English Advanced Level

Consists of 4 courses:
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English Advanced 1
English Advanced 2
English Advanced 3
English Advanced 4

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EACH COURSE PRICE:
Group Class: 4 Students max is 4,000 rmb. VIP Class: One to One is 16,000 rmb
Each course consists of 10 lessons. Each lesson is 2.5 hours long.

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English Advanced Level

Consists of 4 courses:
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English Advanced 1
English Advanced 2
English Advanced 3
English Advanced 4

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EACH COURSE PRICE:
Group Class: 4 Students max is 4,000 rmb. VIP Class: One to One is 16,000 rmb
Each course consists of 10 lessons. Each lesson is 2.5 hours long.

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Beginner English
Pre-Intermediate English
Intermediate English
Upper Intermediate English
Pre-Advanced English
Advanced English
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There are 6 courses available.

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The courses uses a mix of textbooks to enable a rich diversity of the English language.

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Beginner English Course
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Consists of 4 courses:
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Beginner English 1
Beginner English 2
Beginner English 3
Beginner English 4

When all 4 parts have been completed and level test passed students may move forward to the next level.

English Beginner 1

Skills:
1. Introducing yourself. Saying Goodbye. Introducing people.
2. Giving and receiving information.
3. Asking for personal details. Asking people to repeat things.
4. Extracting essential information as you listen.
5. Asking for and providing personal information.
6. Giving and receiving information about quantities.
7. Telling the time. Talking about the time. Saying prices. Buying tickets at the cinema.
8. Asking and answering questions about yourself and other people, where they live, people they know, things they have.
9. Agreeing and disagreeing with others.
10. Reading a questionnaire. Listening to conversations. Talking about days and dates. Suggestions
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Vocabularly:
Numbers 0-100, The alphabet, Things in the classroom,
Days of week, subject pronouns, possessive adjectives, Countries,
Nationalities, Jobs, A and An,
Adjectives, adjective word order, very, family,
Personal possessions, Plurals: this, that, these, those,
Things in a house, Prepositions of place
Time words, Daily routines, Free time activities,
Time phrases with on, in, at, every,
Frequency adverbs,
Months, Dates, Phrases for special days.
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Grammar:
Be: positive and WH-questions
Be: negative, yes/no questions and short answers
Have got: positive and negative
Questions and short answers
Possessive's
Present Simple: negative and yes/no questions
Subject and object pronouns

English Beginner 2

Skills:
1. Managing simple, routine exchanges
2. Saying what you like and dislike
3. Making requests and offers. Listening to conversation
4. Identifying the topic of / information in a discussion
5. Indicating time by such phrases as next week, last Friday, in November, three o'clock
6. Showing interest, asking follow-up questions, reading a magazine article.
7. Asking and answering quesstions about yourself and other people, where they live, people they know, things they have.
8. Asking for and providing personal information
9. Talking about the news.
10. Reading a fact file, listening to a radio programme.
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Grammar:
Present Simple: positive and negative (he/she/it)
Present Simple: questions and short answers (he/she/it)
Countable and uncountable nouns
Past Simple: be(positive and negative, questions and short answers)
Past Simple: regular and irregular verbs (positive and Wh- questions
Adjective, adjective with very, really, quite, too
Past SImple: negative, yes/no questiions and short answers
Can / can't, could / couldn't
Verbs from news stories
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Vocabularly:
Free time activities
Things you like and don't like,
Verb +ing,
Food and drink, Adjectives,
Years, Life events,
Weekend activities, the inernet,
Mobile phones and TV's,
Past time phrases,
Articles: a, an and the.

English Beginner 3

Skills:
1. Managing simple, routine exchanges
2. Understanding and finding simple information in posters and advertisements.
3. Reading a magazine article.
4. Identifying the topic of / information in a discussion.
5. Identifying the main points of TV news items.
6. Talking on the phone. Making and responding to invitations, suggestions and apologies. Using simple techniques to start, maintain or end a short conversation.
7. Reading an advert, a formal letter.
8. Extracting essential information from short listening passages. Exchanging relevant information and giving your opinion.
9. Deciding what to do.
10. Reading a magazine article.
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Grammar:
There is / there are
How much ...? How many ...? Some, any, a
Present Continuous: positive and negative
Questions and short answers
Present Simple and Present Continuous
Comparatives
Infinitive of purpose
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Vocabularly:
Places in a town, Rooms and things in a house,
Clothes, Colours, Plural nouns, Work
Types of transport, Travelling verbs and phrases,
Basic greetings and leave taking expressions
Indoor and Outdoor activities,
Adjective and Adverbs, Natural Places
Holiday Activities, Animals,
Verb patterns (like doing, would like to do).

English Beginner 4

Skills:
1. Identifying the topic of / information in a discussion
2. Listening intensively. Speaking about people
3. Talking about health
4. Reading a magazine article.
5. Discussing what to do in the evening / at the weekend
6. Extracting essential information from short listening passages
7. Asking for and giving directions.
8. Reading an email. Listening to a phone conversation
9. Saying what you like and dislike
10. Asking and answering questions about yourself and other people, where they live, people they know, things they have
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Grammar:
Imperatives: Should / Shouldn't
Questions with like
Be going to: positive, negative and Wh- questions
Be going to or might
Yes / No questions and short answers
Superlatives
Present Perfect: positive and negative: Have you ever ...?
Questions and Short answers
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Vocabularly:
Verb Phrases, Frequency Expressions
Appearance, Character, Health Problems, Treatment, Seasons, Weather, Word Building
New Year's Resolutions, Studying
Posters and Advertisements, Radio, Theatre
TV Programmes, Timetables, Collocations, Big and small number, Past Participles

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English Pre-Intermediate Course

Consists of 4 courses:
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English Pre-Intermediate 1
English Pre-Intermediate 2
English Pre-Intermediate 3
English Pre-Intermediate 4

When all 4 parts have been completed and level test passed students may move forward to the next level.

