IELTS Registration

Course Details: (General English – Pre Intermediate Course)

Duration:

  • 60 hours in 10 weeks

Days and times:

  • 6 hours per week
  • Friday 9:30 AM – 12:45PM
  • Saturday 04:30 PM to 07:30 PM

Cost:

  • Placement tests – Tk. 200
  • Course fee: Tk. 15000

Starting date(s)

  • Every Friday


Content of the course:

Grammar Vocabulary & Speaking themes Pronunciation
 

  • Question forms and auxiliaries
  • Past simple and continuous
  • Present simple and continuous
  • Going to
  • Present perfect + (ever/never)
  • Present perfect + (for/since)
  • Present perfect + (just /yet/already)
  • Modals of obligation
  • Modals of prediction
  • Used to
  • Relative clauses
  • Too much/many, enough, very
  • Comparatives and superlatives
  • Articles
  • Uses of ‘like’
  • Passives (present & past)
  • Reported speech
  • First conditional+when
  • Second conditional
TOPICS COVERED:

  • Free time
  • Relationships
  • Work
  • Jobs
  • Interests
  • The arts
  • Education
  • Language learning
  • Transport
  • Travel items
  • Tourism
  • Health
  • Food
  • Illness
  • Facilities
  • Money
  • Shopping
  • Nature
  • Outdoors
  • Animals
  • Crime & punishment
  •  Communication & internet
  • Films
SKILLS COVERED

  • Starting  a conversation
  • Likes/Dislikes
  • Making a phone call
  • Giving advice
  • Asking for/Giving directions
  • Seeing the doctor
  • Talk about purpose, cause and result.
  • Finding out information
  • Buying things
  • Speculating
  • Complaining
  • Complaining
  • Giving opinions
  • Requests and offers
  • Describing a city
  • Talk about feelings
  • Discuss problems

WORD BUILDING

  • Expressions with make & do
  • Verbs + prepositions
  • Suffixes
  • Collocations
 

  • Sounds (Phonemes):
  • Learning(IPA) phonemic symbols
  • Consonants
  • Short vowel sounds
  • Long vowel sounds
  • Diphthongs
  • Intonation patterns :
  • Questions
  • Polite requests

 

  • Stress:
  • Stressed syllables
  • Word stress
  • Sentence stress
  • Multi-word verbs
  • Connected speech
  • Linking words
  • Have and have to
  • Was and were
  • Used to
  • Do you..?  Can I ..?
  • Strong and weak forms:
  • The present perfect
  • will and would
  • have
  • to, for and that
Reading and Listening Writing
  • Skills covered: 
  •  Reading/Listening for gist
  • Reading / Listening for specific information
  • Reading/Listening for detail
  • Authentic texts (i.e. what native speakers would read / listen)
Writing different types of texts:
– Emails
– Blogs/diary
– Essays
– Newspaper articles
– Product description
– Letters
– Web comments
Writing skills:

  • Linkers and sentence structure
  • Paragraphing & structuring
  • Using discourse markers
  • Formal and informal styles
Special features of the course content:
  • A very comprehensive language course.
  • Covers the most important aspects of grammar and pronunciation.
  • Exposure to the most commonly used language and functions.
  • Integrated speaking and writing activities to put the grammar and vocabulary in use.
  • All the reading and listening texts are authentic materials.
  • Introduces the basic writing skills which are essential for IELTS
  • The weekly themes (such as technology, travel and fitness) help in learning the commonly used vocabulary of IELTS .
Special features of the centre:
  • Teachers specialised in English Language Teaching.
  • Technology used in the classroom to enhance the learning environment.
  • Expert feedback on each aspect of the language.
General English – Intermediate Course
Course details:

 

  • Duration:
    •   60 hours in 10 weeks

 

  • Days and times: 
    • 6 hours per week
    • Friday 09:30 AM  – 12:45PM;
    •  Saturday 04:30 PM  – 07:30PM
  • Cost: 
    • Placement tests –  Tk. 200
    • Course feel:  Tk. 15000
  • Starting date(s)
    • Every Friday

 

Course contents
Grammar

Vocabulary & Speaking themes

Pronunciation
  • Present/past simple vs. continuous
  • Past simple vs. Present perfect
  • Tenses used for narratives & stories
  • Modals of obligations
  • Used to and would
  • Comparatives & Superlatives
  • Question tags
  • Polite requests
  • First and second conditionals
  • Present perfect simple vs. continuous
  • Present  and past modals of ability.
  • Articles and quantifiers
  • Relative clauses
  • Third conditionals
  • Active and passive voice
  • Reported speech
  • Verb patterns

 

TOPICS COVERED:

  • Family
  • Relationships
  • News
  • Crime
  • Misunderstandings
  • Internet communication
  • Workplace & office
  • Technology
  • Life events
  • Success
  • Communities
  • History
  • Environment
SKILLS COVERED

  • Talking about yourself
  • Introducing questions
  • Telling a story
  • Describe routines
  • Making future plans
  • Make predictions
  • Describing good/bad experience
  • Dealing with misunderstandings
  • Reaching agreement
  • Making requests
  • Sharing good  or bad news
  • Giving/ responding to and clarifying opinions
  • Being hospitable
  • Expressing uncertainty
  • Giving advice/warnings
  • Talk about qualifications, abilities and achievements

WORD BUILDING

  • Collocations with take, get, do and go
  • Collocations with say and tell
  • Collocations with come, give, have and make
  • Sequence words
  • Future time markers
  • Idioms
  • Strong adjectives
  • Verb-noun collocations
  • Prefixes
  • Sounds (Phonemes):
  • Learning(IPA) phonemic symbols
  • Consonants
  • Short vowel sounds
  • Long vowel sounds
  • Diphthongs

 

  • Intonation patterns :
  • Questions
  • Polite requests
  • Dealing with misunderstandings
  • Falling and rising intonations in question tags
  • Exaggerated intonations to show emotions
  • Showing interest
  • Stress:
  • Word stress in multi syllabic words
  • Sentence stress
  • Stress patterns in compound nouns

 

  • Connected speech
  • Had and would have
  • Forms of be
  • Stress patterns in compound nouns
  • Strong and weak forms:
  • The present perfect
  • will and would
  • have
  • to, for and that

 

Reading and Listening

Writing

  • Skills covered: 
  •  Reading/Listening for gist
  • Reading / Listening for specific information
  • Reading/Listening for detail
  • Authentic texts (i.e. what native speakers would read / listen)
Writing different types of texts:
– Letters            – Essays
– Summaries    – Newspaper articles
– Reviews          -Memos
– Adverts
Writing skills:

  • Paragraphing & structuring
  • Using complex sentences
  • Linking ideas
  • Using discourse markers
  • Formal and informal styles

All the vocabulary and grammar learnt is put in use through speaking and writing activities

Special features of the course content:
  • A very comprehensive language course.
  • Covers the most important aspects of grammar and pronunciation.
  • Exposure to the most commonly used language and functions.
  • Integrated speaking and writing activities to put the grammar and vocabulary in use.
  • All the reading and listening texts are authentic materials.
  • Introduces the basic writing skills which are essential for IELTS
  • The weekly themes (such as technology, travel and fitness) help in learning the commonly used vocabulary of IELTS .
Special features of the centre:
  • Teachers specialised in English Language Teaching.
  • Technology used in the classroom to enhance the learning environment.
  • Expert feedback on each aspect of the language.