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Intermediate Level Classes

Intermediate Level Classes

Are you ready to take your English proficiency to next level? Languagelab.com offers the perfect classes for intermediate English language learners. You can practice with our qualified teachers and tutors from Australia, the United States, and the United Kingdom. You can also interact and practice speaking English with other students from around the world in English City.

Are you an intermediate student trying to improve your IELTS or TOEFL scores? Excellent! After three months in English City, your scores will improve to help you get your visa, attend a university, or get the job you've always wanted. Languagelab.com offers special IELTS and TOEFL classes like English for IELTS with Jazz. Jazz teaches IELTS preparation at lots of times so be sure to see on our schedule when she teaches IELTS prep modules. Check out our online intermediate level English classes for this week. If you think your English level is a bit higher, view our range of classes suitable for upper intermediate English students.

To pass the intermediate level in IELTS, TOEFL, BULATS you need to be able to do the following things:

Speaking

Socially
  • Buy goods in counter service shops.
  • Order a meal in a restaurant and ask questions about the dishes on the menu and services available.
  • Express approval or disapproval at services given in a restaurant or hotel.
  • Book a hotel room over the phone and deal with most situations that can arise during a hotel stay.
  • Make a medical appointment over the phone and give an explanation of the problem to the doctor, dentist or pharmacist.
  • Understand the main points of a guided tour, and ask for further explanations
  • Show visitors around, describe a place and answer questions about it.
At Work
  • Exchange opinions with colleagues on commonly occuring topics
  • Pass on messages and offer advice to clients within your own field.
  • State detailed requirements within a common topic area.
  • Take limited part in meetings.
  • Carry out simple negotiations, e.g. on price
At School
  • Ask simple questions, e.g. for clarification.
  • Take a limited part in a seminar.
  • Give short, simple presentation on a familiar topic.

Writing

Socially
  • Write short notes, messages and simple personal letters of a descriptive nature e.g. post cards and thank-you letters.
At Work
  • Write short notes of request
  • Record a routine order.
  • Make notes during a meeting for your own purposes
  • Write a straightforward routine letter.
  • Produce texts that describe and give detailed information about a common topic.
At School
  • Write down information at a lecture, when given extra time
  • Take notes from written sources.
  • Write a simple narrative.
  • Write an essay that shows some ability to communicate.

Reading

Socially
  • Understand most of the language on a normal menu, standard letters and adverts
  • Understand labels on most medical and food items.
  • Follow simple instructions in manuals.
  • Tell the difference between personal and promotional mail from institutions.
  • Understand the general meaning of simple articles in newspapers and leaflets.
  • Develop reading skills of books on factual topics or simple fiction.
At Work
  • Understand and act on standard letters.
  • Understand reports on a familiar topic
  • Understand instructions and product descriptions
  • Make notes from textbooks and articles provided they are in simple language.
  • Grasp the general meaning of articles or documents on unfamiliar topics.
  • Understand the general meaning of more theoretical material without a dictionary.
At School
  • Cope with some non-academic training courses.
  • Follot a lecture or demonstration on familiar topic or in a well known context.
  • Read simple textbooks and articles.

Listening

Socially
  • Join in a routine conversation on common topics.
  • Understand the general points of a guided tour.
  • Understand the general meaning of a TV broadcast.
  • Understand simple phone messages.
At Work
  • Take a routine order
  • Deal with common requests
  • Exchange opinions on familiar matters
At School
  • Understand certain parts of a lecture.
  • Take limited part in a class or seminar.
  • Understand instructions on classes or assignments

Remember! The best way to learn English is to constantly practice! Advanced English students know that it takes lots of hard work to get to the next level. Sometimes it can be difficult to find time to practice your English. Traditional English courses may not be available at the time you want. Take control of your English learning timetable and get to to the next English level, at your convenience. If you aren't sure whether you are a pre-intermediate, intermediate, our upper-intermediate speaker, take our free online English level test now!

Grammar Functions and Structures for Intermediate English Classes

B1 – Intermediate Level (Intermediate Classes this week)

  • Auxiliary verbs
  • Asking for factual information
  • Questions and negatives
  • Short answers
  • Present tenses review
  • Past tenses review
  • Modal verbs - obligation and permission – have to, have got to, be allowed to
  • Future forms – will and going to
  • Present continuous for future plans
  • Questions with 'like' – What's she like?
  • Verb patterns
  • Present Perfect
  • First conditional
  • Second conditional
  • Modal verbs – probability – must, could, might, can't have
  • Present perfect continuous
  • Questions and answers
  • Time expressions
  • Indirect questions
  • Question tags
  • Reported speech
  • Numbers and dates
  • Giving opinions
  • Requests and offers
  • Using public transport
  • Reading signs
  • Making suggestions
  • Agreeing and disagreeing
  • Expressing quantity
  • Informal English
  • Saying sorry
  • The weather

B2- Upper Intermediate Level (Upper Intermediate Classes this week)

  • Tense review - simple, continuous, perfect
  • Auxiliary verbs – be, do, have
  • Present Perfect
  • Exclamations
  • Expressing interest and surprise
  • Narrative tenses
  • Adjectives that describe characteristics
  • Prefixes and suffixes
  • Quantity
  • Social expressions
  • Future forms
  • Word pairs
  • Relative clauses
  • Infinitives
  • ed/ing adjectives
  • Synonyms
  • Modal auxiliary verbs
  • Exaggeration and understatement
  • Making sentences stronger
  • Time expressions
  • Hypothesizing
  • Idioms
  • Complaining
  • Noun phrases
  • Homophones
  • Linking and connecting words
  • Adding emphasis to a sentence
  • The weather

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