OBJETIVOS POR NIVELES:

Todos los cursos están adecuados a los niveles recomendados por el Marco Común Europeo para las Lenguas (MCER) y estructurados en diferentes niveles:

A1  (Básico)

A2 (Pre-Intermedio)

B1 (Intermedio)

B2 (Intermedio alto)

C1 (Avanzado)

C2 (Bilingüe)

A1

Entiende y sabe utilizar expresiones cotidianas y frases básicas destinadas a necesidades concretas. Sabe presentarse a sí mismo y a otras personas, formular y responder preguntas de información personal. Puede interactuar de forma sencilla.

A2

Entiende frases y expresiones de uso frecuente relacionadas con áreas cercanas y cotidianas. Sabe comunicarse en situaciones simples y del días a día. Sabe describir en términos sencillos sus antecedentes personales, académicos o profesionales, su entorno cercano y temas de primera necesidad.

B1

Entiende los puntos principales de una conversación clara sobre asuntos de trabajo, estudios, tiempo libre... Sabe reaccionar ante diversas situaciones que pueden surgir al viajar a un lugar en el que se hable el idioma. Puede introducir comentarios sencillos relacionados con temas conocidos o de interés personal. Sabe explicar experiencias y hechos, así como explicar brevemente las razones de determinadas opiniones o intenciones.

B2

Entiende la idea principal de un texto complejo. Interactúa con fluidez con hablantes nativos. Se expresa de forma clara y detallada sobre una gran variedad de temas, al igual que expone su punto de vista sobre asuntos de actualidad indicando las ventajas e inconvenientes.

C1

Comprende una gran variedad de textos largos y complejos. Sabe expresarse con fluidez y de forma espontánea. Sabe utilizar el idioma de forma flexible y efectiva con fines sociales, académicos y profesionales. Sabe expresarse de manera clara, estructurada y detallada sobre asuntos complejos.

C2

Comprende con facilidad casi todo lo que oye y lee. Es capaz de resumir información de diversas fuentes orales y escritas, de reconstruir argumentos y aclaraciones presentándolos de forma coherente. Se expresa de forma espontánea con fluidez y exactitud, incluso en las situaciones más complejas.

 

 

CONTENTS:

 

LEVEL A1

 

COMMUNICATION

 

- Giving and asking personal information

- Talking about countries, nationalities and

  languages

- Saying numbers

- Saying the days of the week

- Identifying objects

- Asking for a drink

- Talking about the members of your family

- Checking in hotels

- Asking and telling the time

- Talking about daily routines

- Describing typical festivals

- Describing people

- Buying a coffee

- Talking about different types of music

- Going shopping

- Describing places

- Talking about houses and furniture

- Asking for directions

- Talking about food/ordering a meal

- Talking about plans and predictions

- Describing someone´s personality

- Talking about the weather

- Checking out hotels

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LEVEL A2

 

COMMUNICATION

 

- Introducing yourself/giving personal

  information about yourself

- Getting to know each other

- Talking about a person of your family

- Describing objects

- Giving definitions about words

- Talking about your last holiday

- Talking about your favourite photo

- Talking about your favourite singer or band

- Calling to the reception of a hotel

- Making promises, offers and decisions

- Ordering a meal/having problems with the

  meal

- Giving directions

- Asking for information

- Describing clothes

- Describing emotions

- Talking about sports/describing the rules of a

  sport

- Buying clothes

- Taking something back to a shop

- Talking about animals

- Asking for help

- Asking for medicines at the chemist´s

- Talking about biographies

- Talking about past habits

- Talking about subjects studied at school

- Buying tickets

- Describing a famous building

- Making pone calls

- Talking about likes and dislikes

- Talking abou your lifestyle

- Talking about your typical morning, afternoon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LEVEL B1

 

COMMUNICATION

 

- Talking about your diet

- Describing a sporting event you have been to

  (where, when, what happened)

- Describing a member of your family and his/ her personality

- Saying how you think families will change in the future

- Talking about different things you can do with money

- Saying how long you´ve been living in this town and learning English

- Comparing travelling by car, train, and plane in your country

- Requesting and giving permission

- Talking about bad mobile pone manners, and what you think people should do

- Describing yourself and other people

- Talking about something you´ve tried to learn but weren´t able to and why

- Making suggestions

- Talking about a school you used to go to

- Describing your ideal house

- Talking about a close friend (where and when you met, how often you meet, etc.)

