What will you be able to do after taking this Course?
You will learn a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognise implicit meaning.How to express yourself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. How to use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes, to produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.
You will understand extended speech even when it is not clearly structured and when relationships are only implied and not signalled explicitly. You will also be able to understand television programmes and films without too much effort.
You will be able to understand long and complex factual and literary texts, appreciating distinctions of style, specialised articles and longer technical instructions, even when they do not relate to your field.
You will be able to express yourself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions, use language flexibly and effectively for social and professional purposes, formulate ideas and opinions with precision and relate your contribution skilfully to those of other speakers.
You will present clear, detailed descriptions of complex subjects integrating subthemes, developing particular points and rounding off with an appropriate conclusion.
You will express yourself in clear, well-structured text, expressing points of view at some length, write about complex subjects in a letter, an essay or a report, underlining what you consider to be the salient issues and select a style appropriate to the reader in mind.