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English Courses

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 English Language Courses

            Canadian Academy for Sciences & Technology (CAST) offers through its partners consecutive English language courses for those interested in learning to speak in common situations to that of a well-educated native.

 

 Conversational English Courses:

§          Canadian Academy for Sciences & Technology (CAST) offers its uniquely designed conversational courses to those interested in improving their ability to deal in English.

§         In all 8-level courses, special emphasis is on speaking (vocabulary inputs and pronunciation practice) and listening skills to increase student/learner confidence and ability to interact in English.

§         Courses are designed to focus on both fluency and accuracy.

§         IT-Based Language Labs and modern learning techniques are adopted to ensure learners' optimum benefit.

§         For Prices, please contact your nearest local (CAST) partner.

 

 Conversational English Courses Levels' Description:

§         Levels 1 & 2 (Elementary & Upper Elementary):

o       In levels 1 & 2 special emphasis is on basic vocabulary and grammar functions as well as training learners on how to listen to native speakers in daily situations.

§         Levels 3 & 4 (Intermediate):

o       Through levels 3 & 4 learners, by acquiring more vocabulary and speaking functions, will be able to start short conversational exchanges.

o       Emphasis will be on more complex vocabulary & expressions in longer conversations.

§         Levels 5 & 6 (Upper Intermediate):

o       Successfully completing levels 5 & 6 allows learners to engage in longer conversations using complex expressions.

o       More listening is used in class to ensure learners' understanding of longer conversations by native speakers.

§         Levels 7 & 8 (Advanced):

o        By reaching levels 7 & 8 separate advanced listening materials are used in class with more emphasis on real life situations.

o        Learners are encouraged to discuss topics in class; more time will be dedicated to discussions and presentations.

o        By completing the advanced levels, learners will reach the well-educated native level of conversational English.

 

 Regular English Courses:

§         (CAST) presents General English courses divided into 8 levels.

§         During courses, the four skills of English language; reading, writing, listening, and speaking are integrated, grammar and vocabulary are extended to offer learners a complete comprehensive English program.

§         There are specially designed course materials and activities.

§         A variety of topics are chosen from real life authentic world wide resources.

§         A comprehensive treatment of grammar & vocabulary, clearly presented to learners through a variety of activities and exercises (including team work).

§         All skills are developed through out the courses with pronunciation integrated in the course.

§         For Prices, please contact your nearest local (CAST) partner.

 

 Regular English Courses' Description:

§         Levels 1 & 2: Elementary & Upper Elementary

§         Elementary:

o       The course is designed to offer learning opportunities to students with little or no exposure to English language.

o       Well-chosen dynamic activities provide students with the chance to learn English in context.

o       Through this level the four skills of English; writing, reading, listening, and speaking are introduced to students in an amusing interesting context and atmosphere.

§         Upper Elementary:

o       This course introduces more difficult activities to student still within the four main skills of English.

o       The materials used during the course provide more complex sentence structure.

o       Students are asked to engage in discussions practicing more difficult speech patterns and more challenging writing activities.

§         Levels 3 & 4: Intermediate

o       Through these courses the student is given the opportunity to practice the acquired skills in various contexts.

o       Listening materials and activities are introduced to students of this level.

o       Students of this level are asked to read paragraphs instead of simple sentences, therefore, building their comprehensive reading skills.

§         Levels 5 & 6: Upper Intermediate

o       During these levels, more complex vocabulary and grammar are introduced and complemented with listening skills builders and a variety of reading exercises.

o       Through these levels, learners are expected to refine their use of English skills and build more vocabulary and complex expressions.

§         Levels 7 & 8:          Advanced English

o       Students' abilities and acquired knowledge are challenged as more critical grammar and vocabulary points are tested.

o       By reaching the advanced levels, students will have good command of English language.

o       Students' skills are further enhanced and refined through more advanced activities.

o       At this level, students will be able to both understand spoken English and comprehend complex readings.

 

 English Language Exam Preparation:

§          Canadian Academy for Sciences & Technology (CAST) provides the main two famous English Language accreditation tests, namely:

§         (MELICET) (Michigan English Language Institute College English Test) &

§         (TOEFL) (Test Of English as Foreign Language)

 

 MELICET GCVR/L (Michigan English Language Institute College English Test):

§         The MELICET Exam is divided into:

o       GCVR- Grammar, Cloze, Vocabulary, Reading Comprehension

o       L- Listening Exam

§         The exam is designed to assess the English Language proficiency of those interested in pursuing their study in English. It measures the student's ability to understand grammar, vocabulary, listening and other aspects of English Language in different contexts.

§         Through the preparation course students are introduced to the different parts of the exam as well as the key elements involved in questions. Candidates are provided with practicing materials and exercises during the courses to prepare them before the exam. Different sittings are available for the course according to students needs.

§         Preparation Course Duration:15-hour course; 5 days/week, 3 hours/day

§         Special Sitting (Private):       (number of hours are determined by Instructor

§         Passing Score:                    85

§         Location:                             The Nearest (CAST) partner to you

§         Exam Fees:                                    Please contact your nearest (CAST) Partner

 

 TOEFL (Test Of English as Foreign Language):

§         (CAST) also provides preparation course for the TOEFL Test (paper & Computer-based) to students. Course includes all the skills required to pass the TOEFL Test with the required score (usually equivalent to 550).

§         All updated materials and activities are available during the course, and different techniques are used through out. 

§         Preparation Course Duration:30-hour course; 5 days/week, 3 hours/day

§         Special Sitting (Private):       (number of hours are determined by Instructor

§         Price:                      Please contact your nearest (CAST) Partner

§         Totaling 2 weeks         

 

 Other Exams Preparation

§         (CAST) provides preparation courses for the following exams:

 

 GMAT- SAT- GRE