At this level, learners can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. personal and family information, shopping, local geography, etc.). They can communicate in simple and routine tasks, describe aspects of their background, immediate environment, and matters in areas of immediate need.
What you learn after A1 level?
Here are some details of what a learner can typically expect to be able to do after completing the A2 level of French:
- Expanded vocabulary and grammar: A learner at the A2 level will have expanded their French vocabulary to include more specific and practical topics such as food, clothing, transportation, work, and leisure activities. They will also have learned more advanced grammar concepts such as the use of past tenses, modal verbs, and adverbs.
- Enhanced conversational skills: A learner at the A2 level will be able to engage in more complex conversations in French, expressing opinions and making comparisons, describing past events and future plans, and giving reasons and explanations for their actions or decisions.
- Improved reading and writing: A learner at the A2 level will be able to read and understand more complex texts, such as news articles and short stories, and will be able to write longer and more detailed texts, such as personal letters, emails, and short essays.
- Increased cultural knowledge: A learner at the A2 level will have a deeper understanding of French culture and society, including its history, traditions, and current events. They will be able to express and understand cultural nuances and social norms in French-speaking contexts.
Overall, completing the A2 level of French will enable the learner to communicate more effectively and confidently in French-speaking contexts, both orally and in writing, and will provide a solid foundation for further learning and exploration of the French language and culture.