Summer School Cambridge English Preliminary (A2 -> A2)

Level: Beginner (0/A2)

Would you like to feel more comfortable when communicating in English? This Pre-intermediate Cambridge English course will give you the tools to do just that. We will use a great variety of exercises to work on all your language skills. Conversation practice, vocabulary work, personal feedback, and plenty of in-class and personalized online practice will help you achieve these goals and set you on the path to more advanced courses.

COVID-19: From the first of July onwards, several courses will be taught again at our teaching locations. This will be clearly specified on the course page. The other courses will be taught online in our virtual classroom.


Summer School Cambridge English Preliminary

Reportedly, English is the official language in 58 countries in the world. It is increasingly used as a major language of communication worldwide. If you want to be part of this global community, then this English course is just the thing for you. Grammar revision and self-study are integral components of the course. Conversation practice about everyday topics will increase your vocabulary and fluency. Subjects such as travel, money, work and social life will be discussed during the various sessions.

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Learning goals

This course aims to improve your listening, speaking, reading and writing skills, and learn self-study strategies. The course aim is to reach level A2+.

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The course focuses on:

  • expanding your vocabulary
  • increasing your general conversational skills
  • developing your reading skills
  • acquiring learning strategies
  • improving pronunciation
  • increasing knowledge of grammar
  • improving listening skills
  • improving writing skills

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Time investment

Contact hours: 27
Hours of self study at the institute: 12
Homework: 11
Total study load: 50 hours

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This course is suitable for people who have reached CEFR level A2. You are required to do a placement test developed by Babel. This test consists of two parts: multiple choice and writing. A teacher will assess your language skills. On the basis of your test result you will get an advice about which course is suitable for you.  Please note that it can take up to 5 working days until your language level is assessed.

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