Part-Time Courses

Evening Part-time Courses 2019-2020

Term 1: September to December 2019  

The part-time application form and the brochure will be uploaded soon.

To download the previous part-time application form and the brochure, please click here.

All students interested in taking a part-time course are required to take a placement test to determine their level of English. 

Placement Test
Dates: 
  • To be confirmed

Testing Fee: €15 payable by card in advance or at the counter before testing Testing fee will be deducted from course fee on registration

To register for a placement test, please email infolang@ucc.ie with your preferred date and time and include your name and contact telephone number.  A place will be held for you on receipt of your email.

You can also contact the Language Centre Office by telephoning 021 490 2898 / 490 2043 / 490 2641

 The evening part-time course details will be confirmed soon. 

CEFR

Course

Days

Times

Rooms

Cost

CEFR B1

General English

 

     

CEFR B2

General English & FCE Exam preparation

 

     

CEFR C1

General English & CAE

Exam preparation

 

     

CEFR C2

CPE Exam Preparation

 

     

CEFR B2

Focus on Fluency

 

     

CEFR B2-C1

Business English

 

     

CEFR C1

IELTS Preparation

 

     

CEFR B2-C1

Academic Writing for IELTS

 

     

 

 

  

 

CEFR level

LC

Level

level name

The Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR)

Description

A1

L2

beginner

  • Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type.
  • Can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has.
  • Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

A2

L3

elementary

  • Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment).
  • Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.
  • Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.

B1

L4

intermediate

  • Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.
  • Can deal with most situations likely to arise while travelling in an area where the language is spoken.
  • Can produce simple connected text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest.
  • Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.

B2

L5

upper intermediate

  • Can understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialisation.
  • Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.
  • Can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

C1

L6

advanced

  • Can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognise implicit meaning.
  • Can express ideas fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions.
  • Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes.
  • Can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.

C2

L7

proficiency

  • Can understand with ease virtually everything heard or read.
  • Can summarise information from different spoken and written sources, reconstructing arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation.
  • Can express him/herself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in the most complex situations.

 

 

 

 

 

Language Centre

Lárionad na dTeangacha

G 36, O'Rahilly Building,University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

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