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Academic English Speaking Intermediate

RESULT

This language course aims to help you develop your speaking skills at an academic level.

CONTENT

Participants will improve their speaking skills in English. Classroom activities will consist of practical tasks and various interactive assignments that include:

  • strategies to participate actively in English-spoken tutorials, e.g. interrupting, contributing, asking for clarification;
  • fluency practice, e.g. role-play, discussions, presentations;
  • academic vocabulary, e.g. collocations, formal/informal language, phrasal verbs;
  • pronunciation, e.g. intonation, stress.

Learning will take place in an international classroom environment suited to students’ needs. The language trainer will provide instruction and feedback.

DURATION AND TIME INVESTMENT

Attendance at every session is essential. Active participation is expected. The course is held over 7 weeks, with one session of two hours per week. Homework is compulsory and is expected to take approximately two hours each week.

Admission Criteria

In order to determine your level and assess which course is appropriate for you, you are required to do the Oxford Online Placement Test (OOPT). This is an online test which consists of a listening component as well as a grammar and vocabulary (“Use of English”) component. 
Request a token for the OOPT

Course overview

  • Course code

    ASI

  • Programme is for

    This course is intended for students who use English in their academic studies.

  • ECTS

    The study load for this course is roughly equivalent to 1 ECTS.

  • Date

    Check the available course dates on the page below

  • Time

    Check the available time slots on the page below

  • Location

    Vrijhof Building

  • Course fee

    UT bachelor and master’s students: €25 (NON-REFUNDABLE administration fee), payable at registration. Course materials are included.

  • Maximum participants

    Minimum 10 and maximum 15 participants

  • Trainers

    Qualified teacher of English as a foreign Language

  • Course materials

    Provided by the UT Language Centre
    Recommended:
    A Monolingual (English / English) Dictionary
    Advanced Learner’s English Dictionary

  • Requirements

    Participants are required to complete an Oxford Online Placement Test (OOPT) before being accepted for enrolment in a course.  
    Request a token for the OOPT 

Further Information
UT Language Centre
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053-489 2040
 utlc@utwente.nl
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Academic English Speaking Intermediate
November 2019
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