Proficiency in English (PIE210311)

Proficiency in English (face-to-face)

This is our highest level course. It is appropriate for learners looking to perfect and polish their English skills. This is a challenging course offering you the opportunity to practise and discuss the finer points of using the English language in different situations.

This course is also suitable for learners preparing for the prestigious Cambridge C2 Proficiency Exam. This course helps you to revise and extend the skills needed, and gain familiarity with the exam formats.

The objective of our Proficiency in English courses is for you to reach competency level C2, at which you can…

  • study demanding subjects at the highest level, including postgraduate and PhD programmes
  • negotiate and persuade effectively at senior management level in international business settings
  • understand the main ideas of complex pieces of writing
  • talk about complex or sensitive issues, and deal confidently with difficult questions
  • continue to enjoy the benefits of your English language competence and enjoy the new discoveries and intricacies of the English language throughout your life!

During the course you will…

  • practise advanced use of English with other learners of a similar level
  • practise all aspects of English:
    • Active: Speaking, Writing
    • Receptive: Reading, Listening
    • Pronunciation tips
  • practise / discuss complex grammar use
  • resolve more complicated language doubts / questions
  • enjoy a wide range of activities to challenge the learner
  • experience a range of interesting and relevant subjects to help broaden vocabulary 
  • enjoy an interactive, communicative class
  • do pair work / group work
  • develop fluency and pronunciation, focus also on finer points of communications
  • prepare homework and feedback 
  • learn through English
  • experience teaching by a native teacher

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

Number of lessons: 20

Course timing: Every Thursday 17.00-18.30

Course location: at Finnbrit premises

Coursebook: Objective Proficiency by Capel and Sharp. The book can be purchased from Amazon and Adlibris. A limited number of copies are also available from the Finnbrit office.

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