Intensive English

Target Market : University Students, Professionals and Retirees
Entry Level: Beginner
Course Materials:1:1 3 Hours – Headway Academic Skills Speaking and Listening
1:1 1 Hour – Headway Academic Skills Reading and Writing
Course Duration: Monday – Friday; 5 hours/day; 100 hours/month Friday class is shortened
Class Schedule: Monday to Thursday where Friday is shortened class

Program Description

Intensive English program is designed only for beginner level students. This is to ensure fast language development through maximizing individual classes. Students can choose specific skills for comprehensive English learning.

The Communicative Approach is used in teaching this program.  Thus, more time is spent in improving the students’ conversational skills to develop confidence in using the English language.

Different assessment methods are given to the students to measure their learning and progress in class. At the end of each month, a Re-assessment Exam is given to provide basis in determining the students’ level improvement.

Program Goal:                 

                The goal of this program is to build students’ confidence in using English, improve fluency and accuracy.

General Objectives:

  • Develop English conversational skills.
  • Categorize group vocabularies, phrases and expressions.
  • Construct correct basic to complex sentences.
  • Comprehend grammatical structures and rules
  • Write letters – email, formal and informal.
  • Recognize signposts of speakers’ language use.
  • Understand simple to complex passages.
  • Improve pronunciation.

BEGINNER LOW PROGRAM 4 WEEKS

Intensive English
Class Structure Specific Objectives Target Area
5 Hours 1:1 with Filipino teacher Know parts of speechUse basic phrases and expressions

Learn common group vocabularies

Learn to ask using wh- questions

Discuss simple verb tenses

Discuss plural and singular nouns

Construct simple and grammatically correct sentences

Practice taking notes

Understand sentence gist

How to give reasons and opinions

Build vocabulary – synonyms & word families

Write simple email and letter

Use proper punctuations

Introduce paragraph parts

VocabularyCommunication and Socialization

Grammar

Note-taking

Sentence construction

Reading methods

Punctuations

Writing

 

BEGINNER MEDIUM PROGRAM 4 WEEKS

Intensive English
Class Structure Specific Objectives Target Area
5 Hours 1:1 with Filipino teacher Understand formal, neural and informal languageLearn spoken pronunciation and sentence stress

Define and describe objects

Make simple conversation

Make surveys

Identify multi-word verbs

Word building – suffixes and prefixes

State facts and opinions

Create short reports

Use formal expressions in academic writing

Discover techniques in summarizing and paraphrasing

Recognize synonyms and antonyms

SocializationPronunciation

Reading comprehension

Writing formal and informal letters

Vocabulary

BEGINNER HIGH PROGRAM 4 WEEKS

Intensive English
Class Structure Specific Objectives Target Area
5 Hours 1:1 with Filipino teacher Organize a presentationExpress and support opinions

Identify speakers’ opinions

Discuss pros and cons of a topic

Conduct interviews

Present data survey

Learn academic vocabulary

How to argue

Give presentation

Learn academic vocabulary

Predict topic sentences

Apply scanning and skimming

Describe graphs, charts and statistics.

Write a detailed paragraph

Introduce techniques in writing paragraph

Plan an argumentative letter

Critical thinkingSpeaking and pronunciation

Vocabulary

Presentation

Paragraph writing

 

 

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