Our Starter/Beginner level is for students who need to develop English language skills for routine social demands facing adult learners in day-to-day situations. The focus is on the listening and speaking tasks necessary to satisfy these basic routines. This course also introduces reading and writing skills for those with little or no literacy in English. By the end of this level students can expect to be able to give and obtain factual information about personal information and non-personal information. In addition, they should also be able to establish and maintain social and professional contacts and carry out certain transactions such as making arrangements (planning, tickets, reservations, etc.) for travel, accommodation, appointments, leisure activities, making purchases and ordering food and drink.|
Our Elementary Level is for students who have already learnt some English and who wish to build on their English language skills for social and everyday purposes. It is expected that the writing and speaking skills of students will be limited at this stage. »
The language will be mostly or completely learnt by repetition and drilling. Reading and listening skills will be more developed than speaking and writing skills. By the end of the level it is expected that students will be able to understand straightforward information in spoken and written English and to express himself/herself in speech and in writing for simple practical purposes in everyday situations such as asking for directions, ordering food at a restaurant, making appointments and reservations; expressing degrees of certainty and frequency and talking about the past. It is a course which prepares students for the next stage in English.
Our Pre-Intermediate Level is for students who have a command of English which allows them to use the language to deal with familiar social and everyday situations. By the end of this level our students should be able to understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at meeting their needs.
They should also be able to introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as personal preferences, where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has. Students should also be able to interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.
Our Intermediate Level is for students who need to understand and express in speaking and writing - information, ideas, feelings, opinions and common phrases about everyday situations in straightforward spoken and written language.
By the end of this level our students are expected to be able to understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment).
Our students should also be able to communicate in simple English conversations and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. They should also be able to describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate interest.
Our Upper-Intermediate Level is for students who use or will use English for their educational or working life. At the end of this level students should be able to understand familiar matters regularly encountered in work, college, etc.
Students should also be able to deal with most situations likely to arise while living in an area where the English language is spoken. In addition, students should also be able to produce grammatically accurate and complex sentences in connected texts and essays on topics that are familiar or of personal interest.
They should also be able to describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.
Our Advanced Level is for students who use or will use English on a regular basis and who wish to improve their fluency and accuracy as well as extending their vocabulary to include more specialized English related to their own areas of interest.
By the end of this level students should be able to understand the main ideas of complex texts on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of interest. Students should also be able to interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible and easy for either party.
In addition, students should also be able to produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various opinions.