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English Speaking & Pronunciation 1 (online course)

Do you have trouble with English pronunciation and does this hinder your communication? Would you like to learn to speak English more clearly and fluently? This course will cover all aspects of pronunciation.

The course will be provided entirely online using the Virtual Classroom in Brightspace.

Target group

The English Speaking & Pronunciation 1 course is aimed at students who want to improve their fluency.

Course content

The course is very practical and will provide you with an opportunity to extensively practice your speaking and listening skills. All facets of pronunciation will be covered: individual sounds, word stress, emphasis in sentences, intonation, chunking, and pausing in English. You will work on articulation and emphasis. This course will result in a work plan so that you are fully aware of your stumbling blocks and challenges.

Course level

B2 and up (CEFR)

Admission requirements

For English Skills Lab 1 an OOPT score of 70 and higher is required. You can apply for the online OOPT by emailing us at into@wur.nl.

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Dates and times

Day Start date End date Time
Monday 27 September 29 November 19:30-21:15 hrs

View the full schedule here.

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.

Number of meetings

8 online classes, 1 hour and 45 minutes each.

Self-study

2 to 3 hours each week.

Course material

Participants will have access to Brightspace, where all the required materials will be available.

Certification

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

After completing English Speaking & Pronunciation 1, you may also be interested in Speaking & Pronunciation 2 or one of the English Skills Labs, Academic Writing or English Presenting & Performance.

Fee

BSc/MSc WUR Students € 60
WUR employees € 250
Regular fee € 275