Part-Time Courses

Part-Time Courses

Evening Part-time Courses 2017-2018

Term 3 : 9 April - 22 June (11 weeks)

Please click Part-time Brochure term 3 2017-2018 to download the part-time brochure.

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: 

  • Tuesday 27 March,10.00

  • Tuesday 27 March, 14.00

  • Wednesday 28 March, 14.00

  • Wednesday 28 March, 18.00

Fee: €15

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

 

Part-time Evening  Courses 

Fees must be paid in full before the course starts. 

CourseDays/TimesRoomsCostCourse Description

LEVEL 4

CEFR B1

Tuesday

18.00-21.00
G42N €380

General English

at intermediate level

LEVEL 5

CEFR B2

Tuesday & Thursday

18.00-20.00

G30

*ORB101

After 18/05/18
€500

General English

at Upper Intermediate level with a focus on focus on FCE Preparation

LEVEL 6

CEFR C1

Tuesday & Thursday

18.00-20.00
G46 €500

General English

at Advanced level with a focus on CAE Preparation

Level 7

CEFR C2

Wednesday

18.00-21.00
G46 €380

General English

at Proficiency level with a focus on CPE Preparation

IELTS PREP

Bands: 5.5-7.0

Tuesday & Thursday

18.00-20.00
G42S €500

IELTS Exam Preparation:

Skills & strategies to ensure success in 4 papers. For students aiming for Band 6.5 or Band 7

Focus On Fluency

CEFR B2-C1

Wednesday

18.00-21.00
G42N €380 Focus on Fluency: Improve your communicative fluency in speaking, reading, listening and writing

Business English

CEFR B2-C1

Thursday

18.00-21.00
G42N €380 Business English: Vocabulary used in business and economics; how to speak and write in a business job; understanding written and spoken texts about business and economics

  

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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