- Giving opinions

- Talking about your town and its facilities

- Talking about your work - life balance

- Saying what men and women usually talk about

- Talking about a member of your family´s job, and about the job you have or would like to have

- Giving and reacting to news

- Talking about a time you complained in a shop or restaurant

- Describing a film

- Talking about a person who you admire

- Apologizing and giving excuses

- Asking your partner three polite questions and check three things you think you know about him/her

- Talking about how much TV you watch and what kind of programmes

 

 

 

 

 LEVEL B2

 

COMMUNICATION

 

- Asking questions with or without auxiliaries

  and with prepositions

- Describing your friend´s/family´s personalities

- Talking about health problems and describing

  symptoms to a doctor

- Describing the strengths and weaknesses of

  people from your country

- Describing what someone in the room is wearing

- Describing a trip you have taken by train or plane

- Talking about appropriate punishments for different crimes

- Describing things we can do to reduce the effects of climate

- Talking about if life is risker today that it was in the past

- Talking about what you would do and what you would have done in certain situations

- Speculating about someone´s past actions using may, must,   can´t have and criticise how

someone acted in the past using should have

- Talking about why body language is important

  and explaining what certain gestures indicate

- Describing the kind of music you listen and how it makes you feel

- Describing your sleep habits and any problems with sleeping you have

- Talking about things you used to do and things you have got used to doing

- Talking about where you get your news from and compare the different kinds of newspapers in your country

- Giving a short presentation on a subject you know

- Giving advice about how to speak in public successfully

- Describing a big city you know well and its attractions or problems

- Talking about famous scientists and their discoveries

- Describing things that irritate you and that would like people to stop doing (I wish)

- Talking about things you regret in life

- Talking about advertisements you like or dislike and explain if they make you want to buy the products

- Talking about foreign words which are used in your language and how you feel about them

 

 

 

 

 

LEVEL C1

 

COMMUNICATION

 

- Talking about jobs

- Talking about your family

- Talking about someone´s personality

- Talking about languages

- Describing your childhood

- Talking about multitasking

- Taking revenges

- Talking about sounds and noise

- Talking about deductions

- Talking about books/Describing a book

- Talking about money and the way it affects to people

- Talking about history and warfare

- Talking about a film you really enjoy

- Talking about things you can´t live without

- Talking about permission

- Talking about art and artists

- Talking about health and medicine

- Talking about conventional medicine and

  alternative medicine

- Talking about travel and tourism

- Talking about the natural world/pets

- Talking about the advantages/disadvantages

  of living in another country

- Talking about food/different ways of preparing food

- Talking about sports

- Talking about humour

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LEVEL C2

 

COMMUNICATION

 

- Health campaign

- Technological advances

- Risks and dangers

- Travel - its future role in our society

- Local environment campaign

- English as an international language

- Influencies in our lives

- Families

- Advertising campaign

- Civil liberties report

- Television

- School, careers and work 

 

 

 

 

GRAMMAR

 

- Verb be (+), subject pronouns: I, you, etc.

- Verb be (?) and (-)

- Possessive adjectives: my, your, etc.

- A/an, plurals; this/that/these/those

- Adjectives

- Imperatives, let's

- Present simple (+) and (-)

- Present simple (?)

- Word order in questions

- Whose...?, possessive's

- Prepositions of time (at, in, on) and place (at, in, to)

- Position of adverbs and expressions of frequency

- Can / can´t

- Present continuous

- Present simple or present continuous?

