English course C1

English course C1


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


C1 C1.2 Level 4 - CAE 850 Upper intermediate


Il English course C1 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.


Il English course C1 includes 11 multimedia lessons that develop 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 Decisions, decisions The Present Perfect and the Past Simple in comparison. Temporal expressions with Present Perfect and Past Simple. Relative pronouns. The gerund, the past participle and the infinitive in place of relative sentences.
2 Happy birthday! The verbs that govern the gerund and those that govern the infinitive. Verbs that change their meaning depending on whether they are followed by a gerund or an infinitive. The hypothetical period of the first type to talk about possible events: affirmative, negative and interrogative form.
3 Time for a show down Introduction to the Present Perfect Continuous: affirmative, negative, interrogative form. Present Perfect and Present continous in comparison. The form of duration with the use of "for" and "since".
4 What am I going to do? The phrasal verbs: separable and non-separable. The second type hypothetical period (Second Conditional), of improbability: affirmative, negative construction and with the verb “to be”.
5 Dreams can come true Tenses Review: Present Simple, Present Continuous, Past Simple, Past Continuous, Present Perfect and Present Perfect Continuous. Review of the future (will and going to) and of the hypothetical period of I and II type. Expressions to say goodbye.
6 For old times'sake! The “have something done” construction: affirmative, negative and interrogative form. Indirect speech: how the various parts of speech change.
7 Secret loves The Past Perfect: affirmative, negative and interrogative form. The restrictive relative sentences.
8 Who can clean best? The hypothetical period of the third type: affirmative and negative sentence. Non-restrictive relative sentences: non-restrictive relative pronouns.
9 Old love, new love How to express wishes with the verb “to wish”. Compound nouns.
10 A secret from the past Differences between British English and American English. Talking about habits: “used to” (affirmative, negative and interrogative form), “would” and “be used to”. Purpose propositions: non-finite purpose clauses and finite purpose clauses. Give advice with should.
11 Ghost hunting Indirect speech: how the various parts of speech change. The modals to express probability, possibility, certainty and deduction in the past. The order of the adjectives.

Special lessons

12 Kitchen: Everything but the kitchen sink ... Vocabulary of useful tools in the kitchen.
13 Let's talk: India and China Analysis of terminology relating to world economic issues.
14 Cinema: Casablanca Vocabulary related to the world of cinema.
15 Travel: Ethical travel Talk about travel.
16 Let's talk: A working retirement? Talk about the world of work.
17 Sport: Sumo - fat and fast Terms related to the world of sport: sumo.
18 Music: The world's most expensive violine Vocabulary related to the field of music and in particular to the violin.
19 Weather: New ice age in England Terminology related to the marine environment.


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