Choosing your COURSE

 

SECOND-YEAR STUDENTS

Once you are in second year and have r the B1 Exam (first language), you can go to the B2 courses. There are two different B2 courses. Choose the one that best fits your timetable. You should try to attend as many as possible of the extra modules on offer.


These include:

  1. Translation Module (Douglas)

  2. Listening Module (Boyd)

  3. Remedial Writing Module (Botsford)




If you attend all the courses you will have a total of 9 hours language teaching per week. At the end of the year as a first-language student you must reach Level B2 in all four skills and take the B2 exam.


 

FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS

If you have decided to study English as your first language, you will need to reach European Level B1 in all four skills (Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking) by the end of your first year and take the B1 Exam.


There are three different B1 courses according to your current knowledge of English Boyd’s B1 (Group A) Course and Botsford’s B1 (Group B) Course and Richardson’s B1 (Group C).


If you do not know your level please come to the lettori room during receiving times to take the entry level test (20 min).


There is 1 additional hour a week in the language lab to practice your listening. This makes a total of 5 hours language teaching per week.

 

THIRD-YEAR STUDENTS

Once you are in third year and have done the B2 Exam, you can go to the C1 courses. If you are a second language student you can still attend a B2 course or you can move on to a C1 course, even though you only have to do a B2 exam at the end of the year. You should choose one of the two basic C1 courses and try to attend as many as possible of the extra modules on offer.

These include:


  1. Translation Module

  2. Listening Module




If you attend the whole course you will have a total of 7 hours language teaching per week. At the end of the year as a first-language student you must reach Level C1 in all four skills and take the C1 exam.