This course offers a traditional language support to all academics who teach their subjects through the medium of English and who would like to improve their general language skills in academic environment. The course will cover all language skills (speaking, writing, reading, listening, vocabulary building and grammar). Its content will reflect the needs of the particular group.

This is to support the CJV's course for academic staff. It will contain lesson resources, videos and audio that can be used inside and outside of class.

By the end of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Understand spoken and written texts in the field of social pedagogues on CEFR B2 level

  • Produce an academic blog post based on social education topic / s;

  • Successfully participate in spoken interaction dealing with relevant social education issues at B2 level of CEFR;

  • Produced an audio recording on social education topic;

  • Produced a case file based on social education topic;

  • Use selected specialist terminology with natural and sophisticated control;

  • Show good command of selected grammar structures at B2 level of CEFR;

The aim of the course is to provide students who consider studying abroad with specific communication and language skills to be able to cope with various situations when studying in a foreign country. The course will focus on revising and extending the vocabulary connected to travelling, education, studying abroad, cultural differences, etc. Students will learn how to fill in the forms, present themselves and their university and how to write and motivation letter.

The aim of the course is to help students achieve B1 level knowledge of English by improving language skills (listening, reading, speaking, writing) and systems of language (grammar and vocabulary) within the given level. The course also includes introducing and enhancing academic vocabulary and skills (preparing and giving presentations, expressing opinions, writing formal emails, etc.).