English for beginners
Would you like to learn the basics of speaking, reading and writing English?
At Masterclass English you will learn English in an interactive and dynamic way. In class you will often work in pairs or small groups so you have the chance to speak as much English as possible. Teachers and students take their studies seriously and work very hard, but you will also have a lot of fun in class.
Content of this course:
The course focuses on functional language use. The course focuses on each of the core language skills:
The level at the end of the course is A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference. In the table underneath you will find a description of the goals that you should have achieved at the end of the course.
|Course General English Level A1|
|Listening||I can recognise familiar words and very basic phrases concerning myself, my family and immediate concrete surroundings when people speak slowly and clearly.|
|Reading||I can understand familiar names, words and very simple sentences, for example on notices and posters or in catalogues.|
|Spoken interaction||I can interact in a simple way provided the other person is prepared to repeat or rephrase things at a slower rate of speech and help me formulate what I’m trying to say. I can ask and answer simple questions in areas of immediate need or on very familiar topics|
|Spoken Production||I can use simple phrases and sentences to describe where I live and people I know.|
|Writing||I can write a short, simple postcard, for example sending holiday greetings. I can fill in forms with personal details, for example entering my name, nationality and address on a hotel registration form.|
This course is meant for participants who have never followed an English language course in the past.
This course consists of 10, 13, 20, 26 or 30 lessons of 2 or more hours per week and takes place at our location in the centre of Rotterdam. You will have 2 to 4 hours homework after every lesson and a final test at the end of the course.
At the end of the course, you will receive an official Masterclass English-‐certificate
- 10 weeks - €255
- 13 weeks - €327
- 20 weeks - €500
- 26 weeks - €664
- 30 weeks - €740
Important: Students registering for the first time are requested to take a test to establish their levels of spoken and written English. At this stage advice is also given by the teaching staff on the student's choice of course.
Or visit us:
Botersloot 9C (3rd floor)
Monday to Thursday from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm
Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm