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For students who are in the process of applying to colleges outside of their countries of origin, admissions tests and preparation is a great way to boost one's chances of getting into the best possible school.

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IELTS

Global Solutions Trainings UAE
Campus Full time 40 hours September 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai

Preparing for IELTS significantly increases your chance of getting the score you need and as co-creators of IELTS, no one is better placed than we are to help. Our IELTS Preparation courses are specially designed to optimize your test potential. [+]

Course Studies in Admissions tests and preparation in Middle East 2017. Whether you want to study abroad or work in an international company or even immigrate, the IELTS certificate with a band higher than 6.5 is often a requirement. The IELTS exam consists of four parts: Speaking, Reading, Listening and Writing. In our 8-week course, we teach you how to get a better band at your exam by understanding the exam better, and developing strategies which you can use during your exam. Preparing for IELTS significantly increases your chance of getting the score you need and as co-creators of IELTS, no one is better placed than we are to help. Our IELTS Preparation courses are specially designed to optimize your test potential. Who is this course for? IELTS Preparation is designed for adult test candidates who are planning to study, live or work overseas. How will I benefit from taking this course? IELTS certificate is a must for all universities in UAE. [-]

Training of Trainers

Accord Worldwide
Campus Full time 5 days October 2017 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi

It is fantastic to discuss knowledge. It always helps all the participants and will ensure people go home with good piece of information. The question is, can we achieve more than what we do now? [+]

Training is merely facilitation of learning- learning is an active process! It is fantastic to discuss knowledge. It always helps all the participants and will ensure people go home with good piece of information. The question is, can we achieve more than what we do now? Can our learning objectives ensure everybody benefits at the maximum level? This is possible with the trainer and the training managers are proficient on training skills. This comprehensive training workshop is geared towards helping people already involved in training or intended to conduct trainings. This qualification offers a unique, affordable, cost-effective opportunity to master conducting trainings with maximum outcome. General Notes: As an open course, this program is offered in specific destinations. However, as an in-house training it can be offered at any part of the globe. This Program can be integrated with any other program in the same category and for a 10 days course, client will get benefit of two days discount paying only for eight days. Accord Worldwide can offer this training in other languages than English, please contact us for your needs. This training will help you to: Understand the reason of conducting trainings for adults Specific characters of adult learning/education Utilizing need assessments to design course goals Developing learning objectives Developing and implementation of lesson plans Practice at a competency level, training methodologies Conduct classroom activities and interactive presentations Conduct quizzes and participants’ assessments Course logistics, time management and administrative documentation Evaluating participants’ competency and taking actions. What Participants Receive? A DVD with all the training material and extra-curricular learning material Workshop handouts 12 months FREE advice and support for any relevant questions and queries Free membership to get free learning material Who should attend This course is designed for any team leader, CEO, business owner, HR manager and project manager or anyone who is conducting training, involved in people development. It also helps Consultants, and HR Specialists who are working as freelancers and wish to increase their knowledge in this area. Fee Training fee includes the course certificate, training materials, lunch and refreshments one social program at the end of the training and tuition fee. Not included in the fee are: Visa Costs, Airfare cost, Accommodation, Travel Insurance, Dinner and any personal expense of the participant. Please note that for groups, different destinations and in-house training we offer significant discount and we encourage you to contact us for a quotation. [-]

Intensive English Program

American University of Kuwait AUK
Campus Full time 15 - 16 weeks September 2017 Kuwait Kuwait City

