Respond to requests for information
(i) Recognise questions of the wh- type and the yes/no type, and respond with short answers and with more information
(ii) Recognise when a short answer is appropriate and when a longer answer is expected
(iii) Recognise verb forms and time markers to understand the time to which a speaker is referring, and respond appropriately:
(a) present simple and frequency adverbs
(b) simple past
(c) going to future
E.g. How often do you go to the cinema?
Oh, not very often, only about twice a year.
What did you do last night?
Well, first I... And then I...
(iv) Recognise and respond to comparative questions. E.g. Is the weather the same here as it is in... ? No, it's colder here than...