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English B1.1 Class
Online language course with onsite classroom lessons
Want to learn a language in a self-paced and flexible manner, but feel that traditional online courses are a bit too isolated for you? Migros Club School's Online Academy combines the advantages of online learning with a traditional classroom in this online language course. You’ll work through a lesson online at home and then strengthen your language skills in six double lessons in an on-site classroom, exchanging information and ideas with other students in class. You can also book an online private lesson with your personal tutor and interact with other students in the community at any time.
  • The course offers the following advantages:
    • The onsite lesson is based on what you learn in the e-learning program.
    • Six 50-minute double lessons in the onsite classroom are included
    • Small classes with a maximum of eight students
    • Focus on verbal communication
    • Social interaction within the group
    • Interactive practice and multimedia e-learning
    • A vocabulary trainer to expand your vocabulary
  • Your profile
    • Your English language level corresponds to level  A2. Determine your level using our free language placement test.
    • A willingness to spend around two hours on home study per week.
    • Your computer system must meet the technical requirements.
    • For the optional online private lesson you’ll need a webcam and a headset.
  • System requirements
    • Browser: Internet Explorer, version 10 or higher, MS Edge, Firefox, version 38 or higher, Chrome, version 43 or higher, Safari, version 8 or higher, Android, version 4 or higher.
    • Fast internet connection (at least 20 Mbit/s).
    • Sound card, microphone/headset.
    • For meetings in the online classroom on a PC or Mac:
      • Microsoft Windows, version 7 or higher or Mac 10.8 or higher.
      • Adobe® Flash® Player 13.0+.
    • For meetings in the online classroom on a mobile device:
    • Apple OS version iOS 6 or higher: iPhone version 4S or higher, iPad version 2 or higher, iPad mini.
    • Android OS version 2.3.4 or higher: Motorola Droid Razr Maxx, Motorola Atrix, Motorola Xoom, Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, Samsung Galaxy S3 and S4, Nexus 7 tablet
  • Learning objectives

    The learning objectives for the English B1 course are based on the Common European Framework Reference (CEFR). At the end of the course, you will be able to

    • participate in conversations on various topics.
    • understand key information in reports on current events as well as topics related to your profession and areas of interest.
    • understand texts that use common day-to-day or professional language.
    • write personal letters, reporting on your experiences and impressions.
  • Dates
    Session 1: Fri, 18.08.17 |  09:00-10:50 a.m.
     
    Session 2: Fri, 15.09.17 |  09:00-10:50 a.m.

    Session 3: Fri, 13.10.17 |  09:00-10:50 a.m.

    Session 4: Fri, 10.11.17 | 09:00-10:50 a.m.

    Session 5: Thu, 07.12.17 | 09:00-10:50 a.m.

    Session 6: Fri, 05.01.18 | 09:00-10:50 a.m.
Details
Course start Jul 21, 2017
Course end Jan 21, 2018
Course times 5x Friday & 1x Thursday | 09:00-10:50 a.m.
Course location Lugano
Price incl. VAT CHF 1'150.00
Modules
  • E-Learning
    • Flexible and available from anywhere.
    • For PCs, Macs, tablets and smartphones.
    • 24 learning units with the multimedia e-learning.
    • A vocabulary trainer and additional grammar exercises.
    • Pronunciation practice, focus on reading and listening comprehension.
    • Individual learning pace
    • Additional learning motivation through magazines and much more.
  • Personal coaching
    • Personal support as you learn.
    • Option of asking your personal tutor questions directly.
    • Homework and additional assignments provided and corrected by your personal tutor.
    • Corrections and individual suggestions for improvement.
    • Personal motivation and interaction with others.
  • Onsite classroom lessons
    • Available from anywhere and with any device.
    • Six 45-minute lessons in the online classroom are included.
    • Small groups with a maximum of eight students.
    • Social interaction within the group.
    • Apply and deepen what you’ve learned.
    • Improve verbal communication skills.
  • Online private lesson
    • Optionally on top:
      • Available from anywhere and with any device.
      • 1x45 Min.: CHF 85.–
      • 3x45 Min.: CHF 240.–
      • 6x45 Min.: CHF 450.–
    • Flexibly arrange a time directly with your personal tutor.
    • Available from anywhere and with any device.
    • Tailored online private lesson with your personal tutor.
    • Apply and deepen what you’ve learned.
    • Improve verbal communication skills.
    • Discuss questions and topics that are not clear directly with your personal tutor.
    • STARTING THE COURSE BASIC & COACH: One private online lesson in the online classroom takes 45 minutes and is inclusive.
    • STARTING THE COURSE PRIVATE: Six private online lessons are inclusive. They take 45 minutes each and are held in the online class room.