English conversation Upper Intermediate B1+
English conversation for Upper Intermediate students is a lively course with an emphasis on fluency, vocabulary and reading comprehension. We discuss various topics from current events and news items and only English is spoken in the class.
You will take a very active part in discussion and be able to give your opinion on a range of subjects. The Upper Intermediate course focuses on fluency and you will be expected to present your own discussion subjects 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: Students must have a high level of English grammar. Students should have studied to further education or higher education /Bachelor degree level/ level B1 CEF.
English conversation Upper Intermediate is also the next level for advanced level students who attended the conversation course at the Volksuniversiteit Eindhoven.
Please contact the teacher to confirm your level. New students are advised to test your level. Enrolment will only be only possible after emailing the teacher in English and /or completing and gaining required level of grammar, vocabulary and fluency in 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 en time of this information evening on the homepage of this website.
Lesson materials: Lesson texts sent by email/ WhatsApp
Language trainer: Mrs V. Das-Avella