn to use grammar with fewer mistakes when speaking and writing
Students learn to speak confidently on familiar topics, and express their thoughts and opinions on more abstract, cultural topics such as films, books and music. Students learn to follow extended speech and lines of argument on a familiar topic. Students learn to read short texts and articles more independently. Students learn to write extended paragraphs linked with a range of common connecting phrases. They learn to write descriptions of their personal life and past experiences. They learn a variety of different types of writing including an informal letter, formal letter and CV, film review.