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English studies provide both native and nonnative speakers the opportunity to develop and refine language comprehension and speech proficiency skills. Studies in English help students better understand linguistic and literary patterns within the language, and encourage confident communication.

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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English Language Preparatory Program (ELPP)

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

At JCU Singapore, we offer an English Language Preparatory 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. [+]

Best Course Studies in English in Singapore 2017. At JCU Singapore, we offer an English Language Preparatory 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. For those students who wish to develop their English proficiency further, Level 4 of the ELPP is a good option. This level 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, will also be able to apply for 3 credits exemption from their tertiary course. This program helps students in the following ways: Prepares students for full degree programs at JCU Singapore Enhances students’ abilities in reading, writing, speaking and listening in English Equips students to present information, concepts and ideas on a variety of topics Enables students to express feelings and emotions, exchange opinions and make observations in English Improves students’ writing and research skills JCU Singapore is quality assured by the National English Accreditation Scheme (NEAS), a global leader in quality assurance of English language teaching. NEAS endorses English language programs, making certain that they adhere to a broad set of standards covering both teaching and the overall student experience. JCU Singapore is the only institution in Singapore to have achieved this quality mark. Study Program / Learning Outcomes Introductory Level Understand simple reading texts on familiar topics. Produce short texts on familiar topics using simple sentence structures. Understand short listening texts on familiar topics. Talk about familiar topics using simple language. Level 1 Describe familiar topics such as, origin, families, likes and dislikes and hobbies. Students will be able to do this with relative ease and fluency. Engage in everyday situations independently and comfortably in English. Understand and use a range of grammatical forms and be able to logically connect ideas to create basic cohesive texts. Derive meaning from and perform simple analysis of short reading and listening passages. Level 2 Speak logically and clearly on a variety of topics in an organised and confident manner. Summarise and paraphrase texts using complex and compound sentences. Understand and synthesise spoken and written input. Produce cohesive written work on relevant topics using appropriate academic vocabulary. Read extensively and critically on general and academic topics. Level 3 Demonstrate understanding of a variety of spoken discourse. Display critical thinking of academic topics through speech and writing. Derive meaning of specific details from different types of discourse. Produce academic essays, following Australian university conventions. Read academic texts, using appropriate reading techniques. Level 4 Demonstrate understanding of key issues of importance in the globalised world. Demonstrate practical oral skills through presentations. Locate and analyse information from a range of resources. Understand, analyse and present arguments on a range of issues. Demonstrate understanding of spoken academic discourse. Produce academics essays and reports, using appropriate style and format. Tuition Fees Domestic* S$3,531 per level International S$3,638 per level *Fees apply to all Singapore residents (Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and all pass holders excluding Student's Pass).Note: All course fees include prevailing 7% Goods and Services Tax (GST) [-]

Preparatory Course for GCE ‘A’ Level

Spring College International
Campus Full time 12 months August 2017 Singapore

The Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘A’ Level Examinations are national level assessments jointly organised and conducted by the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB) and the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicates. [+]

The Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘A’ Level Examinations are national level assessments jointly organised and conducted by the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB) and the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicates. The ‘A’ Level certificate itself is an internationally recognised pre-university qualification that can be used to apply for tertiary education in the Commonwealth countries and in the United States of America. Our programme thoroughly prepares private candidates for the Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘A’ Level Examination with intensive lessons daily. Upon passing or obtaining outstanding results, students may opt to pursue their tertiary education in local polytechnics or universities, and overseas colleges and institutes. Objective To prepare students for the Singapore Cambridge GCE ‘A’ Level examination in order to obtain internationally recognized academic achievement. Upon obtaining this qualification, students may choose to further studies in local universities, or foreign universities in Commonwealth countries or the United States. Pre-requisites 17 years old and above Academic level: Student must have successfully complete Junior College 1 or equivalent Language Proficiency: Students must pass SCI placement test Course Duration 12 months course – Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. – English language 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. – Other Subject [-]

Preparatory Course for GCE ‘O’ Level

Spring College International
Campus Full time 12 months August 2017 Singapore

The Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘O’ level Examinations are national level assessments jointly organised and conducted by the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB) and the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicates. [+]

