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ENGLISH LEVELS

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STARTER (A1)

Starter A1.1

students who knows only words or very basic expressions are strongly recommended to join this level as the student, besides enriching the vocabulary and studying grammar, must also gain insights into the logics of the language, phonetics, etc. Learning the basic rules of the English grammar and initial conversations, course Starter helps students lay the groundwork for further progress. 
In fact, the learner starts asking common questions and replies to everyday's life situations.
In addition, the student also learns how to give personal information about occupation and free time activities as well as short instructions ( Can you explain? What did you say? Go straight., etc).

Elementary A1.2

This course enables you to create more familiarity with basic grammar and realise how its cogs and wheels work, students begin pronouncing new words properly and express their own thoughts and personal interests. Some of the most common topics at this level are: giving directions; telling or speaking about an event shortly; communication in public offices, restaurants and shops, etc. Generally speaking, the course reverberates the exigencies of one's everyday's life .
eg:  Have a good day! See you soon! Can I borrow your car? Call me back later. That's fine!

 

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PRE-INTERMEDIATE (A2)

 

Pre-intermediate level course is the second step towards mastering good English. The main topics still centre around basic grammar but intermediate grammar notions and frequent collocations are introduced. On the other hand, vocabulary relating to free time, work, house and home is enriched and intensively used in communication. Students will often be given the chance of reading and commenting on short features or easy texts.
Furthermore, the learner should be ready to understand and take part in conversations between mother tongue speakers. eg: I didn't catch what you said? May I ask a question? Could you tell me where the station is, please?

 

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INTERMEDIATE (B1)

 

Having reached this level, the student should be able to use the main English grammar and syntax principles correctly and have in store good vocabulary. However, it is still difficult to keep a conversation going without mistakes. The intermediate course focuses on the correct use of grammar and vocabulary knowledge; capability to deal with more intricate topics and display of fluent speaking skills. By the end of the course, the learner will be able to write and speak in very good English on concrete and abstract topics as well as specific personal training field.
eg: I'm afraid, I don't know. I'm wondering when it will be ready.

 

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LIVELLO INTERMEDIO II (B2)

Upper-Intermediate B2.1

Students at this level already communicate freely in any situation. Besides focusing on conversation, this course aims to develop a more complex syntax and a vocabulary richer in synonyms. At the same time, the course will also deal with difficult grammar topics in conversation. By the end of the course, students will confidently participate in any informal or formal conversation; they will be able to face any topic and forward solutions as well. Students will explain themselves fluently, though not rapidly, correcting and paraphrasing sentences.
eg: I'd like to finish my point. As I was saying…What would you suggest?

First B2.2

There are several advanced level English courses and the First is just the beginning. By the end of the course students will have learned how to keep a conversation alive no matter how difficult the topic might be and how to interact in different contexts as well as watch TV programmes and movies in English without difficulty. At the end of the course, the student can sit Cambridge University FCE.
eg: Any other comments from anyone? I have a concern to discuss. I'm not sure I got it right.

 

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ADVANCED (C1)

 

This course is aimed at students who have already displayed a very good mastery of the four skills. The advanced level course develops strategies for analysing and producing oral and written texts of any type focusing on grammar, vocabulary and syntax of the English language. Special attention is paid to high register vocabulary and advanced syntax in different sentence types. Once finished the course, students are able to have elaborate conversations on any topic and with any mother tongue speaker; comprehend texts from any field and realise subtle connotations of different words.
eg: I'd like to finish my point. As I was saying.…What would you suggest?

 

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PROFICIENCY (C2)

 

English students who join this level are close to sounding as mother tongue English speakers. At this level students work accurately on most specific details of discourse and semantics. By the end of the course, the learner can understand and comment on any type of text (e.g. literature, journalism, etc.), highlighting subtext, connotations and hidden meanings. Students will also be able to deal with elaborate descriptive language and run powerpoint presentations smoothly.

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