Tell her your name, age and country of origin
Smile at her nicely while she speaks
Can talk to them in that language (even if you don’t speak perfectly, you understand each other)
Wait for the ride to end, in awkward silence
"Hello! I would like to buy two kilograms of potatoes, please"
"Hello! (finger sign for 2 and pointing to potatoes), please"
"Hello! two kilograms potatoes, please"
You can understand the lyrics and can sing along
You enjoy listening to it, but can’t understand the lyrics or sing along
You can understand some of the lyrics and can't sing along
You point to the menu, use key words like 'water', 'spicy’ and ‘cheese’, but need another language to communicate
You can choose from the menu and order using simple sentences, all in the local language
You are able to order, complain if necessary and ask for the bill, using only the local language
You mostly communicate with gestures
You wish to get better at how you speak and at how much you understand native speakers
You aspire to learn more vocabulary, grammar and sentence structures
You want to begin speaking freely
You need to start from scratch