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English Pre-Intermediate 1

Skills:
1. Review of language learned. Understanding the main points in short newspaper articles
2. Using language about work and travel. Understanding the main points of recorded materials on familiar subjects
3. Discussing sports and activities. Reading a magazine article, listening to a survey. Skimming short texts to find relevant facts and information
4. Discussing how things started. Entering unprepared into conversations on familiar topics
5. Talking about relationships. Understanding the plot of a clearly structured story
6. Reading a magazine article. Listening to a story. Narrating a story
7. Talking about jobs. Expressing beliefs, views and opinions in discussing topics of interest
8. Job hunting and looking for a job. Using a prepared questionnaire and make spontaneous follow-up questions
9. Listening to a radio interview. Reading a magazine article. Giving straightforward-descriptions on a variety of familiar subjects
10. Finding things in common. Giving apologies, reasons and promises. Agreeing and disagreeing politely. Starting, maintaining and closing a simple face to face conversation on familiar topics
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Grammar:
Review of verb forms and questions
Subject Questions
Frequency Adverbs and Expressions
Past Simple
Past Continuous: positive and negative, questions
Adjectives (1)
Have to / Had to: positive and negative: questions and short answers
Present Continuous and Present Simple
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Vocabularly:
Common Phrases
Question Words
Collocations(1): work,
Questions about travel
Free time activities
Past Time Phrases
Relationships (1)
Connecting Words (1)
Employment
Word Building
Noun Endings
Small Talk
Internet Dating
Apologising

English Pre-Intermediate 2

Skills:
1. Describing Film. Starting, maintaining and closing a simple face to face conversation on familiar topics
2. Describing life experiences. Using a prepared questionnaire and making spontaneous follow-up questions.
3. Reading and listening to a quiz. Reading an online article. Asking for opinions, agreeing and disagreeing.
4. Prediction and the future. Understanding the main points of recorded materials on familiar topics.
5. Your personal future. Describing dreams, hopes and ambitions.
6. Reading a magazine article. Listening to an interview. Offers, suggestions and requests. Explaining and giving reasons for your plans, intentions and actions
7. Language for describing physical appearance and character
8. Roles people play. Relationships. Entering unprepared into conversation on familiar topics
9. Reading an article. Listening to a radio drama. Skimming short texts to find relevant facts and information
10. Taking phone messages. Leaving phone messages. Following the main points of a clearly articulated discussion between native speakers
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Grammar:
Present Perfect for life experiences (1): positive and negative
Present Perfect for life experiences (2): yes/no questions with ever
Will for prediction: might
Be going to: plans, hopes and ambitions
Making comparisons: comparatives, a lot, much, a bit, (not) as ... as
Superlatives
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Vocabularly:
Types of films
Past Participles
Types of music
TV nouns and verbs:
-ed and -ing adjectives
The environment
Collocations (2)
Verbs and Prepositions
Adjectives (2)
Character
Relationships (2)
Adjectives and Prefixes
(un-, in-, dis- )
Telephoning in English

English Pre-Intermediate 3

Skills:
1. Invitations and making arrangements. Understanding the main points of recorded materials on familiar subjects
2. Travel: Visiting London and Holidays. Following the main points of a clearly articulated discussion between native speakers
3. Reading and Listening: a travel magazine article. Complaints and requests. Dealing with most situations likely to arise when travelling
4. Describing your home. Using a prepared questionnaire and making spontaneous follow-up questions
5. Going for dinner. Giving detailed accounts of experiences, describing feelings and reactions
6. Cultural Differences. Reading a magazine article. Listening to an interview. Giving straightforward descriptions on a variety of familiar subjects
7. Questions with What ... like? Start, maintain and close a simple face to face conversation on familiar topics
8. Everyday problems. Agreeing and disagreeing politely.
9. Sleepless nights. Expressing beliefs, views, opinions in discussing topics of interest
10. Reading a letter to a newspaper. Listening to a news report. Making your opinion and reactions clear as regards to finding solutions to problems
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Grammar:
Present Continuous for future arrangements
Quantifiers: Possessive Pronouns
Present Perfect with for and since: questions with How long ... ?
Should, Shouldn't, must, mustn't: infinitive of purpose
First Conditional: future time clauses, as soon as, before, after, until
Too, too much, too many, (not) enough
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Vocabularly:
Informal and polite invitations and how to decline
Things we take on holiday: Quantity phrases
Phrases with go
Common Verbs: verb patterns
Adjectives (3)
Everyday Problems
Adjectives (4) feelings
Phrasal Verbs

