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A course refers to a specialized study program. It usually takes place on campus but can be delivered online. Courses are popular for people who want to get specific knowledge in one subject.

English courses tend to focus on the study of English literacy, comprehension and analysis, and often concentrate on developing essential speech and communication skills for ESL speakers to increase proficiency and comfort with the English language.

Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a Southeast Asian island city-state off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, 137 kilometers north of the equator. A number of foreign universities, business schools and specialised institutes have also setup their Asian campuses in Singapore. Singapore is one of the safest major cities in the world by virtually any measure.

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Preparatory Course for TOEFL

American Center for Education
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 5 months August 2018 Singapore

The objective of this course is to prepare our students to pass the TOEFL (the Test of English as a Foreign Language). According to the official website of the Educational Testing Service (ETS): "The TOEFL® test measures your ability to communicate in English in colleges and universities. Accepted by 6,000+ institutions in more than 130 countries, it is the most widely accepted English-language test in the world. [+]

Best Course Studies in English in Singapore 2017/2018. The objective of this course is to prepare our students to pass the TOEFL (the Test of English as a Foreign Language). According to the official website of the Educational Testing Service (ETS): "The TOEFL® test measures your ability to communicate in English in colleges and universities. Accepted by 6,000+ institutions in more than 130 countries, it is the most widely accepted English-language test in the world. The TOEFL test gives you more choices about where you want to study. TOEFL is accepted by more institutions than any other English-language test in the world — including the top colleges and universities including almost every university in the U.S., UK, Australia, New Zealand and Canada, that rely on TOEFL scores for admissions, scholarship and graduation decisions. The entire test is taken in one day, which saves you travel time and costs. And, there are more than 4,500 test centers to choose from. You can retake the test if you want to improve your scores. The TOEFL test gives you the skills you need to communicate in real-life academic situations. In the classroom and on campus, you will be able to communicate your ideas effectively. Listen to lectures, read textbooks and online research, write academic papers and e-mails, and speak with other students and professors. The TOEFL test is fair and accurate. All test takers have a similar test-taking experience, which eliminates the inconsistency of interviews that could negatively impact your scores. Scores are... [-]

Preparatory Course for IELTS

American Center for Education
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 5 months August 2018 Singapore

Our IELTS course will prepare our students to pass the Academic version of the IELTS test. According to the description provided by the official website of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), IELTS is "the world's proven English language test. [+]

The objective of this course is to prepare our students to pass the IELTS (the International English Language Testing System). Our IELTS course will prepare our students to pass the Academic version of the IELTS test. According to the description provided by the official website of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), IELTS is "the world's proven English language test. IELTS was one of the pioneers of four skills English language testing over 17 years ago, and continues to set the standard for English language testing today. Close to 6000 organizations and more than one million test takers around the world trust and recognize IELTS as a secure, valid and reliable indicator of true-to-life ability to communicate in English for education, immigration and professional accreditation. IELTS is jointly managed by British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations (Cambridge ESOL) through more than 500 locations in 120 countries. IELTS is the International English Language Testing System which tests English proficiency across the globe. Conducting one million tests globally, IELTS is the world's most popular English testing system. IELTS is accepted by more than 6000 organizations worldwide. These include universities, immigration departments, government agencies, professional bodies and multinational companies. IELTS is jointly owned by British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations (Cambridge ESOL) and offered through more than 500 locations in 120 countries. International teams of writers contribute to IELTS test materials. Ongoing research ensures that IELTS remains fair and unbiased.... [-]

Certificate in English Language Enhancement Course

American Center for Education
Campus Full time Part time 9 - 14 months August 2018 Singapore

The objective of this course is to enhance our students' mastery of basic, intermediate, and advanced English-language skills, which will give them the language foundation they need for their further studies in an English-language medium learning environment. [+]

