Spoken English Advanced

Level: Intermediate (B1/B2), Advanced (C1/C2)

Is your English a little rusty? In the advanced communication course Spoken English Advanced you continually speak English, develop your vocabulary, and refresh some grammar along the way. Your active participation in conversations on a wide variety of subjects will increase your fluency and confidence in English.

During the lockdown (at least until 15 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

€225,00

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Starting from 22 April 2021

Virtual classroom

€ 195,00

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Starting from 20 April 2021

About the Advanced English Conversation course

The main focus is fluency and ease of communication. There will be discussions on a wide range of topics. The course also covers work on vocabulary development and revision. Grammar will be reviewed on the basis of errors made during the discussions.

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Learning goals

This Advanced English Conversation course is aimed to those who wish to achieve level B2+ in a short period of time. You can start with level B2. The course provides opportunities for you to practise and improve your spoken English. It also enables you to build your vocabulary.

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Method

In this course we offer you 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.

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Time Investment

This Advanced English Conversation course consists of 9 sessions at Babel in Utrecht. The advised self-study load is approximately 2 hours per meeting.

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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.
  • In this course, we offer you 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 can order your book here.
  • Active participation is preferred in the course meetings; also preparing for the discussion tasks. You will receive a certificate of participation if you attend at least 8 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: 20 April 2021 (Virtual Classroom)
    DayDateStartEnd
    Tuesday20 April 202118:0019:45
    Tuesday4 May 202118:0019:45
    Tuesday11 May 202118:0019:45
    Tuesday18 May 202118:0019:45
    Tuesday25 May 202118:0019:45
    Tuesday1 June 202118:0019:45
    Tuesday8 June 202118:0019:45
    Tuesday15 June 202118:0019:45
    Tuesday22 June 202118:0019:45

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  • Starting date: 22 April 2021 (Utrecht)
    DayDateStartEnd
    Thursday22 April 202120:1522:00
    Thursday29 April 202120:1522:00
    Thursday6 May 202120:1522:00
    Thursday20 May 202120:1522:00
    Thursday27 May 202120:1522:00
    Thursday3 June 202120:1522:00
    Thursday10 June 202120:1522:00
    Thursday17 June 202120:1522:00
    Thursday24 June 202120:1522:00

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