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English B1.1 Class
Online language course with onsite classroom lessons
  • 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
  • Confirmation of participation after solving 80% of the main exercises
  • 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: Thu, 12.04.2018 | 02:00 p.m.-03:50 p.m.
     
    Session 2: Wed, 09.05.2018 | 02:00 p.m.-03:50 p.m.

    Session 3: Thu, 07.06.2018 | 02:00 p.m.-03:50 p.m.

    Session 4: Thu, 05.07.2018 | 02:00 p.m.-03:50 p.m.

    Session 5: Thu, 02.08.2018 | 02:00 p.m.-03:50 p.m.

    Session 6: Thu, 30.08.2018 | 02:00 p.m.-03:50 p.m.
Details
Course start Mar 15, 2018
Course end Sep 15, 2018
Course times 5x Thursday & 1x Wednesday | 02:00 p.m.-03:50 p.m.
Course location Zürich
Price incl. VAT CHF 1'150.00
Modules
  • E-Learning
    • Flexible and available from anywhere.
    • Learning content accessible at any time
    • For PCs, Macs, tablets and smartphones
    • Multimedia e-learning
    • Social exchange in study groups and forums.
    • Individual learning pace
  • 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 89.–
      • 3x45 Min.: CHF 260.–
      • 6x45 Min.: CHF 490.–
    • 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.