What level are you?


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  Beginner-Start:
I understand isolated words that are borrowed or used frequently. No ability to understand short phrases.
 

Beginner-Mid:
I am able to understand high frequency questions. Speaker needs to be slow and willing to repeat.

 

Beginner-High:
I can understand not only words and phrases but also simple sentences. Speaker needs to be slow and willing to repeat.

 

Intermediate-Low:
I am able to understand routine tasks such as directions and getting meals. I can interact in face-to-face conversations.

 

Intermediate-Mid:
I can add greater diversity to my expression of routine tasks. Converse on phone and comprehend simple media reports.

 

Intermediate-High:
I can sustain slightly longer conversations not context relevant; even though poor in quality.

 

Advanced-Low:
Comprehension is still uneven but I can understand main idea. I can play with different time frames. Yes!

 

Advanced-Mid:
I can experience culturally implied meanings but fail to catch socio-cultural nuances. Extended complex discourse tires me.

 

Superior:
I survive rapid colloquial speech with cultural references. Technical discussions and idioms are more frequently understood.

 

Topics covered in the above levels:

  Beginner-Start

Week [01] Present yourself and others - independent pronouns

Week [02] a/an/the

Week [03] Male or female? - nouns and gender

Week [04] One or many? Singular and plural nouns

Beginner-Mid

Week [01] Adjectives and their gender

Week [02] Plural adjectives

Week [03] Describe stuff - noun-adjective agreement

Week [04] Simple sentence structure - the equational sentence

Beginner-High

Week [01] A step back into the past - the equational sentence in the past tense

Week [02] Say "no" to the present - negating the equational sentence

Week [03] Say "no" to the past - negating the past tense equational sentence

Week [04] Pointing out stuff - demonstrative and presentational particles

Intermediate-Low

Week [01] Ask questions - interrogative particles

Week [02] Ask a question to point stuff out - demonstrative particles with questions

Week [03] Own stuff - the possessive suffix

Week [04] A nagging yet simple note – feminine noun prior to the possessive suffix

Intermediate-Mid

Week [01] The miracle idaafa construction

Week [02] To "belong to" using bitaaç, bitaaçt, bituuç

Week [03] Next to or under? – Prepositions

Week [04] Next to or under what? – Prepositions + objects

Intermediate-High

Week [01] It's not always the lonely number one – counting

Week [02] Not late again! – telling time

Week [03] One point in time in the past – simple past verb

Week [04] Present continuous and simple present derived from the infinitive

Advanced-Low

Week [01] Dreaming of the future? – the future tense

Week [02] Saying "no" to motion – negating the verb (all tenses)

Week [03] Finally time to use the complex tense - kaan with the verbal sentence

Week [04] Bossing people around – imperative

Advanced-Mid

Week [01] Better vs. best – comparatives and superlative of adjectives

Week [02] State and not motion (a philosophical matter) - the active participle (part 1 of 2)

Week [03] One very long word = direct + indirect suffixes

Week [04] Passive construction (simplified)

Superior

Week [01] Magically join simple thoughts together – conjunctions

Week [02] We've come a long way - the compound sentences

Week [03] Passive construction (advanced)

Week [04] Active Participle (part 2 of 2)