Certificate In English (IELTS preparation)

(JPT/BPP(K)1000-600/WP143(6))

web_banner_latest6-1
Introduction

KAGC’s School of English is founded on premises of confidence and responsibility whereby students make decisions and plans to pursue their career and advance their life-long goals. The students are concurrently assessed based on International English Language Testing Systems (IELTS). The school has incorporated and designed an innovative Intensive English Preparation (IEP/IELTS) programme that measure the students competency in Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking skills. The IEP/IELTS programme is offered in separate levels of entry, determined by the English Placement Test, with progression towards the ADVANCE – IELTS Preparation for Examination. The test is held at a British Council approved testing centre. The programme is also infused with essential skills in confidence, responsibility and power at the respective level equipping candidates the strengths to excel in job interviews, career advancement and entrepreneurship.

Course Modules

The following subjects are indicative of what you will study on this course. For more details on course structure and modules and how the subjects will be taught and assessed, please contact KAGC course counsellors.

Beginner

This level is the first step to teaching students about the four skills in the English language (reading, writing, speaking and listening) along with basic preliminary vocabulary and pronunciation. This is the first step towards mastering English language in order to participate in the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) exam.

By completing this level the students will be able to:

  • Acquire the most Basic English grammar, reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.
  • Familiarize with the English alphabet and its pronunciation.
  • Acquire the basic and preliminary vocabulary for their daily conversation.
  • Construct basic sentence structure and the information of short simple paragraphs.
  • Teach students to write basic simple sentences in English and to equip them with language tools for daily communication usage.

Intermediate

This level is the second level of study of the English program where students will not only develop their knowledge of the four language skills but also be familiarized with Business English and will also develop their writing skills.

By completing this level the students will be able to:

  • Improve on the four language skills.
  • Develop their semantic and syntactic knowledge of the second language.
  • Get acquainted with Business English in order to develop their formal and professional communication skills.
  • Learn academic writing in order to improve their academic writing skill and to develop their written and linguistic proficiency.
  • Familiarize with business related vocabulary, sentence structure and expressions to develop their professional communicative competence.
  • Use formal appropriate language, social etiquette and cross-cultural norms in order for them to get a better understanding of the ways of communication.
  • Give effective presentations by using appropriate and purposeful language.

Upper Intermediate

This is the third level of study of the English program where students will continue to develop their understanding of the four language skills. They will also continue to develop their knowledge of using English for business purposes, their writing skills and their public speaking competence.

By completing this level the students will be able to:

  • Develop the students’ understanding of the four language skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) along with their grammatical knowledge, the related vocabulary and pronunciation.
  • Develop the students’ knowledge about Business English vocabulary, sentence structure, phrases, expressions and professional and formal language.
  • Develop the students’ ability to write effectively and correctly in order to develop their writing skills in order to write for a variety of purposes.
  • Be able to develop the students’ public speaking skills and boost their self- confidence to be able to speak and communicate with a wide range of audience in various contexts and for different purposes.

Advanced

The advanced level is the last level of study in the English programme. This level is a review of all the four language structures (reading, writing, speaking and listening) that the students have learned. It also provides students with a complete knowledge of the four language skills that they need in order to sit for the IELTS exam. It also continues to develop the students’ creative writing skills and familiarizes students with two new subjects including introduction to Drama and introduction to Literature.

By completing this level the students will be able to:

  • Acquire all there is to know about the four language skills so that the students are fully prepared to participate in the IELTS examination.
  • Fully develop the students’ writing skills, speaking skills, presentation skills, comprehension skills, professional communication skills, theatrical and literacy skills.
Course Duration
  • 8 Months
Entry Requirement
  • Pass KAGC English Placement Test (EPT)
Academic Intakes
  • Monthly

Prospectus View >

pdf5_img