The Women’s Association “IZVOR” continues to organize a free English language course for adults. The course is implemented within the framework of the program “Let’s support the social inclusion of people affected by domestic violence”, financed by the Ministry of Demography, Family, Youth and Social Policy in partnership with the City of Osijek and the Croatian Employment Institute.

Under the conditions of the Program, the course focuses primarily on persons exposed to domestic violence and their family members as well as unemployed persons and all employed, volunteers and other members of civil society organizations in the area of the City of Osijek and its surroundings, who have an advantage while enrolling

The course is held in the facilities of the City and University Library once a week for 90 minutes for 18 weeks in the afternoon. It is held by an English professor of language and literature. The groups are formed according to the levels below.

You can get the application form at the link: Prijavni-obrazac-za-tečaj-engleskog-jezika and forward it by e-mail: or to the Association address: V.Mačeka 20,31207 Tenja

The application deadline for this semester is 31 January 2017.

Upon the deadline completion, the participants will be selected according to calling terms and order of application.

The selected will be notified about the course (beginning of February), while other candidates will be included on the reserve list (and will be invited in case of free places) and will be invited to apply for the next deadline (August 2017).

The groups are organized by the CEFR levels-Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Groups are organized according to the interest of the applicants. You can test your knowledge level at: or similar web sites in order to correctly assess your level and orientate yourself accordingly to the description below:

A1 (beginner)

One can understand and use familiar everyday and simple phrases related to meeting specific needs. Can introduce her/himself and others, ask and answer questions about him/herself and others, such as where one lives, persons one knows, and things one possesses. One can conduct a simple conversation provided that the interlocutor speaks slowly and clearly and is ready to help.

A2 (elementary)

One can understand isolated sentences and frequently used words from areas of personal interest (eg. simple information of oneself and family, information regarding buying, immediate environment, job, etc.). One can communicate in simple and common situations that require simple and immediate exchange of information on familiar topics and activities. One can simply describe the aspects of her/his education, the immediate environment and content in the area of meeting his/her immediate needs.

B2 (pre-intermediate)

One can understand the main thoughts of clear, standard conversation on familiar topics they meet regularly at work, school, in their leisure time, etc. One can deal with most of the situations that may arise during travel through the area where the language is spoken. One can produce a simple text on a familiar topic of personal interest. One can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and aspirations and briefly explain her/his views and plans. One can understand the main thoughts of a complex text on specific and abstract topics, including technical discussion within the field of his/her expertise. One can communicate sufficiently fluently and unobtrusively, allowing a normal interaction with a native speaker effortlessly from either side. One can produce a clear, detailed text on a large number of topics and explain his/her view on a current topic, citing the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

B2 (intermediate)

One can understand complex, longer texts from diverse areas and recognize their implicit meaning. One can communicate fluently and unobtrusively without an obviously searching for appropriate expressions. One can flexibly and effectively use the language in social, academic and business situations. One can produce clear, well-structure and detailed texts showing a successful usage of  language forms, connectors and cohesive means.

For other information contact “IZVOR” at 031/290-433 every work day from 9am to 2pm.

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