Do I need to understand English to study at the School?

All classes are taught in English and students need to understand conversational English to study at the School. International students must undertake an English language course before arriving at the School if their level of English is lower than B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR): Students “Can Understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure etc. Can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken. Can produce simple connected texts on topics, which are familiar, or of personal interest. Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes & ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.