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ENGLISH – CERT-ACLES EXAM PREPARATION

  • Nivel: ACCREDITATION B1
  • Requisitos: Student has passed Level B1.1
  • Tipo: 1º and 2º semester
  • Horas: 60 horas / 4 horas por semana
  • Créditos: 2 ECTS
  • Certificación: Level B1.2 Idiomas Complutense
  • Coordinador: Richard Griffiths, Amy Wallace, Caroline Bunce, Julia Samuel idiomascomplutense@ucm.es

Course Outline

ACCREDITATION B1 is a 60‐hr course with 15 hours of complementary work to be done outside class, in which the 5 main language skills are consolidated and practised:

  1. Oral expression (speaking)
  2. Oral interaction (conversation)
  3. Listening comprehension
  4. Reading comprehension
  5. Writing

Objectives

This course is aimed at people looking to take the Cert ACLES B1 Accreditation exam in June and/or February. To that end, students are prepared not only in the linguistic elements required to pass the exam but also in ‘exam technique’. Students will be prepared for all papers of the exam and have the opportunity to practise the speaking part of the exam. Advice will also be given on how to manage your time in all papers. The course focuses on giving ample practice of the four skills that are tested in the Accreditation exam.

Course Content

  • Preparing for the written exam
    • Language of speculating
    • Comparatives and superlatives
    • Narrative tenses
    • Connectors
    • Time conjunctions
    • Tense review
    • Giving reasons
    • Contrast
    • Word order
  • Preparing for the speaking exam
    • Giving opinions
    • Comparing and contrasting
    • Turn‐taking
    • Speculating
    • Suggesting
    • Asking for + justifying opinions
    • Agreeing / Disagreeing
    • Reaching a conclusion
    • Question formation
  • Vocabulary
    • Family
    • House/Furniture
    • Animals
    • Sports
    • Jobs and work
    • Travel
    • Activities and hobbies
    • Education
    • Connectors
  • Writing:  This includes a step by step guide to the different types of writing that may come up in the accreditation exam and work on the appropriate type of language needed for each.
    • An informal email
    • A formal email
    • Describing an event
    • ’For and against’ essay
    • A blog entry
    • An ‘opinion’ essay
  • Reading: A wide range of practice of the different types of reading tasks that can be found in the accreditation exam such as multiple choice questions, short answer/sentence completion questions and multiple matching tasks.
  • Listening: A wide range of practice of the different types of listening tasks that can be found in the accreditation exam such as multiple choice questions, short answer/sentence completion questions and multiple matching tasks.

Assessment

Final mark = 60% continuous evaluation* + 40% final exam (compulsory)

*60% Continuous Evaluation (50% assessed tasks / homework + 10% participation)

Materials

The teacher will give details of the book, materials and class blog or email on the first day of class.

COMIENZO Y FIN CLASES
ANUAL JAPONÉS
LUNES-MIÉRCOLES
15/10/2018 - 06/05/2019
MARTES-JUEVES
16/10/2018 - 07/05/2019
VIERNES
19/10/2018 - 31/05/2019
SÁBADOS
20/10/2018 - 18/05/2019
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