Essential Academic English (B2)

Location: Netherlands: Amsterdam

Term: Summer

Dates: 2019

VU Amsterdam Summer School

De Boelelaan 1105 Amsterdam, Noord Holland 1081 HV Netherlands

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Phone: +31 (20) 59 86506


English is the language of higher education, in the Netherlands and elsewhere. If you want to bring your English to the required level for academic studies, Essential Academic English (B2) is just the thing for you. This course will give your English a tremendous boost in a short period of time. You will improve your English in an active, positive and results-oriented learning environment. On top of that, it is great fun!

The course, which uses a wide variety of active teaching methods, covers the following topics:

Writing (paraphrasing, summarizing and synthesizing)
Listening (listening to lectures and note-taking)
Speaking (discussion, academic presentations and scenarios)
Reading (reading academic texts)
Academic language (grammar and vocabulary)
Your course instructor will guide you through the course book. You will cover subjects that include education, culture in general and Dutch culture in particular, sustainability, governance, the connected world. You will be expected to actively participate in discussions on these subjects. The instructor will be there to help you and make sure that you feel at home in class.

  • English

Cost in US$:

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Cost Includes:

Cost Include Description:

1. Airport pick-up service
2. Orientation programme
3. Optional social programme
4. Excursions in the course
5. On-site staff support and 24/7 emergency assistance
6. Registration fees
7. Examination materials (when applicable)
8. Transcript of records after completion of the course
9. Housing available

Credit Available


This Program is open to

Worldwide Participant.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Group living
  • Apartment/Flat
  • Dormitory

Application Process Involves
  • Written Application
  • Transcript
  • Resume
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