Which Speak Level Is Better For You?

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Which Speak Level Is Better For You?

Hey! Are you still not sure which SPEAK level to choose? Basic or Conversational? Aswer these 6 questions and we will help you decide! Imagine this: You have a special interest in the language spoken in a country you are travelling to. And while you’re there you face some of the following situations. Click Start!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You ended up getting a middle seat in the airplane, and the nice lady next to you wants to chat. However, she only speaks the language you are now learning/want to learn. You are able to:
    • A. 

      Tell her your name, age and country of origin

    • B. 

      Smile at her nicely while she speaks

  • 2. 
    You arrived at your accommodation and got on the elevator with someone who lives there. On this 5 minute elevator ride, you:
    • A. 

      Can talk to them in that language (even if you don’t speak perfectly, you understand each other)

    • B. 

      Wait for the ride to end, in awkward silence

  • 3. 
    You have just arrived at your room and have nothing to eat, so you decide to go groceries shopping. While at the supermarket, how would you ask for potatoes:
    • A. 

      "Hello! I would like to buy two kilograms of potatoes, please"

    • B. 

      "Hello! (finger sign for 2 and pointing to potatoes), please"

    • C. 

      "Hello! two kilograms potatoes, please"

  • 4. 
    On your first nights there, you’re going to a Concert with some people you met. There, a song you like in the local language is playing. How is your experience?
    • A. 

      You can understand the lyrics and can sing along

    • B. 

      You enjoy listening to it, but can’t understand the lyrics or sing along

    • C. 

      You can understand some of the lyrics and can't sing along

  • 5. 
    You also want to try the local food, and decide to go to a restaurant. While you’re there:
    • A. 

      You point to the menu, use key words like 'water', 'spicy’ and ‘cheese’, but need another language to communicate

    • B. 

      You can choose from the menu and order using simple sentences, all in the local language

    • C. 

      You are able to order, complain if necessary and ask for the bill, using only the local language

    • D. 

      You mostly communicate with gestures

  • 6. 
    So you come back home from your trip and decide to apply for a language group with SPEAK. What do you expect to get from the experience?
    • A. 

      You wish to get better at how you speak and at how much you understand native speakers

    • B. 

      You aspire to learn more vocabulary, grammar and sentence structures

    • C. 

      You want to begin speaking freely

    • D. 

      You need to start from scratch

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