Online Course General English Level C1
What is level C1?
Nowadays, English is the language of business. Therefore, the Business level is designed for students with an
advanced level of English who are interested in perfecting it and in acquiring new vocabulary related to the
world of business and companies.
This level corresponds to level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
C1 English (Advanced)
Level C1 corresponds to users who can express themselves fluently and spontaneously. They can use
language flexibly and effectively for all purposes.
Skills at level C1
If a person is at C1, this is advanced level. He/she can do the following:
Understand a wide range of more demanding, longer texts, and recognise implicit
meaning in them.
Express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for the
Use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes.
He/she can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing
correct use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.
To do the placement test, please click here to complete the form.
Study targets for English level C1
Here are our study targets for the key components of English
level C1. English communication (C1)
English communication (C1)
Expressing feelings and attitudes
Emphasising an issue or a feeling
Expressing opinions tentatively
Developing an argument systematically
Negotiating and conceding
Describing cause and effect
Expressing empathy and sympathy
Speculating about events in past, present, future
Discussing complex subjects in detail
English vocabulary (C1)
Life experiences and lifestyles
Books and literature
Money and business
News and current affairs
English grammar (C1)
Passives (all forms)
Compound adjectives and modifying gradable adjectives
Adverbs and adverbial phrases: degree
Modals in the past
Ellipsis and substitution
Adding emphasis – cleft sentences
Adding emphasis – inversion with negative adverbials