Learn informal language used by native speakers in conversational English. Listening activities are real conversations that offer clear examples of how vocabulary and tonal expression can be used. Lots of speaking time allows you to experiment and choose expressions that work best for you. Topics include technology, news, the arts & sciences, giving instructions and story telling. Course Objectives To enable students to operate fluently and confidently in a wide range of English speaking situations To move beyond general language toward more vocational and academic language To improve accuracy and confidence in using English Course Learning Outcomes Upon completing this course students will be able to… demonstrate greater fluency and confidence when speaking English across a range of personal and professional contexts. express their ideas more precisely, accurately, and appropriately at a CEFR level of B2/C1. increase their ability to use English in order to achieve their personal, vocational, and academic goals. Course Structure 4 Parts (24 hours per part) 6-week course (24 hours) 2-hour sessions 2 days a week Requirements Placement test for new students AUA Gold (A2–B1 on the CEFR) Services Course advisement (“Is this course right for me?) To contact an AUA Advisor, click HERE.