EMI Autumn 2016

Cambridge Certificate English as a Medium of Instruction for academic staff in Higher Education – autumn course

Scope: 8 online modules in self study (max. 40 hrs), 5 face-to-face sessions of 4 hrs

Max. participants: 16 per group

Time: 5 face-to-face sessions (4 hrs) from October 2016 – February 2017

Place: face-to-face sessions take place in conference hotel Drienerburght

Entry level: a minimum English proficiency of B1 is required, intake September 2nd 2016

Tutor: qualified native Cambridge English teacher of the BSN Language Centre

Materials: online lesson materials (access to online materials up to 1 year)

Course fee: 995 euros per participant, all included


Course schedule

September

Friday, 2 September

Intake

October

elective

Introduction to the course format per Skype (20 minutes per participant)


Module 1

Language for lectures


Module 2

Language for seminars


Friday, 7 October, 13.00 – 17.00 hrs

Drienerburght

Interactive face-to-face tutor-led session focusing on speaking and writing skills, exercising participants’ specific work situations

November

Module 3

Language for small groups and practical sessions


Module 4

Language for tutorials and supervision


Friday, 4 November,
13.00 – 17.00 hrs

Drienerburght

Interactive face-to-face tutor-led session focusing on speaking and writing skills, exercising participants’ specific work situations

December

Module 5

Language for communicating online


Module 6

Language for evaluation and feedback


Friday, 2 December 13.00 – 17.00 hrs

Drienerburght

Interactive face-to-face tutor-led session focusing on speaking and writing skills, exercising participants’ specific work situations

January

Module 7

Language for developing and extending professional roles


Module 8

Language for fulfilling professional responsibilities


Friday, 20 January 13.00 – 17.00 hrs

Drienerburght

2 final face-to-face tutor-led sessions, offering participants to present and exercise their individual lesson plans/lectures etc.

February

Friday 10 February, 13.00 – 17.00 hrs

Drienerburght

Final session


Participants receive a Cambridge Certificate having fulfilled 80% of the course content, including face-to-face sessions.