Certificate in English for Foreign Learners (Level 1)

A.   Title of Course

 

Certificate in English for Foreign Learners (Level 1)

B.    Overview

 

Exerceo Business International College offers English Language courses in 4 different levels (Level 1 to Level 4) for international students who wish to acquire a good foundation in this international language.

The Certificate in English for Foreign Learners courses will enable students to build and enhance their reading, writing, listening and speaking skills in English. At each level, students will be able to grasp the intended learning outcomes for the respective level from learning grammer and commonly used words to cultivate communication skills, build simple structures while developing sufficient vocabulary base through classroom lessons and tutorials. Upon completion of each level, students will be able to produce reasonable explanations and arguments on abstract thought and topics learned at that level.

 

C.   Objective

 

The aim of this course is to enable learners to be:

a. Able to understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance ;

b. Able to communicate in simple and routine tasks

c. Able to  describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.

 

D.   Course Structure

       

Course Outlines

 

The course consist of a English module/subject delivering the following learning outcomes:

1. Learners can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phases aimed at the satisfaction        of needs of a concrete type;

2. Learners can introduce himself/herself and others and ask and answer questions about personal details such as        where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has; and

3. Learners can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly

    and clearly and is prepared to help.

4. Learners can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate                    relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment).;

5. Learners can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information          on familiar and routine matters; and

6. Learners can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in          areas of immediate need.

 

b. Scope of Study

 

     Vocabulary and Grammer

 

 

c. Delivery Mode

 

    Classroom Lessons, tutorials and group discussions

 

 

d. Commencement Dates / Intakes

 

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e. Course Duration

 

Full-time

The course duration is 6 months.

Maximum allowable period to complete the course is 12 months from date of course commencement date

 

Part-time

The course duration is 8 months of institutional training

Maximum allowable period to complete the course is 16 months from date of course commencement

       

 

f. Class Period

    

Full-time

3 contact hrs per session,  sessions per week

15 contact hrs per week

Total contact hours:   360 hrs

 

Part-time

3 contact hrs per session, 2 sessions per week

6 contact hrs per week

Total contact hours:   192 hrs

g. Course Fee
 

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h. Payment Mode

For further information or clarification, please call our Student Support   

Services Officer at +65 6221 0603

i. Assessments

           

In-house written and spoken assessments

j.   Assessment Methods

             

Written Examination

Spoken Examination

k.Assessment Grading Criteria

 

Spoken Examination:   25%

Written Examination:    75%

l.Expected Examination Results Release Date

 

Assessment results shall be released within 3 months upon completion of the last assessment.

m.Qualification Award

 

Certificate in English for Foreign Learners (Level 1) awarded by Exerceo Business International College

n.Graduation Requirements

 

To ‘Pass’, learners must:

1. Both the spoken examination and written examination must achieved 50% of total allocated marks each.

2. Achieved at least 50 marks (spoken examination and written examination) as combined score.

o.Teacher Qualifications

 

The Committee for Private Education (CPE) is duly notified on all teachers in Exerceo Business International College.  All teachers have the required qualifications. Please refer to Our Teachers list in the website for more details.

Average Teacher-Student Ratio is 1:30

Please note that the maximum number of students in the classroom is subjected to the maximum allowable seating capacity  

p.Progression Pathway

 

Certificate in English for Foreign Learners (Level 1)                      Certificate in English for Foreign Learners (Level 2) offered by Exerceo Business International College

 

 

 E. Entry Requirements

   

Age: A least 16 years old and above

 

Academic Qualification: Certificate in English for Foreign Learners (Foundation) or equivalent

 

Language Proficiency: At least IELTS 2.0 or equivalent