English Pre-Intermediate 4

Skills:
1. Collecting, bidding and discussing. Giving straightforward descriptions on a variety of familiar subjects
2. Language for shopping. Giving detailed accounts of experiences. Describing feelings and reactions
3. Reading an article. Reading and Listening to profiles. Paraphrasing short written passages orally in a simple fashion
4. What sales assistants say. What customers say. Start, maintaining and closing a simple face to face conversation on familiar topics
5. Giving news. Understanding descriptions of events, feeling and wishes.
6. Language for deduction. Understanding the main points of recorded materials on familiar subjects.
7. Listening to the news. Reading an online article. Understanding the main points in shorter newspaper articles.
8. Reading and writing practice. Expressing and responding to feelings such as surprise, happiness, sadness, interest and indifference
9. Travelling and working abroad. Entering unprepared into conversation on familiar topics. Following the main points of a clearly articulated discussion between native speakers.
10. Listening to a radio interview. Reading an online fact file. Agreeing and disagreeing politely
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Grammar:
Present Simple Passive
Past Simple Passive
Used to
Present Perfect for giving news with just, yet and already
Relative clauses with who, which, that and where
Echo Questions
Reported Speech
Second Conditional
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Vocabularly:
Verbs often used in the passive
Words with some-, any-, no-, and every-
(somebody, anything)
Articles: a, an, the, no article
Clothes Shopping
Collocations, Crime, Money
Guessing meaning from context
Collocations: take and get
Connecting words (2): first, next, then

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English Intermediate Course
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Consists of 4 courses:
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English Intermediate 1
English Intermediate 2
English Intermediate 3
English Intermediate 4

When all 4 parts have been completed and level test passed students may move forward to the next level.

English Intermediate 1

Skills:
1. Asking and answering questions and exchange ideas and information on familiar topics in everyday situations.
2. Giving a description of people; giving descriptions on a variety of familiar subjects. Reading factual texts on subjects related to your interests. Expressing yourself on topics pertinent to your hobbies and interests.
3. Communicating with confidence on familiar routine matters. Exchanging, checking and confirming information. Writing personal letters describing experiences, feelings and events in some detail
4. Recognising significant points in articles on familiar subjects. Giving personal views and opinions in discussing topics of interest.
5. Communicating with reasonable accuracy in familiar contexts. Using a range of vocabulary for most general topics. Describing events.
6. Narrating a story; giving detailed accounts of experiences, describing feelings and reactions. Understanding most TV news and current affairs programmes; describing experiences and events.
7. Comparing and contrasting alternatives, discussing what to do, where to go, who or which to choose, etc.
8. Understanding the description of events and feelings. Expressing yourself themselves on topics such as travel.
9. Comparing and contrasting alternatives, discussing what to do, where to go, who or which to choose. Using a good range of Vocabulary for general topics. Finding out and pass on factual information.
10. Asking for and following detailed directions; can write. Writing a description of a trip – real or imagined
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Grammar:
Questions and short answers
Present Simple and Present Continuous
Past Simple and Past Continuous
Used to and would
Comparatives and Superlatives
Different ways of comparing
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Vocabulary
People around you
Everyday Activities
Remembering and forgetting
Features and sights reading.
Visit or avoid
Adjectives for describing places
Childhood and Upbringing
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Reading and Speaking
The myths that make you feel guilty
The secrets of memory
Travel problems writing: A travel blog
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Writing
An informal email speaking.
Keeping a conversation going
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Pronunciation
Stress in questions
Regular past tense verb endings
Stress and /A/ sounds
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Task
Discuss the way you spend your time
Describe a personal memory
Provide and insider's guide

English Intermediate 2

Skills:
1. Asking and answering questions and exchange ideas and information on familiar topics in everyday situations.
2. Giving a description of people; giving descriptions on a variety of familiar subjects. Reading factual texts on subjects related to your interests. Expressing yourself on topics pertinent to your hobbies and interests.
3. Communicating with confidence on familiar routine matters. Exchanging, checking and confirming information. Writing personal letters describing experiences, feelings and events in some detail
4. Recognising significant points in articles on familiar subjects. Giving personal views and opinions in discussing topics of interest.
5. Communicating with reasonable accuracy in familiar contexts. Using a range of vocabulary for most general topics. Describing events.
6. Narrating a story; giving detailed accounts of experiences, describing feelings and reactions. Understanding most TV news and current affairs programmes; describing experiences and events.
7. Comparing and contrasting alternatives, discussing what to do, where to go, who or which to choose, etc.
8. Understanding the description of events and feelings. Expressing yourself themselves on topics such as travel.
9. Comparing and contrasting alternatives, discussing what to do, where to go, who or which to choose. Using a good range of Vocabulary for general topics. Finding out and pass on factual information.
10. Asking for and following detailed directions; can write. Writing a description of a trip – real or imagined
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Grammar:
Questions and short answers
Present Simple and Present Continuous
Past Simple and Past Continuous
Used to and would
Comparatives and Superlatives
Different ways of comparing
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Vocabulary
People around you
Everyday Activities
Remembering and forgetting
Features and sights reading.
Visit or avoid
Adjectives for describing places
Childhood and Upbringing
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Reading and Speaking
The myths that make you feel guilty
The secrets of memory
Travel problems writing: A travel blog
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Writing
An informal email speaking.
Keeping a conversation going
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Pronunciation
Stress in questions
Regular past tense verb endings
Stress and /A/ sounds
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Task
Discuss the way you spend your time
Describe a personal memory
Provide and insider's guide

