At A1 level you have the ability to comprehend and employ common, everyday expressions as well as very simple phrases to meet particular wants. You can communicate information about yourself and others, and can ask and respond to questions related to particulars such as where you live, acquaintances you know, and things you own. Simple dialogue is possible, provided the other individual speaks with a slower speed and distinct enunciation while being willing to assist.
In a straightforward and natural conversation regarding basic information (e.g. one's home country, loved ones, or school), you are able to create an introduction and use fundamental expressions of welcoming and farewell. You can solicit and react to people's well-being and express affinity and antipathy towards sports, food, etc. although your range of dialouge may be limited.
You understand questions and instructions expressed to you when articulated with deliberate care and at a measured speed. You can follow concise, straightforward directions. You can effectively take action in response to fundamental instructions including times, locations, and numbers. You can request what you need from others and provide objects to them.