Level 4 students are starting to understand how the major verb tenses work, are adding to their growing vocabulary, and are ready to gain confidence when speaking and using several different verb tenses.
In Level 4, you will start to understand some of the more complex relationships between verb tenses (If I was rich, I would buy a yacht, etc.) and to dig deeper into the usage of more difficult verb tenses like the subjunctive and the conditional past.
Here are some questions to help figure out if Level 4 is right for you:
Can you use some of the most basic verbs (to eat, to talk, to walk, to be, to have, etc.) in both the present tense, the two main past tenses (the passato prossimo and the imperfetto), the conditional, and the future tenses? Can you say things like:
- I ate at McDonalds yesterday
- You took the train to work today
- He was 18 when he went to college
and be able to struggle through asking someone: "Would you like to go to Paris with me this summer?" without too much hesitation?
If the answer is yes, you belong in Level 4.
80% of our students place themselves correctly, so don’t stress about your level. Use these descriptions to determine which level best matches where you’re at in your study of the language and save your spot in a class by enrolling ASAP. Many of our classes fill up weeks in advance - don't get stuck on a waitlist by waiting too long to enroll! Students who find the class they signed up for is too advanced or not advanced enough after the first week or two should talk to their professor about switching levels. With the professor's approval, we will transfer you to the correct level of class in the same language you signed up for at no additional cost. Still hesitant about what level you need? Just give us a call and we can help you select the right class!
You'll need a copy of Nuovo Espresso: Libro Studente 2 (ISBN: 978-8861823211)