Best Course Studies in English in Singapore 2017/2018. The objective of this course is to enhance our students' mastery of basic, intermediate, and advanced English-language skills, which will give them the language foundation they need for their further studies in an English-language medium learning environment. Entry Requirements Academic Requirements: - Completion of Middle or High School or Equivalent - Minimum age: 14 English Requirements: - With basic knowledge of English as a second language, or - With its equivalent skill Total Course Duration/Instruction Hours - Full Time: 9 Months/480 hours, 5 sessions per week x 3 hours - Part Time: 14 Months/480 hours, 3 sessions per week x 3 hours Mode of Delivery, Class Size and Intake - Delivery:Lectures and Tutorials (Face to face) - Class Size:Minimum Six (6) - Maximum Forty (40) - Intake:Mar, May, Jul, Sep and Nov of each year *Note: The course intake months might be adjusted. Course Synopses and Module Syllabus - ENG101 English in Basic Level - ENG102 English in Intermediate Level - ENG103 English in Advanced Level [-]

Preparatory Course for GCE-O Level Examination (Intensive)

American Center for Education
Campus Full time Part time 12 months August 2018 Singapore

The American Center for Education (ACE) offers a package of courses designed to prepare students for the Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level (GCE O-Level) examinations. The O-Level academic qualification is offered to students by examination boards in Singapore and several other commonwealth countries, including the United Kingdom. [+]

The American Center for Education (ACE) offers a package of courses designed to prepare students for the Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level (GCE O-Level) examinations. The O-Level academic qualification is offered to students by examination boards in Singapore and several other commonwealth countries, including the United Kingdom. Here in Singapore, the University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB) and the Singapore Ministry of Education (MOE) jointly conduct the Singapore-Cambridge GCE O-Level examinations. Singaporean students usually sit for their O-Level examinations upon completion of Secondary 4, when they are sixteen years old. The passing of the O-Level examinations opens the way for students to choose one of two local educational options here in Singapore. One option is to apply for enrollment in one of the polytechnics or technical schools, where students may pursue their studies towards qualifications in vocational trades. Another option is to apply for enrollment in a two-year junior college, upon completion of which the students can sit for their A-Levels; after passing their A-Levels, students can apply for admission to a university here in Singapore. Finally, students may also choose to study abroad after completing their O-Levels. The American Center for Education (ACE) offers several programmes for Singaporean and international students who wish to continue their studies at the college or university level in the United States of America. Your successful completion of the O-Level examinations will be the first step you take in your higher educational journey, and ACE... [-]

Preparatory Course for GCE-O Level Examination

American Center for Education
Campus Full time Part time 18 months August 2018 Singapore

The American Center for Education (ACE) offers a package of courses designed to prepare students for the Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level (GCE O-Level) examinations. The O-Level academic qualification is offered to students by examination boards in Singapore and several other commonwealth countries, including the United Kingdom. [+]

Best Course Studies in English in Singapore 2017/2018. The American Center for Education (ACE) offers a package of courses designed to prepare students for the Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level (GCE O-Level) examinations. The O-Level academic qualification is offered to students by examination boards in Singapore and several other commonwealth countries, including the United Kingdom. Here in Singapore, the University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB) and the Singapore Ministry of Education (MOE) jointly conduct the Singapore-Cambridge GCE O-Level examinations. Singaporean students usually sit for their O-Level examinations upon completion of Secondary 4, when they are sixteen years old. The passing of the O-Level examinations opens the way for students to choose one of two local educational options here in Singapore. One option is to apply for enrollment in one of the polytechnics or technical schools, where students may pursue their studies towards qualifications in vocational trades. Another option is to apply for enrollment in a two-year junior college, upon completion of which the students can sit for their A-Levels; after passing their A-Levels, students can apply for admission to a university here in Singapore. Finally, students may also choose to study abroad after completing their O-Levels. The American Center for Education (ACE) offers several programmes for Singaporean and international students who wish to continue their studies at the college or university level in the United States of America. Your successful completion of the O-Level examinations will be the first step you... [-]

Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'O' Level Examination

TMC Academy
Campus Full time Part time 18 - 30 months November 2017 Singapore

Upon completion of the course, students will sit for the Singapore–Cambridge General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level Examination which is conducted annually. Awarded by the Ministry of Education, the certification will allow students to apply for admission to polytechnics in Singapore as well as overseas institutions. [+]

Upon completion of the course, students will sit for the Singapore–Cambridge General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level Examination which is conducted annually. Awarded by the Ministry of Education, the certification will allow students to apply for admission to polytechnics in Singapore as well as overseas institutions. TMC’s Preparatory Courses for the Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘O’ Level Examinations also include an elective module that prepares students for another similar examination, Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE). IGCSE is the one of the world’s most popular international qualification for 14 to 16 year olds. It is recognised by leading universities and employers worldwide, and is an international passport to progression and success. Students who wish to study outside Singapore after ‘O’ level may choose to take the elective module, IGCSE Preparation. Course Assessment Students are assessed by means of oral and written tests and examinations during the course. Upon completion of the course, students will sit for the AEIS test conducted by MOE. Oral examination: July/August Practical & written examination: October to November Teaching and learning This programme is delivered by a team of dedicated and qualified teachers. The lessons are held in the classrooms. Students will also be given additional work to complete outside of scheduled classes Modules English Language Chinese / Malay Language Mathematics Additional Mathematics Physics Principles Of Accounts Combined Humanities IGCSE Preparation Module Description ENGLISH LANGUAGE Students are taught to speak, write and present fluently and accurately in varied and relevant types of texts using wide ranging... [-]

Preparatory Course for Admission to Government Schools (AEIS)

TMC Academy
Campus Full time 5 months May 2018 Singapore

The Preparatory Course for Admission to Government Schools are specially designed for international students who want to participate in the Admissions Exercise for International Students (AEIS) to enter Secondary 1, 2 or 3 in Singapore Government Schools. [+]

Best Course Studies in English in Singapore 2017/2018. The Preparatory Course for Admission to Government Schools are specially designed for international students who want to participate in the Admissions Exercise for International Students (AEIS) to enter Secondary 1, 2 or 3 in Singapore Government Schools. International students who are unable to participate for the AEIS in September/October or are unsuccessful in the previous AEIS attempts may sit for the supplementary AEIS (S-AEIS) in February/March. Teaching and Assessment Teaching and learning There will be a combination of guided studies, lectures and tutorials. Modules English Language Mathematics Entry Requirements Secondary 1 At least 12 to 14+ years old as at 1 January of the year of admission to government schools Year 6 or equivalent qualification Must have one of the following: Pass Hawthorn Placement Test at Beginner Level Attend and pass Hawthorn Certificate in English up to Beginner Level IELTS score of 3.0 or equivalent Secondary 2 At least 13 to 15+ years old as at 1 January of the year of admission to government schools Year 7 or equivalent qualification Must have one of the following: Pass Hawthorn Placement Test at Beginner Level Attend and pass Hawthorn Certificate in English up to Beginner Level IELTS score of 3.0 or equivalent Secondary 3 At least 14 to 16+ years old as at 1 January of the year of admission to government schools Year 8 or equivalent qualification Year 7 and pass TMC Mathematics Placement Test Must have one of the following: Pass... [-]

TOEFL Exam Preparation

English Training Lounge
Campus or Online Full time September 2017 Singapore

Our face to face and online TOEFL/TOEFL iBT preparation programmes are designed to fit easily into the learner's life and schedule. As with all English Training Lounge courses, we offer affordable, professional step-by-step English training at a time and place of the learner's choosing. [+]

