EngWow Levels Guide

Level LEVEL DESCRIPTION
Entry Level Introduction and level assessment
Low
Beginner
1
  • Cannot express her/himself in English at all
  • No ability to formulate meaningful sentences
  • Can't understand simple speech
  • ABC vocabulary
Mid
Beginner
2
  • Can communicate a little with the most basic sentences
  • Understands slow and simplified speech but requires frequent repetition and rephrasing
  • Usually hard to understand due to hard accent
  • Uses the most basic vocabulary
High
Beginner
3
  • Can communicate using simple sentences with correct sentence patterns
  • Is able to understand and answer questions that are slightly more complex but requires occasional repetition and rephrasing
  • Foreign accent is still noticeable and mispronunciation leads to occasional misunderstanding
  • Erroneous word choice
Low
Intermediate
4
  • An ability to sustain simple conversation
  • Occasional diffculty in understanding questions and following simple trains of thought
  • Pronunciation is sufficient to maintain communication
  • A basic vocabulary which is adequate for sustaining basic conversation
Mid
Intermediate
5
  • Can handle conversations regrading topics that are related to daily life
  • Ability to understand and respond to more complex sentences requiring seldom repetition or rephrasing
  • Understands and uses moderately difficult vocabulary in sentences
High
Intermediate
6
  • Is familiar with the basix idioms and common Western expressions and is able to use them correctly in the right context
  • Can translate and make inferences from conversations
  • Understands moderately difficult vocabulary and uses them correctly in sentences
Low
Advance
7
  • Is able to effectively use English sometimes can be experimental and is already able to play with words and also attempts to use paraphrasr
  • Has no problem understanding spoken material but needs paraphrasing from time to time
  • Correct, distinct and clear pronunciation
  • A good vocabulery which is adequate for natural conversation at the level
Mid
Advance
8
  • Is familiar with more complex idioms and Western expressions and is able to use them in sentences
  • Easily understands and answers complex questions
  • There is accentuation but somewhat restrained
  • Understands more difficult vocabulary
High
Advance
9
  • Communicative fluency is evident
  • Effortlessly understands and answers complex questions
  • Speech sounds smooth, natural and effortless
  • Understands and uses more advanced vocabulary in conversation