LEARNING TIMELINE
It takes approximately 50 class hours + a minimum of 30 hours of self-study hours to progress to the next level.

If 50 class hours can not be taken, these hours must be replaced with self-study hours.

A0/A1 - Beginner Level 1
At the start: can not speak English, may have already a basic understanding of simple English.
By the end: Can spell name and address, fill out a form, talk about likes and dislikes.

A1 - Beginner Level 2
At the start: Can spell name and address, fill out a form, talk about likes and dislikes.
By the end: Can talk about family and hobbies, read a simple menu and order food from a stand

A1/A2 - Beginner Level 3
At the start: Can talk about family and hobbies, read a simple menu and order food from a stand
By the end: Can talk about daily job duties and routines. Can tell time; can go shopping in person. Can also ask and answer simple requests by e-mail.

A2 - Beginner Level 4
At the start: Can talk about daily job duties and routines.  Can go shopping in person. Can ask and answer simple requests by e-mail.
By the end: Can read simple English about products and services.  Can arrange a meeting and greet customers with confidence.

A2+ - Beginner Level 5
At the start: Can speak using simple English to ask and answer questions over the phone. 

By the end: Can read simple stories, talk about events in the past.  Will be ready to focus on expanding their vocabulary at a faster rate.

A2/B1 - Pre Intermediate Levels 1 & 2
At the start:  Can read simple English about products and services.  Can arrange a meeting and greet customers with confidence.
By the end: Vocabulary expanded to 800 key words. Can explain past and future actions by phone or e-mail.  Can answer frequent customer and supplier questions received by phone or mail.

B1 - Intermediate Levels 1 & 2
At the start: Vocabulary expanded to 800 key words. Can explain past and future actions by phone or e-mail.  Can answer frequent customer and supplier questions received by phone or mail.
By the end: Vocabulary expanded to 1200 key words through reading.  Can "small talk" about holidays and work. Can participate in one-to-one meetings,express opinions in spoken and written form.

B1+ - Intermediate Level 3 & 4
At the start: Vocabulary expanded to 1200 key words through reading.  Can "small talk" about holidays and work. Can participate in one-to-one meetings,express opinions in spoken and written form.

By the end: Vocabulary expanded to 1600.  Can read for 30 minutes in a concentrated fashion. Can write a formal letter with some errors, can participate in meetings, can express opinions, agree and disagree.

B1+/B2 - Intermediate Levels 5 & 6
At the start: Vocabulary expanded to 1600.  Can read for 30 minutes in a concentrated fashion. Can write a formal letter with some errors, can participate in meetings, can express opinions, agree and disagree.
By the end: Vocabulary expanded to 2000. Can read a non-technical book of 200 pages.  Can make a presentation, answer questions without preparation on a topic of their choice. Can write a formal complaint letter and a complaint letter reply with assistance.

B2 - Upper Intermediate Levels 1, 2 & 3
At the start: Can make a presentation, answer questions without preparation on a topic of their choice. Can write a formal complaint letter and a complaint letter reply with assistance.
By the end: Can write an essay and a short article. Can make a formal business presentation and participate in a business meeting.  Can understand advanced-level texts with help of a dictionary.

B2+ - Upper Intermediate Level 4 & 5
At the start: Can handle calls with native English speakers, write both formal and informal e-mails and defend their opinion at a meeting.
By the end: Can question authority, negotiate deals and run a meeting. Can write formal and informal e-mails clearly with the correct tone and take meeting minutes.

B2/C1 - Advanced Levels 1 & 2
At the start: Can question authority, negotiate deals and run a meeting. Can write formal and informal e-mails clearly with the correct tone and take meeting minutes.
By the end: Can write standard reports, proposals, essays. Can understand blogs, newspaper articles and novels meant for native speakers with assistance of a dictionary.

C1 - Advanced Levels 3 & 4 
At the start: Can write standard reports, proposals, essays and understand blogs, newspaper articles with assistance of a dictionary.
By the end: Can handle sensitive, emotional issues without losing fluency.  Can write using complex structures and advanced expressions and terms to describe information and make requests and complaints. Rarely needs a dictionary when formulating thoughts.  Able to use a thesaurus correctly.

C1+ Advanced Levels 5, 6 & 7
To reach a C2 near-native proficiency level, this takes a minimum of 400 hours of additional study.