English: exam preparation, on-site

Preparation courses for Levels B1, B2, C1 and C2 exam of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

Strong points

  • Innovative methodology
  • Flipped classroom
  • Specific preparation for Language Service exams
  • High percentage of students who then pass the exams
  • Online tutors
  • Teaching materials created by the Language Service

Accreditation

  • Attendance certificate awarded for a minimum of 75% class attendance.
  • To obtain a certificate for the level you can register for one of our accreditation exams.

Characteristics 
Preparatory courses for the B1, B2 and C1 Language Service level exams. These courses have a high number of independent-distance-work hours, 20 hours’ face-to-face class, and 30 hours’ independent work (semi-online mode). There are certain options in which face-to-face classes are carried out live-online, by video conference (please consult English: exam preparation, live online).

Summer courses characteristics
Our summer courses are intensive and take place over just a few weeks. See more details.

Levels based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Credit recognition 
Recognition for up to 12 ECTS credits.  

Documents
Prepare for B1.
Prepare for B2.
Prepare for C1.
 

Certificate demonstrating a pass in the previous level (or results of a level test). It is recommended to have already effectively acquired certain aspects of course content, which will be approached in a revision-based manner and as preparation for the exam  
Age over 18. 
It is not necessary to be a member of the UAB community. 

English exam preparation course on-site 20 hours    

 

Course Price  Total Amount *   
UAB students and Saff, Alumni UAB 557,00 € 597,00 €
Associated University Community 569,00 € 609,00 €
Others 669,00 € 709,00 €

 

English exam preparation on-site - 12 hours (6 hours on-site)    

 

Course Price  Total Amount *   
UAB students and Saff, Alumni UAB 208,00 € 248,00 €
Associated University Community 218,00 € 258,00 €
Others 256,00 € 296,00 €

* The total amount is the price of the course plus administrative management fees (€40).

- The second enrolments and subsequent registrations have a bonus of €40
- Associated University Community has a 15% disccount on external prices.
- Returned receipts and refunds incur a handling fee payable by the bank account holder. The amount of this handling fee is € 2.50.

Collectives:

  • UAB students and staff: Students (undergraduate and postgraduate), academic staff and administrative and service staff of UAB centres.
  • Associtet University Community: Amics UAB; Esfera UAB; Parc de Recerca; Alumni UAB; Students, Teaching Staff and PAS of Affiliated Schools, Alumni Servei de Llengües, Fundació Autònoma, etc., UPC Affiliated Schools.

Enrolment open on-site from 1st July 2024.

To enrol on a language-level course at UAB Idiomes Campus you need to show a certificate to confirm you have passed the previous level or else take a level test.

Opening hours:

Mondays to Fridays, 9 to 14 and 15 to 20 h

Phone times (93 581 13 25):

Mondays to Fridays, 9.30 to 12.30 and 15 to 18 h.

Email: s.llengues.info@uab.cat

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Please note:

- Your enrolment will be finalised when we have confirmed that the entry requirements have been met.
- The number of places on our courses is limited, so we deal with enrolment requests in the order they arrive.
- When you have enrolled, we will contact you to confirm this and give you the payment instructions, where appropriate.

UAB Idiomes reserves the right to cancel a group if a minimum number of students has not enrolled.

UAB Idiomes offers you the following facilities and discounts for enrolment:

UAB Idiomes Campus

15% discount on the less/least expensive course fee if you study more than one language.
15% discount for single-parent families.
15 % discount for victims of gender-based violence or terrorism.
15% discount for officially recognised “large families” (currently, three or more children).
 15% discount for those who have presented accreditation of their economic situation with a view to paying fees as a grant holder and who fulfil the requirements.  

Attention important:

1. The discounts are non-cumulative.
2. The proof of the discount requested must be provided at the time of enrollment or within 10 calendar days after the enrollment.

If you’re a student starting you can apply for one of the UAB Idiomes grants.

 

Call for applications for UAB grants and other support to meet the university community's needs regarding languages. You can find specific information on each call on the links below.

For students

UAB students can also apply for PARLA3 grants from the Catalan Government (Generalitat).

For teaching staff and administration and services staff 

Level, dates and schedules

 
First semester

Previous week: 14.10.2024 to 18.10.2024

Course: week of 21.10.2024 to week of 8.01.2024 (Wednesdays) and 13.01.2025 (Mondays).

 
Days and hours:
a) Mondays, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.(on-site sessions)
b) Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.(online sessions)
Second semester

Pevious week: 10.02.2025 to 14.02.2025

Cours: Mondays 17, 24.2; 3.3, 10, 17, 24, 31.3: 7, 28.4 and 12.5; Wednesdays 19, 26.2; 5, 12, 19, 26.3; 2, 23, 30.4 and 14.5

Days and hours:
a) Mondays, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.(on-site sessions)
b) Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.(online sessions)

 

First semester

Previous week: 14.10.2024 to 18.10.2024

Cours: week 21.10.2024 to 07.01.2025 (Tuesdays), 08.01.2025 (Wednesdays) and 09.01.2025 (Thursdays).

Days and Hours
a) Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (on-site sessions)
b) Wednesdays, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.(online sessions)
c) Thursdays, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. (online sessions)

Second semester

Previous week: 10.02.2025 to 14.02.2025

Cours: Tuesdays 18, 25.2; 4, 11, 18, 25.3; 1, 8, 29.4 and 13.5; Wednesdays 19, 26.2; 5, 12, 19, 26.3; 2, 23, 30.4 and 14.5; Thursdays 20, 27.2; 6, 13, 20, 27.3; 3, 10.4; 8, 15.5.

Days and Hours
a) Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (on-site sessions)
b) Wednesdays, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.(online sessions)
c) Thursdays, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. (online sessions)

 

First semester

Previous week: 14.10.2024 to 18.10.2024

Cours: week 21.10.2024 to 7.1 (Tuesdays) and 9.1.2025 (Thursdays)

Days and Hours
a) Tuesdays, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
b) Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Second semester

Previous week: 10.2.2025 to 14.2.2025

Cours: Tuesdays 18, 25.2; 4, 11, 18, 25.3; 1, 8, 29.4 and 13.5; Thursdays 20, 27.2; 6, 13, 20, 27.3; 3, 10.4; 8, 15.5.

Days and Hours
a) Tuesdays, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
b) Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

 

Calendar Days and hours
13.5.2024 to 22.5.2024 Mondays and Wednesdays, 3 to 5 pm (cancelled)