English Language Course, Upper-Intermediate Level I
General Objectives of the CourseThis is a general English course for adults who need to speak and write English in a variety of situations efficiently and effectively. It is based on a communicative approach using a variety of methods and activities.
Applicants must be aged 16 years or over. Candidates must take a test (mandatory) to evaluate English proficiency except if they have successfully completed English Language Course, Intermediate II in the last two years.
Candidates should check the admission requirements available on this site, in addition to the information provided here.
Mode of StudyFace-to-Face
Teaching / Evaluation language(s)English
Examination Regulations, Assessment and GradingSuccessful course completion supposes the realization of all the proposed activities; the evaluation is expressed in a final grade on a scale of 0-20 points. Minimal pass grade is 10 points. Continuous Assessment takes the form of two or three tests per semester, with evaluation of homework and contributions to class work.
Learning Objectives and Intended SkillsA strong emphasis is placed on the learning of new language with the development of functional skills with equal importance given to vocabulary and grammar, which are incorporated into communicative speaking activities. There will also be opportunities to develop and practice reading, listening and writing skills.
Qualification Requirements and RegulationsRegulation n.º 339/2012, published in Official Gazette no. 152, 2. Grade, August 7th (Regulation of Creation and Operation of non-degree courses at the UC).
As a rule, continuous assessment is the preferential regime to assess our students’ knowledge which requires 75% attendance and completion of two assessment tests. Other elements such as class participation, homework and tasks performed throughout the course, are also taken into account for evaluation. At the end of each level, students can request the corresponding certificate, if the course has been successfully completed.
Non Degree Course
Qualification Awarded: Diploma/Certificate
Duration: 81 HORAS
ECTS Credits: 3.0
Call for Applications (only in portuguese)
- 1st Semester
Start date: 24-09-2018
End date: 17-01-2019
- 2nd Semester
Start date: 18-02-2019
End date: 12-06-2019