General English

SEDA College currently runs general English courses at Beginner, Elementary, Pre Intermediate Intermediate, Upper Intermediate and Advanced levels.

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SEDA College currently runs general English courses in Beginner, Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, Upper Intermediate and Advanced.

LEVELS

B efore your induction on the Friday before the start of your course, you will complete a test to check your level of English. You will also complete a speaking test at induction. You will then be informed when you will start. All students start classes on Monday.

Beginner (A0)

Beginner (A0)

Our Beginner course is designed for people who have never studied English before. These students study for the TIE exam several times a week. If you have never attended an English school before, this might be the course for you. We will take you through all the basics, from using the present and past simple tenses to ordering a pint of beer in a pub!

Able to Recognise
14%
Able to Understand
9%
Able to React
5%
Able to Ask
8%
Able to Read
12%
Able to Write
10%
Elementary (A1)

Elementary (A1)

Students at this level study for the TIE exam several times a week. They also complete the exam in SEDA at the end of their course. The TIE exam is based on projects and speaking.

Able to Recognise
28%
Able to Understand
18%
Able to React
10%
Able to Ask
16%
Able to Read
24%
Able to Write
20%
Pre-Intermediate (A2)

Pre-Intermediate (A2)

Students at this level study twice a week in the second half for the Cambridge PET exam. They do the exam at the end of their course. The exam usually costs €145.

Able to Recognise
42%
Able to Understand
34%
Able to React
18%
Able to Ask
25%
Able to Read
36%
Able to Write
30%
Intermediate (B1)

Intermediate (B1)

This is the level at which students start to feel they are really becoming ‘fluent’. Students at this level study twice a week in the second half for the Cambridge PET exam. They do the exam at the end of their course. The exam usually costs €145.

Able to Recognise
56%
Able to Understand
44%
Able to React
28%
Able to Ask
35%
Able to Read
48%
Able to Write
40%
Upper Intermediate (B2)

Upper Intermediate (B2)

This is the level at which students start to feel they are really becoming ‘fluent’.

Able to Recognise
70%
Able to Understand
60%
Able to React
39%
Able to Ask
50%
Able to Read
65%
Able to Write
60%
Advanced (C1)

Advanced (C1)

Students at this level can use fluently spoken English in both professional and social contexts. They have an excellent basis from which to work towards proficiency. This course will increase students’ confidence by expanding their knowledge of both vocabulary and complex grammatical structures.

Able to Recognise
87%
Able to Understand
72%
Able to React
70%
Able to Ask
85%
Able to Read
87%
Able to Write
85%

*This is based on a learner completing each level with 100% test scores.

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