English for upper-intermediate
Would you like to improve your speaking, reading and writing skills in English at upper-intermediate level?
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 B2 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 B2|
|Listening||I can understand extended speech and lectures and follow even complex lines of argument provided the topic is reasonably familiar. I can understand most TV news and current affairs programmes. I can understand the majority of films in standard dialect.|
|Reading||I can read articles and reports concerned with contemporary problems in which the writers adopt particular attitudes or viewpoints. I can understand contemporary literary prose.|
|Spoken interaction||I can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible. I can take an active part in discussion in familiar contexts, accounting for and sustaining my views.|
|Spoken Production||I can present clear, detailed descriptions on a wide range of subjects related to my field of interest. I can explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.|
|Writing||I can write clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects related to my interests. I can write an essay or report, passing on information or giving reasons in support of or against a particular point of view. I can write letters highlighting the personal significance of events and experiences.|
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