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Course Studies in Admissions tests and preparation in Middle East 2017. Intensive English Program This 15 or 16-week academic program provides twenty hours of classroom instruction and 5 hours of lab per week for students who need to significantly improve their English to study at American University of Kuwait, whose professions require a mastery of the English language or who simply desire to improve their English language skills. The program includes instruction in grammar, speaking, listening, reading, writing, vocabulary, and pronunciation. Students will be assigned morning classes (8:00 am to 12:00 pm or 1:00 pm Sunday through Thursday), afternoon classes (12:00 pm to 4:00 Sunday through Thursday) or evening classes (4:00 pm to 9:00 Sunday through Thursday) based on the level they place into. Each hour contains 50 minutes of class and 10 minutes of break time. Classes are held on the campus of the American University of Kuwait, allowing students the opportunity to learn their way around campus and mix with students at the university. The Intensive English Program is supported by a wide range of resources, beginning with our staff. Our instructors are trained to teach speaking, listening, reading and writing at the college level. Other resources available to Intensive English students are individual and workshops offered through the Writing Center. Finally, as the Director of the course, I am available to help you if you still feel stuck after trying the resources above. Program Components One week of registration, orientation, testing and placement, 13 or 14 weeks of instruction, and one week of student activities, final testing and evaluation are part of each 15 or 16-week semester. Placement tests will be administered to determine where, among three levels of instruction ranging from intermediate (level 1) through advanced (level 3), you should study. Small classes, averaging 18 students per class, are taught by instructors with Master and Doctoral degrees and professional experience in teaching English as a second language. A computer assisted language learning laboratory is designed to provide students with additional practice in reading, vocabulary, writing, listening, pronunciation and grammar. Mission Statement The mission of the American University of Kuwait Intensive English Program is to prepare students seeking admission to enter the academic degree programs of AUK, by enabling them to gain sufficient mastery of the English Language and successfully apply the critical thinking skills they need to excel as students both during and after their formal studies. IEP will achieve its mission by training non-native English speakers in specific uses of English for academic purposes, by providing quality English language instruction to all who have chosen English as their medium of communication for academic pursuits and by promoting international, intercultural and self-understanding. Program Outcomes The Intensive English Program is designed to support students who need to improve their English language skills to the level required to study in University. Students are introduced to activities requiring students to obtain a working ability to: read university-level materials; write, edit and revise academic papers according to standard American English; communicate ideas in a clear and logical manner in oral presentation; and demonstrate academic skills in listening and note taking. Course Description Reading and Vocabulary Expand comprehension skills, increase vocabulary, practice making inferences. Develop analytical and discussion skills, focusing on such areas as education, politics, and the environment using both fiction and non-fiction selections. Recognize rhetorical strategies writers use to mount effective argument. Expository Writing and Conventions of Written English Develop clarity, correctness and variety of style in written English. Gain familiarity with styles, structures and conventions of academic prose. Focus on revision strategies and on group review of writing-in-progress. Read and respond critically to other writers, both professional and student writers. Speaking and Listening Skills Develop discussion and presentation skills; learn to express ideas more effectively in academic and professional contexts. Use various rhetorical patterns, learning to adjust vocabulary and level of formality audience and purpose. Strengthen comprehension and speaking skills through interaction audio and video materials, and taped oral journals. These classes are taught by teachers with at least a Masters degree in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) or a related field. Level Progression At the end of each term, students are tested to determine to which level they should be promoted. This final test battery consists of the following: Classroom final examinations. Portfolio Presentations Another version of Accuplacer ESL Placement Test, an objective, multiple-choice examination that tests grammar, reading and listening comprehension, and sentence building. A writing sample based on another assigned topic. These factors, plus others (e.g., class participation/attendance, lab, reading groups, course work during the semester, and a grade of ‘C’ or above in the course), go into the final promotion decisions. Weekly Schedule The Intensive English Program provides 20 hours per week of instruction (each hour equals 50 minutes). Students will be assigned to oral communication and reading/writing classes which meet either from 8 a.m. to 12 a.m., 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., or from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. daily (Sunday through Thursday). The CALL lab hours are conveniently scheduled outside the 4 hour Structured Speaking/ Conversation/Reading/ Writing block. The CALL lab consists of 30 minutes of interactive English and 30 minutes of Reading Circles. IEP Accreditation - Self Study Commission The Intensive English Program at the American University of Kuwait has been engaged in a programmatic self-study in preparation for an accreditation site visit. The policies, practices, and processes of the program were studied to determine if they ensure fulfillment of the mission and satisfaction of the accreditation criteria. A self-study report, produced from this process, has been written. Faculty, staff, students and administrators of American University of Kuwait are encouraged to read the self-study report to prepare for the on-site accreditation visit. The self-study report has been submitted to the Commission for Intensive English Program Accreditation (CEA). On February 22, 23, and 24 2009, Consultant/Evaluators from the CEA will visit campus to assess the Intensive English Program for initial program accreditation. The CEA is recognized by the United States Secretary of Education as a reliable authority on the quality of instruction and services provided by accredited English language programs and institutions. The programmatic self-study provided the opportunity to understand more fully and to improve our Intensive English Program. For more than two years, groups chosen from IEP and various units have studied the program and assessed in what ways the program satisfies the CEA accreditation criteria. The sub-standards’ responses were produced from the resulting conversations and data that were considered. The self-study report is based on these responses and other information about the university. [-]

English Language Program

Emirates College for Management & Information Technology
Campus Full time 6 - 8 weeks September 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai

ECMIT offers a 6 –Level English Language program that prepares students for effective communication in English, and TOEFL and IELTS preparatory program that prepare students for university entrance examinations. [+]

English Language Program Overview of English Language Program at ECMIT Emirates College for Management and Information Technology is one of the well reputed colleges in the United Arab Emirates that offers academic programs such as Bachelor of Business Administration, Associate of Science in Business and Associate of Science in Information Technology. In addition, ECMIT offers a 6 –Level English Language program that prepares students for effective communication in English, and TOEFL and IELTS preparatory program that prepare students for university entrance examinations. English is a universal language of communication one needs to be well versed in so as to enhance the chances for a successful and brighter career. The 6-level activity based learning program is designed to develop reading, listening, speaking, and writing skills in English. After completing this program a student will: Learn to be an effective communicator Prepare for university level entrance exams such as TOEFL and IELTS ECMIT has a cadre of well qualified teachers with wide experience and expertise in teaching, learning and curriculum development. These instructors are highly skilled in motivating learners, and in delivering instructions in a highly innovative and motivating environment. The instructions which are carried out in a learner-centered environment are supported by state of the art language instruction laboratory where learners are engaged in computer assisted learning activities. Salient Features of the Program The activity based English courses at ECMIT will: Motivate students to learn through interactive sessions Motivate students to present and practice vocabulary, expressions and idiomatic language Provide receptive and productive pronunciation work Focus on oral fluency Encourage self-learning, including tips and advice Tackle simple and practical aspects of sentence structure Develop skills in an integrated manner Develop student ability in the uses of functional English in social settings Prepare students for TOEFL and IELTS Tests ECMIT offers students with a choice of a Diagnostic Test that determines the level of entry in one of the above mentioned levels. The following sections outline different levels with duration of studies, tuition fees and level contents. [-]