Best Course Studies in English in Singapore 2017. The Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘O’ level Examinations are national level assessments jointly organised and conducted by the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB) and the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicates. The ‘O’ Level certificate itself is an internationally recognised qualification that can be used to apply for tertiary education in the Commonwealth countries and in the United States of America. Local junior colleges, polytechnics and private institutes also require prospective students to possess the ‘O’ Level certificate for admission. Our programme thoroughly prepares private candidates for the Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘O’ Level Examination with intensive lessons daily. Upon passing or obtaining outstanding results for the exam, students may opt to pursue their tertiary education in local junior colleges, polytechnics, private institutes or overseas colleges and institutes. Students who manage to attain outstanding results in ‘O’ level results could receive grants up to 65-66% of polytechnic fees (based on academic year 2016/17), on the condition they work for three years with any enterprise in Singapore. Objective To prepare students for the Singapore Cambridge GCE ‘O’ Level examination in order to obtain internationally recognized academic achievement. Upon obtaining this qualification, students may choose to further studies in local polytechnics, local junior colleges, or foreign colleges and universities in Commonwealth countries or the United States. Pre-requisites 16 years old and above Academic level: Student must have successfully complete Secondary 3 or equivalent Language Proficiency: Students must pass SCI placement test Course Duration 12 months – Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. – English language 1p.m to 4 p.m. – other subjects [-]

Holiday English Course

Spring College International
Campus Full time 1 - 4 weeks August 2017 Singapore

This course aims to improve foreign students’ listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in English within the shortest time, with the help of our dedicated teachers who are very experienced in teaching English language. [+]

This course aims to improve foreign students’ listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in English within the shortest time, with the help of our dedicated teachers who are very experienced in teaching English language. Course Outline SCI offers quick guidance and efficient learning during the holiday to brush up the students’ language skills in areas such as: 1. Proper pronunciation 2. Speaking abilities during different occasion 3. Comprehension skills 4. Forming full sentences 5. Writing skills 6. Listening skills Course Time Monday to Friday 9 am. to 12 pm Course Duration 1 Week, 2 Weeks, 3 Weeks, 4 Weeks [-]

English for Higher Education Level 1 & Level 2

Genetic Computer School
Campus Full time 3 - 6 months August 2017 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. 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. [-]

English Preparatory Programmes (Full-Time)

Marketing Institute of Singapore Training Centre (MISTC)
Campus Full time 3 months August 2017 Singapore

The English Preparatory Programme is an intensive English language programme aimed at students who already possess a basic level of English Language but who need to develop their English language skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) quickly and comprehensively. It is designed to take students from an elementary grasp of English up to a proficient level of fluency. It follows a communicative approach to... [+]

