Semi Intensive English – India

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About the programme

Study English while still having the freedom to explore your surroundings. The ELS Semi-Intensive English programme helps strengthen your English communication skills in the classroom, then allows you time to absorb your surroundings and practise your new skills. Your morning classes will focus on the building blocks of English proficiency: Structure and Speaking Practice or Language Studies, Vocabulary Enrichment and a lesson in the Language Technology Center. You will have the opportunity to explore the local area in the afternoons.

Curriculum

  • Key language skills: Listening, pronunciation, grammar, speaking and vocabulary        
  • Applied learning: In India, Contact India! allows you to meet with university English-speakers, practice conversing while using real-world English, listen to guest lecturers and participate in local excursions   

Semi-intensive English – India

  • Age requirements
    • 18* (students below 18 years of age permitted with Center Director’s approval)
  • ELS Levels Covered
    • 12 levels: 101 (Beginner) to 112 (Masters)
  • Maximum students / class
    • 15
  • Maximum students / class skills
    Enhancement classes
    • 20
  • Number of centres offered
    • 1
  • Lessons / week
    50 minutes each Monday – Friday
    • 20
  • Session / level
    • 1 session (4 weeks) for each level
  • Start dates annually
    • 12

Levels

ELS offers 12 levels of instruction to accommodate students of all abilities. All ELS programmes offer placement testing to help determine your level of proficiency and place you in the level that is the best fit for you.

You will learn the basics and foundations of the English language in the lower levels. As you progress through the levels, you will find more and more complexity in your courses.

At the end of each three-month session, students who meet the requirements of their level will move up to the next level.

As you move through the levels, you will gain new opportunities through more challenging courses and through higher education options.

Beginner
Levels 101/102/103
  • Communicates at a basic level in everyday situations
  • Understands English when spoken to slowly and clearly
  • Understands a few words and phrases
  • Responds to simple questions and directions
  • These abilities and options apply to both English for Academic Purposes and General English
  • These abilities and options apply to English for Academic Purposes students, who receive more reading and writing as part of a balanced curriculum.
       
Intermediate
Levels 104/105/106
  • Communicates facts and opinions
  • Discusses and argues in a culturally acceptable way
  • Understands most questions and statements at normal speaking speed
  • Carries on conversations with native speakers
  • Uses English to shop, order food in restaurants and ask for directions
Option on completion
  • Enrol in the Complete Prep programme for the TOEFL iBT® or Business English programme (available at select centres)
Advanced
Levels 107/108/109
  • Communicates effectively in most social situations
  • Understands a wide range of idioms
  • Maintains extended conversations with native speakers
  • Uses English with growing accuracy and fluency, including reading and writing
  • Participates fully in most conversations
Option on completion
  • Enrol concurrently in some host university courses
  • Enter a two-year college
  • Begin a University Certificate programme at participating ELS locations

Masters
Levels 110/111/112
  • Speaks and understands English with ease
  • Reads and writes with sufficient proficiency to satisfy professional and university requirements
  • Conducts business competently in English    
Option on completion
  • Begin an undergraduate or graduate degree programme

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