TOEFL Exam Preparation English Training Lounge - The Professional's Choice TOEFL, (Test Of English as a Foreign Language) is an English competency qualification required by most, if not all USA and Canadian university to prove proficiency in English language ability for those who come from countries where English is not the native language. The TOEFL assesses non-native English speakers' academic listening, reading, speaking and writing skills. Over 2400 US and Canadian colleges and universities require a TOEFL test score in order to admit overseas students to further and higher educational programmes of study. Regardless of past academic qualifications or overseas travel, the TOEFL is still required if a non-native English speaking student wishes to study for an Undergraduate degree, (BA/BEng/BSc...) a Postgraduate degree, (MA/MEng/MSc...) or a Doctorate degree, (JD/Mphil/Phd/PsyD ...) in The United States of America or Canada. (Please also keep in mind that both The USA and Canada also accept IELTS Academic, ETL strongly recommends that all of our learners check with their prospective colleges or universities in the USA or Canada before applying for either the TOEFL or IELTS exam preparation programmes with English Training Lounge. Remember to always check with your intended college or university of study on English proficiency qualification requirements before starting either the IELTS or TOEFL Exam Preparation programmes with ETL. Our face to face and online TOEFL/TOEFL iBT preparation programmes are designed to fit easily into the learner's life and schedule. As with all English Training Lounge courses, we offer affordable, professional step-by-step... [-]

Corporate English

English Training Lounge
Campus Full time September 2017 Singapore

Corporate English is a branch of English for a Specific Purpose. However, Corporate English training tends to concentrate on the business and commerce sector of English language teaching and training. [+]

Best Course Studies in English in Singapore 2017/2018. Corporate English English Training Lounge - The Professional's Choice Corporate English is a branch of English for a Specific Purpose. However, Corporate English training tends to concentrate on the business and commerce sector of English language teaching and training. English Training Lounge’s Corporate English courses offer first class English language training for those who want to develop English skills for employment and practical business and industrial situations. ETL learners also gain the ability to give effective presentations, give instructions and develop the skills necessary to pass the Cambridge Business English Examination (BEC), an internationally recognized ESP qualification which tests the skills for using English in the office, workplace or shop-floor. This direction of study has proved popular within Singapore and Japan's financial sectors. Other than cities such as Tokyo and Yokohama, the Kansai region of Japan consisting of Fukui, Shiga, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyogo, Nara and Wakayama has seen a large upturn in academic and business English language needs. ETL is offering a business English and English for Academic purposes, (EAP) course that primarily addresses English academic writing and phonemic awareness. Topics include: 1. Negotiating 2. Networking 3. Managing meetings 4. Interviewing 5. Placing orders 6. Customer services 7. General communication Course Overview Our learners also gain the ability to give effective presentations, give instructions and develop the skills necessary to pass the Cambridge Business English Examination (BEC), an internationally recognized ESP qualification which tests the skills for using English in the office,... [-]

International Baccalaureate, (iB) & United Kingdom, British Curriculum

English Training Lounge
Campus Full time September 2017 Singapore

English Training Lounge - The International Baccalaureate® (IB): Middle Years (MY), Career Related Programme (CP) & Diploma Programme (DP) support courses and tuition. [+]

International Baccalaureate, (iB) & United Kingdom, British Curriculum English Training Lounge - The Professional's Choice English Training Lounge - The International Baccalaureate® (IB): Middle Years (MY), Career Related Programme (CP) & Diploma Programme (DP) support courses and tuition International Baccalaureate Middle Years, (MY) Programme support and tuition 'The MY Programme is a challenging framework that encourages students to make practical connections between their studies and the real world.' (Taken from the IBO website). The MY, Middle Years programme is a five-year programme of secondary education for 11 to 16 year olds. Students who complete the MY programme are well-prepared to undertake the IB Diploma Programme (DP), Career-related Programme (CP) or even the UK Curriculum A, Level course. The MY Programme curriculum The MY Programme curriculum framework consists of eight subject groups, providing a broad yet balanced educational curriculum for secondary/high school students between the ages of 11 to 16 years old. The MYP requires at least 50 hours of teaching time for each subject group, in each year of the programme. In the final two years of the programme, carefully-defined subject group flexibility allows students to meet local requirements and personal learning goals. The 8 subject groups: Language acquisition: The study of an additional language Language and literature: English as a first language covering - Listening, reading, writing, viewing & presenting Individuals and societies: Humanities & Social Science Sciences: Traditional sciences and also additional courses such as Earth Science and Sports Science Mathematics. Arts: Practical as well as understanding art... [-]