English Intermediate 3

Skills:
1. Expressing and responding to feelings;
Expressing opinions and attitudes.
2. Communicating with accuracy in familiar contexts; narrating the plot of a film and describing your reactions.
Reading factual texts on subjects related to your interests; using a range of language to be able to give clear descriptions.
3. Giving clear, systematically developed, descriptions and presentations.
Writing clear, detailed descriptions of real or imaginary events and experiences; exchanging, checking and confirming information.
4. Scanning longer texts in order to locate desired information and gathering information from different parts of a text in order to fulfil a specific task.
5. Expressing yourself confidently, clearly and politely in a formal or informal register, appropriate to the situation and person(s) concerned.
Expressing your thoughts about abstract or cultural topics; using a good range of vocabulary for most general topics.
6. Understanding and exchanging advice on familiar matters.
Understanding documentaries in standard
dialect; exchanging, checking and confirming factual information.
7. Understanding articles and reports concerned with contemporary problems; passing on detailed information reliably.
8. Defining the features of something;
Understanding straightforward instructions for a piece of equipment.
9. Explaining why something is a problem, discussing what to do next, comparing and contrasting alternatives; understanding simple technical information, such as operating instructions for everyday equipment.
Giving clear, detailed descriptions, expanding and supporting ideas with subsidiary points and relevant examples.
10. Coping with routine situations in shops;
Writing personal letters describing experiences, feelings and events in some detail.
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Grammar:
-ed/-ing adjectives
The passive
Polite requests; will and shall for instant responses
Defining relative clauses
Quantifiers
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Vocabulary
Entertainment and television
Extreme adjectives
Social behaviour
Talking about norms and customs
How gadgets work
Describing everyday objects
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Reading and Speaking
Film quiz
Making a social arrangement
Consumer crazy
Buying things
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Task
Talk about a show you love or hate .
Give tips on how to behave.
Talk about things you couldn’t live without.
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World Culture
Addicted to games
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Writing
A review
A short thank-you message

English Intermediate 4

Skills:
1. Expressing and responding to feelings;
Expressing opinions and attitudes.
2. Communicating with accuracy in familiar contexts; narrating the plot of a film and describing your reactions.
Reading factual texts on subjects related to your interests; using a range of language to be able to give clear descriptions.
3. Giving clear, systematically developed, descriptions and presentations.
Writing clear, detailed descriptions of real or imaginary events and experiences; exchanging, checking and confirming information.
4. Scanning longer texts in order to locate desired information and gathering information from different parts of a text in order to fulfil a specific task.
5. Expressing yourself confidently, clearly and politely in a formal or informal register, appropriate to the situation and person(s) concerned.
Expressing your thoughts about abstract or cultural topics; using a good range of vocabulary for most general topics.
6. Understanding and exchanging advice on familiar matters.
Understanding documentaries in standard
dialect; exchanging, checking and confirming factual information.
7. Understanding articles and reports concerned with contemporary problems; passing on detailed information reliably.
8. Defining the features of something;
Understanding straightforward instructions for a piece of equipment.
9. Explaining why something is a problem, discussing what to do next, comparing and contrasting alternatives; understanding simple technical information, such as operating instructions for everyday equipment.
Giving clear, detailed descriptions, expanding and supporting ideas with subsidiary points and relevant examples.
10. Coping with routine situations in shops;
Writing personal letters describing experiences, feelings and events in some detail.
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Grammar:
-ed/-ing adjectives
The passive
Polite requests; will and shall for instant responses
Defining relative clauses
Quantifiers
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Vocabulary
Entertainment and television
Extreme adjectives
Social behaviour
Talking about norms and customs
How gadgets work
Describing everyday objects
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Reading and Speaking
Film quiz
Making a social arrangement
Consumer crazy
Buying things
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Task
Talk about a show you love or hate .
Give tips on how to behave.
Talk about things you couldn’t live without.
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World Culture
Addicted to games
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Writing
A review
A short thank-you message

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English Upper-Intermediate Course
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Consists of 4 courses:
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English Upper-Intermediate 1
English Upper-Intermediate 2
English Upper-Intermediate 3
English Upper-Intermediate 4

When all 4 parts have been completed and level test passed students may move forward to the next level.

English Upper-Intermediate 1

Skills:
1. Presenting clear, detailed descriptions on a wide range of familiar subjects.
Describing things clearly with a range of language.
Speaking and listening: Your past and present
2. Reading with a large degree of independence, adapting style and speed of.
Using a sufficient range of language to be able to give clear descriptions.
3. Managing an animated conversation between native speakers.
Responding to feelings such as surprise, happiness, sadness and interest.
4. Initiating, maintaining and ending discourse appropriately with effective turn taking.
Responding to feelings such as surprise, happiness, sadness and interest.
Writing clear, detailed descriptions of real or imaginary events and experiences.5. Expressing and responding to feelings such as surprise, happiness, sadness, interest and indifference.
6. Reading articles concerned with contemporary problems.
Expressing ideas and opinions with precision.
Summarising extracts and personal opinions, and answering further questions of detail.
7. Conducting an effective, fluent interview.
Departing spontaneously from prepared questions, and following up interesting replies.
Understanding a range of recorded material, including some non-standard usage.
Identifying attitudes and relationships between speakers.
8. Conveying information and ideas on abstract as well as concrete topics.
Checking information and asking about or explain problems with reasonable precision.
9. Developing a clear description or narrative, expanding and supporting the main points.
Managing an animated discussion, and identifying supporting and opposing arguments.
Expressing your ideas and opinions with precision.
10. Scanning quickly through long and complex texts, and identifying relevant details.
Explaining why something is a problem, and discussing what to do next.
Comparing and contrasting alternatives.
Writing clear, detailed descriptions of real or imaginary events and experiences.
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Grammar:
Past and present verb forms
Uses of auxiliary verbs
Forming adjectives
Forming nouns and gerunds
Narrative tenses
Continuous tenses in the past
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Vocabulary
Relationships
Friendship
Describing how you feel
Feeling good
Problems and Accidents
Crime and punishment
Headlines .
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Task
A class survey

