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

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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!

This online course focuses on:

  • revising your knowledge of vocabulary

  • analysing strategies for learning and consolidating new vocabulary

  • learning new expressions and word combinations, more commonly known as collocations

  • helping you to sound more polite

  • learning functional language phrases

  • improving your fluency and boosting your confidence when speaking or writing in English.

Course director
Alison Brown

Aim of the course

  • This Brush Up Your English – Vocabulary and Common Collocations (online) course is aimed to those who wish to achieve level B1+ in a short period of time. You can start with level B1.
  • This course is applicable if you have at least level B1 CEF score for the language structures, writing and self-assessment components. To ensure you have the required level, please complete our free online placement test.

Study load

  • The Brush Up Your English – Vocabulary and Common Collocations (online) course is aimed to last 8 weeks, although you will have access to the course for a period of three months. This enables you to organise your time flexibly.
  • The average student spends around 5 – 10 hours on this course.


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Registration deadline
31 December 2022