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Online semester courses

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Cursos cuatrimestrales online. Tus clases de idiomas desde casa

Levels

All levels and sub-levels from A1 to C1 are offered, provided there is a sufficient number of students enrolled in the level. Interested students must first take an online placement test for that purpose.

Progresión niveles inglés

Schedule

Duration: 40 teaching hours (exam included) distributed as follows:

  • Live lessons with the teacher and classmates.
  • Live interactive forum.
  • Oral practice.

All of the course hours will be with a teacher.

Calendar

Dates and timetables - two days a week:

Monday and Wednesday groups: from February 19 to May 08, 2024

Tuesday and Thursday groups: from February 20 to May 07, 2024

Dates and timetables - one day a week:

Saturday groups: from February 17 to May 11, 2024

8 classes of (3 hours and 30 min ) and 3 classes of (4 hours)

This is the course

The online and blended learning courses offered by the Centro de Idiomas have the same communicative focus as our face-to-face courses and work on all of the language competences, oral as well as written.

Sessions streamed in real-time ensure interaction with the teacher and with classmates.

All of the autonomous activities are always carried out under the guidance of teacher, who provides correction and continuous feedback to help student progress in their language acquisition.  

Fees and discounts

Fees

  • Students and UC3M community: 275€
  • Outside the UC3M: 325€

Discounts

5% discount on the price for former students of the Language Centre.

Alumnos caminando en la facultad

Timetable

Level B2.1 - General English

  • Monday and Wednesday 18:00 - 20:00

Level B2.2 - General English

  • Monday and Wednesday 18:00 - 20:00

Level B2 First - Overall preparation for the exam

  • Saturday 10:00 - 14:00

Level C1.1 - General English

  • Tuesday and Thursday 18:00 - 20:00

C1 Advanced - Overall preparation for the exam

  • Saturday 10:00 - 14:00

Registration

Registration period for the second semester 2023/2024: finished

  • If you have previous knowledge of English, take the PLACEMENT TEST to determine which course you can take. At the end of the test, you will obtain the final score and the link to the enrollment form.
  • If you do not have previous knowlegde of English, contact the Language Center
  • All registrants will receive an email from the Language Centre after the registration period has ended.
  • Objectives
    • Engage in comprehensive work in all communicative competences, oral as well as written.
    • Acquire the tools necessary to improve oral fluency appropriate to the level.
    • Improve and broaden the student’s lexical range.
    • Work towards attaining grammatical accuracy.
  • Assessment
    • Grade for participation and progress in the online sessions: 30%
    • Grade for homework, assignments and autonomous work: 30%
    • Final exam grade: 40%

    The exam will assess all the communicative elements of the language with a maximum of 10 points possible:

    • Written expression and interaction(2 points)
    • Reading comprehension (2 points)
    • Listening and audiovisual comprehension (2 points)
    • Oral expression and interaction. (2 points)
    • Grammar and vocabulary (2 points)

    In order to pass the course, the student must receive a grade of 5 in each of the three parts: participation and progress, homework, and exam.

    The exam will be given through Aula Global and Blackboard Collaborate.

     
  • Attendance

    ATTENDANCE REQUIRED TO OBTAIN CREDITS

    A student may only be absent for up to 20% of the course (8 hours) for any reason.

    A student who fails to meet the attendance requirement for any reason will be allowed to take the final examination but will not receive credit.

  • Plataforms

    Plataforms

    Platforms to be used:

    • Blackboard Collaborate for live lessons.
    • Moodle (Aula Global UC3M) for access to course materials, submission of homework and assignments, and final exams.

    Technical requisites for student

    Technical requisites necessary for the correct development of the course:

    • Computer with camera and microphone
    • Internet connection.
  • Cancellations

    Please read our cancellation conditions carefully

    Cancellation and refund policy