English Advanced Complete (B2 --> C1) August - Track

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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.

During this Cambridge Advanced course, you will: 

  • expand your vocabulary;
  • increase high-level conversational skills;
  • develop reading skills;
  • increase awareness of cultural issues;
  • improve pronunciation;
  • perfect knowledge of grammar;
  • improve listening skills;
  • improve writing skills.

This course is suitable for people who have reached CEFR level B2-. 

To check your level, you will need to take the Babel placement test. This test consists of two parts: multiple choice questions and writing tasks. A teacher will assess your language skills. On the basis of your test result, you will be advised on a suitable course. Please keep in mind that it can take up to 5 working days to assess your language level.

Course director
Alison Brown

Aim of the course

This course aims to improve your listening, speaking, reading and writing skills, and learn self-study strategies. The course aim is to reach level C1.

Study load

Contact hours: 54 

Hours of self study at the institute: 24 

Homework: 22 

Total study load: 100 hours


Course fee:
Fee covers
Course + course materials
Housing fee:
Housing cost
Housing provider:
Utrecht Summer School

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