Part-Time Courses

Part-Time Courses

Evening Part-time Courses 2017-2018

Term 2: 8 January - 29 March ( 12 weeks unless otherwise stated )

If you would like to check our part-time brochure for term 2, please click Part-time Brochure term 2 2017-2018

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 12th December at 10.00
  • Thursday 14th December at 18.00
  • Friday 5th January 2018 at 10:00
  • Monday 8th January at 14:00 and 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 Exam Preparation Programmes

Please note:  No classes on Bank Holiday Monday 19 March* (reduced fee)

Fees must be paid in full before the course starts. 

Course

Days

Times

Fee

Venue

 

 

Level 5 / B2 CEFR

Exam Skills

(FCE and IELTS)

Tuesday & Thursday

18.00 – 20.00

9 weeks 

€415

G42N

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Level 6 / C1 CEFR

Exam Skills

(CAE and IELTS)

Tuesday & Thursday

18.00 – 20.00

11 weeks

€505

ORB185 

ORB202

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Level 7 / C2 CEFR

Exam Skills

(CPE and IELTS)

Thursday

18.00 – 21.00

12 weeks

€415

G41

 

 

Part-time General English Programmes

 

Course

Days

Times

Fee

Venue

 

 

Level 4 /

B1 CEFR

General English

Monday & Wednesday

18.00 – 20.00

12 weeks

 

€525*

G30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Level 5 /

B2 CEFR

General English

Tuesday & Thursday

18.00 -20.00

12 weeks

 

€550

AL_G30

AL_G19

 

Level 5/

B2 CEFR

English for Academic Purposes

Monday & Wednesday

18.00 – 20.00

12 weeks

    €525*

G46

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Level 6 /

C1 CEFR

General English

Monday & Wednesday

18.00 – 20.00

12 weeks

 

€525*

G41

ORB132

 

Level 6 /

C1 CEFR

English for Academic Purposes

Tuesday & Thursday

18.00 – 20.00

12 weeks

 

€550

G42S

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Business

English

B2 – C1 CEFR

Thursday

18.00 – 21.00

12 weeks

€415

ORB144

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

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