Higher Intermediate English (HIE220906)

This course is aimed at students who have some experience and communicative ability in English and are looking for more fluent and spontaneous use. 

Have you studied English at school but haven’t used it actively since? Has your English language competence become rusty? This course is aimed at students who have some experience and communicative ability in English and are looking for more fluent and spontaneous use.

This course will help you update your forgotten language skills and give you plenty of practice in speaking English. This course will revise and widen your vocabulary and use of grammar. You will practice using your language skills within a small group, with people at the same level of competence.  Your regular practice will increase your confidence and enable you to use your English skills easily and naturally.

This course is also aimed at learners preparing for the prestigious Cambridge B2 First (FCE) exam. This course helps you to revise and extend the skills needed, and get familiar with the exam format.

  • Move towards advanced use of English
  • Practise all aspects of English:
    • Active: Speaking, Writing
    • Receptive: Reading, Listening
  • Improve grammar, learn more complex structures, and gain flexibility with your language use
  • Interact with students of a similar level
  • Build confidence and fluency with interesting and relevant discussion topics
  • Move towards advanced use of English
  • Discuss a wide range of up-to-date subjects broadening your vocabulary
  • Homework and feedback
  • Class in English
  • Native teacher

Length of course: 10 weeks + 10 hours of guided and structured self-study with feedback

Number of lessons: 20

Course timing: Tuesday 18:45-20:15

Coursebook: Ready for B2 First (4th edition) by Ray Norris. The book can be purchased from Adlibris.

Course location: Finnbrit

“I really enjoyed the lessons and Blake was an amazing, wonderful, and enthusiastic teacher.” Merja, Espoo.

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