At the start of this course the student should have acquired the following competences:
- competences corresponding the final attainment level of secondary school
an active knowledge of
The language of instruction in all classes related to this course is English. This means that both the language of instruction and the language for communication in class (discussions, feedback, etc.) and in e-mail correspondence is standard, formal, present-day English.
a passive knowledge of
A passive command of written Dutch (as spoken in Belgium or in the Netherlands) is required to understand explanations about differences between English and Dutch.
- general knowledge of the use of a PC and the Internet
specific prerequisites for this course
You are able to follow and to understand an exposition (in English) of a grammatical phenomenon (possibly after preparing the topic at home). In addition, you are able to prepare practice materials independently by using theoretical information made available to you during class or in the course materials. Although your (possibly) limited insights into the grammatical features of English are taken into consideration, you are expected to be able to process information about these features and the vocabulary used in class independently (beginning level of proficiency in English for this course: B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference).