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English Advanced 2 (B2+ -> C1) July

This course is canceled.

Would you like to express yourself more fluently in English at a high level? Do you sometimes find yourself searching for an expression or phrase to capture exactly what you want to say? This course will give you the tools to boost your confidence in English and reach C1 level. In this course, you will take part in a wide variety of activities designed to practise your fluency, expand your vocabulary, improve your grammar and perfect your pronunciation. Self-study is also an integral component of the course.

English Upper Intermediate Complete (B1 -> B2)

Would you like to improve your English language skills for study or work and be able to communicate more effectively in English with people from all over the world? Is your goal to reach B2? Then this is the right course track for you! In our friendly, interactive classes, you will practise all language skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening) using authentic and up-to-date study materials. Grammar and vocabulary development, as well as lively classroom discussions, are an integral part of the course. Students will receive regular, structured feedback from their trainer.

English Advanced Complete (B2 -> C1) July

Would you like to improve your English to C1 in an intensive programme? If so, this four-week, Advanced English course is just what you need. You will study and practise extensively, looking at writing, speaking, listening and reading skills. Our classes are interactive, giving you the chance to speak on a range of topics. You will learn to use the main language structures with confidence and collect a wide range of vocabulary. Our expert Babel language trainers will monitor your progress and give you regular feedback on your language performance and tips on how to improve.

English Advanced Complete (B2 --> C1) August

Would you like to improve your English to C1 in an intensive programme? If so, this four-week, Advanced English course is just what you need. You will study and practise extensively, looking at writing, speaking, listening and reading skills. Our classes are interactive, giving you the chance to speak on a range of topics. You will learn to use the main language structures with confidence and collect a wide range of vocabulary. Our expert Babel language trainers will monitor your progress and give you regular feedback on your language performance and tips on how to improve.

English Proficiency Complete (C1 -> C2)

This course will not be taken place this year.

Do you want to work on bringing your English up to the very highest level, looking at the nuances and complexities of the language in a fun, social class environment? If so, this course track is for you. You will work on language skills at C2 level, so that you can develop a native-level proficiency in English. We will use authentic materials to stimulate class discussion and vocabulary development, and you will have a chance to finesse both your spoken and written English.

Teaching in English for Higher Education Professionals

Are you going to be teaching or giving lectures in English in the near future and would you like to improve your language skills for the classroom or (virtual) lecture hall? Then this is just the course for you. The programme would also be suitable if you are going to lead workshops or other small-group activities in English.

You will reflect on your approach to teaching in English, practise teaching in English, and receive feedback from your trainer. You will also explore the cultural dynamics of the international classroom.

 

Teaching in English for Higher Education Professionals

Are you going to be teaching or giving lectures in English in the near future and would you like to improve your language skills for the classroom or (virtual) lecture hall? Then this is just the course for you. The programme would also be suitable if you are going to lead workshops or other small-group activities in English.

You will reflect on your approach to teaching in English, practise teaching in English, and receive feedback from your trainer. You will also explore the cultural dynamics of the international classroom.

 

Teaching in English: Young Learners (5-12)

This course will not be taken place this year.

Are you currently teaching English (in English) to students aged 5-12, or are you going to do so in the near future? Do you support young learners with English in other ways, for example as a teaching assistant or mentor? If you would like to improve your classroom English and confidence using English with young learners, this is the course for you. Our practical approach will give you the opportunity to practise your skills and receive concrete, supportive feedback from our experienced teacher trainers of English.

Teaching in English: Young Learners (5-12)

This course will not be taken place this year.

Are you currently teaching English (in English) to students aged 5-12, or are you going to do so in the near future? Do you support young learners with English in other ways, for example as a teaching assistant or mentor? If you would like to improve your classroom English and confidence using English with young learners, this is the course for you. Our practical approach will give you the opportunity to practise your skills and receive concrete, supportive feedback from our experienced teacher trainers of English.

Writing for Publication (C1 -> C1+)

During your academic career, publishing your work is of great importance. Following our Writing for Publication course will enable you to improve your written academic discourse by increasing your awareness of organisation, cohesion, advanced academic vocabulary, and use of language. In this advanced level course, you will work on your own completed draft, improving it step by step. By the end of the course, you will have become aware of your language needs through analysis, practical tips, critical reading, peer review and discussion.

Writing for Publication (C1 -> C1+)

During your academic career, publishing your work is of great importance. Following our Writing for Publication course will enable you to improve your written academic discourse by increasing your awareness of organisation, cohesion, advanced academic vocabulary, and use of language. In this advanced level course, you will work on your own completed draft, improving it step by step. By the end of the course, you will have become aware of your language needs through analysis, practical tips, critical reading, peer review and discussion.

