THE COURSES last two semesters (eight mounths). They include 140 classes (2 x 90 minutes per a week) – except The FCE course that last one semester and include 70 classes.

TOEFL and IELTS can be prepared in individual or group tuition

THE EXAMINATIONS can be taken  three times a year (Mach, June and December) organized by the British Council.

TEXTBOOK: Compact First – Cambridge University Press

GRAMMAR

Tenses, Word Order, Causative HAVE, Sequence of Tenses, Relative Clauses, Gerund / Infinitive, Passive, Conditional, Perfect Infinitive, Conjunctions in Compound Relative Clauses

TOPICS

Description of People, Work, Homes and Interiors, Crime, Travelling, Food, Health, Modern Technologies, Money, Shopping, Environment

At the end of The First Certificate in English (FCE), the trainee is expected to:

Read long texts and use different skills to perform tasks in a certain period of time
Listen and understand longer monologue or dialogue and perform tasks in a certain period of time
Talk about oneself, everyday life and perform tasks in a certain period of time
Work in pairs, describe and compare photos, solve problems and express one’s opinion
Write a letter, ad, report or an essay in a narrative, descriptive and argumentative way
Mafe a difference between formal and informal style, adjust the choice of words both in speech and writing

TEXTBOOK: Complete Advanced – Cambridge University Press

GRAMMAR

Modals, Perfect Infinitive, Conditionals, Tenses, Direct and Reported Speech, Sequence of Tenses, Talking About Future, Subjunctive, Relative Clauses, Gerund, Infinitive, Passive, Dependent Relative Clauses, Inversion

TOPICS

Speech and Euphemisms, Reading, Health and Fitness, Alternative Therapies, Body Language, Emotions, Mystery-Solving, Versatile Lifestyles, Marriage and Family, Culture, Rock Music, Profession, Travelling and Customs, Charity, Cruelty to Animals, Environment, Technology and Future

At the end of The CAE, the trainee is expected to:

Understand longer, demanding texts and recognize the gist
Watch films and TV series without much effort
Express fluently certain thoughts
Adjust to versatile social, academic or professional sitiations
Write structural text about complex topics, using the language means necessary for well-organization
Write about complex topics – letters, essays or reports

TEXTBOOK: Objective Proficiency – Cambridge University Press

GRAMMAR

Relative Clauses, Stative Verbs – Continuous Aspect, Modals, Expressing wishes and regrets, Conditionals, Future Tense, Emphasizing – clauses with it & what, Passive, Perfect, Reported Speech, Gerund, Infinitive, Inversion

TOPICS

Health, Science & Technology, Danger and Safety – Personal Opinions, Tourism, Ecology, Culture, Language, Human Communities, Relationships, Material values, Law, Justice, Civil liberties, Entertainment

At the end of The Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE), the trainee is expected to:

Understand easily everything previously listened to or read
Consolidate information from various sources, both oral and written.
Reconstuct and express fluently the attitudes or opinions
Express and recognize fluently and accurately subtle differences in meaning even in complex situations
Write appropriate text using easier style
Write complex letters, reports and articles based on logical structure, helping the reader to notice and remember important points
Write literary and scientific reviews

Business English Certificate – BEC 1, B1 CEF Level

GRAMMAR

Modals, Tenses (Present Simple, Present Continuous, Past Simple, Past Continuous, Present Perfect), Questions, Talking about the Future, Phrasal Verbs, Passive, Conditionals, Time Clauses

TOPICS

Career, Types of Companies, Trade, Marketing & Advertising, Business Plans, Management and Managers, Starting New Business

At the end of Business English Certificate – BEC 1, student should be able to:

Use Tenses, Modals, Phrasal Verbs, Conditionals, Passive, Collocations…
Discuss versatile topics: career, buying and selling on The Internet, Types of Companies, Marketing, Plans, Managers, Managing Conflicts…
Write e-mail, short Business Letter

Business English Certificate – BEC 2, B2 CEF Level

GRAMMAR

Comparing, Past Simple, Past Perfect, Countable and Uncountable Nouns, Articles, Questions, Passive, Conditionals, Reported Speech, Prepositions, Modals, Relative Clauses, Talking about the Future

TOPICS

Globalization, Brands, Travelling, Advertising, Employment, Trade, Innovations, Organization, Money, Strategy, Management, Competition, Quality

At the end of Business English Certificate – BEC 2, student should be able to:

Use Tenses, Passive, Reported Speech, Modals, Articles, Conditionals, Noun combinations, Compare Different Products, Trends of The Companies…
Discuss versatile topics: Globalization, Brands, Inovations, Organization, Money, Ethics, Strategy, Leadership…
Write e-mail, Letter, Report, Business Letter

Business English Certificate – BEC 3, B3 CEF Level

GRAMMAR

Tenses, Passive, Prepositions, Conditionals, Perfect Infinitive, Prefixes, Gerund, Talking about The Future.

