English Live!

English Live! – Intermediate English Conversation Practice


Level: B1/B2

Are you looking to reach a new level of fluency and confidence in English? Are you interested in discussing topics related to your experiences in a relaxed atmosphere? Is your goal to share your ideas in English clearly, correctly, and effectively?

BEBAS new intermediate English Live! course is for you. This four-week intensive course is designed for students who want to improve their abilities in spoken English. Each session, led by our native-speaking teacher, will focus on a general discussion topic. Participants will look at a text, review new vocabulary, and share their personal ideas with partners and the group. Students will have a writing assignment each week to practice using formal language to develop an idea.

The focus of this course is on communication and confidence. Students are invited to polish their English through lively discussions in an enjoyable atmosphere.

Discussion topics include music, happiness, pets, work, art, sports, adventure, and travel.

The course will focus on developing the following skills:

  • using the correct verb tenses and appropriate vocabulary to express an idea
  • agreeing or disagreeing with others and explaining personal opinions
  • asking questions and maintaining a conversation
  • politeness and levels of formality in spoken English

Start: Thursday, 06.04.2017, 17:45-20:15

Duration: 4 weeks, 12 class hours

Price: €140

Class Dates 1:

Friday, 14.07.2017, 17:45 – 20:15
Friday, 21.07.2017, 17:45 -20:15
Friday, 28.07.2017, 17:45- 20:15
Friday, 04.08.2017, 17:45- 20:15

Class Dates 2:

Friday, 04.08.2017, 17:45 – 20:15
Friday, 11.08.2017, 17:45 -20:15
Friday, 18.08.2017, 17:45- 20:15
Friday, 25.08.2017, 17:45- 20:15

 

English Live! – Advanced English Conversation Practice


 Level: B2/C1

Are you interested in applying your English skills to lively discussions about culture, politics, and current events? Are you looking to refine your grammar and vocabulary, improve your writing, and above all, polish your fluency in formal and informal conversations?

BEBAS new advanced English Live! course is for you. This four-week intensive course is intended for students with an intermediate-advanced command of English who are looking to boost their confidence and improve their skills while discussing topics they feel passionate about. Each session, led by our native-speaking teacher, will focus on a topic tailored to students’ interests. Participants will look at a text, review new vocabulary, and respond to the topic with their personal opinions with individual teacher input and correction. Students will have the opportunity to submit a text each week to practice their ability to develop ideas through formal writing.

The focus of this course is on communication and confidence, by far the most important skills when learning and speaking a second language. Students will be given specific tools to improve their speaking ability, fluency, ease, and agility in English and express their ideas with confidence and conviction.

Discussion topics include ecotourism, memories and innovation, prejudice and diversity, the power of images, humor, and the role of money.

The course will focus on developing the following skills:

  • recognizing and establishing formal and informal discussions in English
  • connecting ideas
  • polite disagreement
  • placing emphasis
  • indirect speech and quoting others in conversation
  • asking others for opinions and comparing views

Start: Friday, 07.04.2017, 17:45-20:15

Duration: 4 weeks, 12 class hours

Price: €140

Class dates:

Friday, 07.04.2017, 17:45 – 20:15
Friday, 21.04.2017, 17:45 – 20:15
Friday, 28.04.2017, 17:45 – 20:15
Friday, 05.05.2017, 17:45 – 20:15

About the instructor:

Katrina Pennington is a native Californian who fell in love with living abroad and learning new languages at a young age. She studied International Relations in Massachusetts and then lived for six years in Santiago, Chile, where she did translation work for the Chilean government, taught English classes, and helped run a small school with art, literature, and philosophy classes. There she discovered her interest in painting and German and decided to realize a big dream in a new language. She is now in her first semester at the Academy of Art in Dresden, where she studies Fine Art.