Summer course English

Would you like to improve your English language skills but don’t you have time to do this during the academic year? Don’t hesitate: register for our summer English course! During this more intensive course, you can complete one target level in two weeks instead of 10 weeks.

This course consists of nine daily sessions of 3 hours each. The final exam takes place after the course on a predetermined date (see schedule below). One course level will have been covered by the end of this course, B2.1, B2.2 or C1.1. 

Which course levels are offered?

For the English summer courses, the LTC offer the following levels:

  • English B2.1 (Upper-Intermediate 1)
  • English B2.2 (Upper-Intermediate 2)
  • English C1.1 (Advanced 1)

You can register for a course if you have the appropriate proof of one of the entry levels
mentioned above. More information? Take a look at ‘How to register’.

What’s the content of the summer course English?

All courses are a so called English for Academic Purposes course. The main aim is to equip
participants with skills so that they can function quite confidently when using English in
different academic and also non-academic situations. It will cover the following skills:

  • listening;
  • speaking;
  • reading & comprehension;
  • writing;
  • critical thinking;
  • grammar;
  • vocabulary

Depending on the level B2.1, B2.2 or C1.1, the course focuses on the use and improvement of
grammatical structures and on the expansion of your vocabulary on a professional level, so that
are able to communicate in various situations. This course can be described as a blended learning
course. The final level of the course is B2.1, B2.2 or C1.1 according to the Common European
Framework of Reference (CEFR).

What is the course schedule for 2017?

The enrolment deadline for the course(s) mentioned below is Monday 24 July 2017, 13.00 hours. 

LevelCourse day & timeLocationExam date

Summer
English B2.1
 

Mornings
7/8/2017 - 18/8/2017
09.30-13.00 hours 

Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Woudestein
 

Friday 18 August 2017

 

Summer
English B2.2
 

Mornings
7/8/2017 - 18/8/2017
09.30-13.00 hours 

Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Woudestein
 

Friday 18 August 2017


 

Summer
English C1.1
 

Mornings
7/8/2017 - 18/8/2017
09.30-13.00 hours 

Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Woudestein
 

Friday 18 August 2017

 

What is the course fee for the Summer Course English?

Special Rate:
Bachelor,- & Master students
of EUR
Rate 1:
students & employees
Rate 2:
others
€ 145,-€ 299,-€ 449,-

 Which rate is applicable to you? Read on.

Good to know

  • This course is accessible for participants with an academic background (HBO/WO).
  • The course material costs approximately € 40,- and is not included in the course fee.
    You will receive a confirmation letter with further details when the course starts.
  • Course participants are expected to spend approximately three hours a week on course
    preparation and self-study. This is a guideline: some may need more time.
  • Our groups are small: the minimum number of participants is 10, the maximum is 16.
    Please note that the LTC reserves the right to cancel this course if the required minimum
    number of participants is not reached.
  • Attendance is not compulsory, but advisable. Please note that the last class consists of an
    oral test and a listening test. In order to pass the course, you should be present on that
    particular day.
  • A final written exam is part of this course.
  • A certificate is awarded to participants who achieve a total score of 5.5 or higher.
  • Read our requirements and general terms and conditions carefully before registering. 

How to register

To be admitted to one of the levels of the summer course, please read our requirements:

  • Summer course English B2.1

    To be admitted to this course, your current level of the language needs to be at B1.2.
    • As proof of this entrance level we accept the following:
    • the B2.1 advice of an LTC intake or assessment (less than 12 months old).
  • Summer course English B2.2

    To be admitted to this course, your current level of the language needs to be at B2.1.
    As proof of this entrance level we accept the following: 
    • the B2.2 advice of an LTC intake or assessment (less than 12 months old);
    • the LTC certificate of the B2.1 course (less than 12 months old);
    • If you are currently participating in the English B2.1 course of the LTC, you are
      allowed to register for a B2.2 course. Passing for your final exam and thus
      completing the course with a 5.5 or higher is necessary to actually start the
      following level.
  • Summer course English C1.1

    To be admitted to this course, your current level of the language needs to be at B2.2.
    As proof of this entrance level we accept the following:
    • the C1.1 advice of an LTC intake or assessment (less than 12 months old);
    • the LTC certificate of the B2.2 course (less than 12 months old);
    • If you are currently participating in the English B2.2 course of the LTC, you are
      allowed to register for a C1.1 course. Passing for your final exam and thus
      completing the course with a 5.5 or higher is necessary to actually start the
      following level.

You need to apply and pay for the summer course English B2.1, B2.2 or C1.1 via our webshop. If rate 2 (others) is applicable to you, please choose rate 2 during your purchase.

Payment is possible via iDeal. In the case where you don’t have iDeal or where your employer is paying, please use the enrolment form to register. If you wish to receive an invoice for your employer, please mark this option on your enrolment form. N.B. After receiving your payment via our webshop, an invoice cannot be given.