"I speak and understand quite well but still make a lot of mistakes and people don't always understand my English"

You can already talk about:

  • basic information about you and your family
  • subjects you are familiar with  
  • shopping
  • local geography 
  • employment 
  • your basic needs

You will learn how to:

  • feel more confident in social situations
  • understand important information from short, simple texts such as menus, adverts and messages
  • write simple texts such as social media messages
  • understand the key points from spoken conversations, announcements and reading texts
  • talk about basic situations/events in the past, present and future

Our Pre-Intermediate course is split into three stages, A, B, C. To reach B1 level you should aim to complete all the stages. This will give you a strong, accurate level of English which you can continue to develop.

Course stages

Courses Pre-Intermediate A Pre-Intermediate B Pre-Intermediate C
A2.1 (stage 1) A2.2 (stage 2) A2.3 (stage 3)
Once-a-week 11 weeks / 22 hours 11 weeks / 22 hours 11 weeks / 22 hours
Cost € 285,- *€ 285,- *€ 285,-
A2.1 - A2.3 A2.3 - B1+
Twice-a-week 11 weeks / 44 hours 11 weeks / 44 hours
Cost € 525 *€ 525
*If you re-register directly after your first course you will receive an earlybird discount on the next course / Course books are not included in course price



Tata Cristina, 2017

"CBE makes a big difference when you want to improve your English. Thank you Jo. I learned a lot with you. You are a wonderful teacher"