Professional English Skills (B2 → C1)

This course will not be taken place this year.

Do you need (or want) to use English for professional purposes, and find that sometimes you miss some of the language skills needed to show what you know in the workplace? If so, this course may be a good fit for you. We will look at key professional skills such as discussions, interviews, meetings, and professional writing (emails and longer texts), as well as workplace culture in international business settings.

Professional English Skills (B2 → C1)

This course will not be taken place this year.

Do you need (or want) to use English for professional purposes, and find that sometimes you miss some of the language skills needed to show what you know in the workplace? If so, this course may be a good fit for you. We will look at key professional skills such as discussions, interviews, meetings, and professional writing (emails and longer texts), as well as workplace culture in international business settings.

Academic English Skills (B2 → C1) early August

This course will not be taken place this year.

Are you planning to follow (or already in) a Bachelor's or Master’s programme for which you need to have excellent English language skills? This course will help you to improve the language skills needed for your studies. We focus on academic writing, but will also prepare you to give presentations in English and to discuss your academic ideas in small groups. 

You will work on various aspects of academic writing, such as the structure of your paper, text cohesion and style issues, as well as improving your academic vocabulary. Your trainer will monitor your progress and give you regular feedback.

Academic English Skills (B2 → C1) early August

This course will not be taken place this year.

Are you planning to follow (or already in) a Bachelor's or Master’s programme for which you need to have excellent English language skills? This course will help you to improve the language skills needed for your studies. We focus on academic writing, but will also prepare you to give presentations in English and to discuss your academic ideas in small groups. 

You will work on various aspects of academic writing, such as the structure of your paper, text cohesion and style issues, as well as improving your academic vocabulary. Your trainer will monitor your progress and give you regular feedback.

Academic English Skills (B2 → C1) early July

Are you planning to follow (or already in) a Bachelor's or Master’s programme for which you need to have excellent English language skills? This course will help you to improve the language skills needed for your studies. We focus on academic writing, but will also prepare you to give presentations in English and to discuss your academic ideas in small groups. 

You will work on various aspects of academic writing, such as the structure of your paper, text cohesion and style issues, as well as improving your academic vocabulary. Your trainer will monitor your progress and give you regular feedback.

Academic English Skills (B2 → C1) early July

Are you planning to follow (or already in) a Bachelor's or Master’s programme for which you need to have excellent English language skills? This course will help you to improve the language skills needed for your studies. We focus on academic writing, but will also prepare you to give presentations in English and to discuss your academic ideas in small groups. 

You will work on various aspects of academic writing, such as the structure of your paper, text cohesion and style issues, as well as improving your academic vocabulary. Your trainer will monitor your progress and give you regular feedback.

English Proficiency 2 (C1+ -> C2)

Do you want to reach near native-speaker level English? Do you wish to express yourself effortlessly and creatively in English in a wide variety of situations and be aware of cultural issues and adapt your register to formal and informal situations? This high-level course offers you the extensive practice in writing, speaking, listening and reading that you need to reach C2 level. Your trainer will monitor your progress, give you regular feedback on your performance, and share tips on how to further improve.

English Proficiency 2 (C1+ -> C2)

Do you want to reach near native-speaker level English? Do you wish to express yourself effortlessly and creatively in English in a wide variety of situations and be aware of cultural issues and adapt your register to formal and informal situations? This high-level course offers you the extensive practice in writing, speaking, listening and reading that you need to reach C2 level. Your trainer will monitor your progress, give you regular feedback on your performance, and share tips on how to further improve.

English Proficiency 1 (C1 -> C1+)

This course will not be taken place this year.

Our proficiency course will give you the thorough training you need to express yourself more confidently in English at the highest level. You will cover a wide range of challenging topics and participate in lively, stimulating activities to ensure language development. Grammar revision and self-study are integral components of the course.

English Proficiency 1 (C1 -> C1+)

This course will not be taken place this year.

Our proficiency course will give you the thorough training you need to express yourself more confidently in English at the highest level. You will cover a wide range of challenging topics and participate in lively, stimulating activities to ensure language development. Grammar revision and self-study are integral components of the course.

English Advanced 2 (B2+ -> C1) August

Would you like to express yourself more fluently in English at a high level? Do you sometimes find yourself searching for an expression or phrase to capture exactly what you want to say? This course will give you the tools to boost your confidence in English and reach C1 level. In this course, you will take part in a wide variety of activities designed to practise your fluency, expand your vocabulary, improve your grammar and perfect your pronunciation. Self-study is also an integral component of the course.

