Volksuniversiteit Amstelland

Engels - English

The English department offers a wide variety of courses, suitable for both Dutch and non-Dutch students, as practically all courses are taught in English only.

Try-out lessons September 2018:

Engels 1
Mon. 10 September 7 to 7.45 p.m.
Engels 2
Wed. 12 September 7 to 7.45 p.m.
English for beginners, intensive
Tue. 11 September 11 to 11.45 a.m.
English Pre-Intermediate, intensive
Mon. 10 September 9.30 to 10.15 a.m.
English Lower-Intermediate, intensive
Mon. 10 September 11 to 11.45 a.m.
English Intermediate, intensive
Tue. 11 September 9.30 to 10.15 a.m.
Grammar Refresher course
Tue. 11 September 7 to 7.45 p.m.
Cambridge First Certificate
Wed. 12 September 9.30 to 10.30 a.m.
Cambridge Advanced
Tue. 11 September 7 to 8 p.m.
Cambridge Certificate in Proficiency
Mon. 10 September 7 to 8 p.m.
Conversation Pre-Intermediate
Thu. 13 September 10 to 10.45 a.m.
Conversation Intermediate
Wed. 12 September 10 to 10.45 a.m. & 7 to 7.45 p.m.
Conversation Upper-Intermediate
Tue. 11 September 10 to 10.45 a.m.
Wed. 12 September 8 to 8.45 p.m.
Basic Business English
Thu. 13 September 7 to 7.45 p.m.
Cambridge Business English Upper-Intermediate
Wed. 12 September 7 to 7.45 p.m.
Cambridge Business English Advanced
Wed. 12 September 8 to 8.45 p.m.

Information / intake:

Walk-in consultation hour
Every Monday there is a walk-in consultation hour from 5.45-6.45 p.m., from October 1st 2018 onwards until May 2019, except during the school holidays; or otherwise by telephone via the office 020-5451424. An oral assessment is strongly recommended.

Dates and times extra consultation hours in September:
Mon. 3 September 5.45 to 6.45 p.m.
Sat. 8 September Open Day 12 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Mon. 10 September 7 to 9 p.m.
Tue. 11 September 12 a.m. to 2 p.m. & 7 to 9 p.m.
Wed. 12 September 1 to 3 p.m.
Thu. 13 September 7 to 9 p.m.
Mon. 17 September 5.45-6.45 p.m.
Mon. 24 September 5.45-6.45 p.m.

Engels 1
Engels 1
Course number: 670611

Een cursus voor wie één à twee jaar Engels heeft gehad en graag in vlot tempo zijn of haar weggezakte kennis wil ophalen. Je leert je te redden in de meest voorkomende situaties, gesproken Engels te verstaan en eenvoudige teksten te lezen en te schrijven. De lessen zijn bedoeld voor wie weer van voren af aan wil beginnen.

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Monday September 24, 2018
25 lessons of 2,5 hrs
Price: € 395,00
Ms. E.J.M. (Liesbeth) Breij
Books: Face2Face Elementary Workbook (with Key), 2nd edition, Face2Face Elementary Student's Book (with DVD-ROM), 2nd edition
19:00 - 21:30
Location: Volksuniversiteit Amstelland
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Engels 2
Engels 2
Course number: 670621

Deze cursus is voor wie het jaar ervoor de cursus Engels 1 heeft afgerond of voor wie elders twee à drie jaar Engels heeft gevolgd. Er wordt aandacht besteed aan grammatica, spreken en woordenschat; ook wordt er in de tweede helft van de cursus een Engels boek gelezen.

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Wednesday September 26, 2018
25 lessons of 2,5 hrs
Price: € 395,00
Ms. E.J.M. (Liesbeth) Breij
Books: Face2Face Pre-Intermediate Workbook (with Key), 2nd edition, Face2Face Pre-Intermediate Student's Book (with DVD-ROM), 2nd edition
19:00 - 21:30
Location: Volksuniversiteit Amstelland
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First Steps in English for non-Dutch
First Steps in English for non-Dutch
Course number: 670606

A practical course for people with no or hardly any knowledge of English. It is suitable for those who have never studied any English at all. There will be a lot of practice in speaking, listening and pronunciation. Books and a DVD for self-study are included in the course fee and will be provided by the teacher.

