This workshop aims at reviewing linguistic features at C1-C2 levels of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). The workshop content includes reading, writing, audiovisual, listening and speaking components that draw on new trends in educational technology and language teaching.
Upon completing this workshop, students are typically expected to be able to:
- review or become more familiar with language strategies and practices used in formal as well as informal communication contexts, in both written and oral speech,
- easily understand language spoken by native speakers of English,
- understand almost all types of written texts: complex, specialized, literary, and distinguish nuances of style and implicit meaning in any text,
- summarize information from different spoken and written sources, reconstructing arguments in a coherent presentation,
- maximize their fluency and accuracy in language use, differentiating subtle conceptual nuances even in more complex situations.
This workshop provides practice in vocabulary, grammar, speaking, listening, reading, writing.
- The writing component typically consists of activities that guide students through major aspects of the writing process such as gathering ideas, drafting, sharing and getting feedback, revising, elaborating on and presenting views on complex issues after critical evaluation of the information given. Students are exposed to a variety of essays, developing 21st century skills.
- The reading component typically consists of longer, adapted and authentic texts, as included in the selected textbooks used or in the additional teaching material designed by the Academic Team specifically for the needs of the department. Students will develop their reading and vocabulary skills and strategies through engaging themes and intensive practice.
- The speaking component typically consists of group discussions, presentations and debates on a variety of topics.
- The listening component typically consists of listening to authentic radio interviews, discussions, short talks, and lectures on various topics.
- The grammar component typically focuses on reviewing high-level linguistic structures, such as: inversion, emphatic devices, subcases and exceptions of the verb system and the use of gerunds/ infinitives, etc.
- The vocabulary component typically consists of: phrases, synonyms-antonyms, word building, work expressions, idioms, collocations, dependent prepositions, subtle conceptual nuances and variations, euphemism and sophisticated vocabulary associated with the topics under discussion etc.
- Remedial Lessons
- Support Lessons
- Discount for Speaking classes
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The Certificate of Competency in English constitutes an official certification of knowledge of the English language at B2 level.