Advanced Speaking Skills (online)

Do you already speak English fluently, but would you like to professionalise your speaking skills further? 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

C1-C2 (CEFR)

Course content

Did you know that the average native speaker uses about 15,000 words? You may not need to learn quite so many words to speak English well. However, a wide vocabulary is important for getting your message across clearly and convincingly. You will learn to expand your vocabulary easily by discussing various topics and receiving useful tips.

During the course:

Admission requirements

To take this course you need to score 80 or higher on the Oxford Online Placement Test (OOPT).

You can apply for the online OOPT by emailing us at

What is the Oxford Online Placement Test?

Dates and times

Day Start date End date Time
Monday 7 March 23 May 13:00-14:30 hrs

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.

Number of meetings

10 online 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 €550
Regular fee €675

The course price does not include course materials.

Consult our General Terms and Conditions for more information.