English for Academic Purposes 1A - 1B (Advanced)
The advanced level uses creative interactive activities that further enhance and refine your skills of grammar, comprehension, vocabulary and idiomatic expressions. You will develop advanced reading, writing and comprehension skills needed to succeed in advanced academic programs, colleges and universities. Grammar topics include present, past and future unreal conditionals, present and past perfect tenses, direct and indirect speech, and others.
You won’t have any difficulty in understanding any kind of spoken language, even when delivered at fast speed by native speakers.
You will be able to read all forms of the written language easily, including abstract and complex texts such as manuals, specialized articles, and literary works.
You can participate in any conversation effortlessly and be familiar with idiomatic expressions and colloquialisms. You can express yourself fluently and restructure utterances so that other people are hardly aware of a problem.
You can write clearly in an appropriate style such as complex letters, reports or articles and present a case with a logical structure. You will be able to write summaries and reviews of professional or literary works.
This program is for you if:
- Your English level is intermediate or advanced.
- You want to continue your studies in University or College in the United States of America.
What can you expect with your classes:
SPEAKING: 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. 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.
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 programs. 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.
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.
Course entry: English for academic purposes 1A - 1B (B2)
Number of lessons:
- Intensive: 2 hours per day - 10 hours per week
- Super Intensive: 3 hours per day - 15 hours per week
- Intensive plus: 4 hours per day - 20 hours per week
Lesson length: 60 minutes
Class size: Average 10, maximum 12
Minimum age: 16 years old
- Academic English
- Writing and Vocabulary
- Speaking and Pronunciation
- Academic writing
- Local Culture
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