Cambridge English Advanced (B2 → C1) July - Track

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Would you like to take your English to an advanced level in just one month? Our 4-week Advanced Cambridge English course is just what you need. You will significantly improve your English language skills, learn to use the main language structures with confidence and collect a wide range of vocabulary. The trainer will monitor your progress and give you regular feedback and advice on how to further improve your English.

By the end of this course you’ve reached C1 level and you’ll be prepared for the Cambridge Advanced Exam. We will use a wide variety of exercises to practise your fluency, expand your vocabulary, improve your grammar and perfect your pronunciation. Self-study is also an integral part of the course and can be done at the institute, which is situated in a beautiful building in the centre of Utrecht. We encourage you to explore this beautiful part of the Netherlands in your free time and to practise your English with your classmates.
This course will help you:

  • expand your vocabulary;
  • have conversations at a high level; 
  • read and comprehend complex texts; 
  • improve your listening skills;
  • acquire smart learning strategies;
  • increase your awareness of cultural issues;
  • perfect your pronunciation;
  • further improve your grammar;
  • improve your writing skills.

This course will be offered in a virtual classroom setting. Check the course description for more information. 

Course director
Alison Brown

Target audience

This course corresponds with level C1, as defined by the Common European Framework of Reference for Language (CEFR), and is suitable for students who have reached level B2.

An English language proficiency test, consisting of multiple choice questions and writing assignments, must be completed in advance to determine your level. A teacher will assess your language skills and give personal advice about the most appropriate English course. Please keep in mind it can take up to 5 working days to assess your level.

Aim of the course

This course aims to improve your English listening, speaking, reading and writing skills, expand your vocabulary and help you acquire smart self-study strategies. The course aim is to reach level C1.

Study load

Total study load: 100 hours

  • Contact hours: 54
  • Hours of self study at the institute: 24
  • Homework: 22 


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