Part-Time Courses

 

The Language Centre UCC offers part-time English language courses throughout the year.

Term Dates for Evening Part-time Courses 2017-2018

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

 

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

 

Placement Testing

Dates: 

  • Tuesday 12th December at 10.00
  • Thursday 14th December at 10.00 and at 18.00

 

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

 Fee: €15

 

Part-time Courses

Part-time Classes will run for 3 or 4 hours each week for 12 weeks

Monday 8 January to Thursday 29 March 2018

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

Fees must be paid in full before the course starts. 

 

Part-time Exam Preparation Programmes

 

Course

Days

Times

Fee

Venue

Teacher

 

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

Teacher

 

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

Evening EAP

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

Evening EAP

Tuesday & Thursday

18.00 – 20.00

12 weeks

 

€550

G42S

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Business

English

B2 – C1 CEFR

Thursday

18.00 – 21.00

12 weeks

€415

ORB144

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Term 1:                 18 September - 15 December (13 weeks)

Classes include up to 4 hours of tuition per week. 

 

UCC Language Centre 2017-2018                                          

Term 1 Part-time Evening Courses

Part-time classes will run for 3 or 4 hours each week for 13 weeks.

Monday 18 September to Friday 15 December 2017.

Please note:  No classes on Bank Holiday Monday 30 October*.

Course

 

Days

Times

Rooms

Cost

Course Description

LEVEL 4

CEFR B1

 

Monday & Wednesday

18.00-20.00

G30

€570*

General English

at intermediate level

LEVEL 5

CEFR B2

Evening

A

Monday & Wednesday

18.00-20.00

G46

€570*

General English & FCE preparation:

General English and preparation for Cambridge First Examination.

Evening B

Tuesday & Thursday

18.00-20.00

G42N

€595

LEVEL 6

CEFR C1

Evening A

Monday & Wednesday

18.00-20.00

G41 / G42N

€570*

General English & CAE preparation:

General English and preparation for Cambridge Advanced Examination

Evening

B

Tuesday & Thursday

18.00-20.00

G30 / ORB144

€595

LEVEL 7

CEFR C2

 

Thursday

18.00-21.00

G30

€445

General English & CPE preparation: 

General and Academic English and Preparation for Cambridge Proficiency 

Focus on Fluency CEFR B2-C1

 

Monday & Wednesday

18.00-20.00

ORB203

€570*

Improve your communicative fluency in speaking, reading, listening and writing.

Business English CEFR B2-C1

 

Thursday

18.00-21.00

G42S

€445

 Vocabulary used in business and economics; how to speak and write in a business job; understanding written and spoken texts about business and economics.

Academic English CEFR B2-C1

 

Monday

14.00-16.00

G42N

€275*

Skills and systems work on lectures, writing skills, note taking, referencing, giving presentations, drafting, paraphrasing, writing thesis statements

 

 

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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