This course is for absolute beginners as it will start at the very beginning; greetings, nationalities, numbers, calendars, colours, etc. Very simple English will be spoken from the first lesson to encourage and develop communication skills. The teacher is trained in helping students who do not understand any English.

English for Absolute Beginners

You will learn how to:

  • Introduce yourself
  • describe yourself
  • follow a map
  • make an appointment
  • use "be" verb + basic grammar
  • say new words and phrases

Our Absolute Beginner course is split into three stages; A, B, C. To reach A1 level you should aim to complete all the stages. This will give you the skills and confidence you need to move on successfully.

Course stages

English Absolute Beginner A English Absolute Beginner B English Absolute Beginner C
A0.1 (stage 1) A0.2 (stage 2) A0.3 (stage 3)
11 weeks / 44 hours (2 lessons per week) 11 weeks / 44 hours (2 lessons per week) 11 weeks / 44 hours (2 lessons per week)
€ 525,- *€ 525,- *€ 525,-
*If you re-register directly after your first course you will receive an earlybird discount for the next course / Course books are not included in course price



Dutch Beginners student 2015

"I love going to CBE because it not just going to dutch class but it is also going to other places in the world through the different cultures we meet there. Thank you CBE for that"