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Academic English level 1 - semester 2 - 2018

Monday, 26 February, 2018 - 00:00 to Saturday, 26 May, 2018 - 00:00
Campus: Brussels Humanities, Sciences & Engineering campus
ACTO
acto@vub.ac.be
https://my.vub.ac.be/acto
Language Classes

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What is academic English?

COURSE

This course is aimed at consolidating students’ language skills at intermediate level, focusing particularly upon heightening their awareness of the academic English skills essential for studying and succeeding at the academic level. It introduces explicitly the features of more formal academic style. It also offers students the opportunity to improve their speaking and writing skills through a series of practical exercises. Extra support is provided for students to develop their vocabulary and grammatical skills. In the class special attention is paid to encouraging students to organize their thoughts and present their ideas in English in a well-structured manner with more confidence.

WHO IS IT FOR?

It is open to VUB students who wish to develop their academic English skills.

TEACHER

Britt Gabriels

WHERE?

VUB Campus Etterbeek 

Click here for the timetable 

WHEN?

Second semester, 26 hours

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Since participants are required to take a level test before the start of the semester, it is important for candidates to be aware of this timing. 

CONDITIONS FOR REGISTRATION

Before you can take this course, you have to do a language test.

Click here to register for the placement test.

PRICE

VUB-students with this course in their study program: free
Other VUB students/staff: 105 euro
Others: 210 euro

Registration: exceptionally you have to pay by bank transfer. Click here for the necessary financial information.

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS

25

LEVEL DETERMINATION

In order to participate in this course, all students must first complete a level-test, to determine that this is the appropriate course for them.

Click here for more information about the placement test

CERTIFICATION

Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a certificate from ACTO.