Speak-Up Intermediate B1- to B1+

The big step

After this course you will be an independent speaker, listener, reader and writer in every day life. You will be comfortable in school, work and social situations and discussions. You can produce language about more abstract topics like overpopulation and technology. You will have learned more complex grammar and more advanced parts of speech.

There are classes about “Soul Surfing” and the dreams that young people have. Classes about personal challenges, relationships and conflict resolutions. The material is more in depth and challenging. This also means that – after completing this course – you can finally really express yourself in the ways that you always wanted.

You will have learned a 1000 new words and combinations that you can use in any situation you like.

The teachers.

Our teachers are always experienced and trained professionals. They understand your individual learning needs and style and they motivate and guide you in the learning process. Their aim is to teach you all the practical English language skills you need to live and work. There is an open and friendly atmosphere in all our classes and students work together under close supervision from the teacher.

The result.The result.

You can understand the main points and details when people speak; also if they speak non-standard or accented English. You can understand familiar and unfamiliar things and are able to control a conversation to clarify uncertainties.You can comprehend general and specific texts about a large variety of topics. You know how to analyse texts and get the gist and details quickly.You can communicate about all necessary matters. You can participate in unprepared conversations.You can write coherent texts and summaries You can write personal letters describing your experiences and impressions in more detail.

Practical Information.

We teach using the full digital method “Speak-out” Intermediate.

You need two 8-week courses to complete the level

To improve you will have to do about 2-3 hours of homework per class. The teacher will monitor your progress and discusses this with you.

Duration: 8 weeks/16 classes of 2 hours/two times per week.

Total workload is 10 hours per week. There is 4 hours of classroom time + 6 hours of self study.

Group size:  maximum 8 students

What is my level?

If you are not sure which level you have to study you can make an appointment to do a placement test. Our teachers will discuss the results and advise you on the best course. Please contact us here.

Certificate and progress assessment

All students that have attended at least 80% of the classes will receive a certificate. Next to that the teacher will hold an interview with you at the end of the course to asses your progress. You will receive a progress report with your achievements and recommendations on areas that you still need to improve. Then you will know how to move to the next level.