Course Levels

  levels Orange Language Centre St.Petersburg

 

 

In order to determine the level of your knowledge of English accurately, it is essential that you take our test, which consists of a 30-minute written task and a brief interview in English. You are welcome to take the test at the Orange Language Center from Monday to Friday between 14:00 and 18:30. The test is free-of-charge. The written part of the test can also be completed online on this site.

 

Real/False beginners

Speaking
Mastery of the simplest means of communication in everyday situations
Listening
Understanding of the simplest forms spoken English
Reading
Understanding of simple written English for instructions, descriptions and explanations
Writing
Composition of simple English phrases

Elementary

Speaking

Ability to survive in everyday situations

Listening
Ability to understand the gist of spoken English
Reading

Understanding of simple written material

Writing

Initial steps in composition of linked written phrases

Pre-Intermediate

Speaking

Ability to communicate in a variety of common situations

Listening

Understanding of spoken English and ability to grasp the general meaning of films, television programmes, etc.

Reading

Ability to extract information from original texts

Writing

Ability to describe in writing everyday events

Intermediate

Speaking

Ability to communicate in the majority of common situations

Listening

Understanding of English speech in context

Reading

Ability to read books in English. Understanding of a variety of different written forms

Writing

Accurate composition of business and private lessons. Ability to express opinions and ideas

Upper-Intermediate

Speaking

Ability to express ideas and opinions with relative ease (fluency), and to use a wide range of linguistic forms. Ability to communicate in any common situation in an English-language environment

Listening

Recognition of different accents. Complete understanding of spoken English on first listening

Reading

Complete understanding of original texts. Understanding of a variety of styles of written communication and genres of writing

Writing

Ability clearly and concisely to present ideas and opinions, using a wide range of linguistic forms

Advanced

Speaking

Ability to express opinions and emotions confidently and accurately, using correct pronunciation and wide-ranging intonation

Listening

Understanding of all essential varieties of conversational English

Reading

Understanding and individual interpretation of original texts

Writing

Mastery of a range of forms of written communication

 

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