English Upper-Intermediate 2

Skills:
1. Understanding the main ideas in complex texts on both concrete and abstract topics.
2. Understanding articles and reports concerned with contemporary problems in which the writers adopt particular stances or viewpoints; Participating actively in routine and non-routine formal discussions.
Understanding standard spoken language, live or broadcast, on both familiar and unfamiliar topics normally encountered in personal, social, academic or vocational life.
3. Explaining why something is a problem, discussing what to do next, comparing and contrasting alternatives.
Understanding a range of recorded material, including some non-standard usage, and
identifying attitudes and relationships between speakers.
4. Giving clear, detailed descriptions on a wide range of familiar subjects;
Giving a prepared straightforward presentation on a familiar topic.
5. Scanning quickly through texts, locating relevant details;
Using a variety of strategies to achieve comprehension, including using contextual clues.
Using a variety of listening comprehension strategies, including listening for main points.
Using clear, natural intonation.
6. Taking an active part in discussion. Expressing news and views effectively in writing, and relating to those of others.
Explaining why something is a problem, discussing what to do next, comparing and contrasting alternatives;
7. Scanning longer texts to find specific information, and gathering information from different parts of a text in order to fulfil a specific task; Expressing your opinions by providing relevant explanations, arguments and comments.
8. Understanding radio documentaries and other recorded or broadcast audio material delivered in standard dialect;
Taking an active part in informal discussions.
9. Giving a clear, systematically developed presentation which highlights significant points and includes relevant supporting detail. Expressing yourself clearly and without much sign of having to restrict what you want to say;
Using a good range of vocabulary for most general topics.
10. Understanding a range of recorded material, including some non-standard usage, and identifying attitudes and relationships between speakers.
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Grammar:
Use and non-use of the passive
Passive forms with have and get
Review of future forms
More complex question forms
Perfect tenses
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Vocabulary
Mental skills
Personal characteristics
Getting together
Colloquial language; Online dating
Human achievements
Reading and Speaking
What shapes our personality?
Online, but lonely
Five inventions that shape the way we live today.
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Pronunciation
Word stress
Intonation: questions, statements
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Writing
Types of message
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World Culture
Nature or nurture?
Unsung heroes
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Task
Choose people to go on a space mission
Plan a fantasy dinner party
Present an idea for a TV programme

English Upper-Intermediate 3

Skills:
1. Explaining a viewpoint on a topical issue;
Using a sufficient range of language to be able to give clear descriptions.
2. Reading with a large degree of independence, adapting style and speed of reading to different texts and purposes;
Explaining a viewpoint on a topical issue.
Understanding extended speech even when it is not clearly structured. Exchanging factual information.
3. Giving a clear, systematically developed presentation, which includes key points and relevant supporting detail.
Writing clear, detailed descriptions of real or imaginary events and experiences;
Coping linguistically to negotiate a solution to a dispute.
4. Reading articles and reports on contemporary problems in which the writers adopt particular stances or viewpoints.
5. Presenting clear, detailed descriptions on a wide range of subjects;
Expressing your ideas and opinions with precision.
Understanding a story;
Using a sufficient range of language to be able to give clear descriptions, and expressing viewpoints on most topics.
6. Exchanging, checking and confirming accumulated factual information with some confidence;
Writing clear, detailed descriptions of real or imaginary events.
Understanding a wide range of recorded and broadcast audio material, including some nonstandard usage, and identifying finer points of detail.
7. Quickly scanning long and complex texts to find relevant details;
Reading articles concerned with contemporary problems in which the writers adopt particular stances or viewpoints.
8. Exchanging, checking and confirming factual information.
9. Understanding a clearly structured lecture on a familiar subject, and taking notes on points which strike you as important.
Giving a clear, systematically developed presentation which highlights significant points and includes supporting detail.
10. Explaining why something is a problem, discussing what to do next, comparing and contrasting alternatives;
Conveying information and ideas on abstract as well as concrete topics.
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Grammar:
Relative clauses
Quantifiers
Overview of modal verbs
Past modals
Use and non-use of articles
Different ways of giving emphasis
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Vocabulary
Special events
Extreme adjectives
Phrasal verbs
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Listening, Reading and Speaking
We saw history in the making
Mysteries and oddities
A mystery story
How to stand out from the crowd
Taking notes
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World Culture
The Bermuda Triangle
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Writing
A review of an event
A speculative covering letter
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Task
Present ideas for an event
Discuss two mysteries
Collect and present tips

English Upper-Intermediate 4

Skills:
1. Understanding articles and reports concerned with contemporary problems in which the writers adopt particular stances or viewpoints; participating actively in an informal discussion.
2. Easily following complex interactions between third parties in group discussion and debate;
Summarising information from different sources.
Understanding standard spoken language, live or broadcast, on both familiar and unfamiliar topics.
3. Summarising texts, commenting on and discussing contrasting points of view and the main themes.
Understanding a wide range of recorded and broadcast audio material; describing films you have seen.
4. Giving clear, detailed descriptions of imaginary events;
Expressing your ideas and opinions with precision.
5. Understanding long and complex factual texts;
Scanning quickly through texts to find relevant details.
Expressing your ideas and opinions with precision;
Responding to complex lines of argument convincingly.
6. Explaining and discussing past situations and discuss what would have happened.
Researching and summarising factual information;
Writing an essay that develops an argument systematically, including significant points and relevant supporting detail.
7. Scanning longer texts to find specific information, and finding information in different parts of a text in order to fulfil a specific task; accounting for and sustaining your opinions in discussion by providing relevant explanations, arguments and comments.
8. Understanding most radio programmes and other recorded or broadcast audio material delivered in standard dialect;
Taking an active part in informal discussion.
9. Expressing your thoughts on cultural topics such as celebrities, music, films; giving brief comments on the views of others.
Intervening appropriately in discussion, exploiting appropriate language to do so; initiating, maintaining and ending discourse appropriately with effective turn-taking.
10. Understanding a wide range of recorded and broadcast audio material, including some nonstandard usage.
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Grammar:
Reporting people’s exact words
Verbs that summarise what people say
Hypothetical situations in the present
Hypothetical situations in the past
Use of gerunds and infinitives
Different infinitive and gerund forms
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Vocabulary
The media
Science and processes
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Pronunciation
Stress patterns to express disbelief
Word stress and vowel sounds
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Reading and Speaking
Fifteen minutes of fame
Reporting opinions
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Writing
A ‘for and against’ essay
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World Culture
In orbit
Life in a new country
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Task
Discuss an article
Discuss a controversial issue
Hold the floor!

