ENGLISH LANGUAGE QUALIFYING EXAM B2
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
C. Oxenden, C. Latham-Koening, New English File Upper-Intermediate
(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
Macmillan Essential Dictionary for Learners of English
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Methodology: presentation of structures, deduction of rule, contrastive
use of the language, use of different teaching aids (slides, audioCDs,
Assessment methods and criteria
Assessment: final test with multiple choice questions on grammar, lexis,
functions, reading and listening comprehension.