This English course is divided into three levels. Elementary, Intermediate and Advance level.

Objectives:

Objectives for each level are presented in the tables below. Furthermore, upon completion of each level, a certificate is provided to the learner.

Elementary level:

Area Objectives (adapted from descriptors from Common European Framework and European Language Portfolio level A1)
Speaking interaction and production objectives You will be able to:

·         Ask and answer simple questions on very familiar topics.

·         Use simple phrases and sentences to describe where you live and people you know.

·         Communicate in simple and routine tasks on familiar topics and activities.

·         Simply describe your family and other people, living conditions, your educational background and your present or most recent job.

Listening objectives You will be able to:

·         Understand familiar words and very basic phrases about yourself, your family and immediate surroundings when people speak slowly and clearly and repeats.

·         Understand phrases and common vocabulary on common areas e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, the local area, and employment.

·         Understand the main point in short, clear, simple messages and announcements.

Reading objectives You will be able to:

·         Understand familiar names, words and very simple sentences, for example on notices and posters or in catalogues.

·         Read very short, simple texts.

·         Find specific, predictable information in advertisements, prospectuses, menus and timetables.

·         Understand short simple personal letters.

Writing objectives You will be able to:

·         Write a short, simple postcard, for example holiday postcards.

·         Fill in forms with personal details, for example entering your name, nationality and address on a hotel registration form.

·         Write short, simple notes and messages.

·         Write a simple personal letter, for example thanking someone

Upon successful completion of Elementary level the learner is awarded the Certificate of Completion of English Elementary Level (CEEL)

 

Intermediate Level

Area Objectives (adapted from descriptors from Common European Framework and European Language Portfolio level A1)
Speaking interaction and production objectives You will be able to:

·         Deal with most situations when you travel in an area where people speak English.

·         Talk about family, hobbies, work, travel and current events.

·         Talk about experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions.

·         Give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.

·         Tell the story of a book or film and describe your reactions

·         Speak regularly with native speakers.

·         Discuss familiar topics in detail.

·         Give your opinions and explain advantages and disadvantages

Listening objectives You will be able to:

·         Understand the main points of clear speech on work, school and leisure.

·         Understand the main point on many radio or TV programmes on current affairs or familiar topics, when the speaker speaks slowly and clearly.

·         Understand long speech and lectures and follow complex arguments if the topic is reasonably familiar.

·         Understand most TV news and current affairs programmes.

·         Understand the majority of films in common accents

Reading objectives You will be able to:

·         Understand common, basic or job-related language.

·         Understand the description of events, feelings and wishes in personal letters.

·         Read articles and reports about common topics

·         Understand modern novels.

Writing objectives You will be able to:

·         Write simply about familiar topics.

·         Write personal letters describing experiences and impressions

·         Write clearly and in detail about a wide range of subjects.

·         Write an essay or report.

·         Write letters about events and personal experiences.

Upon successful completion of Intermediate Level, the learner is awarded a Certificate of Completion of English Intermediate Level (CEIL)

 


 

Advanced Level

Area Objectives (adapted from descriptors from Common European Framework and European Language Portfolio level A1)
Speaking interaction and production objectives You will be able to:

·         Speak fluently without searching for language.

·         Communicate effectively in social and professional situations.

·         Give ideas and opinions and relate your ideas to those of other speakers.

·         Talk about of complex subjects and develop arguments

·         Take part fluently and effortlessly in any conversation and have a good familiarity with idiomatic expressions and colloquialisms.

·         Present a clear, smoothly flowing description or argument in a style appropriate to the context and with an effective logical structure.

Listening objectives You will be able to:

·         Understand long complex speech.

·         Understand most television programmes and films.

·         Understand any kind of spoken language, live or broadcast, at fast native speed, when you have some time to get familiar with the accent.

Reading objectives You will be able to:

·          Understand long and complex factual and literary texts, with different styles.

·         Understand specialised articles and long technical instructions.

·         Read with ease abstract, structurally or linguistically complex texts such as manuals, specialised articles and literary works.

Writing objectives ·         You will be able to:

·         Write long, clear, well-structured text to express your points of view.

·         Write about complex subjects in a letter, an essay or a report.

·         Write in an appropriate style.

·         Write clear, smoothly-flowing text in an appropriate style.

·         Write complex letters, reports or articles which present a case with an effective logical structure.

·         Write summaries and reviews of professional or literary works.

Upon completion of Advanced Level, the learner is awarded with a Certificate of Completion of English Advanced Level (CEAL)

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