GEP A1 Exam
Level A1 is described by the CEFR as the lowest level of generative language.
The GEP A1 Exam tests the learner’s ability to interact in a simple way, ask and answer simple questions about themselves, where they live, people they know, and things they have.
The GEP A1 exam also tests a student’s capacity to initiate and respond to simple statements in areas of immediate need or on very familiar topics.
GEP A1 Exam- Grammar tested
- Adjectives: common and demonstrative
- Adverbs of frequency
- Comparatives and superlatives
- Going to
- How much/how many and very common uncountable nouns
- I’d like
- Imperatives (+/-)
- Intensifiers - very basic
- Modals: can/can’t/could/couldn’t
- Past simple of “to be”
- Past Simple
- Possessive adjectives
- Possessive s
- Prepositions, common
- Prepositions of place
- Prepositions of time, including in/on/at
- Present continuous
- Present simple
- Pronouns: simple, personal
- There is/are
- To be, including question+negatives
- Verb + ing: like/hate/love
- GEP A1 Exam- Vocabulary tested
- Food and drink
- Nationalities and countries
- Personal information
- Things in the town, shops, and shopping
- Verbs – basic
GEP A1 Exam- Topics of Conversation tested
- Family life
- Hobbies and pastimes
- Leisure activities
- Work and jobs
In general, the GEP A1 Exam tests the learner’s basic ability to communicate and exchange information in a simple way.
Example: the student can ask basic questions about menu items in a restaurant and understand simple answers.