English Intermediate 1

Level: B1.1

The English Intermediate 1 online course gives you a glimpse into the lives of four young professionals living in Amsterdam. You get to see them in various everyday situations. You will be able to use everything you learn right away: with family, friends and colleagues. Once you’ve completed the course you will be able to express your opinion, give advice, talk about your feelings and discuss your plans for the future.  This course is suitable for you if you already have a basic grasp of English and are ready for the next step.

What is covered in the English Intermediate 1 course?

  • Using English words relating to work, holidays and emotions
  • Expressing your opinion, giving advice and talking about emotions and desires
  • Improving your pronunciation of English sounds, words and sentences
  • Applying the common grammatical structures of everyday English
  • Reading English texts about subjects such as work culture, lifestyle and cooking
  • Writing compound and complex English sentences

 Course level
The English Intermediate 1 course takes you to level B1.1 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Upon completion of the English Intermediate 1 course, you will receive a certificate that you can add to your LinkedIn profile.

Language settings
This course is available in the instruction language English.

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You can start one of our language courses at any time.The time allotted for the course starts at the moment you purchase a course. You can buy a 3-, 6-, or 12-month package

If you would like to practice your speaking skills some more, you can purchase 5 or 10 conversation lessons lasting one hour to supplement your English e-learning course. These private English lessons are given by experienced UvA Talen language teachers. From level B1 onwards, the classes concentrate on conversation practice. You will learn to have fluent conversations. You can let us know what linguistic aspects and subjects you wish to focus on during the online private English lessons. Our teachers are there to help you learn in accordance with your wishes. For more information, check out Online+Teacher or get in touch with us.

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3 months of online learning


6 months of online learning

6 months of online learning + 5 private lessons
6 months of online learning + 10 private lessons


12 months of online learning

12 months of online learning + 5 private lessons
12 months of online learning + 10 private lessons