K1 – Trinity level 1/2 (A1)

Language functions

  • Exchange greetings
  • Giving personal information e.g. name, age etc.
  • Identifying and naming items given in the lexical list below
  • Indicating the position of people and objects
  • Describing people, animals, objects and places very simply
  • Stating simple facts
  • Informing about possessions
  • Asking very simple questions about personal details

Grammar

  • Imperatives for common actions, e.g. go, come, show, point, give, touch, stand up, sit down
  • Question words – e.g. what, why, when, who, how, where
  • Demonstratives e.g. this, that, these, those
  • Determiners e.g. a, the, my, you, his, her
  • Pronouns e.g. I, you, he, she, it, they
  • Possessive pronouns e.g. mine, yours, hers, his
  • Present simple tense
  • Present continuous tense
  • There is/are
  • Simple adjectives

Lexis

  • Personal information
  • Family and Friends
  • The home and possessions
  • Basic parts of the face and body
  • Common animals and pets
  • Cardinal numbers up to 50
  • Colours
  • Everyday items of clothing
  • Days of the week and months of the year

Phonology

  • Correct pronunciation of common words relevant to the lexis above
  • Basic intonation patterns for simple questions
  • Contractions, e.g. I’ve, I’m, he’s