Course in Oranjestad Aruba

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Universities and colleges set their own admission requirements for higher education courses, so they vary broadly. Depending on the course, graduate student may be able to get into higher education with a range of qualifications. If you're applying to do a Foundation Degree course, you may find that work experience is taken into consideration alongside any qualifications you have. Some higher education institutes and colleges offer Foundation Years as preparation for a certain degree courses. They usually don't result in separate criteria as they simply qualify you to enter the degree program itself. Foundation Years aren't within reach for all degree courses, however.

Discovered and claimed for Spain in 1499, Aruba was acquired by the Dutch in 1636. Aruba seceded from the Netherlands Antilles in 1986 and became a separate, autonomous member of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Movement toward full independence was halted at Aruba's request in 1990.

Oranjestad is the biggest city in Aruba and home to some education institutions in the country such Universiteit Van Aruba and Xavier University School of Medicine.

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English as a Second Language Course

Xavier University School of Medicine
Campus Full time 24 weeks September 2017 Aruba Oranjestad

English as a second language, beginner and intermediate. Advancing into one of many fields of medical study. [+]

Course Studies 2017 in Oranjestad Aruba. Course name: Introduction to English as a second language, beginner and intermediate Course Length: 24 weeks, divided into two trimesters at our Caribbean medical school campus. Course prerequisite requirement: Assessment examination given by Xavier with a passing score Course description and goals: The goal of this course is to teach students to communicate effectively in English by building grammar and vocabulary, as well as listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Classes will be held at the Caribbean medical school in Aruba. E- Learning: Apart from regular class room based inter-active teaching and learning schedule, students will be provided online support via e learning (Kaplan program/other resources). Assessment: Students will be assessed by quizzes, writing assignments, in class participation, and a final TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) standardized examination. There will be a formative assessment at the end of each block. - 50% Assignments and Quizzes - 20% In class participation - 30% TOEFL Lecture Hours: All the lectures will be held in XUSOM, Aruba between 8 AM and 3 PM. Lunch Break: 12 noon to 1 PM. This is our Caribbean medical school campus. Office Hours: 1:00 - 3:00 pm, Fridays Class Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 3: 00 pm Extra lectures if required Advancement into Medical Studies Students will choose from the following degrees to proceed into: Bachelors in Anatomy and Physiology Bachelors in Biology Bachelors in Biotechnology Bachelors in Chemistry Bachelors in Pharmacology Bachelors in Pre-Clinical and... [-]