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English B2: Cambridge First Certificate

RESULT

This course provides participants with opportunities to practise and improve English skills suitable for upper-intermediate use.

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 25 two-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 25 weeks, excluding a summer holiday break in July and August. Homework is expected to take approximately three 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 B1 (Common European Framework) is required.

Course overview 

  • Course code

    FCE

  • Programme is for

    For staff and PhDs whose current level of English is level CEF B1 and who wish to improve their level to CEF B2. The FCE-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: €650
    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: €650
    Non-UT participants: €850
    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

    Cambridge First Certificate Course Book and Work Book 
    Course materials will be provided by the UT 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 B1 (Common European Framework) is required. 
    Request a token for the OOPT 

Further Information
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053-489 2040
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