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English C1: Special Concise Online Cambridge Advanced Course

RESULT

Provide participants with the opportunity to significantly improve their overall English proficiency. Participants learn to use English effectively and perform confidently in social and professional situations, and in higher education. This course prepares participants for the Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE).

CONTENT

  • Intensive online training in all language skills via Canvas Conferences;
  • interactive classes;
  • particular focus on vocabulary and idioms (English in Use);
  • extensive use of authentic materials;
  • peer-reviews and self-assessment to enhance personal study results;
  • exam preparation, with mock exams to train oral skills.

This special course consists of 20 two-and-a-half-hour classes in 10 weeks (two sessions per week), providing ample opportunity for discussion, pair work and group work. In addition, participants are expected to spend a considerable amount of time on self-study assignments.See http://www.cambridgeenglish.org/ for more information.

DURATION AND TIME INVESTMENT

Attendance at every lesson is essential. The course is held over 10 weeks. Homework is expected to take approximately six hours each week.

ADMISSION CRITERIA

Participants are required to complete an Oxford Online Placement Test (OOPT) before being accepted for enrolment in a Cambridge course. English language proficiency at level CEF B2 (Common European Framework) is required. 

COURSE OVERVIEW 

  • Course code

    CAE

  • Programme is for

    For staff and PhD-candidates whose current level of English is level CEF B2 and who wish to improve their level to CEF C1. The CAE-examination is optional and at the participant's own cost. Registration for the exam can be arranged individually through the British Council.

  • ECTS

    The study load for this course is roughly equivalent to 4.5 ECTS.

  • Date

    Check the available course dates on the page below  

  • Time

    Check the available time slots on the page below  

  • Course fee

    UT-employees: €725
    Faculty departments pay an annual fee, so you do not pay yourself. You need permission from your head of department, and an OFI number.
    Service departments will be charged with the course price, so you do not pay yourself. You need permission from your head of department, and an OFI number. 
    Partners of UT-employees: €725
    Non-UT participants: €925
    Partners and non-UT participants can use internet payment to pay the course fee.

  • Maximum participants

    Minimum 2 and maximum 8 participants (an even number of participants is necessary)

  • Trainers

    Qualified teacher of English as a foreign Language

  • Course materials

    Norris, R. (2008) Ready for CAE: Coursebook
    Norris, R. and French, A. (2008) Ready for CAE: Workbook

  • Requirements

    Participants are required to complete an Oxford Online Placement Test (OOPT) before being accepted for enrolment in a Cambridge course. English language proficiency at level CEF B2 (Common European Framework) is required. 
    Request a token for the OOPT 


    For this course, participants need a computer/laptop with camera and microphone and a solid internet connection. Access to the Canvas environment and the course materials will be provided for you.

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English C1: Special Concise Online Cambridge Advanced Course
September 2020
January 2021
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