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.

Make use of our flexible booking policy for classroom-based courses! With our flexible booking policy, you can cancel or reschedule your enrolment for on-site courses that start in September, without any additional costs.

Classroom course

€190,00

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Starting from 8 September 2020

+ 4 more dates

Virtual classroom

€ 165,00

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Starting from 8 September 2020

+ 2 more dates

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

  • 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: 8 September 2020 (Virtual Classroom)
    DayDateStartEnd
    Tuesday8 September 202020:1521:45
    Tuesday15 September 202020:1521:45
    Tuesday22 September 202020:1521:45
    Tuesday29 September 202020:1521:45
    Tuesday6 October 202020:1521:45
    Tuesday13 October 202020:1521:45
    Tuesday20 October 202020:1521:45
    Tuesday27 October 202020:1521:45
    Tuesday3 November 202020:1521:45

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  • Starting date: 8 September 2020 (Utrecht)
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    Tuesday8 September 202020:3022:00
    Tuesday15 September 202020:3022:00
    Tuesday22 September 202020:3022:00
    Tuesday29 September 202020:3022:00
    Tuesday6 October 202020:3022:00
    Tuesday13 October 202020:3022:00
    Tuesday20 October 202020:3022:00
    Tuesday27 October 202020:3022:00
    Tuesday3 November 202020:3022:00

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  • Starting date: 11 September 2020 (Utrecht)
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    Friday11 September 202011:4513:15
    Friday18 September 202011:4513:15
    Friday25 September 202011:4513:15
    Friday2 October 202011:4513:15
    Friday9 October 202011:4513:15
    Friday16 October 202011:4513:15
    Friday23 October 202011:4513:15
    Friday30 October 202011:4513:15
    Friday6 November 202011:4513:15

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  • Starting date: 16 November 2020 (Virtual Classroom)
    DayDateStartEnd
    Monday16 November 202020:1521:45
    Monday23 November 202020:1521:45
    Monday30 November 202020:1521:45
    Monday7 December 202020:1521:45
    Monday14 December 202020:1521:45
    Monday4 January 202120:1521:45
    Monday11 January 202120:1521:45
    Monday18 January 202120:1521:45
    Monday25 January 202120:1521:45

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  • Starting date: 19 November 2020 (Utrecht)
    DayDateStartEnd
    Thursday19 November 202019:0020:30
    Thursday26 November 202019:0020:30
    Thursday3 December 202019:0020:30
    Thursday10 December 202019:0020:30
    Thursday17 December 202019:0020:30
    Thursday7 January 202119:0020:30
    Thursday14 January 202119:0020:30
    Thursday21 January 202119:0020:30
    Thursday28 January 202119:0020:30

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  • Starting date: 20 November 2020 (Utrecht)
    DayDateStartEnd
    Friday20 November 202014:0015:30
    Friday27 November 202014:0015:30
    Friday4 December 202014:0015:30
    Friday11 December 202014:0015:30
    Friday18 December 202014:0015:30
    Friday8 January 202114:0015:30
    Friday15 January 202114:0015:30
    Friday22 January 202114:0015:30
    Friday29 January 202114:0015:30

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  • Starting date: 9 February 2021 (Utrecht)
    DayDateStartEnd
    Tuesday9 February 202120:4522:15
    Tuesday16 February 202120:4522:15
    Tuesday23 February 202120:4522:15
    Tuesday2 March 202120:4522:15
    Tuesday9 March 202120:4522:15
    Tuesday16 March 202120:4522:15
    Tuesday23 March 202120:4522:15
    Tuesday30 March 202120:4522:15
    Tuesday6 April 202120:4522:15

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  • Starting date: 11 February 2021 (Virtual Classroom)
    DayDateStartEnd
    Thursday11 February 202120:1521:45
    Thursday18 February 202120:1521:45
    Thursday25 February 202120:1521:45
    Thursday4 March 202120:1521:45
    Thursday11 March 202120:1521:45
    Thursday18 March 202120:1521:45
    Thursday25 March 202120:1521:45
    Thursday1 April 202120:1521:45
    Thursday8 April 202120:1521:45

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