Эти уровни соответствуют программе Headway - начиная от HeadStart (начальный уровень) и заканчивая Headway Advanced (свободное владение английским языком в любых ситуациях). Занятия на курсах английского языка проводятся по учебникам HEADWAY, с использованием аудиоматериалов и новейших методик развития разговорной речи. Обучение начинается с любого этапа, в зависимости от уровня подготовки (определяется тестированием)
Аннотация курсов английского языка 'Уровень выше среднего - Headway Upper-Intermediate'
Уровень выше среднего - Headway Upper-Intermediate Продолжительность этого уровня - 120 академических часов (12 недель). Курс "Upper-Intermediate" рассчитан на слушателей, имеющих некоторый опыт практики английского языка в объеме уровня "Intermediate". Основной учебник курса - Headway Upper-Intermediate (Oxford University Press). По окончании этого уровня студенты могут пройти подготовку к сдаче международного Кембриджского экзамена IELTS (International English Language Testing System),FCE (First Certificate in English) и международного экзамена TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). Получаемые навыки после окончания курсов английского языка 'Уровень выше среднего - Headway Upper-Intermediate': Уровень дает свободное владение разговорным языком в разных ситуациях, большой словарный запас, полное знание грамматики, возможность читать неадаптированную литературу на английском языке; свободное владение языком и получение специальности "Офис-менеджер для инофирмы", трудоустройство.
Информация о курсах английского языка 'Уровень выше среднего - Headway Upper-Intermediate'
График занятий: 2-3 дня в неделю по 3-4 академических часа в день Время занятий: утренние группы с 9-00 до 12-00; дневные группы с 12-00 до 15-00 и с 15-00 до 18-00; вечерние группы с 18-30 до 21-30; группы выходного дня с 10-00 до 13-00. Место проведения занятий: м. Кузнецкий мост. После окончания курсов английского языка 'Уровень выше среднего - Headway Upper-Intermediate': Выдается удостоверение установленного образца.
Учебная программа курсов английского языка 'Уровень выше среднего - Headway Upper-Intermediate'
Курс "Upper-Intermediate" рассчитан на слушателей, имеющих некоторый опыт практики английского языка в объеме уровня "Intermediate". Курс включает разговорную практику по тематике повседневной жизни с объемом новой лексики 25-30 слов за урок в классе, интенсивное аудирование в классе и дома, и письменные упражнения в рамках домашних заданий.
Unit 1 There's no place like home. Grammar: The tense system: simple, continuous, perfect, active and passive. Auxiliary verbs do, be, have. Vocabulary: Compound nouns lifestyle, house-warming, home town. Word formation 'organize organi'zation. Postscript: Dates. Numbers. Spelling. Reading: Topic. "Home is where you make it" - a gap fill exercise about a man with an unusual home. "People who emigrate" - two families who move to another country (jigsaw). Speaking: Exchanging information about families who have emigrated. Discussion - the pros and cons of living in another country. Listening: A song - Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh. Writing: Correcting language mistakes in two informal letters. Identifying mistakes in common. Unit 2 Been there, done that! Grammar: Present Perfect - simple and continuous. Continuous verb forms. You're very kind. You're being very kind. Vocabulary: Guessing meaning. Synonyms. Hot Verbs (1) take and put, take my advice, put sb down. Postscript: Exclamations. Wow! How amazing! Oh! What a surprise! Reading: Topic. "Death by tourism" - how tourists are ruining the places they visit on holiday. Speaking: Information gap and roleplay - the Virgo Group. Discussion. Tourism. Discussion - your earliest memories. Listening: Topic. "World traveler and lavender farmer" - an interview with Natalie Hodgson. Writing: Note-taking. Position of adverbials. Writing a biography. Unit 3 What happened was this… Grammar: Narrative tenses. Past Simple. Past Continuous. Past Perfect: active and passive. Vocabulary: Adjectives that describe character reckless, unreliable. Suffixes responsible, responsibility. Prefixes irresponsible, self-conscious. Postscript: Expressing interest and surprise - reply questions "James lives in a castle". "Does he?". Reading: Topic. "Girl barred from top store" - an exercise on tenses about a girl who was barred from Harrods. An extract from The Mayor of Casterbridge, by Thomas Hardy. Speaking: Talking about books. Questions about books. Listening: Topic. "The news". A dramatized version of the extract from The Mayor of Casterbridge. Three people talking about a book they've liked. Writing: A review of a book or film. Unit 4 It's a deal! Grammar: Expressing quantity - a little money, lots of ideas, few friends, not much experience, hardly any food, fewer people. Countable and uncountable nouns - money, dollars, time/times. Vocabulary: Exports and imports - gold, sugar, spices. Words with variable stress 'export, ex'port, re'fuse, 'refuse, row. Postscript: Social expressions. Hang on a sec. There's no point. Reading: Topic. "The businesswoman who went to Australia and made a fortune" (jigsaw). "Three thousand years of world trade" - an extract from an encyclopaedia. Speaking: A class survey of shopping habits. A maze - You've decided to open a restaurant, but how will you go about it? A group decision-making exercise. Listening: Topic. "An English couple who opened an English restaurant in France talk about their experiences". Writing: Note-talking. Research and report writing. Trade in your country. Unit 5 Whatever will be, will be. Grammar: Future forms - will do, shall do, going to do. Present Continuous. Present Simple - will be doing/will have done. Tense usage in clauses. When I've read the book, I'll give it back to you. Vocabulary: Word pairs neat and tidy, give and take, pros and cons. Hot Verbs (2) to be + adverb or preposition. What's up with you? She's into yoga. Postscript: Telephone conversations - beginning a call, ending a call. Reading: Topic. "This is your captain speaking" - an exercise on tenses. "I'll marry you, but only