This is the intermediate level, where learners can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. They can produce simple connected texts on topics of personal interest, and can describe experiences, events, dreams, hopes and ambitions.
What you learn after A2 level?
Here are some details of what a learner can typically expect to be able to do after completing the B1 level of French:
- Advanced vocabulary and grammar: A learner at the B1 level will have expanded their French vocabulary to include more complex and abstract concepts, such as politics, economics, and culture. They will also have learned more advanced grammar concepts such as the subjunctive mood, the conditional mood, and complex sentence structures.
- Advanced conversational skills: A learner at the B1 level will be able to engage in more sophisticated conversations in French, expressing opinions and arguing a point of view, describing experiences and expressing feelings, and negotiating and persuading.
- Reading and writing proficiency: A learner at the B1 level will be able to read and understand a wide range of French texts, such as literary works, newspapers, and academic articles. They will also be able to write more complex and well-structured texts, such as essays, reports, and critiques.
- Cultural knowledge and sensitivity: A learner at the B1 level will have a deep understanding of French culture, history, and society, and will be able to express and understand cultural nuances and social norms in French-speaking contexts. They will also have developed intercultural competence and sensitivity towards different perspectives and values.
Overall, completing the B1 level of French will enable the learner to communicate effectively and accurately 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.