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English C1: Cambridge Advanced English

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 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 four 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. 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

    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  

  • Location

    Vrijhof Building

  • 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 10 and maximum 15 participants

  • 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. 
    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 C1: Cambridge Advanced English
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