TOPICS

Communication, Marketing, Business Relationships, Success, Job, Business Risk, Leadership, Acquisition of An Enterprise, Future in Business.

At the end of Business English Certificate – BEC 3, student should be able to:

Use The Idioms, Phrasal Verbs, Modals, Tenses, Passive, Conditionals, Intensifying Adverbs, Independent Adverbs…
Discuss versatile topics: International Marketing, Risk, Finance Safety, Acquisition and Integrations, Relationships With Clients and Buyers…
Write Business Letter, Report, Offer, Display of Trends

WHO IS TEST FOR?

There are two levels of IELTS test – Academic and General Training.

Academic IELTS level should show whether the candidate is ready to study at the undergraduate or graduate level in English, and student enrollment depends on the results of this test.

IELTS General Training level that determines whether a candidate possesses the basic skills for coping with a broad social and educational context. It is intended for candidates who wish to finish high school, work, take courses that are not at the level of university education, in an environment where English is the official language of communication, or if they wish to live in Australia, Canada and New Zealand.

IELTS is designed for candidates older than 16 years.

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is a standardized test that checks the level of English among students when English is not their mother language.

Test examines all four language skills needed for effective communication: speaking, listening, reading and writing. The emphasis is on the use of English in communicative purposes. Some tasks will require the candidate to combine multiple language skills.

COURSES FOR CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY EXAMS

1,5 -2 million candidates from 130 countries take examinations organized by the University of Cambridge. The examinations are organized for different levels of knowledge. All language skills are tested. Candidates can take an Examination three times a year, in March, June and December, organized by the British Council.The candidates who pass the examination receive a diploma which has unlimited duration. The diplomas verify the level of English language proficiency that is required for specialized training, study and employment.
The preparatory courses for the three levels of general language have been organized by The Kolarac since 1992:

  • FCE (First Certificate in English – B2)
  • CAE (Certificate in Advanced English – C1)
  • CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English – C2)

All Courses last two semesters. Candidates can prepare the examination by practising all the language skills. Candidates discuss themes from everyday life, the press and contemporary literature.

The courses are lead by experienced teachers who attend seminars regularly and take additional training for these courses. Taking care of high quality teaching, The Kolarac always tried to fully meet the needs of the students and prepare them to successfully pass the examinations. The proof of our success is more than 95% of students who passed the examination after attending The Kolarac Courses.

Join the tens of thousands of satisfied students of the Center for Foreign Languages of The Endowment Ilija M. Kolarac and learn a foreign language well.

PREPARATION FOR THE EXAMINATION BEC – Business English Certificate

This is a set of three courses, which includes levels of B1 (BEC Preliminary) through B2 (BEC Vantage) to C1 (BEC Higher). These certificates are proof that a candidate’s knowledge is at the appropriate level and meets the standards required to use English in a business environment.

  • BEC Preliminary
  • BEC Vantage
  • BEC Higher

BEC focusses on all language skills: reading, writing, speaking and comprehension, but in a business context. The advantage of these courses / exams compared to other Cambridge courses of the same language level (PET, FCE and CAE) is that all tasks are based on real business situations. In this way, business people can show that they know how to apply their language skills in specific business situations, rather than just passively know about the grammar and the vocabulary.

In the world, BEC is used by hundreds of employers in order for the professional development of its employees, and in the employment of the new. Also, many universities and colleges accept the BEC Higher as confirmation of adequate knowledge of English required to attend and complete business studies in English.

Among the many topics to be covered, depending on the level, globalization, marketing, motivation, how to be proactive in times of crisis, stock market, trends in the economy and the markets, monetary policy and many others.
Otherwise, once acquired, this certificate has a lifetime validity.

IELTS – International English Language Testing System

There are two levels of IELTS test:

  • IELTS Academic
  • IELTS General Training

What is IELTS?
The test is designed to provide an assessment of language ability of candidates who want to study or work in areas where English is the official language of communication.

The test is a joint project of Cambridge ESOL, British Council and IDP Education Australia: IELTS Australia. Designed in accordance with the highest international standards of English language assessment. The test includes all four language skills: listening, reading, writing and speaking.

Who recognize the results of this test?

Universities and employers in many countries, including the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United States, recognize IELTS as a proof of the English proficiency. The test is accepted by the various professional bodies, immigration services and other government agencies.

IELTS is designed for candidates older than 16 years.