Speaking Skills

Do you already speak English reasonably well, but would you like to speak the language with greater ease and more confidence? Now’s the chance! This course offers you the chance to take your English speaking skills to the next level.

Target group

The Speaking Skills course is intended for everyone who want to improve their speaking skills.

Course level


Course content

Naturally, this course involves a lot of talking. You talk about a variety of themes, which will gradually expand your vocabulary. You will also be given useful tips to help you learn to speak more fluently.

During the course:

Admission requirements

To take this course you need an Oxford Online Placement Test (OOPT) score between 60-80. You can apply for the online OOPT by emailing us at

What is the Oxford Online Placement Test?

Dates and times

This course is offered annually in March and September.

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.


You follow the course entirely online using the Virtual Classroom in Brightspace or at our location: Campus Wageningen University & Research.

Number of meetings

10 sessions of 1.5 hours per week.


2 hours per week.

Course materials

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


You will receive a certificate from Wageningen in’to Languages if you attend at least 80% of the lessons.


WUR employees Free of charge - The costs can be borne by the department/Sciences Group where you work. Read more about this.
WUR employees €600
Regular fee €715

The course price does not include course materials.