Dates and Times:

In the first semester of 2023, there will be one post-proficiency course available:

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 21.30 to 22.30

The course:

This is a one-semester language development and maintenance course for English teachers who hold either a Cambridge C2 certificate or a Michigan ECPE (C2) certificate*. The course comprises:

  • 34 hours of synchronous, online lessons via Zoom.
  • A focus on further developing vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation at C2 level.
  • A focus on developing professional writing, especially (ELT) articles (elements of genre, punctuation, text organization etc.)
  • A book club – we will read and discuss 3 books during the semester.

The lessons are live, but they are all recorded and will be available for 7 days for participants in case they miss any lessons.

*If you don’t hold one of these certificates, you must take a placement test.

Investment:

  • 7 monthly instalments of R$ 365,00, via bank transfers (registrations in December 2022 — first upon registration and the remaining ones from January to June 2023);
  • 1 payment of R$ 2.422,50 (5% discount) upon registration.

To register, click here.

Available discounts:

  • My former C2 students – 5%
  • Current or former CELTA candidates – 5%

Course materials:

  • All the materials used during the course are provided by the course tutor via our Google classroom.
  • (optional, but highly recommended) About Language (2nd edition), by Scott Thornbury

Extensive reading program – first semester 2023

The three books we’ll be reading and discussing together during the first semester of 2023 are:

Course schedule – first semester 2023:

  • February 14, 16, 23, 28;
  • March 2, 7, 9, 24, 26, 21, 23, 28, 30;
  • April 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27;
  • May 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30.
  • June 1, 6, 13, 15.

Technical requirements:

Every course participant must have:

  • A computer connected to the internet (avoid using tablets or mobile phones), equipped with a camera and a microphone;
  • A Gmail account to watch recordings;
  • Broadband connection to the internet (at least 10 Mbps).

General information:

In order to schedule a placement test or for further information, please contact us (in Portuguese) at +5511 94505-1811. If you do not speak Portuguese, please write an email to higor@higorcavalcanteelt.com

  • Every group must have at least 6 participants, and a maximum of 15;
  • Classes are recorded and are available for course participants for 7 days;
  • It is vital that participants do homework assignments diligently, and that they dedicate around 2-4 hours a week (apart from classes) to do course-related work;
  • Participants must be at a C2 level to take part in the course.
  • When you register for the 2023 Post-proficiency course, you are entitled to the following discounts:

To register, click here.