English level 3

Level: Beginner (0/A2)

Do you need to develop your English for work or study? In the course English level 3 we will help you on your way. We will use a great variety in exercises to work on all your language skills.

COVID-19: As long as the measures against the coronavirus are still in place, we will continue to host our classes in virtual classrooms. For the courses that start in the week of 20 April, we offer a free flexible booking policy.

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Starting from 21 April 2020

+ 3 more dates

About the English level 3 course

Taalcursus Engels niveau 3

Conversation practice about everyday topics will increase your vocabulary and fluency. This course on B1 level 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.

Conversation practice about everyday topics will increase your vocabulary and fluency. Grammar revision will make you more confident about your accuracy in using English. This course will also provide you with the knowledge you need for more advanced courses.

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Learning goals

This English level 3 course is relevant when you have CEF-score, at least level A2 for the components language structures, writing and self assessment. This course is aimed to those who wish to achieve level B1 in a short period of time.

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 first part of the book Cambridge English Empower Pre-intermediate Combo B. 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 3 course consists of 9 sessions at Babel in Utrecht. The advised self-study load is 6-8 hours a week.

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Practical

  • The language of instruction is English.
  • You will be working with the first part of the book Cambridge English Empower Pre-intermediate Combo B. 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: 21 April 2020
    DayDateStartEnd
    Tuesday21 April 202020:1521:45
    Tuesday28 April 202020:1521:45
    Tuesday12 May 202020:1521:45
    Tuesday19 May 202020:1521:45
    Tuesday26 May 202020:1521:45
    Tuesday2 June 202020:1521:45
    Tuesday9 June 202020:1521:45
    Tuesday16 June 202020:1521:45
    Tuesday23 June 202020:1521:45

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  • Starting date: 24 April 2020
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    Friday24 April 202011:0012:30
    Friday1 May 202011:0012:30
    Friday8 May 202011:0012:30
    Friday15 May 202011:0012:30
    Friday29 May 202011:0012:30
    Friday5 June 202011:0012:30
    Friday12 June 202011:0012:30
    Friday19 June 202011:0012:30
    Friday26 June 202011:0012:30

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  • Starting date: 7 September 2020
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    Monday7 September 202020:1521:45
    Monday14 September 202020:1521:45
    Monday21 September 202020:1521:45
    Monday28 September 202020:1521:45
    Monday5 October 202020:1521:45
    Monday12 October 202020:1521:45
    Monday19 October 202020:1521:45
    Monday26 October 202020:1521:45
    Monday2 November 202020:1521:45

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  • Starting date: 11 September 2020
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    Friday11 September 202013:3015:00
    Friday18 September 202013:3015:00
    Friday25 September 202013:3015:00
    Friday2 October 202013:3015:00
    Friday9 October 202013:3015:00
    Friday16 October 202013:3015:00
    Friday23 October 202013:3015:00
    Friday30 October 202013:3015:00
    Friday6 November 202013:3015:00

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