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face-to-face english courses

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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.

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Schedule

Duration: 40 hours (exam included)

Calendar

Getafe and Colmenarejo campus

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

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

Wednesday groups: from February 21 to May 08, 2024 (10 sessions of 4 hours)

Friday groups: from February 16 to May 10, 2024 (8 sessions of 3.5 hours + 3 sessions of 4 hours)

Leganés campus

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

Puerta de Toledo campus

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

Getafe Timetables

Getafe campus

  • Monday and Wednesday 10:30 - 12:30

Level B1.1 - General English

  • Monday and Wednesday 10:30 - 12:30

Level B1.2 - General English

  • Monday and Wednesday 10:30 - 12:30
  • Tuesday and Thursday 10:30 - 12:30
  • Wednesday 15:30 - 19:30

 Level B2.2 - General English

  • Tuesday and Thursday 15:30 - 17:30
  • Friday 10:00 - 13:30*

B2 First - Overall preparation for the exam

  • Wednesday 15:30 - 19:30

Level C1.1 - General English

  • Monday and Wednesday 10:30 -12:30
  • Wednesday 15:30 - 19:30

Level C1.2 - General English

  • Monday and Wednesday 10:30 -12:30

C1 Advanced - Overall preparation for the exam

  • Friday 10:00 - 13:30*

C2 Proficiency- Overall preparation for the exam

  • Friday 10:00 - 13:30*

* 8 sessions of 3.5 hours + 3 sessions of 4 hours

This is the course

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

All the teaching hours given by a teacher ensure interaction with the teacher and with classmates.

All of the autonomous activities are always carried out under the guidance of the teacher, who provides correction and continuous feedback to help the 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.

Other campus timetables

Leganés campus

Level B1.1 - General English

  • Monday and Wednesday 13:00 - 15:00

Level B1.2 - General English

  • Monday and Wednesday 13:00 - 15:00   

Level B2.1 - General English

  • Monday and Wednesday 13:00 - 15:00

Level B2.2 - General English

  • Monday and Wednesday 13:00 - 15:00

 

Puerta de Toledo campus

B2 First - Overall preparation for the exam

  • Tuesday and Thursday 18:00 - 20:00

C1 Advanced - Overall preparation for the exam

  • Tuesday and Thursday 18:00 - 20:00

 

Colmenarejo campus

General English (levels from B1 to C1)

  • Tuesday and Thursday 16:00 - 18:00
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Registration

Registration period for the second semester 2023/2024: finished

Registration procedure:

  • 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 class: 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:

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

  • 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.

  • Cancellations

    Please read our cancellation conditions carefully

    Cancellation and refund policy