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Summer courses English for employees

Summer courses: 2 July - 13 July 2018

Are you to start teaching in English coming September? Or are you required to improve your English for Language Policy? And have you not been able to follow a course before due to your busy schedule?

Then this is your chance!

We now offer you the opportunity to finish an intensive summer course in only 2 weeks time! Short, sweet and in small groups.

Target group

Wageningen University & Research employees and Food Valley professionals.

Summer courses

Basic English

Planning
Two weeks, three 3-hour sessions per week.

Course level
A1/A2 (0-40 on the OOPT)

Content
Would you like to improve your basic speaking and listening skills in English? This course focuses on practical skills but also spends ample time on English culture.
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Fees
Regular fee € 560
WUR employees € 505
Dates
Sessions are between 9.30 and 12.30
  • Monday 2 July
  • Wednesday 4 July
  • Friday 6 July
  • Monday 9 July
  • Wednesday 11 July
  • Friday 13 July

Hospitality English

Planning
Two weeks, three 3-hour sessions per week.

C
ourselevel
B1 (40-60 on the OOPT)

Content

Are you the first point of contact for university staff or students? Are you increasingly required to speak English in your job? Would you like to do so in a confident and customer-focused manner? Then our Hospitality English course is just the thing for you!
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Fees
Regular fee € 560
WUR employees € 505
Dates
Sessions are between 13.30 and 16.30
  • Monday 2 July
  • Wednesday 4 July
  • Friday 6 July
  • Monday 9 July
  • Wednesday 11 July
  • Friday 13 July

Speaking Skills

Planning
Two weeks, three 3-hour sessions per week.

Course level

B2 (60-80 on the OOPT)

Content
Do you already have a reasonably good command of English but would like to speak even more fluently and comfortably? Do you want to continue practising your speaking skills? Speaking Skills is your chance!
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Fees
Regular fee € 560
WUR employees € 505
Dates
Sessions are between 9.30 and 12.30
  • Monday 2 July
  • Wednesday 4 July
  • Friday 6 July
  • Monday 9 July
  • Wednesday 11 July
  • Friday 13 July

Advanced Speaking Skills

Planning
Two weeks, three 3-hour sessions per week.

Course level

C1/C2 (at least 70 on the OOPT)

Content
Do you already have a good command of English but would like to speak even more fluently and comfortably? Do you want to continue practising your speaking skills? Advanced Speaking Skills is your chance!
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Fees
Regular fee € 560
WUR employees € 505
Dates
Sessions are between 13.30 and 16.30
  • Monday 2 July
  • Wednesday 4 July
  • Friday 6 July
  • Monday 9 July
  • Wednesday 11 July
  • Friday 13 July

Professional Skills in English

Planning
Two weeks, three 3-hour sessions per week.

Course level

B2 (60-80 on the OOPT)

C
ontent
This course gives you the skills and practice required to perform successfully in an English-speaking professional environment.
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Fees
Regular fee € 560
WUR employees € 505
Dates
Sessions are between 9.30 and 12.30
  • Tuesday 3 July
  • Friday 6 July
  • Tuesday 10 July
  • Thursday 12 July
  • Friday 13 July
  • Tuesday 17 July

Lecturing in English

Planning
Four 3-hour sessions and a half-hour private session.

Course level

C1/C2 (at least 80 on the OOPT)

C
ontent
Lecturing in English is a group course aimed at improving the language and communication skills you need to be an effective lecturer in English.
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Fees
Regular fee € 550
WUR employees € 495
Dates
Sessions are between 13.30 and 16.30
  • Monday 2 July
  • Wednesday 4 July
  • Friday 6 July
  • Monday 9 July

Private sessions are on 11 and 13 July.

English pronunciation & communication skills modules

Planning
Four 2-hour modules, that can be followed separately or altogether.

Course level

B2 and up (at least 60 on the OOPT)

C
ontent
Are you full of ambition to contribute to the world by achieving your (scientific) goals, but are your less than perfect English speaking skills holding you back? Do you want to brush up on your pronunciation without having to follow an entire course? Then the English pronunciation & communication skills modules are just the thing for you!
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Fees
Per module € 115
Package deal (4 modules) € 415
Dates
Sessions are between 10.00 and 12.00
  • Speaking Strategies (awareness and control): Tuesday 3 July
  • Intonation & Articulation: Thursday 5 July
  • Sounding English (word level): Tuesday 10 July
  • Sounding English (sentence level): Thursday 12 July

Prior to registration: placement test

New course participants are obliged to take the free Oxford Online Placement Test (OOPT) to ensure that they are placed in the right course. Hospitality English requires an OOPT score of at least 40. Please note: registration cannot be confirmed without a placement test result.

Arrange an OOPT appointment through our  online calendar.

Please note that it is not possible to cancel your appointment online. If you cannot attend your appointment, please contact us:

T: +31 (0)317 48 25 52
E: into@wur.nl