General English Course

The General English course is designed for motivated adult learners and emphasises practical communication, especially speaking and listening.

It is a communicative course that helps students achieve a desired learning result. It cover a wide range of topics in the context of today’s global world, following a balanced approach to topics, language development and skills work. Speaking activities are prominent, but not at the expense of the other core skills of reading, writing and listening, which are developed systematically throughout the course.

Overview

Reading

  • Learn to read for main idea and specific information
  • Guess the meaning of new words form context
  • Read and understand texts in a variety of genres
  • Identify register and tone from reading texts
  • Use reading texts to support their writing

Writing

  • Write narratives and biographies
  • Write descriptions of achievements
  • Write formal letters and other types of messages
  • Give opinions and supporting reasons in essays and reviews

Listening

  • Listen for main ideas
  • Listen to get details
  • Use listening to present information
  • Exposure to different accents
  • Use listening to promote discussions

Speaking

  • Talk about a wide variety of topics
  • Present information clearly to others
  • Describe events and achievements
  • Explain opinions and decisions
  • Speak accurately in various contexts
  • Participate in discussions
  • Give a viewpoint on a topic providing examples

 

Advertisements