English Courses – Advanced Level
ELC Professional Center offers English language courses that focus on oral and written communication, as well as specialized courses in reading texts. The latter are for participants whose passive knowledge of English is strongly recommended.
A placement test is REQUIRED BEFORE any course enrolment (exception: prior course successfully completed).
Here is a list of the levels offered:
- Advanced beginner;
- Advanced intermediate;
Once the course is completed, the participant will be able to:
- understand the main ideas of concrete and abstract topics in a complex text, including technical discussions in their field of activity;
- interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity, such as regular interaction with native speakers without strain for neither party;
- express themselves clearly and in detail on a wide range of topics, expressing an opinion on a topic and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of various possibilities;
- understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognize implicit meanings;
- express themselves fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions;
- use language effectively and effortlessly in their professional, social, or academic environment;
- speak about complex subjects in a clear and well-structured manner, showing controlled use of organizational patterns, connectors and cohesive discourse.
TARGET CLIENTELE This course is not for people whose mother tongue is English. PREREQUISITES Knowledge of English, advanced intermediate
This course is not for people whose mother tongue is English.
Knowledge of English, advanced intermediate
- consolidation of certain verbal circumlocutions;
- acquire and use idiomatic expressions;
- review of prepositions;
- subordinate clauses;
- use of WHO, WWHOM, THAT, WHICH in clauses;
- noun clauses: WHO, WHAT, WHOSE, IF, WHETHER;
- passive forms of modal verbs
- conditional proposals;
- expressions of Cause + effect, contrast;
- verb forms after WISH;
- rich, varied and nuanced vocabulary thanks to exercises;
- form common nouns using verbs and adjectives;
- avoid duplication with the use of synonyms;
- the subjunctive in subordinate noun clauses;
- reduce adjective proposals in adjective clauses;
- use idioms, synonyms and antonyms;
- conditional tenses;
- speech connectors.
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