Preparatory Course for International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (Foundation, Intermediate, Advanced)

The objective of the course is to prepare students to sit for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The IELTS is an internationally recognized standard of language assessment. It tests the four language skills – listening, reading, writing and speaking.

Course Objective

    The objective of the course is to prepare students to sit for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The IELTS is an internationally recognized standard of language assessment. It tests the four language skills – listening, reading, writing and speaking.

Course Outcome

    Foundation: Students should be well-prepared to attain IELTS 4.0 or higher
    Intermediate: Students should be well-prepared to attain IELTS 5.0 or higher
    Advanced: Students should be well-prepared to attain IELTS 6.0 or higher

Course Structure

    • Duration of study:
      Twelve (12) weeks (5 days a week, 3 hours per day)

    • Modules:
      1) English

    • Mode of Teaching:
      Classroom based learning with added facilitation and discussion to allow holistic learning

    • Teacher Student Ratio:
      1:20

    • Format:
      Full-time

Course Modules and Outline

    English Module–Foundation

    • Understand and respond to questions about themselves and their life
    • Understand and respond to academic topics
    • Understand and respond to the main points of general conversations
    • Read and understand basic public notices
    • Understand simple articles and messages about everyday life
    • Speak clearly about themselves so that others usually understand them
    • Show that they understand others or ask them for explanations
    • Maintain a basic conversation with only a little difficulty
    • Write basic texts to others with correct grammar

     

     

    English Module–Intermediate

     

    • Understand and respond to questions about themselves and their life to a deeper level
    • Understand and respond to academic topics to more detail
    • Understand and respond to general conversations easily
    • Read and understand public notices and letters easily
    • Understand standard articles and messages about everyday life
    • Speak clearly about themselves so that others usually understand them
    • Show that they understand others or ask them for explanations
    • Maintain a basic conversation with no difficulty
    • Write standard texts to others with correct grammar

     

     

    English Module–Advanced

     

    • Understand and respond to questions about themselves and their life to a rich engaging level
    • Understand and respond to academic topics in detail
    • Understand and respond to general conversation with no difficulty
    • Read, understand and craft public notices and letters easily
    • Understand advanced articles and messages about everyday life
    • Speak clearly about themselves so that others usually understand them
    • Show that they understand others or ask them for explanations
    • Maintain a deep conversation on various topics with no difficulty
    • Write advanced texts to others with correct grammar and good use of vocabulary

     

Graduation Requirements

  • A pass in the module

  • 2) 90% attendance
    Upon achieving the requirements at the end of the course, students will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Admission Requirements

  • Age Requirement: Minimum 16 years old

  • Language Requirements:

  • Foundation – No minimum language required

  • Intermediate – Minimum IELTS 4.0 or a pass in the Diagnostic Test

  • Advanced – Minimum IELTS 5.0 or a pass in the Diagnostic Test

Required Documents

  • Application Form

  • Passport Photocopy of Applicant

  • Certified Copy of Highest Qualification Certificates and Transcripts

  • 2 Passport Size Photograph

Course Fees

    Description

    Foundation

    Intermediate

    Advanced

    Course Fees (12 weeks)

    $1650

    $1700

    $1750

    Course notes

    $300

    $300

    $300

    Fee Protection Scheme

    $200

    $200

    $200

    Student Pass Application and Processing Fees

    $300

    $300

    $300

    Medical Insurance

    $50

    $50

    $50

    School Registration Fees

    $100

    $100

    $100

    Course Material Fees

    $100

    $100

    $100

    Total

    $2700

    $2750

    $2800

    Miscellaneous Fees

    Price (SGD)

    Student Pass Renewal Processing Fees

    200

    IELTS Registration Service Fees

    50

    School Application Fees (Non-refundable)

    100

    Medical Check-Up (For Students above the age of 16)

    50

    IELTS Examination

    340

Course Assessment

    Assessment Modes

    Description

    Class Participation – 10%

    This is to measure student’s participation in class.

    Continual Assessment – 50%

    These are periodical tests and assignments given to students to ensure that progress is made consistently during the course and is a valuable indicator of progressive academic outcomes.

    Final Assessment – 40%

    This is the final assessment that is conducted for students. For students sitting for external examinations, this serves as a valuable final preparation.

Overall Module and Written Examination Grade

      Class Participation (Range 0-10)

    • 0-1 (Demonstrate little or no evidence of participation in class)
    • 2-3 (Demonstrate Some Participation in class)
    • 4-5 (Demonstrate Average Participation in Class
    • 6-7 (Demonstrate Regular Participation in Class)
    • 8-10 (Demonstrate Active and Regular Participation in Class)

      Written Examination (Continual and Final)

      Mark Range

      Grade

      Remarks

      0 – 20

      F – Very Poor

      Fail

      20 – 40

      E – Poor

      Fail

      40 – 50

      D – Below Average

      Fail

      50 – 60

      C – Average

      Pass

      60 – 70

      C+ – Above Average

      Pass

      70 - 80

      B – Good

      Pass

      80 – 90

      B+ – Very Good

      Pass

      90 – 100

      A – Excellent

      Pass

      Overall Assessment of Module (Range 0 – 100)

      Mark Range

      Grade

      Remarks

      0 – 20

      F – Very Poor

      Fail

      21 – 40

      E – Poor

      Fail

      41 – 50

      D – Below Average

      Fail

      51 – 60

      C – Average

      Pass

      61 – 70

      C+ – Above Average

      Pass

      71 - 80

      B – Good

      Pass

      81 – 90

      B+ – Very Good

      Pass

      91 – 100

      A – Excellent

      Pass

Assessment Schedule

      • Week 2: Continual Assessment 1

      • Week 4: Continual Assessment 2

      • Week 6: Continual Assessment 3

      • Week 8: Continual Assessment 4

      • Week 10: Continual Assessment 5

      • Week 12: Final Assessment

      Notes:

      • The class participation grade (10%) will be assigned by the teacher at the end of the course.

      • Actual dates of the assessments may vary to better fit student’s learning progress. Student will be informed by the teacher in class if there are changes.

REGISTERED WITH CPE FOR PERIOD:
08 AUGUST 2018 TO 07 AUGUST 2022
BRN: 200514560H

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