General English

The Fulbright Language-Training Center offers courses according Common European Framework in General English (A1-C1)

Level 1 (Elementary A1)

General English – Level 1

Elementary, Common European Framework A1

Elementary – 100 academic hours, BGN 350.
Duration of the course: 3 months.
Classes: Tuesday and Thursday – 6.00 p.m. – 9.00 p.m.

Grammar Syllabus: The English Alphabet, Pronouns, Numbers (cardinal/ordinal), Present Simple, Present Continuous, Past Simple, Present Perfect, Going to (future plans), Adverbs of Frequency, Possessive Adjectives, Can (ability), Comparatives, Superlatives

Vocabulary Syllabus: Countries, Nationality, Days of the Week, Dates, Month, Years, Seasons, Jobs, Colours, Food, Meals, Street Directions etc.

On the completion of this course, students will have mastered approximately 1300 words related to daily life topics such as: family, shopping, occupation, the weather and etc.

Language Abilities

Listening objectivesstudents gradually develop basic listening comprehension abilities as well as abilities to understand simple dialogues and texts.

  • The courses are taught by highly qualified university lecturers.
  • The course price includes only tuition fee. The course price does not include any study materials.
Level 2 (Pre-Intermediate A2)

General English – Level 2

Pre-Intermediate, Common European Framework A2

Pre-Intermediate – 100 academic hours, BGN 350.
Duration of the course: 3 months.
Classes: Tuesday and Thursday – 6.00 p.m. – 9.00 p.m

Grammar Syllabus: Revision of the A1 level grammar, comparison of Present Simple and Present Continuous, Past Simple and Past Continuous, Present Perfect and Past Simple. Introduction to various verb forms, Future forms, Modal verbs, Introduction to Passive voice, First and Second Conditions, Past Perfect, Present Perfect Continuous, Reported Speech, Word – Formation.

Vocabulary Syllabus: Idiomatic Expressions, Phrasal Verbs, Collocations, Colloquial expressions.

On completion of this course, students will have mastered approximately 1200-1300 new words.

Language Abilities:

  • Listening Objectives – students will be able to understand the main points of clear and not very complicated speech on everyday topics.
  • Reading objectives – students will be able to understand common, not very complicated texts and to derive basic information.
  • Writing Objectives – students will be able to write short letters, describe personal experiences and events, write short compositions about familiar and more general topics.
  • The courses are taught by highly qualified university lecturers.
  • The course price includes only tuition fee. The course price does not include any study materials.
  • English Speaking club is included in the tuition fee.
Level 3 (Intermediate B1)

General English – Level 3

Intermediate, Common European Framework B1

Intermediate – 100 academic hours, BGN 350.
Duration of the course: 3 months.
Classes: Tuesday and Thursday – 6.00 p.m. – 9.00 p.m

Grammar Syllabus: Broadening and extending the knowledge of the grammar tenses, The Infinitive and The Gerund, Degrees of Comparison, Modal Verbs, Should for Advice, Have to/Need to for obligation, Used to + infinitive, Be allowed to and be supposed to, Question Tags.

Vocabulary Syllabus: Holidays, Types of books, Films and TV programmes, Description of people, Special occasions and events, Housework, Hotel facilities.

On completion of this course, students will have mastered approximately 1300 new words.

Language Abilities:

  • Listening Objectives – students will be able to comprehend general and specific information and watch TV programmes in Standard British English.
  • Reading Objectives – students will be able to read for general information and to derive specific information from texts in Standard British English.
  • Writing Objectives – students will be able to write compositions on given topics, formal and informal letters.
  • The courses are taught by highly qualified university lecturers.
  • The course price includes only tuition fee. The course price does not include any study materials.
  • English Speaking club is included in the tuition fee.
Level 4 (Upper-Intermediate B2)

General English – Level 4

Upper-Intermediate, Common European Framework B2

Upper-Intermediate – 100 academic hours, BGN 350.
Duration of the course: 3 months.
Classes: Tuesday and Thursday – 6.00 p.m. – 9.00 p.m

Grammar Syllabus – students master complex syntactic construction, Conditional Sentences, Modal verbs + Perfect Infinitive, Syntactic and grammatical ways of expressing focus, inversion, emphasis . Phrasal verbs.

Vocabulary Syllabus – Educational, Cultural Differences, Health issues, Geography and Climate, Money.

On completion of this course, students will have mastered approximately 1300 new words.

Language Abilities:

  • Listening Objectives – students will be able to listen and comprehend authentic speech in different situations..
  • Reading Objectives – students will be able to read and comprehend popular texts and fiction.
  • Writing Objectives – students will be able to write official correspondence, essays and to express their personal opinions and experiences.
  • The courses are taught by highly qualified university lecturers.
  • The course price includes only tuition fee. The course price does not include any study materials.
  • English Speaking club is included in the tuition fee.
For further information:

Fulbright Language Training Center
Address: Sofia 1504, 1, Panayot Volov str., ІІ Floor
Tel.: +359 2 944 04 41, +359 888 512 253
e-mail: studycenter@fulbright.bg
Contact person: Ivan Penchev.