Our hospitality preparatory program prepares you to meet the English language requirements for entry into your undergraduate or postgraduate diploma program at Les Roches Jin Jiang. The program will place you in an appropriate program level according to your existing level of English, and the total program duration will depend on your English level. Courses focus on intensive English learning in small groups, and key aspects of hospitality English are introduced.
The Hospitality Preparatory Program (HPP) also aims to introduce students to hospitality, raising their cultural awareness in preparation for further studies at Les Roches Jin Jiang when joining the main program.
LEVELS OF TOUCHSTONE
Students will be placed in the appropriate program level according to their English level assessed by a placement test, equivalent to the IELTS English exam, taken on the check-in day on campus. There are in total three different levels and each level is a 9-week course.
The hospitality preparatory program at Les Roches Jin Jiang features three different levels of Touchstone, an English language program offered in cooperation with Cambridge University Press. Each level is taught in a 9-week course. Based on the results of your English level assessment test (taken when you arrive on campus), you will begin your preparatory program in Touchstone 2, Touchstone 3 or Touchstone 4.
- Touchstone English: 12 hours per week
- Writing: 3 hours per week
- Grammar: 3 hours per week
- Hospitality English: 3 hours per week
- Computer Assisted Language Learning: 2 hours per week
- Study Support: 2 hours per week