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Certificate in Communicative English (Elementary Level)

Overview

Course Description

The aim of this course is to help students communicate effectively and confidently in English by developing the students’ reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. Elementary level builds on the foundations for accurate and fluent communication already established in Beginner level by extending grammatical and functional skills.

At the end of the course, students will be able to focus on applied grammar, listening, oral fluency, pronunciation, vocabulary development, and writing structure, beginning with sentences and progressing through to organised paragraphs.

 

Course Objectives

At the end of the programme, the student will be able to:

  • Speak and listen to explore, elucidate, and contemplate on their thoughts, ideas, feelings, and experiences at the elementary level
  • Communicate information and ideas effectively and clearly, and to respond personally and critically
  • Express themselves in speech using a range of vocabulary and grammatical structures
  • Read and respond with understanding to a range of visual texts at the elementary level
  • Interpret, select, and combine information using a variety of strategies and resources
  • Write to explore, and reflect on their thoughts, feelings and experiences
  • Use a range of strategies to develop effective writing

 

Course Modules

Listening and Speaking (Elementary Level)
Listening and Speaking is intended for students taking the course Certificate in Communicative English – Elementary Level. The module is aimed at international students who are not native speakers of English and with a non¬English medium background who wish to enhance their listening and speaking skills in order to maximise their communicative competence in everyday life.

Reading and Writing (Elementary Level)
Reading and Writing is intended for students taking the course Certificate in
Communicative English – Elementary Level. The module is aimed at international students who are not native speakers of English and with a non¬English medium background who wish to enhance their reading and writing skills in order to maximise their communicative competence in everyday life.

 

Course Mode

Full-Time: 5 Days Per Week x 3 Hours Per Day

 

Duration

Full-Time – 3 Months

 

Mode of Delivery

Face to Face

 

Manner of Teaching

Teaching will be conducted through lectures, discussion strategies, group activities, role play and by
using visual aids.

 

Average Teacher-Student Ratio

1:20

 

Certificate Conferring Body

Upon completion of the course, students will be awarded the Certificate in Communicative English (Elementary Level) Certificate by Mirror D’ International College.

 

Course Commencement Date

To be announced.