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Online English Courses for everyone with an A2 and B1 level

The e-learning online platform “Learning English in context” consists of various modules for learners of English with basic to medium language proficiency levels (A2/B1 levels of the CEFR). The target groups are students and adult learners that are eager to improve their level of English online with the help of a wide array of media and tasks.There are currently three free modules online. You can start working right now.

Have a look at this example:

Focus on intercultural competences: We are all equally different

intercultural aquarium

© Phillippe Sentou

To become interculturally aware you need to be able to accept everybody in the world as equal to you. Like the fish in the ocean we all swim together and build up a sustainable future for our children. People who are not interculturally competent often discriminate others. That’s why the focus of this module is to become aware of the various forms of discrimination.

Step 1: Stop discrimination
Step 2: Is the concept of ‘races’ outdated?
Step 3: South Africa after Apartheid
Step 4: How to defend yourself against discrimination

Evaluate your language skills with the CEFR

A good thing before starting to work on the modules is to evaluate your level of language skills. You can do this either here

or here: Self-evaluate your language skills and discover all levels of the CEFR

Now you know where you stand, you might think about the following questions:

Does this evaluation of your language skills correspond to what you think about your level? Do you over- or underestimate your level?

While you work on Moodle

Moodle is the Content Management System on which the e-learning online modules are located.

Each e-learning online module deals with various issues, contains a learning strategy, builds up vocabulary competences and covers a related grammar point. The tasks are different for A2 and B1 levels.

Remember:

The different steps in each module have a logical order, but they can also be worked through independently. So, for example, you can work on step 2 and 4, or only on step 1 or 3 of each module.