GENERAL PROGRAMS

010General English: Students learn general concepts such as shopping, entertainment, jobs and the like. Situations include making hotel reservations, to discussing current events. The goal is to improve vocabulary and fluency within all levels.

Conversation Class: The purpose of these lessons is to emphasize vocabulary and idiomatic expressions in an informal setting. Lesson topics range from social, political, economic to environmental issues. Students who are in pre-intermediate and above can partake in these lessons.

TOEFL / Proficiency: This is an all – encompassing exam held internationally. Holding this certificate has become a prerequisite for some firms, while others consider it for promotions. Proficiency tests your general level of English, and lessons cover writing, reading, and listening. Our teaching team will assist you along the way in order for you to reach your test success.

Abroad Education: Students have found it an advantage to take their English learning further in native speaking country. We work with Canadian language schools in Toronto and Vancouver which offer general ESL, ESL + Work experience and certificate programs. Students can select home stay, dormitory or hotels for their accommodations.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS FOR EACH LEVEL

Beginner: Basic grammar structures and simple dialogues are introduced. They are receiving snap-shots of the language. Constant mistakes are made and the role of the teacher is to give correct models.

Elementary: Students talk about daily activities and hold simple and short conversations. Students will form sentences with incorrect tenses. Vocabulary is still limited at this stage.

Pre-Intermediate: Language acquisition is now easier. More grammar structures are introduced. Students are able to read short articles and have longer discussions while communicating their ideas and problems with simple vocabulary and sentence structure.

Intermediate: Students can speak with more ease and have improved listening skills. They can write proper e-mails with little or no mistakes. They can hold ten-minute presentations. They can read longer articles and guess the meaning of unknown vocabulary correctly.

Upper-Intermediate: Students are confident and can hold arguments with little mistakes. Most of the errors that are made come from the choice of vocabulary and tone. They can read articles from international magazines and understand the general topic easily.

Advanced: They can hold debates, write letters and reports with ease. They can hold long presentations. Reading is as easy as is listening. They lack sophisticated vocabulary, idioms and sentence structures.

CETC uses the Canadian Benchmarks to determine what each student must learn for each corresponding level in reading, writing, speaking and listening. Please view the link at www.language.ca for further details.

The student is placed in a suitable level after taking a complimentary written and oral test.