A2 (Waystage / Elementary)

A2 is one of the CEFR levels described by the Council of Europe.

An ability to deal with simple, straightforward information and begin to express oneself in familiar contexts.


Can take part in a routine conversation on simple predictable topics.
Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment).
Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.
Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.

A2 level exams

At this level you can do the KET and PTE General level 1 practice exams

You can also get an A2 certificate if you do well enough in the PTE Academic, a multi-level exam.

A2 level practice

This web site contains practice tests at A2 level for reading, grammar and vocabulary.




  • CEFR: A2, B1, B2, C1, C2