ENGLISH LANGUAGE QUALIFYING EXAM B1

Credits: 
6
Site: 
PARMA
Year of erogation: 
2020/2021
Unit Coordinator: 
Semester: 
First semester
Language of instruction: 

Italian and English

Language of instruction: 

Italian and English

Learning outcomes of the course unit

By the end of the course the students reach level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference, having developed their skills related to grammar, lexicon, functions, reading and listening comprehension. Based on the CEFR, at level B1 the user can understand the main points of clear standard written and spoken input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure etc., and can deal with most situations likely to arise while travelling in an area where the language is spoken.

By the end of the course the students reach level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference, having developed their skills related to grammar, lexicon, functions, reading and listening comprehension. Based on the CEFR, at level B1 the user can understand the main points of clear standard written and spoken input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure etc., and can deal with most situations likely to arise while travelling in an area where the language is spoken.

Prerequisites

The course is aimed at students who already have elementary knowledge of English (level A2) and who can deal with simple communication contexts on familiar topics.

The course is aimed at students who already have elementary knowledge of English (level A2) and who can deal with simple communication contexts on familiar topics.

Course contents summary

English language B1 level CEFR

English language B1 level CEFR

Recommended readings

Recommended for Grammar and Vocabulary:

R. Murphy con L. Pallini, Essential Grammar in Use, Cambridge University Press
M. Vince, G. Cerulli, New Inside Grammar, MacMillan

Recommended for Grammar and Vocabulary:

R. Murphy con L. Pallini, Essential Grammar in Use, Cambridge University Press
M. Vince, G. Cerulli, New Inside Grammar, MacMillan

Teaching methods

The course can be accessed with the University account (name.surname@studenti.unipr.it) on elly.cla.unipr.it (LAUREE TRIENNALI e CICLO UNICO - Preparazione alle idoneità ► INGLESE B1 ► IDONEITA' B1 ► PREPARAZIONE ALLA PROVA DI IDONEITA' DI INGLESE B1).
It consists in online modules focusing on the topics related to the exam syllabus. The course includes video lessons and exercises with automatic correction.
Methodology: presentation of structures, deduction of rule, contrastive use of the language.

The course can be accessed with the University account (name.surname@studenti.unipr.it) on elly.cla.unipr.it (LAUREE TRIENNALI e CICLO UNICO - Preparazione alle idoneità ► INGLESE B1 ► IDONEITA' B1 ► PREPARAZIONE ALLA PROVA DI IDONEITA' DI INGLESE B1).
It consists in online modules focusing on the topics related to the exam syllabus. The course includes video lessons and exercises with automatic correction.
Methodology: presentation of structures, deduction of rule, contrastive use of the language.

Assessment methods and criteria

Computer-based multiple-choice test on grammar, lexicon, and receptive skills (reading and listening) at B1 level. The pass mark is 60%, obtained by adding the number of correct answers. Dictionaries, grammar reference books, electronic devices etc. are not allowed.

Computer-based multiple-choice test on grammar, lexicon, and receptive skills (reading and listening) at B1 level. The pass mark is 60%, obtained by adding the number of correct answers. Dictionaries, grammar reference books, electronic devices etc. are not allowed.

Other informations

VALIDITY OF INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGE CERTIFICATES
For valid certificates and their recognition in place of the in-house test, please visit the website www.cla.unipr.it

VALIDITY OF INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGE CERTIFICATES
For valid certificates and their recognition in place of the in-house test, please visit the website www.cla.unipr.it