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What you can say at Intermediate level



Here are the kinds of things you should be able to say at Intermediate level:

  • Introduce yourself, giving your name and basic personal information
  • Give directions on how to get from one place to another
  • Describe your health problems to a doctor or nurse
  • Tell about your family, giving names and simple information about them such as their occupations or what they look like
  • Arrange to meet someone at a particular time and place and date in the near future
  • Describe typical routine activities, such as what you usually do on the weekend
  • Request items, discuss prices, and handle currency in a situation involving a purchase
  • Ask questions about menu items, order food, and ask for and pay a bill at a restaurant
  • Describe in detail a particular place, such as a school, park, or store
  • Talk about things you like to do, such as leisure activities, favorite hobbies or pastimes
  • Talk about things you expect to do in the future, such as a planned trip or activity

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