ENGLISH LANGUAGE QUALIFYING EXAM B2
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course aims at providing students with grammar and vocabulary knowledge at B2 level, as well as developing written and oral language skills.
Course contents summary
The aim of the course is to help students pass the English language test based on reading, listening and Use of English at B2 level of the CEFR. The course is aimed at students who
have acquired English language skills at B1.
GRAMMAR REFERENCE BOOK
ENGLISH GRAMMAR IN USE with answers (Raymond Murphy) Cambridge University press ISBN 0 521 532892.
The course is delivered online and can be accessed on
https://elly.cla.unipr.it/2019/course/view.php?id=48 using University of Parma credentials email@example.com. The course includes lessons and exercises with automatic correction of answers. The pass mark for the exercises is 60%.
Assessment methods and criteria
The English language test is computer based and it consists of multiple choice questions on reading, listening and Use of
English. The pass mark of 60% is calculated solely on the number of correct answers, with no marks subtracted for missing or incorrect
answers. The use of dictionaries, grammar reference books etc. is not
VALIDITY OF INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGE CERTIFICATES
For recognition / validation of language certificates in place of the
university test, please see http://www.cla.unipr.it/cla/standardpage.asp?ID=271&sFullId=6.7.
Certificates can be recognized to replace the language test for any number of credits within a degree course. Certificates issued by boards or institutions not expressly named in the ruling are not valid to replace the university language test.