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English Pre-Advanced 1
English Pre-Advanced 2
English Pre-Advanced 3
English Pre-Advanced 4

When all 4 parts have been completed and level test passed students may move forward to the next level.

English Pre-Advanced 1

Skills:
1. Scanning longer texts in order to locate desired information, and gathering information from different parts of a text, in order to fulfil a specific task; Talking about your background
Planning what is to be written and the means to express it, considering the effect on the recipient(s)
2. Talking about routines/habits; Using a range of idiomatic expressions;
Giving clear, detailed descriptions of complex subjects.
3. Giving clear, detailed descriptions of complex subjects;
Easily keeping up with debate, even on abstract or unfamiliar topics.
Presenting clear, detailed descriptions, developing particular points;
Writing clear, detailed, well structured and developed descriptions.
4. Selecting an appropriate range of language to express yourself clearly, without having to restrict what you want to say;
Discussing the unit topic of family, and how families influence our personalities.
5. Talking about opinions. Arguing a formal position convincingly, responding to questions and comments and answering complex lines of counter argument fluently, spontaneously and appropriately;
Writing clear, well-structured texts, expanding and supporting points of view at some length with reasons and relevant examples, and rounding off with an appropriate conclusion.
6. Introducing and formulating opinions with precision and relating your contribution skilfully to those of other speakers;
Qualifying opinions and statements precisely in relation to degrees of doubt.
Giving a clear, well-structured presentation of a complex subject, expanding and supporting points of view at some length; Handling interjections well, responding spontaneously.
7. Discussing advice.
Viewing people talking about advice they've given and received.
8. Describing a place. Using a broad lexical repertoire; Writing clear, detailed, well structured and developed descriptions in a personal, natural style appropriate to the reader in mind.
9. Talking about a personal space
Easily following complex interactions even on abstract and unfamiliar topics;
Giving clear, detailed descriptions and presentations on complex subjects.
10. Giving a clear, well structured presentation of a complex subject, expanding and supporting points of view at some length, with subsidiary points, reasons and relevant examples, with highlighting of significant points and relevant supporting detail; Expanding and supporting points of view at some length with subsidiary points, reasons and relevant examples.
Making a Proposal. Discussing travel plans and favourite places.
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Grammar:
The continuous aspect
Describing habits
Conditionals and regrets
Verb patterns
Noun Phrases
Relative clauses
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Vocabulary
Names
Personality
Images
Learning
Opinions
Idioms of opinion
Landscapes
Adjectives
City Life
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Learn to
Use vague language
Express doubt
Suggest modifications
Communicate revision activites

English Pre-Advanced 2

Skills:
1. Understanding a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognising implicit meaning;
Formulating ideas and opinions with precision and relate your contribution skilfully to those of other students.
2. Discussing social issues
Understanding a wide range of audio material, and identifying finer points of detail including implicit attitudes;
Writing clear, well-structured texts, expanding and supporting points of view at some length with reasons and relevant examples, and rounding off with an appropriate conclusion.
3. Varying intonation correctly in order to express finer shades of meaning;
Outlining an issue or a problem clearly, speculating about causes or consequences.
Developing an argument systematically with appropriate highlighting of significant points, and relevant supporting detail;
Writing clear, well-structured expositions of complex subjects, und Understanding erlining the relevant salient issues.
4. Discussing social issues. Viewing people discussing the law and what legal or social issues concern them.
5. Talking about obligations. Using a good range of idiomatic expressions;
Writing clear, smoothly flowing stories in a style appropriate to the genre adopted.
6. Discussing whether something is true
use language flexibly and effectively; can give clear, detailed descriptions of complex subjects;
7. Selecting a suitable phrase from a readily available range of discourse functions to preface your remarks appropriately in order to get the floor, or to gain time and keep the floor whilst thinking.
Giving clear, detailed descriptions of complex subjects. Discussing keeping secrets.
Writing clear, detailed, well-structured and developed descriptions in an assured, personal, natural style.
8. Talking about future trends
Understanding specialised articles, even when they do not relate to your field;
Qualifying opinions and statements precisely.
9. Describing trends in language learning. Understanding a wide range of recorded and broadcast audio material.
Writing an essay or report that develops an argument systematically with appropriate highlighting of significant points and relevant supporting detail.
10. Summarising your views; outlining an issue or a problem clearly, speculating about causes or consequences;
Summarising the point reached in a discussion and so help focus the talk.
Summarising information, reconstructing arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation;
Writing reviews; discussing music and fashion.
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Grammar:
Introductory it
The perfect aspect
Modal verbs and phrases
The passive
Future forms
Concession clauses
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Vocabulary
Crime collocations
Social issues
Decisions
Secrets
Truth or myth
Journalism
Trends and predictions
Language
Fashion
Communicative Revision Activities
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Learn to
Add emphasis
Manage a conversation
Communicative revision activities
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Function
Hypothetical preferences
Justify a point
Describe cause and effect

