English level 4

Level: Intermediate (B1/B2)

Do you need to develop your English for work or study? In the course English level 4 we will help you on your way. We will use a great variety in exercises to work on all your language skills.

During the lockdown (at least until 2 March), all our on-site courses will be taught in the virtual classroom. As soon as it is possible, we will switch back to teaching on location. So, you can enrol without any problems for an on-site language course. We offer you a worry-free start to your course with our flexible booking policy.

See how Anouk found the virtual classroom here (in Dutch).

Classroom course

€190,00

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Starting from 19 April 2021

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Virtual classroom

€ 165,00

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Starting from 19 April 2021

About the English level 4 course

Conversation practice about everyday topics will increase your vocabulary and fluency. This is the follow-up course for the Level 3 course and is on B1 towards B2 level. This course will provide you with the knowledge you need for more advanced courses.

The course focuses on:

  • expanding your vocabulary;
  • increasing general conversational skills;
  • developing reading skills and acquiring self-study skills;
  • improving pronunciation;
  • increasing knowledge of grammar;
  • improving listening skills;
  • improving writing skills.

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Learning goals

This English level 4 course is aimed to those who wish to achieve level B1+ in a short period of time. You can start with level B1. Please note: this course follows after English level 3, but it is not compulsory to start with English level 3.

This course aims to improve your listening, speaking, reading and writing skills, and learn self-study strategies.

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Method

The focus in the course meetings is on speaking and practical exercises with an emphasis on cooperative work and task-based activities. Grammar revision and vocabulary work are done in class and on a self-study basis.

You will be working with the second part of the book Cambridge English Empower Intermediate Combo A. You can order all books required for the course on our special book page. Please ensure you bring your books to the first session.

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Time Investment

This English level 4 course consists of 9 sessions at Babel in Utrecht. The advised self-study load is 2-3 hours a week.

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Practical

  • This course is offered both on-site and in the virtual classroom. You can enrol for your preferred option using the buttons above. All our on-site classes are taught in a small group. You can find an overview of all the measures we have taken against the coronavirus here.
  • The language of instruction is English.
  • You will be working with the second part of the book Cambridge English Empower Intermediate Combo A. You can order all books required for the course on our special book page. Please ensure you bring your books to the first session.
  • Active participation is preferred during the course meetings and ample time for self-study, preferably spread out evenly over the week. You will receive a certificate of participation if you attend at least 80% of the meetings.
  • If you work or study at Utrecht University you will receive a 15% discount. Please register with your UU email address. Your registration will then be processed automatically.

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Schedule

  • Starting date: 19 April 2021 (Virtual Classroom)
    DayDateStartEnd
    Monday19 April 202118:3020:00
    Monday26 April 202118:3020:00
    Monday3 May 202118:3020:00
    Monday10 May 202118:3020:00
    Monday17 May 202118:3020:00
    Monday31 May 202118:3020:00
    Monday7 June 202118:3020:00
    Monday14 June 202118:3020:00
    Monday21 June 202118:3020:00

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  • Starting date: 19 April 2021 (Utrecht)
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    Monday19 April 202115:4517:15
    Monday26 April 202115:4517:15
    Monday3 May 202115:4517:15
    Monday10 May 202115:4517:15
    Monday17 May 202115:4517:15
    Monday31 May 202115:4517:15
    Monday7 June 202115:4517:15
    Monday14 June 202115:4517:15
    Monday21 June 202115:4517:15

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  • Starting date: 19 April 2021 (Utrecht)
    DayDateStartEnd
    Monday19 April 202120:1521:45
    Monday26 April 202120:1521:45
    Monday3 May 202120:1521:45
    Monday10 May 202120:1521:45
    Monday17 May 202120:1521:45
    Monday31 May 202120:1521:45
    Monday7 June 202120:1521:45
    Monday14 June 202120:1521:45
    Monday21 June 202120:1521:45

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