Essential Academic English (B2)

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English is the language of higher education, in the Netherlands and elsewhere. If you want to bring your English to the required level for academic studies, Essential Academic English (B2) is just the thing for you. This course will give your English a tremendous boost in a short period of time. You will improve your English in an active, positive and results-oriented learning environment. On top of that, it is great fun!

The course, which uses a wide variety of active teaching methods, covers the following topics: 

  • Writing (paraphrasing, summarizing and synthesizing)
  • Listening (listening to lectures and note-taking)
  • Speaking (discussion, academic presentations and scenarios)
  • Reading …

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English is the language of higher education, in the Netherlands and elsewhere. If you want to bring your English to the required level for academic studies, Essential Academic English (B2) is just the thing for you. This course will give your English a tremendous boost in a short period of time. You will improve your English in an active, positive and results-oriented learning environment. On top of that, it is great fun!

The course, which uses a wide variety of active teaching methods, covers the following topics: 

  • Writing (paraphrasing, summarizing and synthesizing)
  • Listening (listening to lectures and note-taking)
  • Speaking (discussion, academic presentations and scenarios)
  • Reading (reading academic texts)
  • Academic language (grammar and vocabulary)

Your course instructor will guide you through the course book. You will cover subjects that include education, culture in general and Dutch culture in particular, sustainability, governance, the connected world. You will be expected to actively participate in discussions on these subjects. The instructor will be there to help you and make sure that you feel at home in class. 

After completing this course, you will be familiar with:

  • the vocabulary needed to pursue an academic career in an English-speaking environment
  • the rules of English grammar 
  • the social rules for classroom communication in English.

After completing the course, you will know how to:

  • formulate accurate and effective sentences
  • give an academic presentation
  • actively engage in academic discussions in English
  • deal with various types of academic texts
  • make yourself understood in classrooms throughout the world.
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