ENGLISH LEVEL 2B (QUALIFICATION)
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
By the end of the course the students reach level B2 of the European Frame of Reference.
intermediate knowledge of English (equivalent to level B1 of the European Frame of Reference).
COURSE CONTENTS SUMMARY
All the topics for English 1.
Present Perfect Simple and Present Perfect Continuous.
The Passive voice.
Modal verbs of deduction.
Use of prefixes and suffixes to build nouns, adjectives, etc.
For grammar and vocabulary:
M. Vince, G. Cerulli, New Inside Grammar, Macmillan.
A. Amendolagine, N. Coe, M. Harrison, K. Paterson, R. Godfrey, Grammar Spectrum Gold for Italian Students, Oxford University Press.
C. Oxenden, C. Latham-Koening, New English File Upper-Intermediate Multipack C/C
(SB+Entry+WB+Key+MultiRom), Oxford University Press.
S. Burgess, J.Newbrook, J.Wilson, New First Certificate Gold Exam Maximiser (with key), Longman (with audio CD set).
Recommended monolingual dictionary
Oxford Wordpower Dictionary.
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
Achievement test with multiple choice questions on grammar, lexis, functions, reading and listening comprehension.
Presentation of structures, deduction of rule, contrastive use of the language, use of different teaching aids (slides, audioCDs, textbook, etc.).
Teaching level: Upper Intermediate (level B2 of the European Frame of Reference).