IELTS Exam Preparation

English Training Lounge
Campus Full time September 2017 Singapore

The ETL IELTS Exam Preparation course focuses on what the actual IELTS exams entail and which areas to target when preparing for the exams. As with all IELTS exam preparation courses we at English Training Lounge believe, 'Repartition is the mother of skill!' Practice, practice and more practice is the only real way to score high band grades in both the Academic and the General IELTS exams. [+]

Best Course Studies in English in Singapore 2017/2018. IELTS Exam Preparation English Training Lounge delivers IELTS Academic & General Exam preparation training for education, for immigration English Training Lounge - The Professional's Choice IELTS, or 'International English Language Testing System', is an international standardized English language proficiency test for non-native speakers wishing to emigrate, work or study in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, The United Kingdom & Ireland or The USA. Added to this, many colleges, training institutions and universities in countries such as The United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Pakistan and India all require a set IELTS band score to study at their respective establishments. The IELTS exams, Academic and General were founded in 1989 and both are jointly managed by University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations, the British Council and IDP Education Pvt. Ltd. The IELTS General is mainly for those wishing to emigrate or work in one of the English speaking countries above. The IELTS Academic is for those wishing to study at college or university in one of the above countries mentioned. Course Overview As with all ETL courses, we offer flexible training times, including evenings and weekends if needed. The ETL IELTS Exam Preparation course focuses on what the actual IELTS exams entail and which areas to target when preparing for the exams. As with all IELTS exam preparation courses we at English Training Lounge believe, 'Repartition is the mother of skill!' Practice, practice and more practice is the only real way to score... [-]

English for Specific Purposes, (ESP)

English Training Lounge
Campus Full time September 2017 Singapore

English for Specific Purposes (ESP) is a learner-centered approach to teaching English that focuses on developing communicative competence in a specific area such as: accounting, aviation, business, IT, teaching, engineering, medicine and so on. [+]

English for Specific Purposes, (ESP) ... who needs it? English for Specific Purposes (ESP) is a learner-centered approach to teaching English that focuses on developing communicative competence in a specific area such as: accounting, aviation, business, IT, teaching, engineering, medicine and so on. Learners are also exposed to English workplace cultural terminologies and real world English skills practice. ESP programmes are different from general English language courses as they tend to focus on specific areas and needs: Designed to meet the specific needs of the learners Related in content (themes and topics) to particular disciplines or occupations Use authentic work-specific documents and materials Promote cultural awareness and seeks to improve intercultural competency Deliver intermediate and advanced level language training English Training Lounge's English for Specific Purposes Programme offers teaching and training that highlights and targets the language skills needed for authentic industry and workplace English language use. Our ESP programme is designed following two pathways; English for Professional Purposes (EPP) and English for Academic Purposes (EAP). We also offer a Foundation based ESP course, which prepares students to enter either pathway. English for Professional Purposes (EPP) Foundation Level: English for Specific Purposes ETL's Foundation for English for Specific Purposes programme (FESP) is an intermediate level training course, which aims to develop students’ reading, writing, speaking and listening skills within their chosen area of specific English needs. This flexible programme is partially designed to meet the learner's immediate requirements and also addresses that which is relevant in their chosen area of... [-]

English as a Second Language, (ESL)

English Training Lounge
Campus Full time September 2017 Singapore

Our English as a Second Language, (ESL) course is primarily for students with limited to moderate English experience who want to learn and develop their English skills. The over all aim of ESL programme is to develop and prepare and guild students to take their English abilities in whichever direction they want. [+]

