At the end of this level, students will be able to …
understand standard language on both familiar and unfamiliar topics (both concrete and abstract) encountered in personal, social, academic and vocational lives. Students can understand authentic and extended talks on a wide range of topics (both concrete and abstract) and take notes of main ideas/information and specific information by identifying important points provided that the talk is delivered in a structured way.
give detailed, fluent, and well-structured talks on a wide range of topics to fulfill a variety of purposes. Students can interact fluently, naturally, and spontaneously in tasks and situations that are less predictable. They can extend their ideas and sustain the communication. Students can communicate without much sign of having to restrict what they want to say. However, there may be minor breakdowns in communication.
read relatively complex and long texts on a wide range of topics (both concrete and abstract) encountered in personal, social, academic, and vocational lives with a large degree of independence by identifying stated and implied main points and details.
produce detailed, fluent, and well-structured texts (extended paragraphs and essays) on a wide range of topics that follow basic academic conventions. Students can evaluate information and arguments from different sources and synthesize them in their own writing. Students can produce short summaries of texts by paraphrasing and summarising the original text.