The course will cover how to write in an intermediate English as a Second Language.
Do you need to improve your editing skills?
Would you like to write in a correct Intermediate English? Are you ready to review all the B1-level English that is required for your new career?
Improving any required personal skill is easier said than done!
Writing successfully includes having a clear idea of the topic & writing task, creating a mental map, having some minimum background knowledge, and a general cultural preparation, choosing the best vocabulary, using syntax and Grammar appropriately, organising the text correctly, being confident in semantics, feeling free to express your ideas, having in mind where the text will be used and who is going to read it, having familiarized with and practiced both reading and editing real examples and skills, in the past.
This course focus on all the above abilities; in particular, real British English is covered and a broad coverage of Intermediate English is included.
You will find customized quizzes, practice and assignments.
By the end of the tutorial, you will be able to:
•use the correct tense
•complete the Cambridge PET (B1) writing paper
•feel relieved that you can express yourself, your ideas, and your opinion where you study or work
English language, related to Dutch & German, is a West Germanic language of the Indo-European language family that is spoken all over the world by 1.5 billion inhabitants. It is the most studied foreign language.
You may know that the World Wide Web (the Internet) is mostly (around 60%) in English language. Not only is this the language of the Internet, but also business is made through it and scientific research is delivered in English.
The Cambridge Preliminary English Test, PET, or B1 Preliminary, is one of Cambridge Assessment English Qualifications. It is the English language exam that shows you have mastered the basics and now have practical language skills for everyday use.*
By the end of the course, you will be more confident and have reached, at least, a B1 level of English, that is to say an Intermediate level.
The author is Salvatore Novello, an Ofqual UK qualified TEFL teacher, also holder of a Postgraduate Diploma in Translation by the University of West of England in the United Kingdom.
Salvo’s experience include English editing, Cambridge Proficiency studies, English as a Second Language tutoring with patience, both online and offline.
His approach is step-by-step: he is writing with you in real time, by giving tips & tricks, and by verbalizing which mental operation he is performing to create/edit the text.
Solid fundations in ESL Intermediate linguistics complete the plan of study.
[*source: the Cambridge english assessment website in the section exams-and-tests –> preliminary]