I have been learning English for many years, including grammar during my school years as well as self-study while working. My job requires me to write in English, though not too much. Now I want to improve my skills since I’m quite a shy person. I am not able to communicate articulately, present, or make plans in English.View more
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YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
At the beginner level, students will get the ability of using English, which is similar to the one of native children at the age of 2-4 years old. They will know how to use words and phrases to talk about their daily routine.
"At the beginner level, students will get the ability of using English, which is similar to the one of native children at the age of 2-4 years old. They will know how to use words and phrases to talk about their daily routine."
Language for the BEGINNER
Students get the ability of using English, which is similar to the one of native children at the age of 2-4 years old who speak English as their mother-tongue.
SYLLABUS FOR THE BASIC LEVEL – LEVEL A1
There is no difficulty for students at the level when they talk about their own information (such as: job, accommodation, interest...) and they could introduce themselves in English. Moreover, they will have enough vocabulary to talk about their daily routine and also express their ideas in the conversation.
Students can talk about their favorite activities and ask questions. Students are able to describe their house, family and talk about important events in English easily. Moreover, students can take part in conversations about cooking, shopping, etc. and even inviting his friends to a birthday party.
Planning the future in English? Talking about your life in simple words? Talking on the phone? These are perfect exercises for students to manage their skills, and use the present and past tenses naturally. Short conversations about weather and holidays? These topics are no longer a problem to students in this level!
The ability to use English at this phase is relatively similar to native English-speaking children at the age from 6-10 years old. Use simple sentences to answer questions about general life issues.
"The ability to use English at this phase is relatively similar to native English-speaking children at the age from 6-10 years old. Use simple sentences to answer questions about general life issues."
Language for DAILY COMMUNICATION level
The ability to use English at this phase is relatively similar to native English-speaking children at the age from 6-10 years old.
PATHWAY FOR LEARNING DAILY COMMUNICATION ENGLISH – LEVEL A2
Students are able to describe appearances and personalities of others. Students learn how to show responsibilities, interpret necessary things, voice up their points of view (agree or disagree), describe where they live or call their favorite dishes at the restaurant easily. Students can also make requests or inquiries and plan out their future plans in English.
Students can make suggestions, assumptions and requests in English. Students can share self-experiences and emotions with others to acquire information and raise simple opinions. Students can talk about their own lives in big cities and describe their hobbies.
The ability to use English at this stage is comparable to native pupils aged 16 to 18, where English is the mother toungue. Students at this level can easily communicated different topics such as work, school, and etc...
"The ability to use English at this stage is comparable to native pupils aged 16 to 18, where English is the mother toungue. Students at this level can easily communicated different topics such as work, school, and etc..."
Language skills at INTERMEDIATE LEVEL
The ability to use English in this phase is equivalent to native students aged 16 to 18, where English is the mother tongue.
ENGLISH LEARNING COURSE - LEVEL B1
~ IELTS 4-5 TOEIC 400-500 TOEFL iBT 40-65 Cambrige ESOL:PET
Students will easily communicate in different topics such as work, school or free time activities...as long there are common everyday conversations. Learners can encounter some situations while traveling and they are required to use English. Learners can also talk fluently about familiar topics and interests, and they are confident in sharing about their personal experiences and events. In additions, learners can dream in English, have hope and inspiration. Moreover, learners can explain their ideas, options and plans for their future.
Students can express their feelings, emotions and behaviors. They can describe their childhood in English without any problems. Students can use their English to discuss literature, plays, traveling and high technology. They can also talk about how machines work. They easily give their arguments in English.
Students can give their comments on multimedia, their advice to somebody or any complaints about services, discuss the discovery or achievements in the past. They can describe people, places, events, or give ideas or comments about daily news. With this level, all topics concerning environment, policy or finance become easier. Beyond that, students are able to lead a conversation in English.
Students are able to open, keep and close simple conversations in English. They may express their ideas based different styles, cultures. They can discuss changes of weather or nature phenomena. They even can talk about hot trends in the future. Students can read and understand the notification, announcements, show their regret or sympathy in English.
Students can express their ideas or comments about movies, TV programs. They can describe the diseases or health problems. They are able to talk about issues concerning experience about education, sports, entertainment professionally. With this level, all issues about natural environment or real working environment are not the problems anymore.
The ability to use English at this stage is comparable to the 25-year-old native, where English is his mother tongue. Students can confidently discuss the professional issues that they have knowledge of.
"The ability to use English at this stage is comparable to the 25-year-old native, where English is his mother tongue. Students can confidently discuss the professional issues that they have knowledge of."
Language skills at INTERMEDIATE level
The ability to use English at this stage is comparable to the 25-year-old native, where English is his mother tongue.
STUDY PLAN AT INTERMEDIATE - LEVEL B2
~ IELTS 5-6.5 TOEIC 550-700 TOEFL iBT 65-90 Cambrige ESOL:FCE
Learners are aware of the key points in abstract texts or specific issues, including professional discussion. Students can communicate fluently and completely improvisationally, have no difficulties in communicating with foreigners. Learners can make a speech verbally or on paper in most topics. Learners are willing to participate in discussions, deliberations; The strengths and weaknesses in different situations.
Learners can easily understand abstract subjects, express their emotions, hopes and plans. Learners can share their experience and information accurately. It will become easy for learners to lead a conversation, expand their thoughts, and make clear statements in discussions.
Learners can fully express and explain their opinions. It will become easy to discuss topics related to banking and finance. Learners can convey what they are certain about, question, hesitate, and doubt. Learners know about reflexes, disclose their interests, sympathy and surprises. Learners can also use warmer vocabulary.
Learners at this level are equivalent to a 40 years old native whose mother tongue is English and can discuss, argue and debate in matters they know about.
"Learners at this level are equivalent to a 40 years old native whose mother tongue is English and can discuss, argue and debate in matters they know about."
Language skills at the ADVANCE level
Learners at this level are equivalent to a 40 years old native whose mother tongue is English.
SYLLABUS OF ADVANCED LEVEL - LEVEL C1 & C1+
ADVANCE ~ IELTS 6.5-8 TOEIC 700-850 TOEFL iBT 90-110 Cambrige ESOL:CAE
Learners understand documents with complicated topics, recognize the meanings within words. Students can communicate fluently and correctly, express their ideas without difficulty. Learners use English language effectively and comfortably when talking with friends or in social, educational or working environment. Learners can use the full sentence structure clearly and specifically in any complicated situation. They can also use effective and accurate rules of communication and presentation.
Learners can express attitude, feelings and opinions on issues. Learners consider and raise contributive comments. Learners know how to defend their opinions and express different levels of their emotion firmly. Learners can understand implication meanings.
Learners give hypothesis of arguments and results for what is happening. Learners raise certain ideas on complicated issues. Learners know how to use the appropriate level of words for different situations. Learners can express their thoughts about topics relating to sciences by themselves.
MASTER ~ IELTS 8+ TOEIC 850+ TOEFL iBT 110+ Cambrige ESOL:CPE
Learners understand most of content of the text with the diversity in topic. Recognizing metaphor and indirect expressions. Learners can summarize main points from different sources fluently and correctly. Learners use English in social, educational or professional environment effectively and smoothly.
Students are adept at expressing their own attitudes, emotions and opinions by using advanced English sentence structures. Students can defend their ideas/opinions persuasively and are good at using idioms. Students can read between the lines when conversing with others. Students can express their own thoughts and ideas regarding to business.
Students can present their own ideas and propose theories regarding to practical problems. Students know how to handle business situations (e.g.: how to lead a meeting or give a presentation). Students can use advanced sentence structures and use idioms and expressions accurately.
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