- Object pronouns: me, you, him, etc

- Like + (verb+ -ing)

- Past simple of be: was / were

- Past simple: regular verbs

- Past simple: irregular verbs

- Past simple: regular and irregular

- There is / there are, some / any + plural nouns

- There was / there were

- Countable / uncountable nouns; a / ansome / any

 - Quantifiers: how much / how many, a lot of

- Comparative adjectives

- Superlative adjectives

- Be going to (plans), future time expressions

- Be going to (predictions)

- Adverbs (manner and modifiers)

- Verb + to + infinitive

- Articles

- Present perfect

- Present perfect or past simple?

 

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 GRAMMAR

 

- Word order in questions

- Present simple

- Present continuous

- Defining relative clauses (a person who...,  a thing which...)

- Past simple regular and irregular verbs

- Past continuous

- Questions with and without auxiliaries

- so/because/but/although

- going to, present continuous (future

  arrangements)

- will/won´t) (promises, offers and decisions)

- Review of tenses: present, past and future

- Present perfect (experience) + ever, never

  Present perfect or past simple?

- Present perfect simple + yet, just, already

- Comparatives, as...as/less...than...

- Superlatives (+ ever + present perfect)

- Uses of the infinitive (with to)

- Verb + -ing

- have to, don´t have to, must, mustn´t

- Expressing movement

- if + present; will + infinitive (first conditional)

- if + past; would + infinitive (second conditional

- may/might (possibility)

- should/shouldn´t (advice)

- Present perfect + for and since

- Present perfect or past simple?

- used to

- Passive

- something/anything/nothing, etc.

- Quantifiers, too, not enough

- Word order of phrasal verbs

- so/neither + auxiliaries

- Past perfect

- Reported speech

 

 

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GRAMMAR

 

- Present simple and continuous,

  action and non-action verbs

- Past tenses: simple, continuous, perfect

- Future forms: going to,

  present continuous: will/shall

- Present perfect and past simple

- Present perfect continuous

- Comparatives and superlatives

- must, have to, should (obligation)

- must, may, might, can´t (deduction)

- can, could, be able to (ability and possibility)

- First conditional and future

  time clauses + when, until, etc.

- Second conditional

- usually and used to

- Quantifiers

- Articles: a/an, the, no article

- Gerunds and infinitives

- Reported speech: statements

  questions, and commands

- Passive: be + past participle

- Relative clauses: defining and non-defining

- Third conditional

- Questions tags, indirect questions

- Phrasal verbs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

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 GRAMMAR

 

- Revisión: question formation

- Auxiliaries verbs

  the...the...+ comparatives

- Present perfect (simple and continuous)

- Using adjectives as nouns;

  adjective order

- Narrative tenses, past perfect continuous;

  so/such...that

- Adverbs and adverbial phrases

- Passive (all forms), it is said that..., he is

  thought to...,etc.

- Future perfect and future perfect continuous

- Conditionals and future time clauses;

  likely and probably

- Unreal conditionals

- Past modals: would rather, had better

- Verbs of the senses

- Gerunds and infinitives

- used to, be used to, get used to

- Reporting verbs; as

- Articles

- Uncountable and plural nouns;

  have something done

- Quantifiers: all/every, etc.

- Structures after wish

- Clauses of contrast and purpose;

  whatever, whenever, etc.

- Relative clauses

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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GRAMMAR

 

- Discourse markets: linkers

have

- Pronouns

- The past: narrative tenses,

  used to and would

- Distancing

- get

- Speculation and deduction

- Adding emphasis: inversion

- Unreal uses of past tenses

- Discourse markets (2): adverbs and adverbial

   expressions

- Verb + object + infinitive or gerund

- Conditional sentences

- Permission, obligation, and necessity

- Verbs of the senses

- Gerunds and infinitives

- Expressing future plans and arrangements

- Ellipsis and substitution

- Adding emphasis (2): cleft sentences

- Nouns: compound and possessive form

- so and such

- Comparison

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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GRAMMAR

 

