English C2: Cambridge Proficiency English

RESULT

Provide participants with the opportunity to raise their overall English proficiency to near-native level. Participants learn to understand with ease virtually everything they hear and read, make accurate and complete notes during a presentation, understand colloquial asides, talk about complex and sensitive issues without awkwardness and express themselves precisely and fluently.

CONTENT

  • Intensive training in all language skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking;
  • interactive classes;
  • particular focus on vocabulary, idioms and structure (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 four hours each week.

Intake

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 C1 (Common European Framework) is required. At this moment it is not possible to request a token for the OOPT. Registration is open from 15th June again. 

SIGN UP COURSES ACADEMIC YEAR 2019/2020 

The sign up for the language courses for the academic year 2019/2020 is possible from the 15th of June.

Course overview 

  • Course code

    CPE

  • Programme is for

    For staff and PhDs whose current level of English is level CEF C1 and who wish to improve their level to CEF C2. The CPE-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  

  • Location

    Vrijhof Building

  • Course fee

    UT-employees: €800
    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: €800
    Non-UT participants: €1000
    Partners and non-UT participants can use internet payment to pay the course fee.

  • Maximum participants

    Minimum 10 and maximum 15 participants

  • Trainers

    Qualified teacher of English as a foreign Language

  • Course materials

    Capel, A. and Sharp, W. (2013) Objective Proficiency: Student’s Book Cambridge University Press.
    Sutherland, P. and Whettem, E. (2013) Objective Proficiency Workbook Cambridge English Series, Cambridge University Press.
    Provided by the TCP Language Centre

  • 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 C1 (Common European Framework) is required. 
    At this moment it is not possible to request a token for the OOPT. Registration is open from 15th June again. 

Further Information
UT Language Centre
Support Office
053-489 2040
 utlc@utwente.nl
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English C2: Cambridge Proficiency English
April 2019
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