English Advanced 2 (B2+ -> C1) August

Would you like to express yourself more fluently in English at a high level? Do you sometimes find yourself searching for an expression or phrase to capture exactly what you want to say? This course will give you the tools to boost your confidence in English and reach C1 level. In this course, you will take part in a wide variety of activities designed to practise your fluency, expand your vocabulary, improve your grammar and perfect your pronunciation. Self-study is also an integral component of the course.

English Advanced 1 (B2 -> B2+) August

Are you looking for an in-depth, high-level course to improve your English language skills? Our Advanced course will help you to develop your language skills so that you can communicate more effectively and confidently in a wide range of work and study situations. Our interactive teaching will improve your reading, listening, speaking and writing skills. We will use vocabulary work, personal feedback, and grammar revision to ensure that you achieve your learning goals and conversation. Speaking practice will be a part of every class, offering you a chance to boost your fluency and to get to know your classmates too!

English Advanced 1 (B2 -> B2+) August

Are you looking for an in-depth, high-level course to improve your English language skills? Our Advanced course will help you to develop your language skills so that you can communicate more effectively and confidently in a wide range of work and study situations. Our interactive teaching will improve your reading, listening, speaking and writing skills. We will use vocabulary work, personal feedback, and grammar revision to ensure that you achieve your learning goals and conversation. Speaking practice will be a part of every class, offering you a chance to boost your fluency and to get to know your classmates too!

English Upper Intermediate 2 (B1+ - B2)

Do you want to raise your level of English to B2? Then this course is the right one for you. You will practise all language skills (speaking, reading, writing and listening) using authentic and up-to-date materials and discussing a wide range of topics. In this course you will participate in active training in grammar and vocabulary development as well as lively classroom discussions. Your trainer will give you regular feedback and advice on how you can improve.

English Upper Intermediate 2 (B1+ - B2)

Do you want to raise your level of English to B2? Then this course is the right one for you. You will practise all language skills (speaking, reading, writing and listening) using authentic and up-to-date materials and discussing a wide range of topics. In this course you will participate in active training in grammar and vocabulary development as well as lively classroom discussions. Your trainer will give you regular feedback and advice on how you can improve.

English Upper Intermediate 1 (B1 -> B1+)

Would you like to speak better English and communicate more easily? Do you feel a little bit ‘rusty’ when it comes to English? If so, this course will help you on your way! Our interactive, friendly classes will help you to work on all your language skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening). There will be plenty of time for lively class discussions, vocabulary work, personal feedback, grammar revision and sharing your ideas.

English Upper Intermediate 1 (B1 -> B1+)

Would you like to speak better English and communicate more easily? Do you feel a little bit ‘rusty’ when it comes to English? If so, this course will help you on your way! Our interactive, friendly classes will help you to work on all your language skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening). There will be plenty of time for lively class discussions, vocabulary work, personal feedback, grammar revision and sharing your ideas.

Creative Fiction and Non-Fiction: Utrecht Writing Workshop

Writing creatively, in any genre, is the ultimate way to explore the possibilities for expression and innovation in language. In this course (with instruction in Dutch or English) you will focus on structure, style, and genre to improve your writing skills, and write critical exegeses of your work to situate it within longstanding traditions and current trends in literature.

Brush Up Your English course – verb tenses (e-learning)

Would you like to brush up your English Grammar use of verb tenses whenever it suits you? Do you sometimes doubt whether to say “I have done” or “I did“ or when to use “I will” or “I am going to” correctly? Then this online course is just the thing for you!

Brush up your English course – grammar (e-learning)

Do you sometimes doubt whether to say “look up” or “look into” or are you unsure about how to build up a sentence correctly? Then this online course is just the thing for you! Would you like to brush up your English Grammar use of word order, prepositions, phrasal verbs, adjectives and adverbs whenever it suits you?

Brush Up Your English course – vocabulary and common collocations (e-learning)

Would you like to brush up your English vocabulary skills? Do you find yourself using the same words you learnt in high school? Would you like to learn new ways to learn and use new vocabulary? Or do you sometimes doubt how to ask for a favour or make a suggestion in English? Then this online course is what you have been waiting for!

Academic Writing in English course (e-learning)

Are you someone who likes to study at home, has little time or just loves to work at their own pace, then the online course Academic Writing in English is just the thing for you. This interactive and challenging course will help you to improve your academic writing skills from wherever you are.

Brush Up Your English course – package (e-learning)

Would you like to brush up your general English whenever it suits you? So revise your grammar skills and enlarge your vocabulary? Then this package of three online English courses is just the right thing for you!