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A course is the study of a particular topic within a wider subject area and is the foundation of a qualification. A typical course includes lectures, assessments and tutorials.

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 (新加坡) is a city-state in Southeast Asia. Founded as a British trading colony in 1819, since independence it has become one of the world's most prosperous countries and boasts the world's busiest port. Singapore has six national universities and are generally well-regarded and attracts exchange students from all over the world.

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English Language Preparatory Program (ELPP)

James Cook University Singapore
Campus Full time 4 - 20 months November 2018 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.... [-]


Preparatory Course for GCE ‘O’ Level

Spring College International
Campus Full time 12 months August 2018 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. [+]

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 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.... [-]


Holiday English Course

Spring College International
Campus Full time 1 - 4 weeks August 2018 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 the 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:

Proper pronunciation

Speaking abilities during different occasion

Comprehension skills

Forming full sentences

Writing skills

Listening skills Course Time

Monday to Friday 9 am. to 12 pm

Course Duration

1 Week, 2 Weeks, 3 Weeks, 4 Weeks

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CEPA & EMSA English

English Training Lounge
Campus Full time September 2018 Singapore

Common Educational Proficiency Assessment (CEPA) and External Measure of Student Achievement, (EMSA) are a set of locally-developed standardized tests used for admissions and placement by all federal institutions of higher and further education in the United Arab Emirates: ADVETI, Zayed University, the Higher Colleges of Technology, and UAE University. [+]

CEPA & EMSA English

English Training Lounge - The Professional's Choice

Common Educational Proficiency Assessment (CEPA) and External Measure of Student Achievement, (EMSA) are a set of locally-developed standardised tests used for admissions and placement by all federal institutions of higher and further education in the United Arab Emirates: ADVETI, Zayed University, the Higher Colleges of Technology, and UAE University.

The CEPA is produced by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific research as part of NAPO (National Admissions and Placement Office) and EMSA by the Abu Dhabi Education Council. There are two exams for the CEPA and EMSA. The English examinations test basic English proficiency, and the Mathematics measures basic math skills. Both the English and the Maths exams are administered in two formats: paper-based (with scanned answer sheets) and computer-based for the CEPA and computer-based only for the EMSA. English Training Lounge offers full CEPA and EMSA- English training and tuition and can also arrange for mathematics tuition if needed. It is also important to keep in mind that the EMSA also has a Science section. This is often, but not always integrated into the Mathematics section of the exam.... [-]


TOEFL Exam Preparation

English Training Lounge
Online Campus Full time September 2018 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.... [-]


Corporate English

English Training Lounge
Campus Full time September 2018 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. [+]

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... [-]


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

English Training Lounge
Campus Full time September 2018 Singapore

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

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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 Program (CP) & Diploma Program (DP) support courses and tuition

International Baccalaureate Middle Years, (MY) Program support and tuition

'The MY Program 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 program is a five-year program of secondary education for 11 to 16-year-olds. Students who complete the MY program are well-prepared to undertake the IB Diploma Program (DP), Career-related Program (CP) or even the UK Curriculum A, Level course. The MY Program curriculum The MY Program 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 program. In the final two years of the program, carefully-defined subject group flexibility allows students to meet local requirements and personal learning goals. The 8 subject groups:... [-]


IELTS Exam Preparation

English Training Lounge
Campus Full time September 2018 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.

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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.... [-]


Course in English for Specific Purposes (ESP)

English Training Lounge
Campus Full time September 2018 Singapore

English for Specific Purposes (ESP) is a learner-centred 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 as a Second Language, (ESL)

English Training Lounge
Campus Full time September 2018 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.

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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.... [-]


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. [+]

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: ... [-]

Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'O' Level Examination Course

TMC Academy
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 23 months May 2018 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.... [-]


Intensive English and IELTS

Anglolang Academy of English
Campus Full time Singapore

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 [+]

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).... [-]


Summer Vacation Courses

Anglolang Academy of English
Campus Full time Singapore

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.... [-]