English Pre-Advanced 3

Skills:
1. Describing an escape story
Summarising information from written sources;
Easily keeping up with the debate on abstract, unfamiliar topics.
2. Talking about your leisure time
Using a very broad lexical repertoire including idiomatic expressions;
Giving elaborate descriptions, integrating sub themes.
3. Formulating ideas and opinions with precision and relate your contribution skilfully to those of other speakers;
Providing an articulate and persuasive argument.
4. give elaborate narratives; can write clear, detailed, well-structured and developed imaginative texts in an assured, natural style appropriate to the reader in mind.
5. Discussing freedom.
Viewing people talking about what makes them feel free.
6. Recognising a wide range of idiomatic expressions and colloquialisms;
Easily following and contribute to complex interactions in group discussion even on abstract, unfamiliar topics.
7. Describing a memory
Using organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices;
Writing clear, detailed, well structured and developed descriptions.
8. Expressing your ideas and opinions with precision;
Helping along the progress of the discussion by inviting others to join in.
9. Giving clear, smoothly flowing, elaborate and often memorable descriptions;
Writing clear, detailed, well-structured and developed descriptions.
10. Discussing age.
Viewing people talking about their favourite time of life.
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Grammar:
Cleft sentences
Participle clauses
Future in the past
Ellipsis and substitution
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Vocabulary
Escape
Relaxing
Risk
Time expressions
Memories
Collocations with time
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Learn to
Convince someone
Solicit information
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Writing
Develop a plot
Writing a story
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Task
How to describe plans you had in the past

English Pre-Advanced 4

Skills:
1. Describing unreal situations
Summarising information from written sources;
Arguing a position convincingly.
2. Giving a review
Understanding extended speech;
Writing reviews of literary works.
3. Giving clear, detailed descriptions of complex subjects;
Using a broad lexical repertoire.
4. Presenting clear, detailed descriptions of complex subjects;
Writing clear, detailed, well structured and developed descriptions.
5. Discussing creativity
Viewing people talking about creative things they do.
6. Quickly identifying the content and relevance of articles
Giving a clear, detailed description of how to carry out a procedure,
7. Understanding extended speech even when relationships are only implied and not signalled explicitly;
Writing detailed expositions of complex subjects in an essay.
Underlining what you consider to be the salient issues.
8. Arguing a formal position convincingly, responding to questions and answering complex lines of counter argument fluently; Prefacing remarks appropriately in order to gain time and keep the floor whilst thinking.
9. Using language flexibly and effectively for professional purposes;
Expressing yourself with clarity and precision; using language flexibly and effectively
10. Discussing life goals.
Viewing people talking about their goals in life.
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Grammar:
Tenses for unreal situations
Adverbials
Inversion
Comparative structures
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Vocabulary
The arts
Ideas
Express yourself
Collocations
Ambition
Negotiation
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Reading and Speaking
Fifteen minutes of fame
Reporting opinions
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Learn to
Use comment adverbials
Stall for time
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How to
Describe a memorable journey
Talk about your ambitions
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Speaking and Writng
A dream job
A job application

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English Advanced 1
English Advanced 2
English Advanced 3
English Advanced 4

When all 4 parts have been completed and level test passed students may move forward to the next level.

English Advanced 1

Skills:
1. Giving clear, detailed descriptions of complex subjects; expressing yourself fluently and spontaneously.
2. Scanning quickly through long and complex texts, locating relevant details;
Understanding and exchanging complex information.
Following lectures, discussions and debates with relative ease; holding your own in formal discussion of complex issues, putting forward an articulate and persuasive argument.
3. Developing an argument systematically with appropriate highlighting of significant points, and relevant supporting detail.
Writing a report that develops an argument systematically with appropriate highlighting of significant points and relevant supporting detail; understanding a wide range of recorded and broadcast audio material.
4. Expressing ideas and opinions with precision; giving a clear, systematically developed presentation, with highlighting of significant points, and relevant supporting detail.
5. Obtaining information, ideas and opinions from complex texts; taking an active part in informal discussion.
Understanding a wide range of recorded and broadcast audio material and identify finer points of detail.
Giving clear, detailed descriptions.
6. Outlining an issue or a problem clearly, speculating about causes or consequences, and weighing advantages and disadvantages of different approaches.
Using language flexibly and effectively for social purposes; expressing yourself confidently, clearly and politely in a formal or informal register, appropriate to the situation and person(s) concerned
7. Scaning quickly through long and complex texts, locating relevant details;
Expressing ideas and opinions with precision.
8. Understanding TV news and current affairs programmes;
Using language flexibly and effectively.
9. Understanding specialised articles; can formulate ideas and opinions with precision.
Giving a clear, well structured presentation of a complex subject, expanding and supporting points of view at some length with subsidiary points, reasons and relevant examples.
10. Giving clear, detailed descriptions of complex subjects;
Expressing yourself with clarity and precision in correspondence.
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Grammar Review
Continuous verb forms
Modals and related verbs
Future forms
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Vocabulary, Speaking, Reading, Listening
Globalisation
Urbanisation
Polite social behaviour
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Communication
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Listening, Speaking, Pronunciation, vocabulary
English in a changing world
Varieties of English
Communication
Patterns with abstract nouns and relative clauses
Living by numbers
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Describing
Current Trends
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Writing
A report
Asking people to do things
Demanding urgent action
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Task
Give tips on learning a language well
Deal with a problem tactfully
Present a fantasy invention

