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Advanced Speaking Skills (online course)

Do you have a good command of English but would like to speak even more fluently? This is your chance! Advanced Speaking Skills offers you the opportunity to practise under the guidance of a native speaker!


Advanced Speaking Skills: C1-C2 (CEFR)

Course contents

Each session has a specific theme. These may range from discussing current affairs based on a thought-provoking column to talking through a case study. The themes of each class are partially determined by the students on the course, thus creating a course that caters to student’s need’s.

The course covers the following themes:

•    Effective vocabulary recording and learning techniques
•    The world of work: discussing your work and professional experience
•    Developing an argument and the use of persuasive language
•    Debating/presenting/defending an argument
•    Discussing your future plans and making predictions
•    Discussing current affairs 
•    Using vague language
•    Tactful and diplomatic language
•    The importance of vocabulary and tone
•    Socialising and telling anecdotes
•    Idioms and expressions
•    The idiosyncrasies of English


The course meets once a week for 10 weeks. Each class is 1.5 hours. You should plan to spend 2 hours on homework each week. Maximum amount of participants is 9.

Dates and times

Start date End date Day Time Status
2 March 18 May Tuesday 10.00-11.30 Fully booked

If you would like to take this course but it is either full or does not list a starting date that suits you, please click here and you will be notified once you can sign up for new dates.


To receive a Wageningen in'to Languages certificate, a minimum attendance of 80% is required.

Course material

  • 21st Century Communication 4
    ISBN: 9781305955479

After having registered for this course, you will receive additional information about the course materials in due time.


Employee fee: € 555 (Excluding course material)
Regular fee: € 650 (Excluding course material)