English Preparatory Programmes (Full-Time) The English Preparatory Programme is an intensive English language programme aimed at students who already possess a basic level of English Language but who need to develop their English language skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) quickly and comprehensively. It is designed to take students from an elementary grasp of English up to a proficient level of fluency. It follows a communicative approach to learning English which develops confidence and understanding while at the same time is fun and rewarding. The syllabus contains many ‘real world' situations and examples that are relevant to students in the modern world. At the same time there is still emphasis on the importance of accuracy in English use. Programme Objective Having successfully completed the English Preparatory Programme, students will be able to: Further their knowledge of English Grammar and become more familiar and confident with Grammar and sentence structures. Gain the required vocabulary for everyday life and further courses. Write reports, make presentations, take notes well, produce formal and informal letters and make balanced arguments. Examinations & Assessment All students are required to sit for a written examination for all modules at the end of each term. Students must fulfil the attendance requirement of at least 90% for each module before they are considered eligible to take the examinations. The candidate will be allowed to sit for a supplementary examination(s) for the module(s) that they have failed in the main examination. However, a supplementary examination fee of S$100.00 (subject to prevailing GST rate) per module is applicable. To repeat a failed level, a student must attend classes and pay a re-module course fee before he/she is considered eligible to take the examinations. All examination questions and the marking of scripts will be moderated and/or examined by the Marketing Institute of Singapore Training Centre Examination Board before they are released to students. The decision of the Board is final and no correspondence will be entertained. Award of Certificate Students who have completed all necessary course works, successfully passed all assessments and met all financial obligations to the Institute shall be awarded the Certificate of Completion. Programme Structure & Curriculum There are 4 Levels in the English Preparatory programme and is available only on a full-time basis. Each level can be completed within 3 months. Classes are usually held daily (Mondays to Fridays) from 9.30am to 12.30pm, and from 1.30pm – 4.30pm. Contact hours: 210 hours per level. PE101 Preparatory English - Elementary (Level 1) During the Elementary level students will gain an understanding of the basic building blocks of English language. It provides a foundation in the structure of the language by gradually building students' understanding of the basic grammar, vocabulary and functions of English. Highlights of the course include: basic English tenses, question forms, functional English, social situations, agreeing and disagreeing, informal letter writing skills and filling in forms. PE201 Preparatory English - Pre-intermediate (Level 2) The Pre-Intermediate level continues from where the Elementary level left off. It will build upon the foundations that were laid before. Students' understanding of English and confidence in using English will be widened and their ability to use the language for communicative purposes will be extended. Highlights of the course include: past and future tenses, modal verbs, adjectives and adverbs, comparing and contrasting, articles, word forms, natural English, directions, making suggestions, giving presentations and basic essay writing skills. PE301 Preparatory English - Intermediate (Level 3) At the Intermediate level, students will raise their ability to use the English language to new heights. They will further consolidate their grasp of grammatical areas of English. They will be highly motivated by the challenging yet rewarding task-based learning that appears during the course. They will start to look at English in the world of work and higher learning therefore preparing them for their needs in the future. Highlights of the course include: use of passive constructions, phrasal verbs, conditional structures, use of conjunctions, sequencing, adverbial phrases, complaining and apologising, expressing quantity, giving opinions, formal letters, and common essay structures. PE401 Preparatory English - Upper Intermediate (Level 4) During the Upper-Intermediate level, students will have greater independence in their learning of the English language. Students will have an in-depth knowledge of all areas of the English form. They will begin to familiarize themselves with the use of English in the area of business. Group work and problem solving skills are improved through the completion of various tasks therefore ensuring students' readiness to go onto further study. Highlights of the course include: relative clauses, reported and direct speech, past conditionals, consolidation of all English tenses, indirect questions, idioms and phrasal verbs, interviewing skills, debating and discussing, improving presentations, application letters and resumes, report writing and editing newsletters. Entry Requirements Prospective students are required to take an English Placement Test to assess their English proficiency and thereafter they will be placed accordingly in the appropriate level of the English Preparatory Programme.Applicants may also be interviewed for further assessment. Minimum Age Requirement : 12 years old Changes & Amendments The Marketing Institute of Singapore Training Centre reserves the right to vary, change and amend the module content, entry requirements, course fees, curriculum, examination rules and regulations, lecturers, lecture date, venue and other aspects of the course at any time prior to and during the delivery of the modules. [-]

Preparatory Programme for International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Marketing Institute of Singapore Training Centre (MISTC)
Campus Full time 3 months August 2017 Singapore

The Preparatory Programme for International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is an intensive preparatory programme that gives students the confidence and skills to get the results they need in the IELTS test, particularly to meet the English Language requirements for admission to the academic programmes of Universities and PEIs. This course is not suitable if student have little or no knowledge of English, the... [+]

