Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR): C1
To develop the ability to communicate effectively in a variety of registers, contexts and styles, recognising points of view on complex subjects.
22 hours (11 weeks) per term
For those who have:
If you are interested in a language qualification that will improve your job prospects both in England and abroad, talk to your tutor or visit our website.
A wide range of topic areas will be covered at this advanced level, including items of current interest, which will extend learners' vocabulary and promote discussion.
For example, discussing and debating current affairs, the target language culture, history, arts, sport and leisure, traditions, food, literature, cinema etc. The tutor will negotiate this list with the group at the start of the course.
This course has no formal qualification; however, your work in class will be assessed by your tutor in order to enhance your learning. You will be expected to take these assessments.
Throughout your course, you will be required to complete your Individual Learning Plan (or Personal Action Plan) which includes your learning objectives, long and short term goals.
You will have opportunities to review your own progress and reflect on how you can further improve your language skills. You will set up your own personal targets (task, project, etc.) which will be reviewed with your tutor via tutorials on a one-to-one basis.
A certificate of achievement may be requested on completion of the course.
French, German and Spanish Advanced – Conversation & Culture Courses:
During the course, you will be given the option to take an International qualification at C1 level in May/June/July 2019.
Continuation course at Advanced level* or an International Qualification at C1 level*
*Please note that we cannot guarantee that this level will be offered as all courses are planned subject to sufficient demand.
Using the four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. The emphasis at this level will be on acquiring and practising speaking and listening skills in order to get by in the country. There will be tutor input, group pair and individual work, and use of a range of audiovisual and IT resources. We aim to match the teaching to a wide range of individual learning styles and to make your learning enjoyable, challenging and rewarding. You will be given homework to complete after each session.
Some literacy, numeracy and IT skills can help you learn a language. We can give you guidance and support to acquire these.
Our courses are funded by the government on that understanding.
You will need to bring a pen, paper, ring-binder and you may be required to purchase a course book.
If you need to purchase a coursebook you can do this from European Schoolbooks Ltd and get a 10% discount.
Go to www.eurobooks.co.uk - Click on Partners,
From the Search Options – Stage 1 dropdown menu - Click on Brasshouse Languages.
A list of books will be displayed per language - Select the book advised by your tutor - Click on Buy Now
Please Note: You do not need to open an account, just click on Checkout as a guest.