ESL - Basic

General

Program Description

ESL- Basic

Program:

  • Monday – Friday (Except Holidays)
  • 9am-1pm
  • 20 Hours/Week
  • 1-12 month program

An amazing course for a student with poor English, that will receive a lot of support from your professional instructors, and you will be 100% guided through the entire process.

Choose our school for quality! We hope to see you in 2013!

Grammar and Writing

In the basic levels, Grammar classes focus on fundamental grammatical structures, with an emphasis on the use of grammar structures in everyday activities.

In the intermediate levels, basic grammar skills are reinforced while students learn more complex grammar structures through various activities and extensive practice.

In the advanced levels, the emphasis is on the accurate use of grammar in both written and oral communication. Techniques for writing coherent essays and creative papers are also taught.

Listening and Speaking

In the basic levels, Listening and Speaking skills are introduced through the use of dialogues, pictures, or pantomime. Students learn basic phrases in order to deal with common situations and topics in an English-speaking environment.

In the intermediate levels, communication beyond everyday English is emphasized as students move on to more complex language skills. Class materials focus on current events and topics to practice newly learned language functions.

In the advanced levels, the focus is on both informal and formal presentation skills related to public speaking and everyday communication in the English-speaking world. Students will be fine-tuning their oral communication skills to enhance both the accuracy and fluency of their English language abilities.

Reading and Vocabulary

In the basic levels, Reading and Vocabulary classes focus on survival skills, covering a variety of everyday words, activities and functions. These are presented through interesting visuals and class activities. Reading strategies focus on basic comprehension of details.

The intermediate section reinforces basic reading skills while presenting new, more challenging skills. Class activities are designed to encourage the practical use of newly acquired vocabulary in real-life situations.

In the advanced levels, the emphasis in reading and vocabulary class is put on developing analytical and critical thinking skills. Materials include authentic and academic reading material. Advanced vocabulary and reading skills (as recommended by the guidelines of numerous colleges) are taught.

Last updated January 2018

About the School

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