Certificate in English for Foreign Learners (Level 3)

A.   Title of Course


Certificate in English for Foreign Learners (Level 3)

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:

a. Able to understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts and recognize implicit meaning;

b. Able to express fluently

c. Able to use language flexibly and effectively

d. Able to produce clear, well structures and detailed text.

D.   Course Structure


        Course Outlines


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

1. Learners can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts and recognize implicit meaning;

Learners can express himself/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expression;

Learners can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes; and

Learners can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organizational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.

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



The course duration is 6 months.

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


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



3 contact hrs per session,  sessions per week

15 contact hrs per week

Total contact hours:   360 hrs



3 contact hrs per session, 2 sessions per week

6 contact hrs per week

Total contact hours:   192 hrs


g. Course Fees


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 3) 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 3)                      Certificate in English for Foreign Learners (Level 4) 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 (Level 2) or equivalent


Language Proficiency:  At least IELTS 4.0 or equivalent 

CPE  Registration Number: 200918181G 
Valid: 31-8-2017 to 30-8-2021


EduTrust Certificate Number: EDU-3-3149

Validity:  26-02-2021 to 25-02-2022



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Singapore 189683

Student Support Services/General Enquiries:
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Closed on Saturday and Public Holiday

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