English Cambridge First

Would you like to develop your English language skills and achieve a solid intermediate English level? During the interactive course English Cambridge First, we will help you on your way! You can also take this course if you wish to prepare for the Cambridge First Certificate exam.

€380,00

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Starting from 11 September 2019

About the English Cambridge First course

We will use a great variety of exercises and classroom activities to work on all your language skills at B2 level.

The course focuses on:

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

We also offer this course in summer.

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Learning goals

This English Cambridge First is aimed to those who wish to reach level B2 in a short period of time. You can start with level B1+. Please note: this course follows after English level 4. You are not required to have followed the Level 4 course but completing the English placement test is recommended.

This course aims to improve your listening, speaking, reading and writing skills, and learn self-study strategies. The course is also suitable for those who wish to sit the Cambridge First Certificate exam.

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Method

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

You will be working with the Cambridge Objective First Certificate book. 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 Cambridge First course consists of 18 sessions of 1 hour 45 minutes at Babel in Utrecht. The advised self-study load is 2-3 hours per session.

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Practical

  • The language of instruction is English. Active participation is essential if you want to benefit most from this course. Also allow yourself plenty of  time for self-study. You will receive a certificate of participation if you attend at least 14 meetings.
  • If you work or study at Utrecht University, you will receive a 25% discount.

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Schedule

This course is included in two different programmes. You can choose between meeting once or twice a week:

  • Starting date: 11 September 2019
    DayDateStartEnd
    Wednesday11 September 201911:0012:45
    Wednesday18 September 201911:0012:45
    Wednesday25 September 201911:0012:45
    Wednesday2 October 201911:0012:45
    Wednesday9 October 201911:0012:45
    Wednesday16 October 201911:0012:45
    Wednesday23 October 201911:0012:45
    Wednesday30 October 201911:0012:45
    Wednesday6 November 201911:0012:45
    Wednesday20 November 201911:0012:45
    Wednesday27 November 201911:0012:45
    Wednesday4 December 201911:0012:45
    Wednesday11 December 201911:0012:45
    Wednesday18 December 201911:0012:45
    Wednesday8 January 202011:0012:45
    Wednesday15 January 202011:0012:45
    Wednesday22 January 202011:0012:45
    Wednesday29 January 202011:0012:45

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  • Starting date: 12 September 2019
    DayDateStartEnd
    Thursday12 September 201920:0021:45
    Thursday19 September 201920:0021:45
    Thursday26 September 201920:0021:45
    Thursday3 October 201920:0021:45
    Thursday10 October 201920:0021:45
    Thursday17 October 201920:0021:45
    Thursday24 October 201920:0021:45
    Thursday31 October 201920:0021:45
    Thursday7 November 201920:0021:45
    Thursday21 November 201920:0021:45
    Thursday28 November 201920:0021:45
    Thursday12 December 201920:0021:45
    Thursday19 December 201920:0021:45
    Thursday9 January 202020:0021:45
    Thursday16 January 202020:0021:45
    Thursday23 January 202020:0021:45
    Thursday30 January 202020:0021:45
    Thursday6 February 202020:0021:45

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  • Starting date: 18 November 2019
    DayDateStartEnd
    Monday18 November 201920:0021:45
    Thursday21 November 201920:0021:45
    Monday25 November 201920:0021:45
    Thursday28 November 201920:0021:45
    Monday2 December 201920:0021:45
    Monday9 December 201920:0021:45
    Thursday12 December 201920:0021:45
    Monday16 December 201920:0021:45
    Thursday19 December 201920:0021:45
    Monday6 January 202020:0021:45
    Thursday9 January 202020:0021:45
    Monday13 January 202020:0021:45
    Thursday16 January 202020:0021:45
    Monday20 January 202020:0021:45
    Thursday23 January 202020:0021:45
    Monday27 January 202020:0021:45
    Thursday30 January 202020:0021:45
    Monday3 February 202020:0021:45

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  • Starting date: 13 February 2020
    DayDateStartEnd
    Thursday13 February 202018:0019:45
    Thursday20 February 202018:0019:45
    Thursday27 February 202018:0019:45
    Thursday5 March 202018:0019:45
    Thursday12 March 202018:0019:45
    Thursday19 March 202018:0019:45
    Thursday26 March 202018:0019:45
    Thursday2 April 202018:0019:45
    Thursday9 April 202018:0019:45
    Thursday23 April 202018:0019:45
    Thursday30 April 202018:0019:45
    Thursday7 May 202018:0019:45
    Thursday14 May 202018:0019:45
    Thursday28 May 202018:0019:45
    Thursday4 June 202018:0019:45
    Thursday11 June 202018:0019:45
    Thursday18 June 202018:0019:45
    Thursday25 June 202018:0019:45

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  • Starting date: 13 February 2020
    DayDateStartEnd
    Thursday13 February 202015:1517:00
    Thursday20 February 202015:1517:00
    Thursday27 February 202015:1517:00
    Thursday5 March 202015:1517:00
    Thursday12 March 202015:1517:00
    Thursday19 March 202015:1517:00
    Thursday26 March 202015:1517:00
    Thursday2 April 202015:1517:00
    Thursday9 April 202015:1517:00
    Thursday23 April 202015:1517:00
    Thursday30 April 202015:1517:00
    Thursday7 May 202015:1517:00
    Thursday14 May 202015:1517:00
    Thursday28 May 202015:1517:00
    Thursday4 June 202015:1517:00
    Thursday11 June 202015:1517:00
    Thursday18 June 202015:1517:00
    Thursday25 June 202015:1517:00

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