Certificate in English - Foundation to Intermediate

Introduction

OVERVIEW

This course is intended to give a student who is starting with very little English good English fluency and the minimum English for academic purposes. Through the course the student will learn a wide range of vocabulary and grammar to use in a wide variety of listening, reading and writing situations. They will also learn the necessary formats and vocabulary for academic English.

At the end of the course the students should be able to reach the B2 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

•Can understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialization.
•Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.
•Can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and independent disadvantages of various options.

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Basic. Entry Requirements. Intake Period

THE BASICS

REGISTERED / ACCREDITATION Registered with Committee for Private Education  
STRUCTURE Academic  
MODE Full-Time  
PROGRAMME LENGTH Full Time - 12 Months  

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS Basic or no English (All new students without a formal certification must sit for a Placement Test which may include an oral interview to determine the entry level)

Applicants must be of age 12 and above  

INTAKE PERIOD

Every Monday (Tuesday if a Public Holiday falls on a Monday)  

The Programme in Depth

TEACHER STUDENT RATIO

1:30

SCHOOL HOURS/TIMETABLE

9:00am – 12:00pm and/or
1:00pm – 4:00pm
Mondays – Fridays (excludes Public Holidays)

MODULES COVERED

Level 1 - Foundation (3 Months)
Level 2 - Elementary (3 Months)
Level 3 - Pre-Intermediate (3 Months)
Level 4 - Intermediate (3 Months)

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

Assessment & Grades

ASSESSMENT

Grammar – 20%
Speaking – 20%
Writing – 20%
Reading and Listening – 40%

Graduation Requirement:
In order to be awarded the Certificate in English, a student must obtain at least a Pass Grade in all the levels enrolled in.

MARKS & GRADES

HD
85 - 100
D
75 - 84
C
65 - 74
P
50 - 64
F
30 - 49
F
0 - 29

Fees (Please see the top of the webpage for online payment of Application Fee and Course Fee)