INTENSIVE ENGLISH TRAINING PROGRAM

FOUNDATIONAL LANGUAGE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

Mind Your Language courses are designed to help students become well-rounded English communicators. It covers Speaking, Writing, Listening, Intensive Grammar, Vocabulary Building, and Pronunciation and Accent Neutralization.

The courses can be customized to help students learn Business English or to prepare them for standardized international English tests such as IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC, etc.

 

BUSINESS ENGLISH

This course aims to enhance workplace communication skills. Students will undertake a variety of meaningful communication tasks that simulate real business situations. They will use business vocabulary, useful expressions, and grammar in various speaking, writing, reading, and listening activities.

 

Prerequisite:

The student must have at least a working knowledge and skill in using English. It includes knowledge in grammar, vocabulary, basic conversation, among others.

 

6 Domains of Language Learning

1. English Proficiency

The course targets the development of four macro skills  –  reading, writing, speaking, and listening.

At the end of the course, students should be able to confidently deal with tasks that require effective use of all these skills. The course also provides foundational skills students need before taking standardized international tests in English.

2. Intensive Grammar

The class aims to equip students with knowledge of grammatical structures of English that facilitate clear communication of ideas. Because grammatical structures are easier to understand and better retained when applied in contexts, lessons are applied in actual speaking and writing activities.

3. Pronunciation and Accent Neutralization

We have designed the lessons and activities to help students improve their pronunciation of trouble sounds and achieve clear speech through accent reduction or neutralization.

It provides students an understanding of how English sounds English are produced and the principles that create smooth and fluid speech. In the process, the students will be able to communicate effectively in the English language as they can perceive sounds correctly, develop good listening skills, as well as produce intelligible sounds in actual speech.

4. Vocabulary Building

The class aims to develop students’ comprehension and expression of ideas through vocabulary acquisition.

The vocabulary is grouped by topics; ranging from everyday situations to work-related situations. Students are given ample speaking and writing activities to allow them to utilize newly learned words in actual speaking and writing.

5. Academic Reading

The program is also designed to equip students with strategies and skills necessary for reading with academic or educational purposes.

The aim is to enable them to understand and use academic text. They will learn to provide correct interpretation by identifying crucial elements such as the author’s purpose, identifying relationships among concepts or parts of the text, main idea, theme, opinions, and facts.

The course can be customized to help students to learn Business English or prepare for standardized international English tests such as IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC, etc.

6. Academic Writing

The program is designed to equip students with strategies and skills necessary for writing with academic or educational purposes.

This will help students develop aptitude in writing different types of essays with a clear purpose. It will also enable them to present their ideas in a logical structure, present enough evidence and details to support their arguments, and build topic-related vocabulary and grammatical structures.

The course can be customized to help students to learn Business English or prepare for standardized international English tests such as IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC, etc.