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Thursday January 24, 2019
20 lessons of 2,5 hrs
Price: € 395,00
Mr. M.J. (Machiel) Limburg
19:00 - 21:30
Location: Volksuniversiteit Amstelland
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English for beginners, intensive
English for beginners, intensive
Course number: 670411

A course with lessons two times a week, suitable for people with some knowledge of English but with little confidence. We will start from the beginning, building up towards a Pre-Intermediate level in 10 weeks. The books are included in the course fee and will be provided by the teacher.

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Tuesday September 25, 2018
20 lessons of 2,5 hrs , multiple sessions per week
Price: € 535,00
Ms. drs. M.D. (Marianne) Hendriksen
12:30 - 15:00
Location: Volksuniversiteit Amstelland
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English for beginners
English for beginners
Course number: 670711

A good starting point for people with some school background in English, but little speaking experience. At the end of the course you will be able to use English for simple purposes such as ordering in restaurants, making travel arrangements and simple social functions. The books are included in the course fee and will be provided by the teacher.

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Tuesday September 25, 2018
25 lessons of 2,5 hrs
Price: € 535,00
Ms. S. (Susie) van Bergeijk-Galloway
19:00 - 21:30
Location: Volksuniversiteit Amstelland
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English Pre-Intermediate, intensive
English Pre-Intermediate, intensive
Course number: 670421

An intensive 10-week course for students who can use simple English structures. In the course the basic structures will be reviewed and the students will learn to use English in a variety of everyday situations and topics.

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Tuesday September 25, 2018
20 lessons of 2,5 hrs , multiple sessions per week
Price: € 480,00
Ms. drs. M.D. (Marianne) Hendriksen
Books: Face2Face Pre-Intermediate Workbook (with Key), 2nd edition, Face2Face Pre-Intermediate Student's Book (with DVD-ROM), 2nd edition
09:30 - 12:00
Location: Volksuniversiteit Amstelland
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English Lower-Intermediate, intensive

An intensive 10-week course for students who can understand and speak English well enough in everyday situations and topics and who want to expand their skill. Next to practise of basic structures and expressions, attention will be paid to speaking, to encourage the use of what we studied.

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Monday September 24, 2018
20 lessons of 2,5 hrs , multiple sessions per week
Price: € 480,00
Ms. drs. M.D. (Marianne) Hendriksen
Books: Cutting Edge Intermediate Workbook (with Key), 3rd edition, Cutting Edge Intermediate Student's Book (with DVD), 3rd edition
12:30 - 15:00
Location: Volksuniversiteit Amstelland
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English Intermediate, intensive
English Intermediate, intensive
Course number: 670441

This course is a continuation of the Lower-Intermediate course, but can also be attended by other students who are on an Intermediate level. You will practise all skills: reading, listening, grammar and especially speaking – aiming to improve your confidence and fluency.

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Monday September 24, 2018
20 lessons of 2,5 hrs , multiple sessions per week
Price: € 480,00
Ms. drs. M.D. (Marianne) Hendriksen
Books: Face2Face Intermediate Workbook (with Key), 2nd edition, Face2Face Intermediate Student's Book (with DVD-ROM), 2nd edition
09:30 - 12:00
Location: Volksuniversiteit Amstelland
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English Upper-Intermediate, intensive

This is a course for students who have reached an (Upper-)Intermediate level of English, and who are able to handle fairly complex structures. The course is meant to expand students' abilities, to encourage personal expression and enable them to function in more complex situations. Much attention will be paid to using new vocabulary and more complex grammar structures in speaking.

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Monday January 21, 2019
20 lessons of 2,5 hrs , multiple sessions per week
Price: € 480,00
Ms. drs. M.D. (Marianne) Hendriksen
Books: Face2Face Upper-Intermediate Workbook (with Key), 2nd edition, Face2Face Upper-Intermediate Student's Book (with DVD-ROM), 2nd edition
09:30 - 12:00
Location: Volksuniversiteit Amstelland
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Grammar Refresher course
Grammar Refresher course
Course number: 670151

This course is aimed at Intermediate-level students who wish to revise and practise their English grammar in a friendly classroom environment. The course will revise basic structures and introduce more complex grammatical patterns, which will be practised in speaking activities in order to use English grammar actively.

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Tuesday September 18, 2018
12 lessons of 1,5 hrs
Price: € 175,00
Mr. A. (Andrew) Hypher
Book: English Grammar in Use
19:00 - 20:30
Location: Volksuniversiteit Amstelland
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