Part-Time Courses

Part-time Courses


Part-time Courses 2019-2020 Term 2

Term 2 

13 January - 9 April  (13 weeks)

 

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: 

  • Wednesday, 8th January @ 14.00
  • Thursday, 9th January @ 10.00
  • Thursday, 9th January @ 18.00
  • Monday, 13th January @ 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.

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

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

Term 2 timetable will be updated shortly.

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Evening Part-time Courses Term 1 2019-2020

 

Term 1: September to December 2019

Monday 16 September to Friday 13 December 2019  

 

To download 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. 

 

Term 1 timetable

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

Please note.  No classes on Bank Holiday Monday 28 October*

Fees must be paid in full before the course starts. 

CEFR

Course

Days

Times

Rooms

Cost

CEFR B1

General English

 Monday & Wednesday

18.00-20.00  G30  €570* 

CEFR B2

General English & FCE Exam preparation

Monday & Wednesday  18.00-20.00   G46  €570*  
CEFR C1 

General English & CAE

Exam preparation

 Tuesday & Thursday  18.00-20.00  

G30

ORB144 

€595  

CEFR C2

General English & CPE Exam Preparation

 Thursday

18.00-21.00  

G30 

€450 

CEFR B2

Focus on Fluency

 Monday & Wednesday

18.00-20.00   G40  €570*  

CEFR B2-C1

Business English

  Thursday

18.00-21.00  G46  €450

CEFR C1

IELTS Preparation

(3 hours per week)

 Thursday

18.00-21.00   G42S  €450 

CEFR B2+

IELTS Preparation

(2 hours per week)

 Monday

14.00-16.00 G42N €275

 

 

  

 

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 Teanga

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

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