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Private English lessons: Cambridge B1 Business Preliminary
Private English lessons: Cambridge B1 Business Preliminary
Improve your career prospects with the internationally recognised Cambridge certificate.
In this course, you study individually at your own pace, concentrating on using English in your daily life and professional contexts. You will familiarise yourself with the Cambridge test activities to prepare for the B1 Business Preliminary exam, for which you can then register after completing the course.
 
Do you have any questions about the course? Contact us at + 41 58 570 09 51 for free advice.
Please note that any exam fees are not included in the course price.
  • The course offers the following advantages:
    • Self-paced learning from anywhere
    • Interactive practice and multimedia e-learning
    • Build vocabulary with the vocabulary trainer
    • Four 45-minute online private lessons with your personal tutor are included
    • Personal support and motivation from your teacher
    • Additional exam exercises and personalized suggestions for your improvement
  • Content
    During the course, you will familiarise yourself with the three exam elements Reading and Writing, Listening and Speaking in detail. The course includes:
    • Exam preparation with e-learning
    • Twelve writing exercises including corrections
    • Self-study including regular speaking exercises
    • Personal coaching and feedback
  • Your profile
    • Your English language level corresponds to level  B1. 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
  • 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.
Details
Course start immediately
Duration of course 6 Months
Course location Online
Price incl. VAT CHF 950.00
Modules
  • E-Learning
    • Flexible and available from anywhere.
    • Learning content accessible at any time
    • For PCs, Macs, tablets and smartphones
    • Multimedia e-learning
    • 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.
  • 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.
    • FOR EXAM PREPARATION COURSES:Four private online lessons are inclusive. They take 45 minutes each and are held in the online class room.