Course detail

English Pre-Intermediate higher 2 (summer]

FaVU-1APINV-LAcad. year: 2019/2020

Students on the pre-intermediate level are introduced for the first time to most tenses, conditionals, etc, they learn general vocabulary which will enable they conversation on various topics. They are taught to understand easy authentic conversation or news. They are also taught to read longer texts written in English simplified to their level of knowledge of the language.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will have reached the threshold of pre-intermediate and intermediate levels in all four skills (speaking, reading, listening, writing) areas.

Prerequisites

B1 lower winter semester (recommended, not mandatory).

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Life Pre-Intermediate, Stephenson Helen et al. (EN)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Seminar form; emphasis is laid on a balanced structure of the class - each class should consist of speaking, listening, reading, sometimes writing. Students are encouraged to have an equal opportunities to speak, hence discissions are led in small groups/pairs.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Assessment consists of a non-letter grade and a letter grade. In order to obtain the non-letter grade, students have to submit all assignments and pass the tests writtent during the semester at an average of 60 or more%. For the final, letter grade, students have to pass the final, general test at a score of 50% and more.
Students will write 1 - 3 short assignments during the semester, including the potential rewrites recommened by the course teacher - these will not be classified.
Final test mapping the knowledge of grammar and vocabulary (B1 Lower [BUT definition]).
Students who will not have handed in the written assignments (even though they passed the final test) will not be classified.
Students are entitled for one regular and two resit exam dates.

Language of instruction

English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Life Pre-Intermediate units 9 - 12

Aims

Students on the pre-intermediate (B1 lower) level are introduced for the first time to most tenses, conditionals, etc, they learn general vocabulary which will enable they conversation on various topics. They are taught to understand easy authentic conversation or news. They are also taught to read longer texts written in English simplified to their level of knowledge of the language.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Students are allowed two absences per semester. For all other absences, the student must have a note from his or her doctor.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme VUB Bachelor's

    branch VU-D , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional

Type of course unit

 

Seminar

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

eLearning