English Upper Intermediate Complete (B1 -> B2) - Track

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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.

During the course you will: 

  • expand your vocabulary;
  • increase general conversational skills;
  • develop reading skills;
  • acquire learning strategies;
  • improve pronunciation;
  • increase knowledge of grammar;
  • improve listening skills;
  • improve writing skills.

This course is suitable for people who have reached CEFR level B1.

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 all four language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing), expand your vocabulary and learn self-study strategies. The course’s end goal is for you to reach level B2.

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 provider:
Utrecht Summer School

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