English conversation Intermediate B1
English conversation for Intermediate students is a lively course with an emphasis on fluency, vocabulary and reading comprehension. Only English is spoken in the class.
The conversation topics include current news items. You will study the texts at home and then take an active part in discussions in class. The intermediate course focuses on fluency and you will be expected to be able to present your own discussion subject to the class.
The lessons are given in a relaxed informal atmosphere.
The majority of students in the English conversation courses are Dutch. Due to the international character of Brainport Eindhoven the English Intermediate conversation course is also suitable for expats or foreign students whose second language is English.
Knowledge: English conversation Intermediate is for students who have completed four years of English or students who have studied grammar to level A2+Plus/and B1 CEF. The Intermediate course is also the next level for students who have studied English to level 4 (niveau 4) and English for Foreigners at the Volksuniversiteit Eindhoven.
Lesson materials : Lesson texts sent by email/ WhatsApp
Students must have a good basic understanding of English grammar. You are advised to test your level. Enrolment is only possible after emailing the teacher in English and completing the DIALANG TEST http://dialangweb.lancaster.ac.uk/
Information evening languages
If you doubt your level Dutch, you can visit our annual information evening for languages. Teachers present will answer your questions, like the intake level of the course you wish to follow. The evening will be held at the van Maerlantlyceum, van Maerlantlaan, Eindhoven. Pay attention: Paid parking applies in the immediate vicinity of the van Maerlantlyceum. Please note the P-signs to prevent a ticket. You can find the date and time of this information evening on the homepage of this website.
Test your English language skills: https://www.vu-eindhoven.nl/content/test-uw-talenkennis-zelf
Language trainer: Mrs V. Das-Avella