Intensive Summer Course 

English Upper-Intermediate/Advanced

B2 Upper-Intermediate - C1 Advanced

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Would you like to take your English to the next level at work and when socialising?

Do you have some time on your hands this summer? Would you benefit from 2 weeks of English training with a friendly, supportive teacher? Kickstart School’s tailor-made intensive Summer English course is designed to consolidate your knowledge at the B2/C1 level. 

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It will provide you with a unique opportunity to quickly develop your practical English skills in a stimulating and challenging way. The intensive format of this course helps to daily reinforce and expand upon the skills that are being learnt, while the variety of materials and learning activities provides new and interesting ways of putting these into practice. Our communicative activities build confidence through role plays, presentations, group projects, and games. You will engage with English language and culture through media, films, and a novel.

Lessons breakdown: 

  • 70% student speaking time
  • 20% grammar and vocabulary focus
  • 10% reading and listening

This course is designed to supplement our standard group course programmes and can be taken independently. There is no overlap of content with any of our General, Conversation or Practical English Courses.

Overview - Intensive English Summer Courses - Upper-Intermediate/Advanced

Group size




Language during lesson


Duration per lesson

2-2.5 hours

Course Length

24 hours


1 or 2 hours per lesson

Course Content and Learning Goals - Intensive English Summer Courses - Upper-Intermediate/Advanced

Topics covered in your course include:

  • Everyday English, discussions about current affairs, and conversational skills
  • Practical grammar use
  • Vocabulary building
  • Listening and communicative activities
  • Building confidence through role plays, presentations, debates, group projects, and games
  • Engaging with English language and culture through the media, films, a novel, and excursions (optional)

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Be more effective in everyday communications
  • Have improved your use of grammatical structures when speaking
  • Have boosted your vocabulary and knowledge of idiomatic expressions
  • Have developed your reading and listening comprehension
  • Be able to give short, prepared presentations
  • Be more confident socialising in English

Practical Information - Intensive English Summer Courses - Upper-Intermediate/Advanced


Price €365 (including all course materials). Students/au pairs receive a €40 discount (student card number/details of host family must be provided).

For all of our courses, we offer a money-back guarantee: if you are not satisfied after the first lesson, we will refund you the full course fee (less €15 administration costs)


Course materials

The course materials have been specially developed by the Kickstart School Team, and will be provided free of charge at the beginning of the course. 

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Have you already reached a B2 or C1 level of English?     Register now!   

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