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English for Secondary School Students

  • Languages
  • English for Secondary School Students
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Specific training in foreign languages

Summer English Campus gives you the opportunity to practice English and be in contact with your future university.

  • General English

    What is Summer English Campus?

    The Language Center at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid offers secondary school students in the month of July: SUMMER ENGLISH CAMPUS.

    SUMMER ENGLISH CAMPUS is a different way to practice English that offers students a fun and dynamic way to continue improving their English in the summer.

    What it ISN’T:

    • It ISN’T a boring English class.
    • It ISN’T spending the summer studying.
    • It ISN’T a remedial class.

    What it IS:

    • It IS improving your fluency in English.
    • It IS making friends.
    • It IS a stimulating university environment .

    Registration

    Organization of the course

    • Timetable: 10:00 to 13:30 h (30 min break)
    • Location:  Getafe and Colmenarejo campuses
    • Dates: July 1st  to 12th 
    • Fee: 190€
    • Registration: Closed (Contact the Language Centre)

    Registration procedure

    • Fill out the registration form by clicking on the button to the right.
    • The student will take a an on-line level test that the Language Center will send by email. 
    • The student should wait to receive confirmation of the pre-inscription and make the payment of the course fees after receiving this confirmation.

    Formation of groups will depend on the existing demand. 

    Objectives and methodology

    Objective
    To consolidate and expand the knowledge of the English language from a different perspective: English as a communication tool and as an individual’s way of expression for studies, travels and career.

    Methodology
    This is an intensive course where all language skills will be practised: reading comprehension, written expression, oral expression and interaction, listening comprehension.

    Through the communicative approach, students will be able to improve their comprehension and expression as well as expanding their vocabulary and the use of set-phrases, gaining fluency and accuracy. The methodology employed includes the use of interviews, role-plays, sketches, games and activities based on the viewing of segments from movies and tv series, in a open-minded and participative class atmosphere.  

  • Preparation for B2 FIRST

    Preparation Course for B2 First Cambridge Official Exam

    The Universidad Carlos III de Madrid organizes a 25-hour intensive course designed for students who have finished from their fourth year in secondary education to their second baccalaureate year and who wish to prepare for the B2 First Cambridge official exam. 

    This course is for those who have already attained the B2 level in English and intend to prepare specifically for the exam. To enrol it is necessary to obtain this level on the level test.

    • Course dates: from 1st to 12th July 2019.
    • Course times: 10:00 – 13:00 (includes a 30-minute break)
    • Campus: Getafe and Colmenarejo
    • Course fee: 190€
    • Enrolment: Closed (Contact the Language Centre)

    Registration

    Complete the registration form by clicking on the button to the right.

    Take the online level test sent by the Language Centre.

    Pay the course fee after receiving the pre-booking confirmation.

    Formation of groups will depend on the existing demand. 

    Objectives and Methodology

    The course teachers are experts in Cambridge exams and will provide crucial guidance to the candidates for each of the four exam papers (Reading and Use of English, Writing, Listening and Speaking). They will also teach exam techniques and practise exam simulations in class.

  • Preparation for C1 ADVANCED

    The Universidad Carlos III de Madrid organizes a 25-hour intensive course designed for students who have finished from their fourth year in secondary education to their second baccalaureate year and who wish to prepare for the C1 Advanced Cambridge official exam. 

    This course is for those who have already attained the C1 level in English and intend to prepare specifically for the C1 Advanced Cambridge exam. To enrol it is necessary to obtain this level on the level test. 

    Course dates: from 1st to 12th July 2019.

    Course times: 10:00 – 13:00 (includes a 30-minute break)

    Campus: Getafe 

    Course fee: 190€

    Enrolment: Closed (Contact the Language Centre)

    Registration

     

    Complete the registration form by clicking on the button to the right.

    Take the online level test sent by the Language Centre.

    Pay the course fee after receiving the pre-booking confirmation.

    Formation of groups will depend on the existing demand. 

    Objectives and Methodology

     

    The course teachers are experts in Cambridge exams and will provide crucial guidance to the candidates for each of the four exam papers (Reading and Use of English, Writing, Listening and Speaking). They will also teach exam techniques and practise exam simulations in class.