- Defining and non - defining relative clauses

- Stative verbs

- Continuous aspect

- Modal verbs

- Wishes and regrets

- Conditionals

- Future time

- Emphasis

- Cleft sentences with it and that

- Passive verb forms

- Perfect aspect

- Reported speech

- Gerunds and infinitives

- Uses of have and get

- Inversions

- Structure review

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 VOCABULARY

 

- Days of the week, numbers

0-20, greetings

- The world, numbers 21-100

- Classroom language

- Things

- Colours, adjectives, modifiers: quite / very / really

- Feelings

- Verb phrases

- Jobs

- Question words

- Family

- Daily routines

- Adverbs and expressions of frequency

- Verb phrases: buy a newspaper, etc

- The weather and seasons

- Phone language

- The date; ordinal numbers

- Music

- Word formation: paint > painter

- Past time expressions

- go, have, get

- Irregular verbs

- The house

- Prepositions: place and movement

- Food

- Food containers

- High numbers

- Places and buildings

- Holidays

- Verb phrases

. Common adverbs

- Verbs that take the infinitive

- The Internet

- Irregular past participles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 VOCABULARY

 

- Common verb phrases. Classroom language

- Family, personality adjectives                         

- The body                                               - Prepositions of place                     - Expressions for paraphrasing: like,for example,etc                           - Holidays                                                 Questions words. Pop music                                  - Verb phrases  - look (after, for, -Opposite verbs

- Verb back                    

- Clothes                                                 -Time expressions: spend time, waste time....  - Opposite adjectives                                               -Verbs + infinitive                              - Verbs describing emotions      - Modifiers: a bit, really, etc         - Prepositions of movement

- Confusing verbs

Animals                                                 - Word building: noun formation                get                                                             - Guessing meaning from context                       

 Biographies                                          - School subjects: history, geography, etc.       

- Verbs: invent, discover, etc.                             

- Adjectives ending in -ed/-ing  -Health and lifestyle: wear, sunscreen, etc.

- Similarities

- Verbs say and tell

 

                        

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VOCABULARY 

 

- Food and restaurants

- Sport

- Family, personality

- Money, phrasal verbs

- Strong adjectives: exhausted, amazed, etc.

  each other or reflexive pronouns?

- Transport and travel

  how long + take

- Mobile phones

- Describing people

  look or look like?

- -ed/-ing adjectives

 so

- Education

- Houses

- Friendship

  get

- Noun formation

- Verbs and adjectives + prepositions

  connectors

- Work

- Shopping

- Cinema

- What people do

- Making adjectives and adverbs

  what or which?

- Compound nouns

-Televisión, phrasal verbs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 VOCABULARY

 

- Working out meaning from context

- Personality

- Illness and treatment

- Clothes and fashion

- Air travel

- Confusing adverbs and adverbial phrases

- Crime and punishment

- Weather

- Expressions with take

- Feelings

- Verbs often confused

- The body

- Music

- Sleep

- The media

- Collocation: word pairs

- Towns and cities

- Science

- -ed/-ing adjectives and related verbs;

  expressions with go

- Business and advertising

- Prefixes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 VOCABULARY

 

- Work

- Personality; family

- Language terminology

- Word building: abstract nouns

- Time

- Phrases with get

- Sounds and the human voice

- Describing books

- Money

- History and warfare

- Compound adjectives

- Phone language; adjectives + prepositions

- Word formation: prefixes

- Place and movement

- Health and medicine;

  similes

- Travel and tourism

- The nature world

- Words that are often confused

- Preparing food

- Word building: adjectives, nouns, and verbs

- Humour

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VOCABULARY

 

- Idioms about personality

- Expressions with come

- Expressions with time

- Expressions with do

- Expressions with run, look and catch

- Expressions with light and dark

- Expressions connected with reading and speaking

- Expressions with gold and silver

- British and American spelling

- Expressions with fall

- Expressions connected with trade and money

- Expressions with pick

- Expressions with free

- Expressions with colours

- Expressions with head and heart