Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR): B1
To develop the ability to confidently deal with topics that are familiar, of personal interest or pertinent to everyday life (e.g. family, hobbies, work, travel and current events).
Module 1: 11 weeks (22 hours)
Module 2: 11 weeks (22 hours)
Module 3: 11 weeks (22 hours)
For learners who have:
A broader range of topic areas will be covered at Intermediate level, allowing learners to extend their vocabulary and express opinions. Topics and language functions will be set according to the needs of the language and the learners (at B1 level).
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.
A certificate of achievement may be requested on completion of the course.
NEW for French, German and Spanish: During the course, you will be given the option to take an international qualification at B1 level in May/June/July 2019.
If you are interested in a language qualification that will improve your job prospects both in the United Kingdom and abroad, talk to your tutor or visit our Brasshouse website.
Next level: Post Intermediate*or an International Qualification at B1 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.
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.