- Reading, writing, and grammar are components of the course content.
- Classes allow for individual attention and facilitate interaction among students.
- Language instructors are native speakers skilled in second language teaching. A variety of teaching techniques are used in order to facilitate the learning experience.
- Cultural aspects of the target language are introduced.
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- January 2019
- May 2019
- July 2019
- September 2019
Course LevelsLevel 1:
Students are introduced to the basic vocabulary and simple sentence structures as used in daily settings. Present and future tenses are introduced when appropriate.
Students strengthen knowledge acquired in Level 1 and learn to speak in a more detailed way about daily life, family, work and hobbies.
Students strengthen communication skills by exchanging opinions and ideas while using appropriate expressions and grammatical structures. Past, conditional, and subjunctive tenses are introduced when appropriate.
The emphasis is on spoken communication with a review of grammar rules according to the students' needs. Students will be introduced to current expressions and idioms. Subjunctive tenses are reviewed when appropriate.
Students develop their ability to converse and exchange ideas while improving their fluency. Students continue to familiarize themselves with idioms, expressions and reported speech.
In these classes a functional/task-based approach will be adopted by a variety of activities such as pair work, group discussion, interview, and presentation. Topics will cover daily activities which are meaningful in real-life situations. Reading or writing tasks will accompany when appropriate and necessary.
Students in these classes continue learning and practicing various complex verb endings, complex sentence structures, and honorific expressions. A variety of topics will be introduced for pair or group conversations according to students' interests, needs, and experiences.
Previous level or equivalent. Students are welcome to repeat a level in order to gain more confidence in the language
Get acquainted with local customs: learn awareness and appreciation
- Manners, etiquette and custom
- Community dynamics
- Urban life versus rural life
- Family life