Here are the study targets and our recommended materials for English level A2.
At the end of English level A2, you can:
- understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to common areas (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment).
- communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information.
- describe in simple terms aspects of your background and immediate matters.
(Adapted from the international CEFR framework. This is set out by the Council of Europe (2001) Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: learning, teaching, assessment.)
Study targets for English level A2
Here are our Top 10 targets for English level A2.
English communication (A2)
- Describing habits and daily routines.
- Expressing ability and inability.
- Asking for and giving directions.
- Describing past experiences.
- Describing personality and feelings.
- Describing jobs.
- Describing places.
- Making comparisons.
- Making requests (e.g. at a restaurant).
- Expressing future plans.
English vocabulary (A2)
- Personality and feelings.
- Food and drinks.
- Family and friends.
- Daily and free-time activities.
- Places in towns.
- Body and health.
- Transport and travel.
English grammar (A2)
- Questions words.
- Adverbs of frequency.
- Past simple.
- Present continuous.
- Present perfect.
- Prepositions of time and place.
- Comparatives and superlatives.
- Like + ing.
- Future: will and going to.
- Past continuous.
Study options for English level A2
It's great that you have reached A2. We provide recommendations below to get to B1.
Tip 1: Develop your expressions for common situations. Look at grammar and vocabulary to give personal information. You can focus on information about work, family and daily routines.
Tip 2: Continue to study at home and practise with a local teacher.
Self-study English books (A2)
Here are our recommended self-study books for English level A2.