Increase your level of knowledge of the English language within a well-defined framework.

CEFR level CEFR sub-level ESOL equivalent level TOEIC equivalent score Course in the catalog


B1 B1.2 Level 2 - PET 550 Elementary


Il English course B1 it is aimed primarily at users interested in the use of the language for work and study and who therefore requires rapid and systematic preparation with a linear progression of level.


20 hours. The duration indicated is to be considered indicative with respect to an average evaluation of use of the aforementioned course.


The course includes 10 multimedia lessons that develop starting from the situations of everyday life represented in the episodes of the sit-com with in-depth study of linguistic themes in the language focus (video lessons conducted by the teacher) and 8 lessons  (Special Lessons) to further expand users' vocabulary on issues of general interest. Each of these lessons is centered on a theme, developed from an audiovisual scene created as an interview in the studio with an expert, on the model of in-depth journalistic TV programs.

1 My career comes first The verb "to have": affirmative, negative and interrogative form. Special expressions with "have". The verb “to have got”: affirmative, negative and interrogative form.
2 Lost in London? Use of the imperative to give directions and to give instructions. Use of the most common expressions. The imperative: affirmative and negative form.
3 Where were you last night? The Simple Past of the verb “to be”: affirmative, negative and interrogative form. The temporal expressions that accompany the Simple Past.
4 unrequited love The Simple Past of regular and irregular verbs. Variations in the construction of the verb form. Using the Simple Past. How to build negative and interrogative sentences with the Simple Past.
5 An interesting survey Review of the Simple Past: regular and irregular verbs and construction of the affirmative, negative and interrogative form. Time expressions: expressions that accompany the Simple Past, the Simple Present and the Present Continuous.
6 I need a break! Adjectives (adjectives that describe city and countryside, things and people). The order of adjectives. The use of "should" to give and ask for advice: affirmative, negative and interrogative form.
7 What shall we do? The construction of the comparative of majority (monosyllabic adjectives, plurisyllabic, exceptions, adjectives with double comparative). The comparative of equality and minority.
8 A special present The relative superlative of majority and minority: how they are constructed and the exceptions. The absolute superlative.
9 Internship fright The future with "will": affirmative, negative and interrogative form. The future with "shall": interrogative form. The future with “going to”: affirmative, negative and interrogative form. Comparison between the use of "will" and "going to".
10 Truth will out The "question tags". Questions about the object and the subject.

Special lessons

11 Travel: Around the world Useful expressions for talking about travel and holidays.
12 Let's talk: The generation gap How to express ideas and opinions: most common constructions.
13 Music: John Lennon Vocabulary related to the musical field.
14 Let's talk: Bill Gates Terminology related to the business world.
15 Cinema: The Sundance film festival Words related to the world of cinema.
16 Let's talk: E-learning Terminology linked to the school and training field.
17 Sports: All about rugby Rugby related keywords and expressions.
18 Travel: Air travel without the stress Useful vocabulary for air travel.


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