if…" - an American couple's prenuptial agreement leaves nothing to chance. Speaking: Discussion - who make the best couples? Exchanging information about three people's arrangements to meet. Listening: Topic. "Vox pops - eight people talk about the future. The reunion - three old friends arrange to meet (jigsaw). Writing: Formal and informal letters - recognizing formal style, writing an informal letter. Unit 6 People, places, and things. Grammar: Relative clauses. Politicians, who tell lies, … Participles - a girl wearing a red suit. Infinitives. I didn't know where to go. Vocabulary: edl-ing adjectives, depressed, depressing. Synonyms in context -writer, author, risky, dangerous. Postscript: English signs. Do not exceed the stated dose. Diversion ahead. Reading: Topic. "The man who could buy anything" - a gap fill exercise about Bill Gates. "I've never seen anything like it!" - a strange person, place, and a thing (jigsaw). Speaking: Describing a picture. Exchanging information about the strange person, place, and thing. Group work - devising an advert. Listening: Topic. "Seven radio advertisements". Writing: Describing your favorite part of town. Unit 7 Doing without. Grammar: Verb patterns - enjoy playing, good at cooking, plan to do, stop, try, remember. Reduced infinitives. I'd love to. You aren't allowed to. Vocabulary: Consumer durables - camcorder, mobile phone, microwave. Hot Verbs (3) - get. You've got to go. I got back late. Stop getting at me! Postscript: Soundbites. Eat here or take away? Will passengers in rows A to K - please board now? Reading: Topic. "Letters between Sean and his grandmother" - an exercise on verb patterns. "The family who turned back the clock" - a family who give up all domestic appliances for three days. Speaking: Discussion - domestic life fifty years ago, things you couldn't life without. Discussion - the pros and cons of television. Listening: A song - Fast car, by Tracy Chapman. Writing: Contrasting ideas - whereas. However - although. Writing about an invention you couldn't life without. Unit 8 Famous for fifteen minutes. Grammar: Modal auxiliary verbs - probability. She might be at home. He could have left early; other uses - May I go now? Can you ski? You don't have to come. Vocabulary: Making sentences stronger - Adverbs and adjectives very clever, absolutely brilliant. Adverbs and verbs strongly agree, totally forget. Postscript: Exaggeration and understatement. I'm starving. I'm a little puckish. Reading: Topic. "Jane Austen, the hottest writer in Hollywood" - the famous English novelist who is enjoying a revival. Speaking: Talking about the lives of famous people. Discussion - the lives of women past and present. Listening: One side of a phone conversation. An interview with Tim Rice, who wrote the lyrics to Jesus Christ Superstar, and Paul Nicholas, who played Jesus. Writing: Writing a fan letter. Unit 9 Nothing but the truth. Grammar: Questions. Who wants to speak to me? I wonder what he wants. Don't you like tea? Negatives. I don't think you're right. I told her not to go. Vocabulary: Groups - workaholics, agoraphobics. Making connections in texts - Antonyms happiness, misery, rich/plain food, rich/poor person. Postscript: Being polite. I'm sorry to bother you, but… A present for me? How kind! You shouldn't have. Reading: Topic. "Mysteries of the universe" - puzzles that have plagued human beings for thousands of years. Speaking: General knowledge quiz. Discussion - retelling a story from another point of view. Listening: Topic. "Saying I won't" - a radio programme about people who change their mind at the altar. A song - Waiting at the church. Writing: Joining sentences. Conjunctions whenever, unless. Adverbs anyway, actually. Unit 10 Things ain't what they used to be! Grammar: Expressing habit - present habit. I'm always losing my keys; - past habit. We'd play on the sand. Belget used to. I'm used to working hard. Vocabulary: Money, money, money! tight-fisted, extravagant, fall on hard times. Hot Verbs (4) come and go. I'll go to any lengths. The kinds come first. Postscript: Time expressions - all day long, the other day, in time, on time. Reading: Topic. "Living history" - the 100-year-old lady who lives in the past. "People and their money" - who's rich and who's poor these days? (jigsaw). Speaking: Giving a short talk about your first friend or teacher. Attitudes to money. Homelessness. Listening: Homelessness - interviews with people who live on the streets, and those who try to help them. Writing: Writing about a period in history. Unit 11 If only things were different! Grammar: Hypothesizing - about the present. If only I had a new car!; about the past. I wish I hadn't said that. You shouldn't have done that. Vocabulary: Idioms. I had time to kill. I was at a loose end. Bury your head in the sand. Postscript: Moans and groans. How many times do I have to tell you? I could kick myself. Reading: Topic. "Those life's perfect anyway? - two people's lives. "Things we never said" - a short story about a failed relationship, by Fiona Goble. Speaking: Roleplay - two lovers tell each other the truth. Acting out a dramatic scene. Listening: Topic. A radio play, based on the text. "Things we never said". "Family secrets" - two people talk about a secret in their lives. Writing: Writing a play with stage directions. Unit 12 Icons. Grammar: Noun phrases a boy licking an ice-cream. Articles and determiners. It's a city in the north, each/every/either, both/all. Adding emphasis - word order, the passive. What annoys me… Vocabulary: Homophones war or wore? Homonyms a dusty plain, plain food. Postscript: Linking and commenting personally, obviously, ideally, basically. Reading: Topic. "Michelangelo" -one of the world's greatest artists. "It blows your mind!" - eye-witness accounts of the first atomic explosion. Speaking: Discussion - famous photos of the twentieth century. Discussion - how the atomic bomb changed history. Listening: Topic. Children's jokes. Various people describe great events of the twentieth century. Writing: Describing a career. Word order and focus of attention.