English: Advanced Grammar and Vocabulary

This course is aimed at students and staff who want to improve upon their skills in grammar and vocabulary/ expression in general. This course is also offered to students and staff who need to update these proficiencies in order to prepare efficiently for Cambridge Advanced, IELTS or TOEFL exams. We will strive for balance each week in class between readings, exercises, and discussions, with the clear goal of improving understanding of grammar and vocabulary.


Further information:
Course level:
B2/C1 [more]
Lecturer:
Andrew Brown [more]
Time:
Monday, 16h15-17h45
Course period:
25.09.2017 - 11.12.2017 (Herbstsemester 2017)
Credit points:
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Certificate of attendance:
In order to receive a certificate of attendance (available on request) for this course, you are not allowed to be absent more than maximum two times.
Homework:
± 90 minutes / week
Course materials:
Michael Vince, Language Practice for Advanced: English Grammar and Vocabulary (4th edition, 2014),
ISBN: 978-0-230-46381-3.  

Further details will be found in the course confirmation. Please do not acquire the course materials before then.
Course fee:
CHF 240 plus CHF 3 materials costs (for students and PhD candidates)
CHF 480 plus CHF 3 materials costs (for University employees)
Registration deadline:
17.05.2017 - 22.09.2017
Placement:
This course requires either an obligatory computer placement test or completion of a preceding course.
If you have not attended a preceding course, a computer placement test has to be taken prior to registration.
Details
Replacement date:
The supplementary replacement date for lessons that might not take place is: 02.12.2017 from 10h - 16h
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