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Practical English Towards C1+ Level

Class at Faculty of Education |



Week 1: Law and order (lexis, idioms)

Week 2: Word transformations

Week 3: Gerunds and infinitives

Week 4: Revision

Week 5: Psychology and employment (lexis, idioms)

Week 6: The passive voice, causative verbs

Week 7: Revision

Week 8: Money matters (lexis)

Week 11: Reported speech

Week 12: Revision    

Coursebook Proficiency Masterclass: selected units: U8, U9, U11 (+ in accordance with students´ preferences)

Workbook Grammar and Vocabulary for CAE and CPE:

U11: S5

U15: S1, S2, S3

U2: S1, S2, S3, S4, S5

U5: S6

U10: S6

U13: S1, S2


The aim of the course is to develop students' language skills at the C1+ level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. The course focuses on linguistic accuracy, fluency and complexity of one´s language expression, systematically expanding vocabulary, including collocations, idioms, phrasal verbs and abstract concepts.

Students are encouraged to understand vocabulary as a system, and their knowledge in this area is expanded to include less frequent phenomena occurring in the texts under discussion. Modality Adverb and Adjective Collocations Dependent Prepositions and Phrasal Nouns Tense, Aspect and Voice Gerunds and Infinitives Collocations and Word Knowledge