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Intensive English Courses in January 2021

Duration:18 contact hours in 2 weeks.
Studyload:18 contact hours and 30 hours of independent study.
Audience:Participants who want to improve their English language skills. Courses are offered on 3 levels: pre-intermediate, intermediate and advanced.

This is an intensive two-week course which will be taught as an online interactive group course via Blackboard Collaborate; our online classroom for the coming period! You have lessons 4 days a week, one lesson lasts 2 hours and 15 minutes. Per lesson you should count on 3-4 hours of self-study. Read here everything you can expect from an online language course.

During the intensive English General Language Skills courses of the University of Groningen Language Centre, attention will be paid to all 4 language skills:

  • speaking
  • writing
  • reading
  • listening

Your Level: Mandatory Office Hour

It is important that you enroll in a course at the right level. Therefore we would like to ask you to have your level tested during our English open office hours. Please bring your advice card with you when enrolling at our Office, or send a scan of the advice card to languagecentre@rug.nl.

Who should go to the office hours?

  • If you have not taken a Language Centre English course before

Who should not go to the office hours?

  • If you have already taken a Language Centre English course, you can register using the advice card the teacher gave you at the end of the course.

Schedule and registration Intensive General Language Skills English Courses - January 2021

Level Schedule and registration
B2 > B2/C1 Open the course catalogue here
B2/C1 > C1 Open the course catalogue here
C1 > C1+ Open the course catalogue here
Meld u aan voor de Talencentrumnieuwsbrief om op de hoogte te blijven van ons cursusaanbod en diensten.

Rates

Student Discount Full
€ 250 € 360 € 390

Course Material   

The course material is not included in the course fee and is not available at the Language Centre.

Courses will be cancelled if there are not enough participants. You will be informed of this no later than 5 days before the start of the course. It is a good idea not to buy your books before then.

Level B1/B2 > B2 and Level B2 > B2/C1

  • Language Leader Intermediate Coursebook (coursebook + MyEnglishLab access)
    Publisher: Pearson
    ISBN: 9781447961482
    The book, New Language Leader, and its online counterpart My English Lab, are both required. Together, they aid students in developing their English skills in speaking, writing, reading, and listening, as well as vocabulary and grammar. The subscription to the online lab is valid for almost two years, so students can continue to improve their English skills even after the General English Skills course is completed.
    The MyEnglishLab is required, and it requires a code that is included in the coursebook. If you purchase a used coursebook, the code will most likely not be valid.

Course Material B2/C1 > C1

  • Language Leader Advanced Coursebook (coursebook + MyEnglishLab access)
    Publisher: Pearson
    ISBN: 9781447961420
    The book, New Language Leader, and its online counterpart My English Lab, are both required. Together, they aid students in developing their English skills in speaking, writing, reading, and listening, as well as vocabulary and grammar. The subscription to the online lab is valid for almost two years, so students can continue to improve their English skills even after the General English Skills course is completed.
    The MyEnglishLab is required, and it requires a code that is included in the coursebook. If you purchase a used coursebook, the code will most likely not be valid.

Nestor

You will also be using online course material in Nestor, the blackboard learning environment of the University of Groningen.

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