English Advanced 2

Skills:
1. Giving clear, detailed descriptions.
Varying intonation and place sentence stress correctly.
2. Understanding articles and reports concerned with contemporary problems in which the writers adopt particular stances or viewpoints; Identifying unfamiliar words from the context.
3. Understanding a wide range of recorded and broadcast audio material;
Having a good command of idiomatic expressions.
4. Giving elaborate descriptions and narratives.
Following extended speech even when it is not clearly structured and when relationships are only implied and not signalled explicitly; summarising information from different sources in a coherent presentation.
5. Understanding enough to follow extended speech on abstract topics;
Easily follow and contribute to group discussion.
Following extended speech even when it is not clearly structured;
Placing stress correctly.
6. Giving a clear, detailed description of how to carry out a procedure.
Understanding a wide range of recorded and broadcast audio material;
Giving a clear, well structured presentation of a complex subject.
7. Using a broad range of language allowing them to select a formulation to express yourself clearly;
Giving clear, detailed descriptions.
8. Understanding extended speech even when it is not clearly structured and when relationships are only implied and not signalled explicitly;
Easily follow and contribute to complex interactions.
9. Understanding in detail lengthy, complex texts, whether or not they relate to your own area of speciality;
Expressing yourself fluently and spontaneously.
Expressing ideas and opinions with precision, presenting and responding to complex lines of argument convincingly.
10. Understanding a wide range of recorded and broadcast audio material;
Giving a clear, well-structured presentation of a complex subject.
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Grammar Review
Perfect verb forms
Ellipsis and substitution
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Pronunciation
Stress patterns in single-word adjectives
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Listening and vocabulary
Advertising and emotions
Education
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Stress Patterns
With verbs and particles
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Patterns to notice
Cleft sentences
Particles which modify the meaning of verbs
Phrases with as ... as + verb .
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Reading
Expressing emotions across the world.
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Idioms
With laugh, cry and tears
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World Culture
Luxury super brands.
Teaching happiness.
Cyber Crime.
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Task
Describe a story that provokes strong emotions
Teach a practical skill
Detect the lies

English Advanced 3

Skills:
1. Using a good range of vocabulary for most general topics;
Expressing your ideas and opinions with precision.
2. Understanding in detail a wide range of complex texts;
Holding your own in formal discussion of complex issues, putting forward an articulate and persuasive argument.
3. Identifying finer points of detail including implicit attitudes and relationships between speakers;
Exploiting a range of language to give emphasis.
4. Outlining an issue or a problem clearly, speculating about causes or consequences, and weighing advantages and disadvantages of different approaches.
5. Selecting an appropriate formulation from a broad range of language to express yourself clearly;
Writing clear, well-structured reports.
6. Selecting an appropriate formulation from a broad range of language to express yourself clearly
Presenting clear, detailed descriptions on a wide range of subjects.
7. Understanding interviews;
Summarising and giving your opinion about a discussion interview.
8. Gathering information from different parts of a text;
Exchanging, checking and confirming accumulated factual information.
9. Giving clear, detailed descriptions and presentations on complex subjects;
Developing particular points and rounding off with an appropriate conclusion.
10. Writing clear, detailed descriptions of real or imaginary events and experiences;
Selecting an appropriate formulation from a broad range of language to express yourself clearly
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Grammar Review
Time and tense
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Pronunciation
Adding emphasis
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Vocabulary and speaking
Money and enterprise
Descriptive adjectives
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Reading and Speaking
But are they worth it?
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Patterns to notice
Inversion with negative adverbials
Adding emphasis with auxiliaries and inversion
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Listening and vocabulary
The case of Stella Liebeck
Extreme fashion
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Speaking
Describing quantities
Comment adverbials
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Reading
There's no accounting for taste - or is there?
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Summarising statistics
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Task
Decide which project to back
Rant or rave

English Advanced 4

Skills:
1. Summarising information from different sources
Weighing advantages and disadvantages of different approaches to solving problems.
2. Following discussions with relative ease;
Having a good command of idiomatic expressions.
3. Understanding any correspondence;
Expressing yourself with clarity and precision in personal correspondence, using language flexibly and effectively including emotional, allusive and joking usage.
4. Outlining an issue or a problem clearly, speculating about causes or consequences, and weighing advantages and disadvantages of different approaches.
5. Following lectures, discussions and debates with relative ease;
Giving a clear, detailed description of how to carry out a procedure
6. Expressing yourself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions;
Using language flexibly and effectively.
7. Understanding extended speech even when it is not clearly structured;
Expressing yourself clearly on a wide range of topics.
8. Scanning quickly through long and complex texts, locating relevant details;
Explaining a viewpoint on a topical issue.
9. Expressing your ideas and opinions with precision, presenting and responding to complex lines of argument convincingly.
10. Identifying speaker viewpoints and attitudes as well as the information content;
Giving a clear, systematically developed presentation, with highlighting of significant points, and relevant supporting detail.
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Grammar:
Adjectives
Infinitives and -ing forms
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Pronunciation
Word Stress
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Listening and Vocabulary
Fitness
Leaving home
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Patterns to notice
Patterns with comparatives and superlatives
Describing typical habits
Compound phrases: 
a lack of ..., a tendency to ..., etc.
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Reading
A bluffer's guide to men and women
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World Culture
Three minutes of exercise
Running a large family
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Task
Decide who wins the award
Choose celebrities for a charity trek

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