English Language Course
ADULT ENGLISH COURSES - PREPARING FOR CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY
How the course is structured
- The preparation and achievement of each level, depending on the level of the student, can take 30, 60, 90 hours.
- The course (individual or group) is usually scheduled for 2 lessons of 90 minutes each or 1 lesson of 2 hours per week.
- Lessons for the individual course will be scheduled at the time of enrollment.
- The Intensive Course consists of 3 lessons per week each for 2 hours.
ENGLISH COURSES FOR ADULTS - CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PREPARATION
COURSES WITH RELATIVE LEVELS:
A2 key the perfect course for those who know basic English and have just started studying
B1 preliminary demonstrates that you have opened up the basics of the English language and that you are ready to face real everyday situations
The b2 first is one of the most popular exams and is accepted by hundreds of companies and institutions worldwide.
CAE C1 advanced
The c1 advanced exam demonstrates that you have a deep knowledge of English. This is a highly distinctive and sought after feature by universities and employers.
The world's most popular English test for higher education and global migration
Days and times to be agreed
Knowing English has now become a top priority in the world of work and in social life. It is the universal language that allows you to relate in any geographical area of the globe.
Reading, understanding, writing and speaking English are skills you can no longer do without if you want to deal with the world of work and international social and cultural relations.
At the ESF Language Service Centre you can prepare to support and achieve one of the most important international industry certifications, recognised by universities, bodies, institutions and the business world:
CAMBRIDGE ENGLISH LANGUAGE ASSESSMENT
The ESF L.S. Centre organises individual and group courses on the basis of the level of competence one possesses and wishes to achieve.
Below is a brief description of the competences provided by the levels according to the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages):
Level a1 (basic)
Understanding and using familiar and everyday expressions, very simple statements to meet basic needs.
Ability to introduce oneself and/or introduce oneself, to ask simple questions and to answer the same kind of questions.
Can communicate in a simple way if the other person speaks slowly, distinctively and is cooperative.
Level a2 (basic)
Understanding of isolated sentences and expressions used frequently and in relation to priority needs and uses (e.g. personal, simple and known information, shopping, information about nearby places and jobs).
Communication of simple and known contents, exchange of simple and direct information on familiar subjects.
Ability to describe, with simplicity, the person, their life and to communicate immediate needs.
Level b1 (autonomy)
Understanding of key points in a speech expressed in clear and standard language, concerning familiar subjects, such as work, school, entertainment.
Ability to juggle situations such as travel and social activities, to produce a simple and coherent speech on familiar subjects and in fields of one's own knowledge, to tell an event, an experience or a dream, to describe a hope or a purpose, to briefly explain the reasons and explanations concerning a project or an idea.
Level b2 (autonomy)
Understanding the content of a complex text, including technical discussions within one's own field of knowledge. ability to communicate spontaneously and confidently, so that conversation with a native speaker does not cause tensions, to express oneself in a clear and detailed manner on a wide range of subjects, to state one's opinion on topical subjects and to list the pros and cons of different choices.
Level c1 (mastery)
Understanding of a wide range of complex and long texts, ability to recognize implicit meaning, to express oneself fluently and naturally, to use the language flexibly and effectively for social, professional and academic purposes. ability to produce clear, well-constructed, detailed texts on complex topics, showing secure control of the textual structure, connectors and cohesion elements.
Level c2 (mastery)
Can summarise information from various sources, both spoken and written, and restructure topics into a coherent presentation. Can express itself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, identifying the most subtle nuances of meaning in complex situations.