Best Course Studies in English in Singapore 2017. Preparatory Programme for International English Language Testing System (IELTS) The Preparatory Programme for International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is an intensive preparatory programme that gives students the confidence and skills to get the results they need in the IELTS test, particularly to meet the English Language requirements for admission to the academic programmes of Universities and PEIs. This course is not suitable if student have little or no knowledge of English, the English Preparatory Programme is more relevant in this case. Programme Objective The Preparatory Programme for International English Language Testing System (IELTS) aims to give students the confidence and skills they need to get their desired results in the IELTS test. Students will receive the necessary practices, feedback and test-taking techniques to be fully prepared for each section of the IELTS test. Examinations & Assessment The Preparatory Programme for International English Language Testing System (IELTS) covers four IELTS Test Components: Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. Classes may take a variety of forms including class participation, debates, and oral presentations. Take home work may also be allocated to students. All students are required to fulfil the attendance requirement of at least 90% (international students) and 75% (local students). Programme Structure & Curriculum The Preparatory Programme for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is a 3-month full-time programme, with a total of 150 contact hours. Classes are usually held daily (Monday to Friday) either from 9.30am to 12.30pm, or from 2.00pm – 5.00pm. Award of Certificate Students who have completed all necessary course works, successfully passed all required modules and met all financial obligations to the Institute shall be awarded the Certificate of Completion. Entry Requirements All applicants mus possess: Prospective students are required to take an English Placement Test and achieve a score of 61% and above or an IELTS score of 5.0 or its equivalent. The Marketing Institute of Singapore Training Centre Academic Board reserves the right to change the above requirements and selection at its sole discretion. Changes & Amendments The Marketing Institute of Singapore Training Centre reserves the right to vary, change and amend the module content, entry requirements, course fees, curriculum, examination rules and regulations, lecturers, lecture date, venue and other aspects of the course at any time prior to and during the delivery of the modules. [-]

Teacher Training: Effective Use of Technology in Teaching

Anglolang Academy of English
Campus Full time 2 weeks

By experiencing a range of practical teaching techniques, participants will expand their own working classroom ideas while refreshing and developing their English [+]

This course is for teachers who would like to increase their awareness and usage of technology in a teaching context. Morning sessions focus on language development where participants gain confidence in using English. The afternoon methodology sessions introduce fresh and communicative approaches to using technology in teaching. By experiencing a range of practical teaching techniques, participants will expand their own working classroom ideas while refreshing and developing their English language proficiency. By the end of the course participants will have: - Increased their awareness of how technology can be used in the classroom - Acquired new ideas for motivating their students - Collected a portfolio of teaching resources - Shared ideas and experiences - Increased awareness of how cultural backgrounds can affect classroom dynamics - Created a network of teaching contacts within Europe This course is available at regular dates throughout the year. Although it is a two-week course, it is possible to join for one week only. [-]

Intensive English and IELTS

Anglolang Academy of English
Campus Full time

Anglolang’s Intensive English & IELTS course is perfect for students who hope to study at a UK college or university in the future but do not have a high [+]

Best Course Studies in English in Singapore 2017. Anglolang’s Intensive English & IELTS course is perfect for students who hope to study at a UK college or university in the future but do not have a high enough level of English. This course involves 25 hours group tuition each week in small multinational classes. The combination of morning classes which focus on the four skills as well as grammar and vocabulary development and afternoon classes which focus on IELTS examination strategies, helps students to achieve the score that they need in the IELTS test. Therefore allowing them to progress to the unversity degree of their choice. IELTS courses can be booked for 4 weeks or more. The minimum language level required for this course is Elementary (A1). When does it start? You can start the Intensive English and ELTS course at a number of different points during the year. Please contact us for more information about start dates which are suitable for you. What is IELTS? IELTS is the International English Language Testing System, an important English language test which is used to check language level for entry to colleges and universities around the world. The test is divided into separate listening, reading, writing and speaking tests and is a good indicator of your ability to handle academic English. [-]

Summer Vacation Courses

Anglolang Academy of English
Campus Full time

Anglolang's Summer Vacation course fees includes: 4 hours of group tuition every morning (maximum of 15 students per class), an organised social programme every afternoon, a full-day [+]

Have fun and learn Anglolang's Summer Vacation course fees includes: - 4 hours of group tuition every morning (maximum of 15 students per class) - an organised social programme every afternoon - a full-day study visit to a place of interest every Wednesday (an educational trip which is part of the academic programme) Students can also join an optional weekend full-day excursions with a guide for an additional cost of approximately £25 - £35. Examples of Afternoon Activities - Sea Life Centre - Sea Cruise - Scarborough Castle - Indoor Swimming Pool - Indoor Bowls - Sports Centre - Scarborough Art Gallery - Mini Golf - Art Workshop Please note that during the Summer Programme (from 16 June until 22 August 2014), there are adults, teenagers and children in the school. Teenagers who are 13 to 16 years old are taught separately from children under 13 years old. [-]