For the different dates see the sign up form on the bottom of this page. New courses start in October 2017
Faculty departments pay an annual fee, 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
Minimum 10 and maximum 15 participants
Qualified teacher of English as a foreign Language
Norris, R. (2008) Ready for CAE: Coursebook
Norris, R. and French, A. (2008) Ready for CAE: Workbook
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.
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).
- Intensive training in all language skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking;
- interactive classes;
- particular focus on vocabulary and idioms (English in Use);
- extensive use of authentic materials;
- exam preparation.
The course consists of 20 two-and-a-half-hour classes, 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 20 weeks, excluding a summer holiday break in July and August. Homework is expected to take approximately three hours each week. The study load for this course is roughly equivalent to 4.5 ECTS.
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.