Best Course Studies in English in Singapore 2017/2018. English as a Second Language, (ESL) English Training Lounge - The Professional's Choice Our English as a Second Language, (ESL) course is primarily for students with limited to moderate English experience who want to learn and develop their English skills. The over all aim of ESL programme is to develop and prepare and guild students to take their English abilities in whichever direction they want. This could be towards, IELTS, TOEFL, ESP or any other English pathway. The ESL programme focuses on developing the learner's English skills, such as: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The programme centers around listening comprehension, speaking practice, reading, and intensive general vocabulary development. The ESL Programme is ideal for all wanting to develop or learn English as a Second Language. Course Overview As with all ETL courses, we offer flexible training times, including evenings and weekends if needed. The ETL English as a Second Language course follows a task and communicative based approach to teaching and learning. The programme requires the learner to discover English use and skills via tasks and communication between the trainer, other learners and the outside world, such as TV, music, reading authentic text and speaking. The ESL course focuses on General English study combined with English Skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking. Unlike many other ESL courses, English Training Lounge actively teaches grammar points, including parts of speech and tenses. Every element of our ESL course encourages the learner to actually use... [-]

English Language Preparatory Program (ELPP)

James Cook University Singapore
Campus Full time 4 - 20 months November 2017 Singapore

At the Singapore campus of James Cook University, we offer an English Language preparation program to students who need help with their English. This program has been specifically designed to enable students to develop their language skills for university study, and also their critical and independent learning abilities. [+]

At the Singapore campus of James Cook University, we offer an English Language preparation program to students who need help with their English. This program has been specifically designed to enable students to develop their language skills for university study, and also their critical and independent learning abilities. In terms of language skills, the core texts have an academic skills focus, and these are supplemented by a number of additional activities focused on particular skills. For example, in all levels students must carry out presentations on a regular basis, ending up with an independent academic presentation on Level 3. The students’ ability to learn independently is developed over the English language program, with students being asked to complete larger pieces of coursework as they move through the program. On Level 3 the students spend ten weeks working on a 1,500 word academic essay, receiving support through individual tutorials. Critical thinking is also encouraged, with students being required to form opinions on a range of subjects and express these arguments in both written and spoken form. Students intending to do a master's degree will have a chance to hone their academic language skills in level 4, which is designed to enable students to develop their advanced communication skills up to an equivalent of IELTS 6.5. In class, students will engage with real world topics of importance to the globalised world, attending lectures, reading and carrying out tasks in relation to these topics. Students who successfully complete all their Level 4 assignments,... [-]

English for Higher Education Level 1 & Level 2

Genetic Computer School
Campus Full time 3 - 6 months August 2018 Singapore

English for higher Education Level 1 & 2 is a bridging programme for those who do not meet the minimum entry requirement of English offered by Genetic Computer School. [+]

Best Course Studies in English in Singapore 2017/2018. English for higher Education Level 1 & 2 is a bridging programme for those who do not meet the minimum entry requirement of English offered by Genetic Computer School. Course Objective: These certificate courses provide you Intermediate and Higher level of Speaking, Listening, Reading Intermediate and Higher level of Writing essay and report Intermediate and Higher Level of Vocabulary of words and meaning in context Intermediate and Higher Level of Comprehension passages, descriptive essays, summarise information, locate information and identify information Intermediate and Higher level of Grammar on use of different tenses, collective nouns, combining sentences, concord, relative phrases, reported speech and connectors. Intermediate and Higher level to proceed as pre-requisite to our Certificate, Diploma and Higher Diploma courses. Modules: Level 1 English Elementary English Intermediate Part I Level 2 English Intermediate Part II English Higher Completion Criteria: Minimum 75% attendance for Local/ PR & Non Student Pass Holders Minimum 90% attendance for International Student Must pass all the examinations and assessments for all modules Certification: Upon completion of this program, students will be awarded the English for Higher Education Level 1 by Genetic Computer School. [-]